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[Q] remove custom from device status

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By grud1e, Member on 16th June 2014, 11:37 PM
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I have a uk s5 900f bought second hand and the device status shows custom ......I have returned it to stock using this G900FXXU1ANCE_G900FOXA1ANCE_G900FXXU1ANCE_HOME.tar following the guide here http://true-android.blogspot.co.uk/2...42-kitkat.html

all went well reset and wiped phone booted normally and custom rom/recovery are gone and phone set it self up as giffgaff after checking the right box upon restart

the only problem I have is that the device status shows as rooted and I cant use banking apps nor can I get ota updates ....any permanent way round this please

thanks in advance
 
 
16th June 2014, 11:47 PM |#2  
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I have a uk s5 900f bought second hand and the device status shows custom ......I have returned it to stock using this G900FXXU1ANCE_G900FOXA1ANCE_G900FXXU1ANCE_HOME.tar following the guide here http://true-android.blogspot.co.uk/2...42-kitkat.html

all went well reset and wiped phone booted normally and custom rom/recovery are gone and phone set it self up as giffgaff after checking the right box upon restart

the only problem I have is that the device status shows as rooted and I cant use banking apps nor can I get ota updates ....any permanent way round this please

thanks in advance

I read once that if you flash the stock rom and it's showing custom, flash it again and it'll work
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I read once that if you flash the stock rom and it's showing custom, flash it again and it'll work

many thanks I will try that and report back
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many thanks I will try that and report back

all good now device status official and ota updates working second flash did the trick

thanks for the advice
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