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Phone Retreat from the upgrade

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Brothers, Distinguished Can I undo the updated Galaxy of Kit Kat to Android 4.3, note that my phone is Galaxy S 4 GT I9505.
Thank you very much for your interaction with my problem.
 
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Brothers, Distinguished Can I undo the updated Galaxy of Kit Kat to Android 4.3, note that my phone is Galaxy S 4 GT I9505.
Thank you very much for your interaction with my problem.
First of all, love your post!

Do you know if you have the Knox bootloader? You can check by booting into download mode, if there is a line with Knox void 0x0, then you will do and unfortunately you can't download using official firmware.

If you root/flash custom recovery you can downgrade using custom ROMs but you will void the knox warranty.

Are you experiencing problems or having any particular issues with 4.3? Why do you want to downgrade?
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First, thank you my brother because you're keen to help others.
My problem with the Kit Kat is root. Because, after the installation of root indicates that the case of Device custom, but some applications need Root do not to operate efficiently.
 
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First, thank you my brother because you're keen to help others.
My problem with the Kit Kat is root. Because, after the installation of root indicates that the case of Device custom, but some applications need Root do not to operate efficiently.
Yes the security Samsung introduced with Knox caused a lot of issues for some people. Luckily I am still on the old (MGA) pre-knox bootloader, but running a rooted stock based 4.4.2 ROM and can go back to official 4.2.2 if need be. So it really just depends on whether you value the knox warranty or prefer just to go ahead and root and enjoy the features that come with it.
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