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By cc16177, Senior Member on 20th April 2014, 03:41 PM
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So I just ordered an AT&T Note 3 and from what I'm reading it appears that I should be hoping it does NOT come with KK preinstalled, correct?

Everything I see tells me that if I'm on KK there is no current root method, yes?

Also, if I am able to root am I able to use the custom Roms available? I'm coming from a Nexus 5 so everything seems much more complicated over here 😛

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20th April 2014, 04:48 PM |#2  
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So I just ordered an AT&T Note 3 and from what I'm reading it appears that I should be hoping it does NOT come with KK preinstalled, correct?

Everything I see tells me that if I'm on KK there is no current root method, yes?

Also, if I am able to root am I able to use the custom Roms available? I'm coming from a Nexus 5 so everything seems much more complicated over here ��

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Sure you can root KK roms, but KNOX will be triggered to 0x1 and warranty could be voided (depending on where you live). Btw i came from a N5 too
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Sure you can root KK roms, but KNOX will be triggered to 0x1 and warranty could be voided (depending on where you live). Btw i came from a N5 too

If I don't care about voiding my warranty can I accept the official KK update and still get root?

Also, how do you like it compared to the N5? Did you keep your N5 or sell it?

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20th April 2014, 04:59 PM |#4  
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If I don't care about voiding my warranty can I accept the official KK update and still get root?

Also, how do you like it compared to the N5? Did you keep your N5 or sell it?

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Where do you live? You can download the latest available 4.4.2 rom from here http://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/2/ and flash it with Odin 3.07. After that flash a custom recovery and then flash the latest superSU.zip in recovery and you`re set. You can also flash a prerooted custom rom straight with a custom recovery. I sold my N5 cause i`am excited about the coming OnePlusOne phone and i might just try that one.
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Where do you live? You can download the latest available 4.4.2 rom from here http://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/2/ and flash it with Odin 3.07. After that flash a custom recovery and then flash the latest superSU.zip in recovery and you`re set. You can also flash a prerooted custom rom straight with a custom recovery. I sold my N5 cause i`am excited about the coming OnePlusOne phone and i might just try that one.

I live in CT. I'm reading online that its not possible to root KK on the ATT version. What carrier are you on?

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I live in CT. I'm reading online that its not possible to root KK on the ATT version. What carrier are you on?

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Mine is unlocked, there are no locked phones in the Netherlands thank god. Its best you look around in the ATT Forum, you will get more info and help there, link http://forum.xda-developers.com/note-3-att
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Mine is unlocked, there are no locked phones in the Netherlands thank god.Its best you look around in the ATT Forum, you will get more info and help here

Yes it appears the att one is locked. When I originally posted this I thought I was in the att thread lol

Thanks anyways

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Yes it appears the att one is locked. When I originally posted this I thought I was in the att thread lol

Thanks anyways

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There are custom roms available in the att forum so it must be possible to root it i guess
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There are custom roms available in the att forum so it must be possible to root it i guess

Yeah as long as the one I bought ships with JB still I can root and then update to KK it seems. If it comes with KK I'm without root for now I guess.

We'll see! Fingers crossed

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Yeah as long as the one I bought ships with JB still I can root and then update to KK it seems. If it comes with KK I'm without root for now I guess.

We'll see! Fingers crossed

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KK, good luck
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