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Default Help unlocking Buddy's note

If I root it and use chainfires cf auto root or w.e thru Odin to install a recovery will he be good to go...will it unlock the bootloader or will I send it into a security error by flashing clockwork

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You will most likely brick it. Use Hash code's safestrap in development section
 
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With safestrap tho can't you only flash stock ROMs?

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He was wanting to experience the pure vanilla android and get off a touchwiz rom

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With safestrap tho can't you only flash stock ROMs?

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He was wanting to experience the pure vanilla android and get off a touchwiz rom

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Correct, our VZW specific Note 3 has a locked bootloader so we can't modify it aside from the stock .tar file via Odin
You want to use this method to apply the MJE update before doing anything else
Then root via Kingo, have to google it
Then install Safestrap, open it, select install recovery
Profit

Lol good luck let us know if you run into issues it's not too rough
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OK thanks..man that sucks that the boot loader hasn't been unlocked yet

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He was wanting to experience the pure vanilla android and get off a touchwiz rom

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If he wants the full root experience, at this time his best option might be to return the phone for something else if he is within his 14-day period.

I'm not sure what else though ... The N3 is a great device. My understanding is that the camera on the HTC One isn't great, and I'm not sure what the root situation on the LG device is, nor how much developer love it will get over time.

Maybe he should leave Big Red for a different carrier... making sure they know exactly why on the way out the door.
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Haha yeah thats what i said I have T-Mobile s4 and had mine hacked in 5 mins with a custom ROM on it

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Haha yeah thats what i said I have T-Mobile s4 and had mine hacked in 5 mins with a custom ROM on it

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Running Beans Build 6 with a custom launcher with Wanam Xposed Framework mods and it's not bad at all. I'm sure he'd be happy with that.
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