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Default [Q] Will Rooting my HTC One M8 disable OTA Updates?

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As mentioned in the title, its a very simple yet important question.

Will rooting my international and unlocked HTC One M8 prevent me from receiving OTA updates on stock rom?

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Hi Everyone,

As mentioned in the title, its a very simple yet important question.

Will rooting my international and unlocked HTC One M8 prevent me from receiving OTA updates on stock rom?

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You will receive OTA updates so long as you are on the stock rom with stock recovery (with stock CID or S-OFF) though I recommend having S-OFF if you intend to do so as an extra precaution.
My Phone: Telus HTC One M8: 3.16 HBOOT S-OFF

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You will receive OTA updates so long as you are on the stock rom with stock recovery.
And as easy as that this thread is closed

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Be sure to check my edit. HTC OTA/RUU's have bricked phones with a modified CID and S-ON on previous phone(s) so I recommend having S-OFF just in case.
My Phone: Telus HTC One M8: 3.16 HBOOT S-OFF

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You might lose some standard apps, but since they are on the data partition, which unlocking wipes, it shouldn't cause a problem.
 
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You will receive OTA updates so long as you are on the stock rom with stock recovery (with stock CID or S-OFF) though I recommend having S-OFF if you intend to do so as an extra precaution.
Ok I'm on the TWRP recovery, how do I restore the phone back to stock recovery so I can do the Verizon OTA update?
BTW its a Verizon M8
I have been searching for this but haven't found anything about it.
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fastboot flash recovery stock_recovery.zip

Make sure you get the correct recovery, Verizon versions are odd, aren't they?
 
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fastboot flash recovery stock_recovery.zip

Make sure you get the correct recovery, Verizon versions are odd, aren't they?
Recoveries are flashed in fastboot as images not zips.
 
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Recoveries are flashed in fastboot as images not zips.
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