For those who have updated to 4.4.2 and needs root, towelroot works, and it preserves the Knox flag at 0x0.
I have a doubt. I always thought the best way to unroot a phone is to flash the same stock firmware by Odin. Doing this all root files will be reseted and all Knox app disabled by SuperSu will be enabled again, and Knox will not be trigged. Am I r...
So if towelrooted and an ota appears it's best to reflash current firmware to remove root then apply ota and reroot. Although ant books after 3rd June won't root with towel?
Re-flash a full firmware if you want to clear the root. Accepting an ...
TowelRoot does not work with New Firmware i9505XXUGNG2
Some OTAs are stopping the ability to get root with tw.
Yup, looks like the exploit has been patched as of 3rd June 2014. If you got an OTA updated later than 3rd June, the root no longer works.