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Help how to Flash zip file without custom recovery

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17th April 2014, 09:22 PM   |  #1  
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Hi xda community
I have at&t motox 4.4.2 rooted but locked bootloader and I need to Flash zip file without custom recovery can I ?


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17th April 2014, 10:17 PM   |  #2  
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Hi xda community
I have at&t motox 4.4.2 rooted but locked bootloader and I need to Flash zip file without custom recovery can I ?


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If you're rooted you can use ADB instead. There doesn't seem to be an easy way to do it, and I know it may be a little hard to use install recovery on a locked BL.

You can ask for help here but that's not our forum, it's the S4 Active. Hope that helps.
17th April 2014, 10:19 PM   |  #3  
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Hi xda community
I have at&t motox 4.4.2 rooted but locked bootloader and I need to Flash zip file without custom recovery can I ?


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Try flashify from the play store

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17th April 2014, 10:30 PM   |  #4  
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If you're on rooted 4.4.2...that means write protection is enabled. So won't whatever you flash get undone on a reboot or power off?

Just curious....never had a locked boot loader....building my knowledge.

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18th April 2014, 05:33 PM   |  #6  
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Hi xda community
I have at&t motox 4.4.2 rooted but locked bootloader and I need to Flash zip file without custom recovery can I ?

If you have a locked bootloader, and are on 4.4.2, as @kj2112 brings up, write protection would have been re-enabled when you took the 4.4.2 OTA, so any "system" changes you make will be lost at power off/on.

Next, having a locked bootloader, you'll kind of stuck. You can't flash/install anything that isn't digitally signed by Moto. You can side load APK's, but that is about it.
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19th April 2014, 07:07 PM   |  #7  
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Thanks a lot @KidJoe and all people responded to my post

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