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will I be able to root VZW LG G2 with 4.4.2?

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20th April 2014, 01:15 AM   |  #1  
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Or should I root the phone now before it updates?

What is the favored method for rooting the Verizon LG G2?
20th April 2014, 02:06 AM   |  #2  
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Or should I root the phone now before it updates?

What is the favored method for rooting the Verizon LG G2?

Here you go.... for after you update.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2713954
20th April 2014, 02:10 AM   |  #3  
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Or should I root the phone now before it updates?

What is the favored method for rooting the Verizon LG G2?

you can root before or after update with IOroot25
20th April 2014, 03:07 AM   |  #4  
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I rooted while on 4.2.2. Will the OTA update (if I take 4.4.2) even work? All I've done is installed Xposed and Greenify. I haven't removed any apps, just disabled a bunch.

Thanks

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20th April 2014, 03:14 AM   |  #5  
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I rooted while on 4.2.2. Will the OTA update (if I take 4.4.2) even work? All I've done is installed Xposed and Greenify. I haven't removed any apps, just disabled a bunch.

Thanks

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well you have to put everything back to the way it was or update will fail
20th April 2014, 03:51 AM   |  #6  
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That figures.

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23rd April 2014, 05:45 AM   |  #7  
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I ended up removing Xposed and all of its installed modules. Then I used the PC tool to update and it worked fine.

I turned right around and rooted again, installing Xposed and the same modules. So far so good.

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