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[Q] OTA update error, rooted using CF-Autoroot

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18th June 2014, 05:18 PM   |  #1  
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Hi, have seen some posts for this issue but none really help me understand what went wrong (tried this update 3 times with same result)
I have nexus 5 with android 4.4.2, rooted with CF-Auto root.
Recently i received OTA update notification to 4.4.3, but when i'm trying to install it i get error without any info.
Before trying to update i completely uninstall xposed and all of its modules.
To my understanding using CF-Autoroot should not interfere with OTA updates.
Any ideas?
18th June 2014, 05:34 PM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by oshera

Hi, have seen some posts for this issue but none really help me understand what went wrong (tried this update 3 times with same result)
I have nexus 5 with android 4.4.2, rooted with CF-Auto root.
Recently i received OTA update notification to 4.4.3, but when i'm trying to install it i get error without any info.
Before trying to update i completely uninstall xposed and all of its modules.
To my understanding using CF-Autoroot should not interfere with OTA updates.
Any ideas?

did you do any other system modifications? change kernels?
18th June 2014, 05:35 PM   |  #3  
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I'd just dirty flash 4.4.3 and call it a day.
18th June 2014, 05:58 PM   |  #4  
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did you do any other system modifications? change kernels?

Nop, unless apps like titanium backup or file manager (only other apps that require root) change something. :/
18th June 2014, 06:05 PM   |  #5  
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I'd just dirty flash 4.4.3 and call it a day.

Im no android expert(far from it), and prefer to stick to the most simple methods as long as i can run xposed framework.
this is why OTA without flashing or interfering with OS is best for me.
Keep this as last resort if no progress will happen regarding OTA updates.
Thanks!
18th June 2014, 06:10 PM   |  #6  
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Originally Posted by oshera

Im no android expert(far from it), and prefer to stick to the most simple methods as long as i can run xposed framework.
this is why OTA without flashing or interfering with OS is best for me.
Keep this as last resort if no progress will happen regarding OTA updates.
Thanks!

OTA is more complex if you're rooted.. There's more flashing involved if you have / want a custom recovery (which all rooted users should aim to have)

Just download the full rooted stock ROM in android development and flash it without wipe from recovery.

It's actually fewer steps anyway.

OTA = revert system changes, boot recovery, flash, re-flash recovery, re-root
Rooted stock = boot recovery, flash

No brainer really. Flashing an OTA if rooted is a fool's errand


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18th June 2014, 07:08 PM   |  #7  
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Originally Posted by oshera

Im no android expert(far from it), and prefer to stick to the most simple methods as long as i can run xposed framework.
this is why OTA without flashing or interfering with OS is best for me.
Keep this as last resort if no progress will happen regarding OTA updates.
Thanks!

lmao, its FAR from the most simple method. most simple method would be to dirty flash a 443 stock/rooted rom and call it a day, without over complicating anything.
18th June 2014, 07:22 PM   |  #8  
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Originally Posted by oshera

Hi, have seen some posts for this issue but none really help me understand what went wrong (tried this update 3 times with same result)
I have nexus 5 with android 4.4.2, rooted with CF-Auto root.
Recently i received OTA update notification to 4.4.3, but when i'm trying to install it i get error without any info.
Before trying to update i completely uninstall xposed and all of its modules.
To my understanding using CF-Autoroot should not interfere with OTA updates.
Any ideas?


Did you uninstall Xposed from within the app? If you simply uninstalled it the same way you install regular aps (by dragging to uninstall from the app drawer) then it doesn't completely uninstall.
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24th June 2014, 11:59 AM   |  #9  
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Did you uninstall Xposed from within the app? If you simply uninstalled it the same way you install regular aps (by dragging to uninstall from the app drawer) then it doesn't completely uninstall.

Thank you!
That fixed my problem, after uninstall from within the app i could use OTA updates without flahing anything!
And thanks for everyone else for advises
24th June 2014, 02:37 PM   |  #10  
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Thank you!
That fixed my problem, after uninstall from within the app i could use OTA updates without flahing anything!
And thanks for everyone else for advises

Glad it worked for you. For future reference, do read this sticky - http://forum.xda-developers.com/goog...-desk-t2523217
(along with the other stickies in that forum)

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