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Return stock with ota easiest way/fastest?

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By Tak23, Member on 23rd May 2014, 08:28 AM
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I have rooted my m8 but just in the case I want to return to stock focusing more on getting ota updates whats the easiest most fastest way to do this and would I have to uninstall custom recovery, root, and everything else back to original stock just to get ota updates sorry for the rookie question here?
 
 
23rd May 2014, 12:11 PM |#2  
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I have rooted my m8 but just in the case I want to return to stock focusing more on getting ota updates whats the easiest most fastest way to do this and would I have to uninstall custom recovery, root, and everything else back to original stock just to get ota updates sorry for the rookie question here?

A quick look in general would have found this on the front page

@EddyOS put it together so don't forget to say thanks

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2735235
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My recommendation would be "don't bother". Whatever rolls out on OTA tends to be posted as a flashable stock rooted ROM, or custom ROM within days of the OTA, if not sooner. Going back to stock is a steps backwards, and usually an unnecessary one.
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My recommendation would be "don't bother". Whatever rolls out on OTA tends to be posted as a flashable stock rooted ROM, or custom ROM within days of the OTA, if not sooner. Going back to stock is a steps backwards, and usually an unnecessary one.

sounds good to me then would u recommend twrp or clockwork recovery for the m8?
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A quick look in general would have found this on the front page

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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2735235

appreciate the link to the post helps a lot!
23rd May 2014, 07:18 PM |#6  
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sounds good to me then would u recommend twrp or clockwork recovery for the m8?

All down to personal preference. I use TWRP
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sounds good to me then would u recommend twrp or clockwork recovery for the m8?

Either is fine. Most will use what they are most familiar with. I use TWRP, only because it was what I was used to on my old One X (EVITA).
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