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Default Can't update to new 4.4 OTA.. Goes to Odin mode?

I had safestrap on my mk2 I saw the update today so I Uninstalled safe strap after the OTA failed the first time and went into the screen that says DOWNLOAD and on the top says Odon mode and normal boot failed or something similar. Only way to get it to boot is to hold vol down and power then cancel to let it boot? I'm really excited to try the kk update but have no idea how to fix this problem? Thanks a million for any help!

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I had safestrap on my mk2 I saw the update today so I Uninstalled safe strap after the OTA failed the first time and went into the screen that says DOWNLOAD and on the top says Odon mode and normal boot failed or something similar. Only way to get it to boot is to hold vol down and power then cancel to let it boot? I'm really excited to try the kk update but have no idea how to fix this problem? Thanks a million for any help!
Flash a no-wipe MK2 ROM, then you'll be able to take the OTA.
You've got to return the phone to factory stock, which means no xposed framework, no safestrap, nothing frozen, no "bloat" removed.
It's easier to just flash a factory stock ROM.

You MUST understand that you won't be able to root it once you take the Kit Kat OTA.
That is, you're potentially kissing root goodbye forever.
My Android devices:
vzw Samsung Galaxy S4 stock NC5 rooted
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, also stock but rooted.

VZ Droid Incredible 2 rooted but otherwise stock.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
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Flash a no-wipe MK2 ROM, then you'll be able to take the OTA.
You've got to return the phone to factory stock, which means no xposed framework, no safestrap, nothing frozen, no "bloat" removed.
It's easier to just flash a factory stock ROM.

You MUST understand that you won't be able to root it once you take the Kit Kat OTA.
That is, you're potentially kissing root goodbye forever.
How many times you think we will have to say this?

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How many times you think we will have to say this?

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Hey come on you two guys have a couple more in ya I know you do!!

Hey .. How about Survival Mode?!?!? Lol I'm going you stay away from Q&A and let you guys clean up the mess.

You're doing a great job by the way though!

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Hey come on you two guys have a couple more in ya I know you do!!

Hey .. How about Survival Mode?!?!? Lol I'm going you stay away from Q&A and let you guys clean up the mess.

You're doing a great job by the way though!

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I read the posts and do some chuckling...hey I took the update. ..can I root? ....like...did you think to check before you proceeded with ota. ...?

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