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4.3 OTA ML2 Root Method!

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By Sunderwear, Senior Member on 22nd March 2014, 01:20 AM
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Hello there fellow XDA peeps. I figured out the way to root the OFFICIAL OTA 4.3 Update. Build Number UCUBML2.

1. Download the the following file http://www.mediafire.com/download/x4...kernel.tar.md5 and flash it with odin under PDA. I pulled the boot.img from the 4.3 leak and as we all know it is vulnerable to saferoot and other root method around.

2. After phone reboots enable USB debugging mode try using saferoot or Vroot..google it... it will work .

3. Because this is an older kernel, wifi and some other stuff dont work but dont panic. Flash the next file https://www.mediafire.com/?08j1wqn0x7igjq0 with odin under PDA . This is the stock ML2 kernel.

4. After phone reboots launch Supersu and allow the binary to get updated. Also disable that pesky Knox

5 .???

6. Profit. Enjoy your rooted apps and safestrap

P.S. I have the 4.2.2 modem because I had to repair the imei of the phone..but just ignore it. and again enjoy

Credits to all the people that came up with the kernel exploits like Saferoot etc.
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22nd March 2014, 02:44 AM |#2  
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confirmed root access for 4.3 OTA Ml2 worked perfect .. thank you man you are amazing

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22nd March 2014, 03:31 AM |#3  
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im Glad it did.
22nd March 2014, 03:34 AM |#4  
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Originally Posted by Sunderwear

Hello there fellow XDA peeps. I figured out the way to root the OFFICIAL OTA 4.3 Update. Build Number UCUBML2.

1. Download the the following file http://www.mediafire.com/download/x4...kernel.tar.md5 and flash it with odin under PDA. I pulled the boot.img from the 4.3 leak and as we all know it is vulnerable to saferoot and other root method around.

2. After phone reboots enable USB debugging mode try using saferoot or Vroot..google it... it will work .

3. Because this is an older kernel, wifi and some other stuff dont work but dont panic. Flash the next file https://www.mediafire.com/?08j1wqn0x7igjq0 with odin under PDA . This is the stock ML2 kernel.

4. After phone reboots launch Supersu and allow the binary to get updated. Also disable that pesky Knox

5 .???

6. Profit. Enjoy your rooted apps and safestrap

P.S. I have the 4.2.2 modem because I had to repair the imei of the phone..but just ignore it. and again enjoy

Credits to all the people that came up with the kernel exploits like Saferoot etc.


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22nd March 2014, 06:21 AM |#5  
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I don't know what's the problem with wife after I flashed my phone from 4.2.2 MF1 to 4.3 ML2 ..now my phone is rooted some one have any idea how do get fix it.. my wife working but when I connected to my router I can't turn off the phone or restated it .. I have to do first forget connection then I can restart the phone ..if I not doing that way the wifi doesn't work

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22nd March 2014, 06:42 AM |#6  
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Omg I love you. xD
22nd March 2014, 07:04 AM |#7  
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Thank you!!! It works and it isn't to complex either
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I don't know what's the problem with wife after I flashed my phone from 4.2.2 MF1 to 4.3 ML2 ..now my phone is rooted some one have any idea how do get fix it.. my wife working but when I connected to my router I can't turn off the phone or restated it .. I have to do first forget connection then I can restart the phone ..if I not doing that way the wifi doesn't work

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Did you reflash the stock ML2 kernel? The MI2 kernel from the leak breaks wifi
22nd March 2014, 07:21 AM |#9  
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Yes I did .. I got this issue from month a go when released the 4.3ML2 and today i rooted it my phone. i tried to fix it but i couldn't fix it

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22nd March 2014, 10:57 AM |#10  
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Fking awsome thanks dude ! ♥
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ITS WORKS !!!
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22nd March 2014, 01:03 PM |#11  
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Confirmed working.. nice job op

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