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Default Quick question about flashing stock LG roms

I'm about to buy a branded LG G2 and want to know if I can flash stock unbranded LG roms on it to make it completely unlocked.

Doing this would it also be possible to receive and install OTAS or would I need to flash them every time a new one is released?

It's European Vodafone branded.

Would this be a problem?

Should I buy an unlocked G2 instead of branded for easier flashing or it doesn't matter?

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Hi man,
Once you go root, you can't flash updates coming from LG. you will need to follow ROM updates you have installed.

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I'm about to buy a branded LG G2 and want to know if I can flash stock unbranded LG roms on it to make it completely unlocked.

Doing this would it also be possible to receive and install OTAS or would I need to flash them every time a new one is released?

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Greetings,[emoji4][emoji4][emoji4] there's tons of ROMs you can flash, there's Paranoid Android, Cyanogenmod, AOKP, PAC ROM, Mahdi ROM(<----my personal favorite), SlimKat, Nameless ROM, and many more![emoji4][emoji4][emoji4][emoji4][emoji4]

Cyanogenmod, Paranoid Android and AOKP have OTAs, here are upcoming links to these ROM.[emoji4]

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---------- Post added at 10:18 AM ---------- Previous post was at 10:07 AM ----------

Mahdi ROM 4.4.4

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=48954210

Paranoid Android 4.4.4

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=46907369


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What I meant was if I can flash the european unbranded firmware on my branded G2 so I can have the unbranded software (from Germany or UK).

That way I could have the latest software version of the G2 and not have to wait for my carrier to release it.

If I root the phone, I wouldn't be able to do this?

In theory, even if I root, I could also flash a kdz from an european firmware, right?
 
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Not sure about otas but every time an update comes out @LenAsh will post it in android development. That's how how I normally stay up to date.
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