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Rogers D803 - KK update vs Root

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By alexvtr, Member on 25th March 2014, 03:14 PM
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1st April 2014, 03:09 PM |#21  
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Looks like there's a way to get root now on the D803.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2701613

I'm on 4.2.2 with TWRP right now but just about to update OTA. I'll give this a try once on 4.4.2 and post my results.

Don't ota with twrp or you will bootloop

Sent from my LG-D800 running stock kk, rooted with philz using XDA app
 
 
1st April 2014, 05:16 PM |#22  
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Don't ota with twrp or you will bootloop

Sent from my LG-D800 running stock kk, rooted with philz using XDA app

Thanks XxZombiePikachu. I didn't know the bootloop issue last week and was able to get back and running to my TWRP 2.6.3.4 and 4.2.2.

I just finished upgrading OTA using the LG Mobile Support Tool which was super easy. Once updated I didn't have root access. However, I tried the IOroot25 which now supports D803 and it worked! http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=869 I have root access back.

EXCEPT when following the instructions, my phone was wiped clean as if right out of the box with KitKat 4.4.2. Luckily I backed everything up using Titanium so I'm in the process of restoring all my apps BUT I now have KitKat 4.4.2 with root access.
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