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Default New GB fw 4.0.2.A.0.84

This morning i got notification about this firmware, will i loose root if I update to this firmware via my phone updater not PC comp.?
Is there anything new in this firmware?

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This morning i got notification about this firmware, will i loose root if I update to this firmware via my phone updater not PC comp.?
Is there anything new in this firmware?

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yes..you loose it.nothing changed..just baseband and wifi libs. what is your phone?
 
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Thanks mate, i have st15i. I will stay on 062 firmware.
 
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but I notice that battery consumption is more efficient on the new firmware
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but I notice that battery consumption is more efficient on the new firmware
Really? Sounds good. How i can root this firmware?
 
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same as rooting .62
downgrade to .42 first then do OTA upgrade
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same as rooting .62
downgrade to .42 first then do OTA upgrade
Someone already tried to directly root this new .84 fw with no success?
 
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same as rooting .62
downgrade to .42 first then do OTA upgrade
if i do OTA upgrade from my current 62 i will loose root permisions, yes?
 
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if i do OTA upgrade from my current 62 i will loose root permisions, yes?
In my case, doing that gives me a failure OTA update thats why I'm forced to reflash .42
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Doing OTA directly over .62 gave me a failure too. Here's what I did- flashed stock .42, root (and updated the SU app and binary and ticked 'OTA Survival', updated to .84 via OTA.. Success. Feels li'l bit snappier and ya battery stays up good. But maybe it's jst a placebo cuz GB has always hav been snappy n fast on my mini.

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