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I read somewhere about Samsung devices having a counter or something (so Samsung can know if you root i believe). Do these root methods up the counter or is what is the deal with that? sorry for being so uniformed, I have only had HTC and Motorola phones.
You can use triangle away to reset counter after root but after you flash rom count will increase to value 1 .
From that point Triangle Away wont reset count which is bad news for those that use AllShare Cast Wireless Hub.
Hub does not work with flash count value 1.

From there only way to reset count is to flash stock tar
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Default daemon still not running error

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Default OTA update, need to unroot first?

Hello,

So I did select option 2 for rooting, with no custom recovery and I wanted to know, when I do get this new OTA update for multiview, will I need to unroot first or should it install with no problems? I am assuming I'll probably lose root after I update with the OTA. Thanks again!
 
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So I did select option 2 for rooting, with no custom recovery and I wanted to know, when I do get this new OTA update for multiview, will I need to unroot first or should it install with no problems? I am assuming I'll probably lose root after I update with the OTA. Thanks again!
Should be able to install with no issues at all if you have stock recovery
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Should be able to install with no issues at all if you have stock recovery
QBKING77,

Thanks for all of your videos. I routinely check out your Youtube sight before I do anything to my phones.

I am running the stock ROM and am not rooted. Will I be able to root my device if I accept the OTA or should I root first and then flash a pre-rooted stock Rom with the OTA? I have nothing against rooting, I just don't have the time right now, but I don't want to have to wait weeks until someone figures out how to root the new OTA ROM if it can't be rooted right off of the bat.


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Hey qbKing77, I have been checking out your videos on Youtube and those along with this thread have been very helpful. I am looking to root my Sph-L900 but I am new to rooting. One question is I love all the S-Pen functions and options. What options will keep this while rooting? Should I just root and keep a "Stock ROM" or can I bring in something like JellyBomb or Blazer (preferably JB cause I love the Customization he has done with it.). As of right now I'm not looking to lose those functions, also if i flashed that JB ROM after an OTA update will the Multiwindow be available or wait for an update to the ROM itself?

Again new to it, and I understand the guidelines of the Forum I am no noob to forums or tech just to rooting itself.

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You can use triangle away to reset counter after root but after you flash rom count will increase to value 1 .
From that point Triangle Away wont reset count which is bad news for those that use AllShare Cast Wireless Hub.
Hub does not work with flash count value 1.

From there only way to reset count is to flash stock tar
So if I use QBKing77's "Unroot" method, that will reset everything(aka unroot), this will also reset the counter to 0? And if I wanna go back, just reroot again?

I am coming from HTC phones(my last 3 were a Touch Pro, Touch Pro 2 and EVO 3D) so just as BDawgTrap, I am unfamiliar with the counter that Samsung uses.
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Thank you for all your helpful videos,I'm now a subscriber.I do have a question though,I'm rooted with option 3 and wanted to DL the newest sprint OTA system update.What needs to be done to do so?
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I just got the note 2 today and my phone already have LJC install...how do i root form there?
 
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I just got the note 2 today and my phone already have LJC install...how do i root form there?
You should be fine doing it the same way as if you had the prior firmware.

I had already manually added the LJC build to my unrooted note 2 and just did the rooting process and it went smoothly.

I am now rooted.

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