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

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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.


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Rom: Rooted Stock Odexed, Hotspot Mod, Xposed, Wanum, several other xposed tweaks
Firmware: NAE
Kernel: Stock
TWRP: 2.7.1.0

 
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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.

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