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Default [ODIN][TAR] 4.4 I9505GUEUBMKG Full Rooted Restore

MKG is released.

WARNING: Stop asking if you can flash this on other phones. You can NOT. It is meant for the I9505G ONLY. This is NOT a "rom". This is a system image for the I9505G. Flashing to any other phone will brick it.

Kernel Source:

http://opensource.samsung.com/recept...alue=GT-I9505G

OTA zip (must be flashed in stock recovery) [Thanks @Danvdh for the link]:

http://android.clients.google.com/pa...e_FWD_user.zip

Root method (does not overwrite stock recovery):

http://www.mediafire.com/download/tn...4_GPE_ROOT.zip

ODIN FULL RECOVER IMAGE (root is built in):

Shamelessly stealing @MJHawaii instructions from this thread (THANK YOU):

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2398217

(DISCLAIMER) Please read and follow the instructions carefully. I nor anyone else on this forum is responsible if you brick your phone, lose your job, or life as you know it ends. Make sure you fully Understand what you're doing before you do it. Modifying any phone comes with a risk.


Instructions

1. Download the I9505GUEUBMKG_FULL_ROOTED.tar.md5.gz package from below
2. Make sure you have the USB Drivers installed and you have Odin 3.09
3. Please do not flash this if you're low on battery, Go charge your phone!
4. Open up Odin and click on PDA (or AP in 3.09+), then select the I9505GUEUBMKG_FULL_ROOTED.tar.md5.gz package you downloaded
5. Odin will need to extract the tar md5 file from the gzip archive, and this will take a while
6. This is a massive file give it time to load up in Odin and Make sure you have a COM PORT in Odin ( any )
7. Click Start and wait till it finishes flashing
8. If your phone does not boot right back up then boot into stock recovery and Wipe Data Factory Reset.

http://www.mediafire.com/download/6i...TED.tar.md5.gz

A GIANT thank you to @MJHawaii for helping me learn this process!!!


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This might be a stupid thing to ask but is there Knox on the Google play edition?

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Not to my knowledge. But that's far from a definitive answer.


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Loaded up and running great so far. Gotta remember that the icons for connections are white. Thought I had a problem at first. Will test and let you know if I find issues.

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Great, thanks for testing!


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You guys have no idea how badly I wanna flash that baby in my i337m.
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Default Root after 4.4 OTA

Thanks SamuriHL!

This may be an easy question. Actually, I hope it is...
I want to sideload the 4.4 OTA zip and then get Root back after the update. How do I root the phone after I sideload the OTA? I already downloaded the s$_GPE_ROOT.zip file. Thanks in advance.
 
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You guys have no idea how badly I wanna flash that baby in my i337m.
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I do, but DON'T. It will brick your phone. My wife has one, too. She'll be waiting.


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Thanks SamuriHL!

This may be an easy question. Actually, I hope it is...
I want to sideload the 4.4 OTA zip and then get Root back after the update. How do I root the phone after I sideload the OTA? I already downloaded the s$_GPE_ROOT.zip file. Thanks in advance.
The S4_GPE_ROOT has an older SuperSU zip file in it. Grab the latest one from chainfire as they've done updates for 4.4 recently. Just delete the one from the S4_GPE_ROOT directory and drop in the new one. The script will automagically pick it up. After that, just run the script and follow directions. That's all there is to it. Make sure you have Koush's ADB driver installed. It's included in the S4_GPE_ROOT zip.


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