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WARNING! Bootloop with latest update (8MB) rooted 4.4.2 !

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By xaris33, Junior Member on 21st February 2014, 07:04 AM
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Let this be a warning, the latest update put my phone in a reboot loop. After trying to apply the update clockwordmod would come up on restart, installation would fail, couldn't see why, too fast, the phone would start up and after 15-20 sec it would shutdown to start all over again.

Don't know what update does as I have a french phone and all update messages come in french. I saw that USB on the go was mentioned and some other bug fixes.


TO FIX:

Enter fastbood mode (VOL DOWN+POWER)

From the PC enter:

fastboot erase cache


Can someone more knowledgeable say why the update fails?

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21st February 2014, 09:24 AM |#2  
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the same issue for me with my french moto g
21st February 2014, 09:28 AM |#3  
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the same issue for me with my french moto g

It Won't work if you have rooted your phone!
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It Won't work if you have rooted your phone!

ok thanks so impossible to install it?
21st February 2014, 09:49 AM |#5  
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Somebody correct me if I'm wrong, but I was thinking that you need the stock recovery and not CWM or TWRP.
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Somebody correct me if I'm wrong, but I was thinking that you need the stock recovery and not CWM or TWRP.

Yes you do and no root
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I had the same problem. You have to go back to latest stock rom before installing the update, and then rooting again. Worked fine for me.

See this guide for example : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2542219
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Somebody correct me if I'm wrong, but I was thinking that you need the stock recovery and not CWM or TWRP.

Stock RECOVERY, KERNEL and NO changes in /system partition whatsoever (including root.)
With some experience there´s nothing easier than flash stock ROM. Or do it thrice a day if you feel like that
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had same pb, i try to flash back to stock recovery 4.4 >> nok

i flash the CWM Advanced Edition and its work, no need to flash stock + unroot, i keep my root with this


CWM Advanced Edition Link : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2639583

edit : i lost my gravity Box setting, cz update overwritten system file, i think
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had same pb, i try to flash back to stock recovery 4.4 >> nok

i flash the CWM Advanced Edition and its work, no need to flash stock + unroot, i keep my root with this


CWM Advanced Edition Link : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2281367

edit : i lost my gravity Box setting, cz update overwritten system file, i think

This is the Philz recovery for the Samsung S4, I'd recommend you fix the link before we have people wondering what went wrong
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