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By MickieH, Senior Member on 21st May 2014, 09:47 PM
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3rd June 2014, 07:14 AM |#51  
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I am on KK- rooted using NUT with Dual recovery. Was wondering if i have to install any custom recovery should i unlock my bootloader? Also if i unlock it now, it will wipe my device..will that remove root as well?

Why?

You already have 3 custom recoveries if you are on the latest dual recovery.


Also, to get recovery you only need root, which you must already have so there is no need to unlock the boot
 
 
3rd June 2014, 07:30 AM |#52  
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Why?

You already have 3 custom recoveries if you are on the latest dual recovery.


Also, to get recovery you only need root, which you must already have so there is no need to unlock the boot

I know..but if i want to try some performance kernel like DOOm's or something else should i UL it? and if i do will it remove root?
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I know..but if i want to try some performance kernel like DOOm's or something else should i UL it? and if i do will it remove root?

If you want a custom KERNEL then yes you need to unlock the bootloader, and NO it wont remove root because the whole basic point of a custom kernel is an easy way to get root.

Remember that you will lose all data when you unlock so back everything up.
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