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Has anyone successfully retained root from 4.3 to kit-kay 4.4?

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By tcbusch, Member on 1st May 2014, 11:40 PM
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3rd May 2014, 12:49 PM |#11  
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Everyone retains root. You have to be rooted to install it and the rom is already rooted.

It's really good.

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He's talking about taking the OTA from rooted 4.3 with an app such as Root Keeper.
 
 
3rd May 2014, 04:50 PM |#12  
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He's talking about taking the OTA from rooted 4.3 with an app such as Root Keeper.

From what I read a while ago Root Keeper does not work with 4.3. I checked and that is still the case. I can only assume it also would not work for 4.4.

I did read that SuperSU has a preserve root function. I think somewhere else I read you temp unroot then preserve root. After taking the OTA you enable root again.

Something like this.

http://www.reddit.com/r/Nexus5/comme..._supersu_v180/
3rd May 2014, 05:27 PM |#13  
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He's talking about taking the OTA from rooted 4.3 with an app such as Root Keeper.

I know but there's not been an OTA yet so how would anyone know if it works on the OTA?

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10th May 2014, 09:59 PM |#14  
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The leaked version is a gold mine! It allows you to go back to 4.3 at any time via odin where as the official will not allow this. I am currently running leaked version and it is flawless. You dont have to have SafeStrap active after installing it just need to have it installed. I havent even opened SS since installing the leaked 4.4.2 update.

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10th May 2014, 11:53 PM |#15  
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I know but there's not been an OTA yet so how would anyone know if it works on the OTA?

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This is the second reason for asking. If people ota upgrade that have root and want to experiment then they could post their results here. So I believe I need to ask this before people start accepting ota.
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