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Hello. I have searched but not found any clear answer. I wonder if I have version MJ7 under AP can i then flash a older rom without problems?

Is it only if having kitkat then I can't flash older rom? Or is it even when being on jelly bean?

I ask because I need to keep knox ok but I want root. So i thought I flash a older rom and root and keep knox ok?
 
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You won't be able to flash anything below MJ7 if that's what you currently have. And with MJ7 there is no way to root without tripping KNOX either I'm afraid.
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Hello. I have searched but not found any clear answer. I wonder if I have version MJ7 under AP can i then flash a older rom without problems?

Is it only if having kitkat then I can't flash older rom? Or is it even when being on jelly bean?

I ask because I need to keep knox ok but I want root. So i thought I flash a older rom and root and keep knox ok?
In addition to what @radicalisto wrote earlier...
even you are in KK, you can't flash older ROM. And yes, any newer ROM which come with a new bootloader, once u flash it, most possibilities, you can't go back to earlier one.
so, if you are now on MJ7, and plan to have KK on it, I suggest you update first before you root your device.

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You won't be able to flash anything below MJ7 if that's what you currently have. And with MJ7 there is no way to root without tripping KNOX either I'm afraid.
Thank you. I thought it was possible when I am still on jelly bean. So I was wrong. Sad it's not possible to flash older.
On my Note 1 I could flash anything from jelly bean.
 
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In addition to what @radicalisto wrote earlier...
even you are in KK, you can't flash older ROM. And yes, any newer ROM which come with a new bootloader, once u flash it, most possibilities, you can't go back to earlier one.
so, if you are now on MJ7, and plan to have KK on it, I suggest you update first before you root your device.

Ok thanks. I will not update to kitkat. Because I don't want to trip knox when rooting.

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Ok thanks. I will not update to kitkat. Because I don't want to trip knox when rooting.

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Hehehe.
U r on the dead end at the moment if u need to root safely, since u r on MJ7 alrd. U stay or u upgrade, if u want root result is the same.
Difference only on how many times u need to reroot.


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Ok thanks. I will not update to kitkat. Because I don't want to trip knox when rooting.

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Have you tried kingo or Vroot?

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No i have not tried anything yet. Because I though I could flash older rom while I still was on jelly bean.

So sad this of Samsung. Really sad. Less freedom.

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