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[Q] How do I get root back after update to .62 firmware?

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By Laqany, Junior Member on 18th February 2012, 10:28 AM
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23rd February 2012, 02:25 PM |#11  
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I just updated my arc via PC companion software to .62 firmware.
I rooted it earlier by super one click method by DooMLorD from here.
Now after the update I don't have root access and I can't get it back by the same way or by GingerBreak and I can still see superuser icon.
The system apps are reaaally using too much memory.
Any idea how i can solve that please?!

using flash tool and a .42 FTF downgrade from .62 to .42 un check wipe cash and wipe user data and you save everything.
root using flashtool
do an OTA update to .62 and you remain root.
then and only then can you delete system apps you dont want. if you change the system aps befor the OTA update it will fail to update.
 
 
23rd February 2012, 05:35 PM |#12  
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using flash tool and a .42 FTF downgrade from .62 to .42 un check wipe cash and wipe user data and you save everything.
root using flashtool
do an OTA update to .62 and you remain root.
then and only then can you delete system apps you dont want. if you change the system aps befor the OTA update it will fail to update.

Witch .42 has ota update? For me, there is information about upgrade but it tels me that i need PC Companion.

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23rd February 2012, 05:55 PM |#13  
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What needs to be done in the following ORDER

1 - Get yourself a firmware (whichever one you want) .42
1.1 - Connect your phone to your computer
2 - Using the application called Flashtool which be can be found on the forum (multiple threads) Flash the the rom. You will loose all your contacts, sms etc...
2.2 - Wait for the tool to tell you that it's done flashing
2.3 - Using ZergRush or Flashtool ROOT your phone.
3 - Start your phone and disconnect it from the PC
4 - Press the menu button and go to SETTINGS - ABOUT PHONE - SOFTWARE UPDATE
5 - This will verify and push the OTA for .62 to your phone.

That's pretty much it in the simplest way possible.
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23rd February 2012, 06:35 PM |#14  
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What needs to be done in the following ORDER

1 - Get yourself a firmware (whichever one you want) .42
1.1 - Connect your phone to your computer
2 - Using the application called Flashtool which be can be found on the forum (multiple threads) Flash the the rom. You will loose all your contacts, sms etc...
2.2 - Wait for the tool to tell you that it's done flashing
2.3 - Using ZergRush or Flashtool ROOT your phone.
3 - Start your phone and disconnect it from the PC
4 - Press the menu button and go to SETTINGS - ABOUT PHONE - SOFTWARE UPDATE
5 - This will verify and push the OTA for .62 to your phone.

That's pretty much it in the simplest way possible.


it`s not so easy

I did it exactly step by step,
phone shows information about upgrade but what i need is PC Companion to do that. This information is in notification about new firmware.



ok I did it but first I had flashed LT15i_4.0.2.A.0.58_Generic Global HK because only after that I could upgrade withouth PC Companion.

thx for advice.
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23rd February 2012, 08:02 PM |#15  
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Yeah that was point 1. Which was to get yourself a firmware version .42... then yeah you can update via OTA...
24th February 2012, 05:03 AM |#16  
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I can't update .42 OTA it is possible only when i flash .58 first...

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24th February 2012, 12:17 PM |#17  
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How about if I'm already on firmware .42 rooted with locked Bootloader, can I update to .62 OTA and still have root?
24th February 2012, 12:59 PM |#18  
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What needs to be done in the following ORDER

1 - Get yourself a firmware (whichever one you want) .42
1.1 - Connect your phone to your computer
2 - Using the application called Flashtool which be can be found on the forum (multiple threads) Flash the the rom. You will loose all your contacts, sms etc...
2.2 - Wait for the tool to tell you that it's done flashing
2.3 - Using ZergRush or Flashtool ROOT your phone.
3 - Start your phone and disconnect it from the PC
4 - Press the menu button and go to SETTINGS - ABOUT PHONE - SOFTWARE UPDATE
5 - This will verify and push the OTA for .62 to your phone.

That's pretty much it in the simplest way possible.

I still have a small question about this.
Would I still be able to update OTA (from France) with .42 World or shall I use a .42 France ?
24th February 2012, 04:47 PM |#19  
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How about if I'm already on firmware .42 rooted with locked Bootloader, can I update to .62 OTA and still have root?

That's what I have done, and worked well.
24th February 2012, 08:28 PM |#20  
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Question: How can I update via OTA? Is there a site like wotanserver or something? Or is OTA an app I can download somewhere?

I updated my WT19 with PC Companion, it has .62 firmware now, but I need root to delete system apps and clear space on internal memory.

Anyway I always update via wotanserver, because I can't find the .ftf I need to flash it via flashtool. And now I'm having problems with wotanserver, so where can I find those firmware files (ftf) ?? (for my model)
24th February 2012, 08:38 PM |#21  
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Question: How can I update via OTA? Is there a site like wotanserver or something? Or is OTA an app I can download somewhere?

O.T.A stands for Over The Air and updating OTA means updating from a wireless network from the phone. You need to go to "Settings"->"About the phone"->"Update Service" to run a OTA update.

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