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[Q] OTA with root

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By Hellrespawn, Member on 7th January 2014, 11:39 AM
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If I'm correct, rooting the phone without installing a custom recovery will still allow me to receive OTA updates, right?
7th January 2014, 11:43 AM |#2  
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In theory, yes, but I personally wouldn't attempt it as historically it used to cause issues
7th January 2014, 01:30 PM |#3  
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root does not stop OTA updates.

Custom recoveries do not stop OTA updates, you might just have to choose the OTA zip to update it.

if you modify the system files, install any mod, etc it will stop the OTA.
7th January 2014, 02:08 PM |#4  
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What if we use Chain Fire method
Using chain fire method we are just running the binaries and everything is stock. It will unlock the bootloader. Do you guys still suggest that we shouldnt root if we need to keep getting OTA.
7th January 2014, 05:12 PM |#5  
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There's a Handy "ota helpdesk" thread in general that covers all of this

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8th January 2014, 10:14 PM |#6  
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Originally Posted by rootSU

There's a Handy "ota helpdesk" thread in general that covers all of this

Took me a while, but I found it. I'm rooted and use Xposed, so I guess I'll have to manually update. Thanks for the help.
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