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[Q] Moto G Wont Update to KK 4.4.2

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rmissin
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Default [Q] Moto G Wont Update to KK 4.4.2

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 ??

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U can't update after being rooted. U need stock recovery to update over OTA

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U can't update after being rooted. U need stock recovery to update over OTA

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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.

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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.

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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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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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