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[Q] rooting methods for sm-n7502

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By bOkz, Member on 4th July 2014, 01:34 PM
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I know there are a couple of ways to root the non dual sim version, but as the title goes, is there any method for the dual sim variant? TIA!

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4th July 2014, 02:53 PM |#2  
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Have you tried root by Chainfire ?
http://download.chainfire.eu/433/CF-...xx-smn7502.zip

Just flash it via Odin as PDA and it should work fine
4th July 2014, 03:42 PM |#3  
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I'm very much tempted to root as kitkat is nowhere in sight. But just in case kitkat update do come, can I still update OTA?

Factory reset and clearing data is definitely not an option for me.

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5th July 2014, 08:28 AM |#4  
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Originally Posted by bOkz

I'm very much tempted to root as kitkat is nowhere in sight. But just in case kitkat update do come, can I still update OTA?

Factory reset and clearing data is definitely not an option for me.

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Once rooted Device status would change from Official to Custom . There is hack to change it back and trick the phone to download OTA but I'm not sure if it would install .

Instead of worrying about all this , I would rather manually flash the firmware via Odin once kitkat is available
5th July 2014, 12:57 PM |#5  
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Originally Posted by rakeshishere

Once rooted Device status would change from Official to Custom . There is hack to change it back and trick the phone to download OTA but I'm not sure if it would install .

Instead of worrying about all this , I would rather manually flash the firmware via Odin once kitkat is available

Yeah that's what I'm actually thinking but will I need to factory reset then?

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5th July 2014, 01:00 PM |#6  
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Yeah that's what I'm actually thinking but will I need to factory reset then?

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You can flash without loosing any data and due to KNOX you'll not be able to downgrade the firmware
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