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19th February 2014, 11:13 PM |#1  
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I am about to buy a used verizon note 3 its running 4.5 can this version be rooted and safestrapped to run custom roms? ??
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20th February 2014, 02:27 AM |#2  
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Anyone know if this phone with version 4.5 android can be rooted and use safestrap so I can run custom roms
20th February 2014, 02:55 AM |#3  
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Anyone know if this phone with version 4.5 android can be rooted and use safestrap so I can run custom roms

Android 4.3, yes safestrap and root will work. I think 4.5 must be a typo. Try rooting with Kingo or Vroot.
20th February 2014, 03:02 AM |#4  
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I would also double check what version of JellyBean the device is running. Also, what is the Baseband version? Is it: MI9, MJ7 or MJE?
20th February 2014, 03:09 AM |#5  
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Android 4.3, yes safestrap and root will work. I think 4.5 must be a typo. Try rooting with Kingo or Vroot.


I'm sorry it was 4.3 which do you think is better progam to root with
20th February 2014, 03:13 AM |#6  
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Kingo seems to be more safe but no problems have been reported with either. I have used both with no problems. So if Kingo dose not work for you use Vroot and then replace the Chinese superuser with Chainfires supersu.
20th February 2014, 03:29 AM |#7  
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I woversionalso double check what version of JellyBean the device is running. Also, what is the Baseband version? Is it: MI9, MJ7 or MJE?

ok so it matters what baseband version its running when you root and safestrap it?
20th February 2014, 05:39 AM |#8  
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ok so it matters what baseband version its running when you root and safestrap it?

It's for the radio's and modem. If it's updated to MJE, then you will just have to root, install safestrap and flash roms. But if you want to run the latest and greatest of the best rom's, the devs recommend that you be on the updated baseband MJE.

As suppose to if the phone is MI9 or MJ7, you can stay on that baseband or you can ODIN and update to MJE.

Your mileage may very. I've seen users who have updated and have tethering, wifi and gps issues. Some who have updated do not have these issues on the updated baseband and users like me who are on MI9 have not experienced any of these and decided to stay on the default baseband.

If you decide to go ahead and purchase the phone, here is a link with better info on how to ODIN and update baseband, coming from either MI9 or MJ7 and updating to MJE. Best of luck, hopefully you can get the phone, root, install safestrap, flash the roms that you like and happy testing. Here is the link

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2528707
20th February 2014, 01:23 PM |#9  
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It's for the radio's and modem. If it's updated to MJE, then you will just have to root, install safestrap and flash roms. But if you want to run the latest and greatest of the best rom's, the devs recommend that you be on the updated baseband MJE.

As suppose to if the phone is MI9 or MJ7, you can stay on that baseband or you can ODIN and update to MJE.

Your mileage may very. I've seen users who have updated and have tethering, wifi and gps issues. Some who have updated do not have these issues on the updated baseband and users like me who are on MI9 have not experienced any of these and decided to stay on the default baseband.

If you decide to go ahead and purchase the phone, here is a link with better info on how to ODIN and update baseband, coming from either MI9 or MJ7 and updating to MJE. Best of luck, hopefully you can get the phone, root, install safestrap, flash the roms that you like and happy testing. Here is the link

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2528707

Thanks this has been great information.
20th February 2014, 06:37 PM |#10  
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Thanks this has been great information.

Your welcome
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