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My Nexus 5 screen is cracked and I found a Note 3 for the same price of a new Nexus 5. I don't like TouchWiz and was wondering if I can put vanilla Android on it. If so, what are the disadvantages? Would I get updates just like the Nexus 5?
 
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Root and flash an aosp Rom like slim or cm11. the only disadvantages to this is you trip Knox and nfc does not work. You won't get updates like the nexus line but when the developers put out an update you can just flash the new update.

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Root and flash an aosp Rom like slim or cm11. the only disadvantages to this is you trip Knox and nfc does not work. You won't get updates like the nexus line but when the developers put out an update you can just flash the new update.

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I could have sworn Knox was tripped on my wife's Note 3, but then I installed Xposed and it fixed it and she was able to update.

What features would I be missing? Would the camera still be just as good? I know there's an s-pen app out, so I could still use that.


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Anyone else? Should I just get the Nexus 5 again?


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Xposed will not fix the Knox flag.
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Well, you would lose all the TouchWiz features. I don't know about the camera quality since I haven't used it but I haven't seen people complaining.
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Xposed will not fix the Knox flag.

Okay, well I followed a tutorial and my wife's phone is rotor and Knox isn't tripped so she's able to download updates OTA.

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Well, you would lose all the TouchWiz features. I don't know about the camera quality since I haven't used it but I haven't seen people complaining.

Okay, I'm just debating what to do now. I like the size of the Note 3, but I also love the Nexus 5.


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Okay, well I followed a tutorial and my wife's phone is rotor and Knox isn't tripped so she's able to download updates OTA.
If it is rooted, why would you want to get an OTA? That won't really work or will end up unrooting the phone.
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If it is rooted, why would you want to get an OTA? That won't really work or will end up unrooting the phone.
Good question, I just know I was able to do an OTA update and SuperUser is still installed along with other apps that require rooting.

Are you running stock android on the Note 3?
 
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Please tell everyone how you reset knox and prove it. Youll be a genius.

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