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[Q] Moto G Wont Update to KK 4.4.2

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By rmissin, Junior Member on 8th March 2014, 10:54 AM
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Hi, I recently bought a Moto G 8gb, Unlocked and rooted it, but when i try to install new KK 4.4.2 it shows "error" on reboot, then "software update failed" when booted.

Tried Factory reset, still the same thing.

When I unlocked this is what was shown...


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(bootloader) Unlock completed! Wait to reboot

FAILED (status read failed (Too many links))
finished. total time: 23.844s

That's the only thing that is questionable for me, the rest went without a hitch, I verified root access with Root Checker.

Everything is working fine and seems to be as it should be, just refuses to install update.

Any tips or pointers ??

tia
 
 
8th March 2014, 01:18 PM |#2  
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U can't update after being rooted. U need stock recovery to update over OTA

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8th March 2014, 01:33 PM |#3  
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U can't update after being rooted. U need stock recovery to update over OTA

Sent from my XT1033 using Tapatalk

Thanks , care to elaborate on the "stock recovery" ?

I rooted using the Superboot r2 method

forum wont let me post links...very helpful.

tia
8th March 2014, 01:57 PM |#4  
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Thanks , care to elaborate on the "stock recovery" ?

I rooted using the Superboot r2 method

forum wont let me post links...very helpful.

tia

Stock recovery and any system files updated by OTA need to be stock as well.

Search xda as threads already cover this.
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Originally Posted by scott_doyland

Stock recovery and any system files updated by OTA need to be stock as well.

Search xda as threads already cover this.

Ah right , I see, I need to restore stock to "unroot" the phone, update to 4.4.2 then re-root.....getting there slowly

thanks for the advice.
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