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[Q] Moto G 4.4.4 Towelroot?

29th July 2014, 03:53 PM   |  #1  
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Hi,

I couldn't find a post about this* so here goes:

Does towelroot work with the latest stock android 4.4.4 Moto G rom? On the towelroot site is says it should be compatible with any kitkat device from before june 3rd - and 4.4.4 (at least for Moto G) is younger...

* I might have missed it. In that case I'd gladly hear it
29th July 2014, 05:05 PM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by Rejh

Hi,

I couldn't find a post about this* so here goes:

Does towelroot work with the latest stock android 4.4.4 Moto G rom? On the towelroot site is says it should be compatible with any kitkat device from before june 3rd - and 4.4.4 (at least for Moto G) is younger...

* I might have missed it. In that case I'd gladly hear it

I think this exploit was fixed in 4.4.4
29th July 2014, 06:30 PM   |  #3  
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I think this exploit was fixed in 4.4.4

Not according to android police: "Update: We've confirmed Towelroot is not affected by 4.4.4."

Sourcelink: http://www.androidpolice.com/2014/06...nexus-devices/
29th July 2014, 11:43 PM   |  #4  
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Not according to android police: "Update: We've confirmed Towelroot is not affected by 4.4.4."

Sourcelink: http://www.androidpolice.com/2014/06...nexus-devices/

Airtight, I thought that I've read somewhere that it was patched, but it seems it isn't.
30th July 2014, 08:24 AM   |  #5  
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Well, I guess it's not possible:

"Third, it won't work with Motorola or HTC phones."
Sourcelink: http://lifehacker.com/towelroot-root...o-p-1592226618

Or is this an old article?

Update:

Okay looks like it's definitely now possible (from the original XDA thread):

"Newest Moto and HTC don't currently work because /system is write protected."
Sourcelink: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2783157
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31st July 2014, 07:06 AM   |  #6  
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Originally Posted by Rejh

Hi,

I couldn't find a post about this* so here goes:

Does towelroot work with the latest stock android 4.4.4 Moto G rom? On the towelroot site is says it should be compatible with any kitkat device from before june 3rd - and 4.4.4 (at least for Moto G) is younger...

* I might have missed it. In that case I'd gladly hear it

there is no option to root 4.4.4 without unlocking bootloader

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