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[Q] Impact of Root/ROM on Sasmung OS Updates & App Purchases

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16th February 2014, 11:26 PM   |  #1  
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Will rooting stop the ability to do Samsung OS updates or Samsung purchases from their app store?
16th February 2014, 11:34 PM   |  #2  
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From what I've found; Yes, rooting disables the OS update. You can use the Wanam Xposed module to re-enable them, but I'm not entirely sure it will flash properly.
I can't speak for the Samsung app store as I don't use it.
17th February 2014, 12:00 AM   |  #3  
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Will rooting stop the ability to do Samsung OS updates or Samsung purchases from their app store?

I will stop updates from Samsung but when updates come out you'll just have to flash update with Odin. If you search around forum you can find out how. It's very easy to do. I don't think it will mess up nothing with Samsung store. I don't use it and got rid of it but I did have it on after rooting and everything was fine.
17th February 2014, 03:49 AM   |  #4  
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Pretty sure you won't be able to use Samsung video Hub because of Copy Protection after root
17th February 2014, 01:27 PM   |  #5  
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Pretty sure you won't be able to use Samsung video Hub because of Copy Protection after root

Rooted and I downloaded a few movies from Samsung store, they have a weird format (non standard format)... Works fine. Samsung store no problem.
Also downloaded movies from the hub, again no problem...
You can't get OTA updates but you can download the roms and flash via ODIN (if you have Knox warranty void 0x0 there's no problem). This won't trip Knox warranty void...
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Clean rom or just stock rooted? I get kicked to home screen from samsung video store.
18th February 2014, 12:26 AM   |  #7  
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Rooted and I downloaded a few movies from Samsung store, they have a weird format (non standard format)... Works fine. Samsung store no problem.
Also downloaded movies from the hub, again no problem...
You can't get OTA updates but you can download the roms and flash via ODIN (if you have Knox warranty void 0x0 there's no problem). This won't trip Knox warranty void...



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Clean rom or just stock rooted? I get kicked to home screen from samsung video store.

Do you both have access to Hub Music??? What recovery are you both using?
18th February 2014, 12:56 AM   |  #8  
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Clean rom or just stock rooted? I get kicked to home screen from samsung video store.

Stock rooted, with stock recovery and xposed cosmetic status installed...

Haven't tried the music hub as I've got what I want...
On video hub though our country got was issued a 5 movie for free voucher. I got all 5 movies... and a few others too from the movie hub...

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