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This has been replaced by Universal Root de la Vega!
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13th October 2013, 06:55 AM |#2  
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Question & Answer

"Root de la Vega" What kind of name is that?
It's named after Ralph de la Vega, CEO of AT&T Mobility.

Can you help me with the drivers?
No, but you can head over here for help with drivers.

How do I get into download mode?
Method 1: adb reboot download
Method 2: Pull the battery out, unplug the usb cable, reinsert the battery. Hold Volume Down + Home + Power. Follow the instructions on the screen.

How was this root method accomplished?
By hex editing the system image to call a script on the sdcard as root.

Will rooting or downgrading or flashing stock trip the Knox flags?
No, KNOX flags will not be tripped!

Will root survive a factory reset?
Yes, it does.

Do I need have to fully wipe my phone when rooting?
Yes. If you don't you will get lots of nasty force closes. I have yet to find a way around it.

Does Xposed Framework work on a rooted Note 3?
Yes, it has been updated to work fully with the Note 3.

Will rooting report system as custom and display an unlocked lock on the initial boot screen?
Yes. It can be removed by installing Xposed Framework with Wanam Xposed and enabling Security hacks > Fake system status.

Titanium Backup is giving me problems, how can I fix it?
Check out this thread. If you are still having issues, please take your concerns to the dev, they are not related to rooting.

How do I open a 7z file?
With 7zip!

Can I do this on OS X/Linux?
No, not until heimdall is updated to support the Note 3.

Can I unroot?
Yes, use SuperSU full unroot option or flash stock.

How do I flash stock?
Check out this thread.

I am getting a "Prevention Information" popup after running a root app, how do I disable it?
From terminal emulator or adb shell as root, run; pm disable com.sec.knox.seandroid
Or freeze the Knox apps with Titanium Backup.
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13th October 2013, 06:59 AM |#3  
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Downloading now. Thanks for all your hard work
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Thanks for the efforts

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Thank you sir!



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Gears I have a new respect for you. At the bar right now and drunk but you got $ coming tomorrow. Quote me on that s..t!!

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Links are now live!

@Spectredroid unquote that post Need to make changes to it!

Seeding that torrent from my 1Gbps, should be pretty fast.
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Is there any chance of brick of any sort

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Quote:
Originally Posted by designgears

Links are now live!

@Spectredroid unquote that post Need to make changes to it!

Seeding that torrent from my 1Gbps, should be pretty fast.

Done. Thanks for all the work man.

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Quote:
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Is there any chance of brick of any sort

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Not really, uploading the stock files too.
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Also when durning that process should we factory reset. And also can you make the copying to the root process more clear. Thanks I just don't want to mess it up at all

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