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

7th February 2014, 07:10 PM |#11  
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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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8th February 2014, 05:14 AM |#12  
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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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