I'm hoping someone can help me. I have a rooted, unlocked E-980 with ATT. I am NOT running a custom ROM. I woke up this morning, looked at my phone and noticed in the notification window something about an available update. Being half asleep and not expecting any issues I did not pay attention to the pop up box and simply clicked update. My phone immediately rebooted and went into recovery which I now cannot get out of. I even tried restoring to a backup from a couple months ago and the phone will not boot up. Has anyone ran into similar issues today and/or know how to fix this? Any help is greatly appreciated.
No it's not currently rootable but if you root before the update then you keep root but you will sift brick if you have custom recovery.... I restored to stock...rooted...applied the update then did freegee to install cwm... I'm now rooted with custom recovery and have the update...
Same thing happened to me. I kept trying to dodge the update, and kept checking the forums to see if anyone had posted about it. Well I guess I accidentally clicked update, or it decided to do it for me. Now all I can get into is freegee cwm recovery.
Thanks for the advise! I'll try the back to stock option. I do have one additional question - Is there a way to get a backup file off the phone if it only boots into recovery? Prior to wiping my phone I did a backup in CWM and I can see the backups in CWM. Is there a way to get that backup file off the phone?
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