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Wish I had the choice. Sim card slot went bad. Verizon replaced it under warranty. I was running CM11 but now the the refurb that Verizon sent me was preloaded with 4.3. Didn't know that even had happened.
Same issue here. I was smart about not taking the OTA, then the phone broke. Replacement came with 4.3. Been waiting (im)patiently for some way to unlock.
 
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The bootloader will never be unlocked. The original bootloader on the Verizon s3 wasn't even "unlocked." It was a completely different boot image that was leaked. AFAIK, no bootloader has ever been unlocked through hard coding. There are simply loopholes & workarounds. Kexec and Safestrap are two examples of workarounds. They are pretty much just as good as the real thing so there is still hope for those crack-flashers taken off guard by the new update.

Still, I can't sympathize with people who start threads like these: There have been countless "I took the 4.3 update. How do I flash ROMs?" posts. If you were really into flashing, you would never be in this situation.

It's the cardinal rule. NEVER ACCEPT OTAs!!!!!!
Thanks I always learn the hard way.. lol. well itf I had done a little more resurch . from now on i will
 
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Thanks I always learn the hard way.. lol. well itf I had done a little more resurch . from now on i will
Hmmmm... Really. That's odd. Sch-1535v running 4.3 safe strapped , rooted, Knox removed, Alliance ROM, ChaotiC DroiD ROM CSC customs, build.prop customs. Running straightalk on atts side. So I am confused. I must of been asleep on the you can't do that day. Lol
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Hmmmm... Really. That's odd. Sch-1535v running 4.3 safe strapped , rooted, Knox removed, Alliance ROM, ChaotiC DroiD ROM CSC customs, build.prop customs. Running straightalk on atts side. So I am confused. I must of been asleep on the you can't do that day. Lol
I flashed Alliance rom today and my WiFi will not stay on. No matter what. I tap it and it flicks on, then off. I just got this phone for 100 bucks yesterday, perfect condition, WAS running 4.1.2 until I unknowingly installed the 4.3 update. But I heard the ml1 modules you need to flash before every rom messes with the WiFi somehow. How exactly did you flash yours?

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I flashed Alliance rom today and my WiFi will not stay on. No matter what. I tap it and it flicks on, then off. I just got this phone for 100 bucks yesterday, perfect condition, WAS running 4.1.2 until I unknowingly installed the 4.3 update. But I heard the ml1 modules you need to flash before every rom messes with the WiFi somehow. How exactly did you flash yours?

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I flashed with safestrap. How did you attempt flash? What did you root with? What recovery do you have? What modules? Etc.. Did you install the ml1 kernel? Did you install build 23? Did you follow from alliances XDA page? I need more input bruh. And if your phone info isn't same as mine. You didn't flash right. Start over. Go here. http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1973982 and follow EXACTLY beanstown directions. Boom. Up and going. Most beautiful and fastest ROM I've seen besides some stripped down junk that you can scroll super fast. Lol

And please people. (Not directed at you) please stop taking otas. Wait for a port. After all. All your gone do is root and flash it to death. So why not wait till it comes with a ROM. Etc.. Its like a bunch of girls when beiber drops new music..... OMGGGGGG!!!!!!!!, THERE.IS.AN.UPDATE!!!! AGHHHH I must have now. Lol. Ridiculous...
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