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Question [Q] Sorry, but I must ask...

I have a GPE and for the first time I used adb commands to root my device. I ended up unlocked, rooted, and with a "custom recovery"

I hope I can impose upon the wisdom here to alleviate some of my ignorance...

My understanding is:
1. I cannot do OTA updates in this state
2. I must "side load" updates

If both of the above is true than:
1. How difficult is it to go back to stock recovery and would I retain root?
2. How difficult is the "side loading" procedure?

Thank you!
 
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I have a GPE and for the first time I used adb commands to root my device. I ended up unlocked, rooted, and with a "custom recovery"

I hope I can impose upon the wisdom here to alleviate some of my ignorance...

My understanding is:
1. I cannot do OTA updates in this state
2. I must "side load" updates

If both of the above is true than:
1. How difficult is it to go back to stock recovery and would I retain root?
2. How difficult is the "side loading" procedure?

Thank you!

Both of the above are most likely true.

1) fastboot flash recovery <recovery.img> yes you retain root, no you do not when you accept the OTA without some form of rootkeeper
2) adb sideload <update.zip>
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Originally Posted by RevJonG View Post
I have a GPE and for the first time I used adb commands to root my device. I ended up unlocked, rooted, and with a "custom recovery"

I hope I can impose upon the wisdom here to alleviate some of my ignorance...

My understanding is:
1. I cannot do OTA updates in this state
2. I must "side load" updates

If both of the above is true than:
1. How difficult is it to go back to stock recovery and would I retain root?
2. How difficult is the "side loading" procedure?

Thank you!
This post has step by step instructions. To flash back to the stock recovery follow the intructions for flashing a custom recovery, except flash this file instead of the TWRP recovery.
SB

LG G2 (T-Mobile) - g2
Stock<Rooted<CWM Recovery<G2 Exposed
Nexus 5 - hammerhead (Wife's)
CM11 Official 01/03 Snapshot M2
LG G Pad 8.3 GPE - palman
Stock<Rooted

Past Devices:
Samsung Galaxy SIII - d2vzw
Mastamoon's Unofficial CM11 - 01/13
Motorola Droid Bionic - targa
Stock<Rooted
Google Nexus 7 FHD LTE - deb
SlimKat-DEB 1106 Alpha Build
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 - p4vzw
CM10.1 Official Nightlies
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