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guys im confused on updating my rooted galaxy note 2

should i update it right away with the latest firmware then root it?

i'm completely lost on how to do this
 
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i'm completely lost on how to do this
Rooted phones have their status set to "Custom" so you cannot update OTA.
What you can do is to download the stock rom from Sammobile and flash it using odin, then root it again.
P.s. Rooting triggers knox so warranty will be voided.
 
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Rooted phones have their status set to "Custom" so you cannot update OTA.
What you can do is to download the stock rom from sammobile and flash it using odin, then root it again.
P.s. Rooting triggers knox so warranty will be voided.

thanks, but flashing it will delete all of the files installed?

if it does, do you have any recommendations for a backup software?
 
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thanks, but flashing it will delete all of the files installed?

if it does, do you have any recommendations for a backup software?
Flash stock rom via Odin. Its delete root. Root new version again and ->

You can use Titanium backup for aps and SMS backup for SMS. Contacts save on google acount
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Flash stock rom via Odin. Delete root. Root new version again and ->
So i flash right away without deleting root first?

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So i flash right away without deleting root first?

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1. Do backup
2. Flash stock ROM -> this procedure detele root automatically.
3. Root again restore backup
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1. Do backup
2. Flash stock ROM -> this procedure detele root automatically.
3. Root again restore backup
oh ok got it!

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Is this the best way to get my 4.3 rooted note 2 lte to 4.4?
Flash stock 4.4 rom from sammobile (which deletes root) and re root?
 
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Flash stock rom via Odin. Its delete root. Root new version again and ->

You can use Titanium backup for aps and SMS backup for SMS. Contacts save on google acount
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