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Can't Update OTA, SDM Fails at Start, Trying to Keep Root

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15th May 2014, 12:35 AM   |  #1  
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Hello.

I'm having trouble updating via OTA. I froze sdm.apk but unfreezing didn't work. I tried installing a back up but that didn't work. Please help!

I'm rooted and trying to get kitkat while using supersu survival mode.

Thanks for the help.
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19th May 2014, 09:04 PM   |  #2  
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Really, no one has a solution?
19th May 2014, 09:06 PM   |  #3  
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Unroot, maybe factory reset and then update, root again?

or safe yourself the trouble and just flash the rom you want with Odin? In both cases you have to root again.
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19th May 2014, 09:39 PM   |  #4  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by emTr0

Hello.

I'm having trouble updating via OTA. I froze sdm.apk but unfreezing didn't work. I tried installing a back up but that didn't work. Please help!

I'm rooted and trying to get kitkat while using supersu survival mode.

Thanks for the help.

1. Make a backup of ur Internal Memory
2. Make a factory reset (Settings > Accounts > Back Up and Reset > Factory Data Reset > Reset Device > Delete All/Erase Everything.)
3. Conect it to Kies 3
4. Kies 3 will give u the info you need for know ur correct CSC. This will be btw parenthesis close CSC.
5. Knowing ur CSC, take a look for this firmware in Sammobile.com
6. Download and flash it with ODIN (Dont flash a "Black EDITION" if ur phone isnt it).
7. Root it again
22nd May 2014, 09:21 PM   |  #5  
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Thanks to those that replied.

How about we try this first. Can someone provide a sdm.apk file? Every time I search for it all I get is how to block OTA updates, nothing about getting the original file.
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