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By adrynalyne, Recognized Developer on 18th January 2013, 06:52 PM
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Requirements:

1. A custom recovery.
2. A nandroid backup.
3. Stock files, sans root.
4. Optional, but recommended that you use this to backup root access first:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...otkeeper&hl=en

It shouldnt hurt root either, but make a nandroid to be safe.

If you lose root, try flashing this:
http://downloads.noshufou.netdna-cdn...arm-signed.zip

Updated: Removed tz.img because I don't think its needed.
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18th January 2013, 07:06 PM |#2  
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So this is the OTA minus the new bootloader? So basically the new radios and the kernel patch only?
18th January 2013, 07:07 PM |#3  
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Re: Bootloader Safe OTA Update
Trying this out but back up to two different locations just in case.
18th January 2013, 07:08 PM |#4  
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So this is the OTA minus the new bootloader? So basically the new radios and the kernel patch only?

Yep, and whatever else it patches.
18th January 2013, 07:09 PM |#5  
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So I can just make a nandroid and flash it over Beans v6 and it should install the radios just fine right?
18th January 2013, 07:10 PM |#6  
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So I can just make a nandroid and flash it over Beans v6 and it should install the radios just fine right?

Nope. Check requirements

I added a third one in anticipation of that question.
18th January 2013, 07:12 PM |#7  
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1) Will this work for the Verizon version of CleanRom?
2) Do I have to unroot? The directions aren't clear to me. Sorry about that.
3) If I do have to unroot, can I just use OTA rootkeeper to root again afterwards?
18th January 2013, 07:13 PM |#8  
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Originally Posted by SeanPlunk

1) Will this work for the Verizon version of CleanRom?
2) Do I have to unroot? The directions aren't clear to me. Sorry about that.
3) If I do have to unroot, can I just use OTA rootkeeper to root again afterwards?

All answered in first post (requirements).

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1. No
2. No
3. If you lose root.
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So ill have to be on stock rom...
18th January 2013, 07:25 PM |#10  
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So ill have to be on stock rom...

Yes. There is no safe way (that I know of) to force patch files on a custom rom.

When I get home, I can make a deodexed patch file, but it will overwrite any custom changes you have.
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Yes. There is no safe way (that I know of) to force patch files on a custom rom.

When I get home, I can make a deodexed patch file, but it will overwrite any custom changes you have.

Custom change? As in rom or themes cause I could always flash beans or another rom afterwards right?

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