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By DurbanPoison24, Senior Member on 4th February 2014, 07:24 AM
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Hey all, I was just wondering in anyone could shed some insight for me on what would be a better option on if when the KitKat OTA comes rolling out would it be smarter to unroot my phone and take update and wait for a root method for new update OR just simply wait for someone to bring over a rooted version of KitKat update? Sorry if this question is stupid but just would like to know because I actually enjoy stock ROM and can't wait for OTA. Thanks in advance!

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4th February 2014, 08:53 AM |#2  
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Hey all, I was just wondering in anyone could shed some insight for me on what would be a better option on if when the KitKat OTA comes rolling out would it be smarter to unroot my phone and take update and wait for a root method for new update OR just simply wait for someone to bring over a rooted version of KitKat update? Sorry if this question is stupid but just would like to know because I actually enjoy stock ROM and can't wait for OTA. Thanks in advance!

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I think that the better way to update a phone is installing the new image with kdz (it is the cleanest way and you don't have to worry about root ecc) and then to put root again... then there is the ota but in this case i suggest you to do the unroot and to put up both original recovery and kernel if they aren't .. in particoularly the custom kernel and custom recovery will not let you update for sure, instead the root would probably cause some issues after the update... i suggest the first method, even if you have to do some backup first

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4th February 2014, 06:31 PM |#3  
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I think that the better way to update a phone is installing the new image with kdz (it is the cleanest way and you don't have to worry about root ecc) and then to put root again... then there is the ota but in this case i suggest you to do the unroot and to put up both original recovery and kernel if they aren't .. in particoularly the custom kernel and custom recovery will not let you update for sure, instead the root would probably cause some issues after the update... i suggest the first method, even if you have to do some backup first

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Ok if I were to unroot would the OTA come quickly or would I have to wait longer because I reverted back? Really don't want to unroot because I've never unrooted a phone before but w.e method allows me to get KitKat OTA update in a timely fashion I'm up for..

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4th February 2014, 06:45 PM |#4  
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Ok if I were to unroot would the OTA come quickly or would I have to wait longer because I reverted back? Really don't want to unroot because I've never unrooted a phone before but w.e method allows me to get KitKat OTA update in a timely fashion I'm up for..

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The time of the updates depends on lg serves.. it will be released in more Times, in different regions, so you can't do nothing to accelerate the process.. unroot and Wait of you follow the guides you will not have any problems

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