5,605,766 Members 48,469 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

[HOWTO] Simple root and recovery on a brand new Galaxy S4 on MK2

Tip us?
 
cruise350
Old
#11  
cruise350's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 562
Posts: 1,813
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Memphis, TN
Quote:
Originally Posted by slothicka View Post
If this is correct, can I just do this to flash custom rom without having root first? Not really worried about knox, as surely there will be a fix..eventually?
Goo manager requires root.


Sent from my icrap 2 using Tapatalk HD
Phones & Tablets: Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note 8", Evo 4g LTE, Evo 3D, Acer Iconia A500, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, Ipad 2, Nabi 2,


Rom: Rooted Stock Odexed, Hotspot Mod, Xposed, Wanum
Firmware: NAE
Kernel: Stock
TWRP: 2.6.3.0

 
princebabyeater
Old
#12  
Member
Thanks Meter 8
Posts: 38
Join Date: Aug 2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by slothicka View Post
If this is correct, can I just do this to flash custom rom without having root first? Not really worried about knox, as surely there will be a fix..eventually?
No, a custom recovery is still required to flash a different rom. In order to first flash a custom recovery, root is required.

Sent from my SPH-L720 using Tapatalk
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes