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Yesterday, 01:26 PM   |  #251  
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Hey all,

I've just ordered an AT&T Note 3 and it will arrive on Monday. I'm wondering if Note 3's sold recently can be easily rooted with Towellroot or if I'll need to jump through some extra hoops?

I know it's all contingent on what version of Android is on the device, but I figured if anybody's gotten one recently they might know what I'll be getting. I want to get ready so that by Monday I'll be ready (read up, d/l files, etc) to do whatever I'll need to get rooted. I'm not really interested in flashing ROM's just yet, but really do want root.

So anybody know if new Note's purchased today are easily rootable with this TR method?

Thanks!
Yesterday, 04:28 PM   |  #252  
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The latest note 3 update is still rootable with towelroot. The next version will not be. Towelroot uses a vulnerability that has been patched in all new android builds.

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---------- Post added at 04:28 PM ---------- Previous post was at 04:26 PM ----------

Okay I stand corrected seems they are pushing new software. as long as you have nc2 on down you will be able to gain root and you can downgrade from the current latest nj2 to nc2.

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Yesterday, 04:55 PM   |  #253  
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Quote:
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Okay I stand corrected seems they are pushing new software. as long as you have nc2 on down you will be able to gain root and you can downgrade from the current latest nj2 to nc2.

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Ok thanks. So if my N3 comes with NC2 I'm good to go with TR to root, if it comes with NJ2 I need to downgrade to NC2 correct?

Two follow-ups:

Is there a link to instructions for downgrading to NC2 from NJ2?

Is there a listing of these build numbers and what Android versions they represent (mostly for curiosity/completeness)?

Thanks again!
Yesterday, 04:59 PM   |  #254  
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Basically yes nc2 on down = towelroot.
Fwiw people have found a work around


http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=56939598

Will explain allot.

I think mi9 and mj5 were jelly bean nc2 is kitkat 4.4.2 nj2 is kitkat 4.4.4
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Yesterday, 05:01 PM   |  #255  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mrkhigh

Basically yes nc2 on down = towelroot.
Fwiw people have found a work around


http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=56939598

Will explain allot.

I think mi9 and mj5 were jelly bean nc2 is kitkat 4.4.2 nj4 is kitkat 4.4.4
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Thanks again, good to be prepared and read up/research on what I may need to do on Monday.

Yesterday, 05:08 PM   |  #256  
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Fwiw after you gain root if you do not intend on updating I would download app quarantine, then freeze a program that was named att update or something like that. Sorry it's my wife's phone and she's not home. I'm still using a razrm. Note 3 makes it look like a toy.

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Yesterday, 05:24 PM   |  #257  
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Yeah, I have a Note 2 now and I've frozen ATT Update (it's on 4.4.2) with Titanium Backup. As soon as I get root on my N3 I'll do the same thing. Thanks again.

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