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Unhappy [Q] How to update to KitKat and ROOT ?

OP Iorveth

19th February 2014, 01:44 AM   |  #1  
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Hello, I have rooted my stock Galaxy Note 3 T-Mobile 4.3 and now I heard that Samsung is rolling out soon KitKat update for the Note 3.

My questions is, do I have to unroot and return to stock then update then root the exact same way I did before ?

Does updating to KitKat require a different root method ?

Can I restore my apps and how ? I dont seem to know how to use Titanium backup and I even purchased it!

Please help me and thanks
19th February 2014, 03:09 AM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by Iorveth

Hello, I have rooted my stock Galaxy Note 3 T-Mobile 4.3 and now I heard that Samsung is rolling out soon KitKat update for the Note 3.

My questions is, do I have to unroot and return to stock then update then root the exact same way I did before ?

Does updating to KitKat require a different root method ?

Can I restore my apps and how ? I dont seem to know how to use Titanium backup and I even purchased it!

Please help me and thanks

I believe that you can update to Kitkat via Odin when the official update comes to T-mobile while rooted but you will lose root in the process. As far as rerooting, I believe you can flash recovery with Odin and then flash SuperSu in recovery to get rooted again, although, I think I read somewhere that it wasn't recommended anymore?. Not sure though. I used auto root method which I'm sure would still work just fine with kitkat. For restoring apps I would recommend the App backup and restore from the play store. Very easy to use.
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19th February 2014, 03:11 AM   |  #3  
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Why dont you flash a 4.4 rom that's out there

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19th February 2014, 05:02 AM   |  #4  
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Originally Posted by Iorveth

Hello, I have rooted my stock Galaxy Note 3 T-Mobile 4.3 and now I heard that Samsung is rolling out soon KitKat update for the Note 3.

My questions is, do I have to unroot and return to stock then update then root the exact same way I did before ?

Does updating to KitKat require a different root method ?

Can I restore my apps and how ? I dont seem to know how to use Titanium backup and I even purchased it!

Please help me and thanks

I generally NEVER accept OTA updates until Devs have a chance to look at it and okay it, or see what others feedback is after accepting. Don't take for granted that you are rooted and have unlocked boot loader access. And until official KitKat is released its all hearsay as to when it'll come out.
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