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[Q] Updating from 4.3 to 4.4

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By KillaWillaSea, Junior Member on 4th June 2014, 11:14 PM
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I rooted my Galaxy S4 on 4.3 and now when I try to update OTA it gives me an error message. It will go to the updating screen with the open android and then it will say error on it and bring me back to my lock screen.
 
 
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I rooted my Galaxy S4 on 4.3 and now when I try to update OTA it gives me an error message. It will go to the updating screen with the open android and then it will say error on it and bring me back to my lock screen.

if you want to stay rooted i recomend this method:http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2749660
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I rooted my Galaxy S4 on 4.3 and now when I try to update OTA it gives me an error message. It will go to the updating screen with the open android and then it will say error on it and bring me back to my lock screen.

Can't take OTA if you are not 100% stock...

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What do you recommend to remove root and go back to a stock system?

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What do you recommend to remove root and go back to a stock system?

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If you just want to be on the newest stock software without root (it's complicated to get root once you update) then use odin to flash the nc5 tar image. If you don't know what odin is, watch a YouTube video on it, there's tons of tutorials.

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I rooted my Galaxy S4 on 4.3 and now when I try to update OTA it gives me an error message. It will go to the updating screen with the open android and then it will say error on it and bring me back to my lock screen.

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if you want to stay rooted i recomend this method:http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2749660


Rooting modifies a file(bin/ddexe) which is checked by the official OTA update which causes the failure. But even if the OTA successfully flashed you would lose root.

One option is to use the KeepRoot OTA zip method in the link that joshua shared. There is also an MK2 Pre-Flash System Check included in the thread. Run it and it will tell you if my KeepRoot zip will successfully flash. You can then follow the instructions to get to stock, rooted, NC5.
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