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G900PVPU1AND2 update anyone?

29th April 2014, 09:59 PM   |  #71  
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Out of curiousity, was it actually named update.zip when you pulled it from the phone? I'm thinking there is some validation in stock recovery for filename , timestamp, or other metadata and that's why its not directly flashable. But we can make a flashable file out of it

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Yes. I did not alter the file or name. It was uploaded exactly as I found it in the cache folder. It was in the folder /cache/fota/. There is also a file in that folder named fota.status, which contains 4 bytes.

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29th April 2014, 11:50 PM   |  #72  
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Yes. I did not alter the file or name. It was uploaded exactly as I found it in the cache folder. It was in the folder /cache/fota/. There is also a file in that folder named fota.status, which contains 4 bytes.

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hmmmm...I wonder how all those other S4 updates got made so we could all use it as an update copied into the SD Card.
30th April 2014, 02:33 AM   |  #73  
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Originally Posted by vinman12

so what would be the proper procedure push this update?
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Odin to stock
Ensure Official is indicated in download mode
Place update.zip alone on SD card
Boot into stock recovery
Select Install update from external sdcard
enjoy

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30th April 2014, 03:22 AM   |  #74  
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All good now. Odin to stock,
Phone rebooted, and I was able to downlod ota and install. And of course reroot no problems.
Ty for reply.

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update method!
Use Wanam xposed to change device from custom to official, then reboot phone, go to system update, check update download update, then use mobile odin to flash rooted?
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