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[Q] Should I update my L90?

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By zimbara, Member on 3rd July 2014, 01:55 PM
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There is a 150mb update available, should i download it? Or will that make rooting harder?
 
 
3rd July 2014, 02:24 PM |#2  
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There is a 150mb update available, should i download it? Or will that make rooting harder?

Yes of-course you should. This update have many enhancements.
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Yes of-course you should. This update have many enhancements.

Yeah, but I read somewhere that after the update, towel root doesn't work?
3rd July 2014, 05:00 PM |#4  
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If you plan on unlocking the bootloader, you shouldn't update. LG has a reputation of permanently locking the bootloader with their updates.

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If you plan on unlocking the bootloader, you shouldn't update. LG has a reputation of permanently locking the bootloader with their updates.

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I don't really care about unlocking the bootloader, i just want to have a rooted phone with up too date software
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Yeah, but I read somewhere that after the update, towel root doesn't work?

Its wrong, I have rooted my phone with towel root after update
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Wait the L90 got an update?

Darn I wished I would've waited to root and install recovery v.\
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On the topic of the update - does anyone know what exactly changed with it? Probably the only thing I noticed was that you can now choose between Dalvik and ART. But that's about it. Anything else?
4th July 2014, 03:15 PM |#9  
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Wait the L90 got an update?

Darn I wished I would've waited to root and install recovery v.\

I'm going to hold off on updating. I remember that I updated my L9 as soon as I got it and I never was able to unlock the bootloader. I'm doing it differently this time....just in case.

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On the topic of the update - does anyone know what exactly changed with it? Probably the only thing I noticed was that you can now choose between Dalvik and ART. But that's about it. Anything else?

Not sure about the D405, but on the D415 after enabling developer options we can switch between ART or Dalvik. I haven't updated or looked for an update for my D415.

EDIT: Just checked for an update for the TMobile D415. There isn't one.

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Its wrong, I have rooted my phone with towel root after update

That may not always be the case. LG is well known for purposely screwing things up for folks.
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