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What's the best way of doing this? Downloading tr directly from a browser on the phone itself?

I can't seem to get it downloaded anywhere. It keeps failing.
Through the browser. There should be no problem. So its going to be on your end.


 
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Default Towelroot Sprint Galaxy S4

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So Towelroot is working on many S4 variants... But ours. Bummer.... So close. I started this thread in hopes that an authority on the subject might chime in on possible reasons as to why. Also Towelroot has gotten quite a bit of attention as a proof of concept for a major security flaw in Android devices. What are your opinions on that?
I towelrooted mine yesterday after flashing a custom rom. worked like a charm.
 
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I'm currently on Sprint 4.4.2 NAE and I got root my first attempt with the Sprint code
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Got a "System update downloaded/Touch to install" notification. Anyone know what this is? Any news on installing update and still being able to get root with towelroot?
 
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Got a "System update downloaded/Touch to install" notification. Anyone know what this is? Any news on installing update and still being able to get root with towelroot?
Towelroot will no longer work with this new update.
 
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I am sure it will be hacked again. Secure, is not secure. There is no such thing when dealing with things created by man.
 
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May be hacked by another source/person but the person responsible for Towelroot now works for Google..... his job there....finding and closing exploits such as the one that enabled the TR app to work. .
 
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And so the torch is passed on to another. ..

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