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[Q] ATT software update with rooted phone

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18th February 2013, 02:33 AM   |  #1  
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I keep getting a notification about an ATT update and I was wondering if it will affect my rooted phone. I just have a basic 'stock' odin root, not a custom Rom. The update will not let me disable notifications and will only let me delay the reminders 8 hrs........... I am getting tired of seeing the notifications and dont know what it will do if I update. Any advice is appreciated!!!
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18th February 2013, 04:23 AM   |  #2  
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I keep getting a notification about an ATT update and I was wondering if it will affect my rooted phone. I just have a basic 'stock' odin root, not a custom Rom. The update will not let me disable notifications and will only let me delay the reminders 8 hrs........... I am getting tired of seeing the notifications and dont know what it will do if I update. Any advice is appreciated!!!
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Yeah it will remove the root but you can re-root it after the update or use supersu pro to conserve root (though not guaranteed).
21st February 2013, 06:03 AM   |  #3  
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Have you modified any system apps or files at all? If not i don't see why you won't, just be sure to run Voodoo OTA Keeper before installing the update and restore it after the update. As this update patches the ExynosAbuse exploit
22nd February 2013, 06:36 AM   |  #4  
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Re: [Q] ATT software update with rooted phone
Download OTA root keeper from the play store.

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23rd February 2013, 04:27 AM   |  #5  
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I keep getting a notification about an ATT update and I was wondering if it will affect my rooted phone. I just have a basic 'stock' odin root, not a custom Rom. The update will not let me disable notifications and will only let me delay the reminders 8 hrs........... I am getting tired of seeing the notifications and dont know what it will do if I update. Any advice is appreciated!!!
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That update (from like 2/18 or something) is a baseband update (to MA4) and didnt mess with root on mine.

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23rd February 2013, 05:13 AM   |  #6  
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I went ahead and accepted the update and it didnt effect my root, but I did get a notification on the 'pull down' screen that the update was unsuccessful.
23rd February 2013, 05:35 AM   |  #7  
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That update (from like 2/18 or something) is a baseband update (to MA4) and didnt mess with root on mine.

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So you are saying that you were on a rooted stock LK2 ROM, and ran the OTA update successfully without losing root? And this was without using RootKeeper OTA or SuperuserSU set to protect root?
24th February 2013, 05:06 AM   |  #8  
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I went ahead and accepted the update and it didnt effect my root, but I did get a notification on the 'pull down' screen that the update was unsuccessful.

Same here. My phone kept rebooting to TWRP also, which may have something to do with it.
24th February 2013, 05:52 AM   |  #9  
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Same here. My phone kept rebooting to TWRP also, which may have something to do with it.

Your phone will not correctly install an OTA update if you have a custom recovery. You will need to find it in the development forums, already rooted, and as a flashable ZIP in custom recovery.

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