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By HeyRobi, Senior Member on 29th April 2014, 12:15 AM
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I can't find a link anywhere that answers can I root my VZW S4 Kit Kat FNC5 can someone help me?

https://www.google.com/search?q=how+...izon&tbs=qdr:w
 
 
29th April 2014, 12:22 AM |#2  
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There is no root for the ota, nc5. There are already threads in the general section about this update that answers this question several times.

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2nd May 2014, 10:01 AM |#3  
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No native tethering yet
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There is no root for the ota, nc5. There are already threads in the general section about this update that answers this question several times.

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@HeyRobi: half True there's no native rooting or tethering yet (foxfi and custom roms work tho) but there's a thread under development section that can downgrade part of you and then root u then re upgrade u to custom rooted 4.4,2 not roms or there's nc5 prerooted roms to flash thru safestrap check out my thread if you have questions or concerns feel free to ask in the thread
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7th May 2014, 01:41 AM |#4  
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@HeyRobi: half True there's no native rooting or tethering yet (foxfi and custom roms work tho) but there's a thread under development section that can downgrade part of you and then root u then re upgrade u to custom rooted 4.4,2 not roms or there's nc5 prerooted roms to flash thru safestrap check out my thread if you have questions or concerns feel free to ask in the thread

so I looked at your link and seems like some people are struggling so I haven't tried it yet. Are we any closer to a simple root. I don't necessarily need to install a recovery just want root. And by the way thanks for posting the link.

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7th May 2014, 01:55 AM |#5  
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so I looked at your link and seems like some people are struggling so I haven't tried it yet. Are we any closer to a simple root. I don't necessarily need to install a recovery just want root. And by the way thanks for posting the link.

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You may be out of luck.
The method is easy but it will wipe your phone.
There is a chance yo could be waiting for a looong time.
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So if I'm OK with wiping it works. Everything will work?

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9th May 2014, 08:54 PM |#7  
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@HeyRobi: half True there's no native rooting or tethering yet (foxfi and custom roms work tho) but there's a thread under development section that can downgrade part of you and then root u then re upgrade u to custom rooted 4.4,2 not roms or there's nc5 prerooted roms to flash thru safestrap check out my thread if you have questions or concerns feel free to ask in the thread

I don't see your link to get to the thread? Where is it?
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I don't see your link to get to the thread? Where is it?

This is the link to the thread he was referring to
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2720163

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You might want to read this first:
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Originally Posted by HeyRobi

I can't find a link anywhere that answers can I root my VZW S4 Kit Kat FNC5 can someone help me?

https://www.google.com/search?q=how+...izon&tbs=qdr:w

Try towel root, it worked on my nc5, only problem is that the bootloader is locked so I cannot flash roms
Simply search "towelroot apk" and you should find a link to xda or to towelroot.com
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