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How I Achieved Root on 4.4 Dev Edition

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7th February 2014, 12:11 PM   |  #21  
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Originally Posted by DarkAce22

After i follow the above steps for my GSM Moto X Developer Edition with Android 4.4, will i still be able to get OTA updates as long as I keep the stock ROM ? I like the stock ROM anyways. Also any issues with the hands free "OK Google Now" voice feature after rooting and unlocking bootloader?

TWRP itself is designed to allow you to take OTAs.

But for one people have reported that the twrp version out there reports the phone as 1060 but the ota is looking for "ghost" (or it might be the other way around)
But the real issue is that historically moto's OTAs do a system check and won't run if there is anything modified in system (the installation of twrp modifies system)

So, short answer: no, you have to flash stock system and recovery before taking an OTA. (or you can wait for fastboot files and flash them)

No, no issues with any features after unlocking / rooting

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