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Updating to Android 4.3 without wiping?

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By Okaham, Senior Member on 29th March 2014, 06:18 AM
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Hey guys, so my buddy has a rooted tmo galaxy s4 currently on Android 4.2. he just got a Galaxy Gear, so he wants to update to Android 4.3. however, he doesn't want to wipe anything (or try not to) in order to upgrade to Android 4.3...is that possible?
I tried Triangle Away and resetted it in an attempt to trick the OTA update, but it's not working...any help is appreciated!
 
 
29th March 2014, 11:28 AM |#2  
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Why not use titanium backup out similar app to backup data?

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29th March 2014, 01:25 PM |#3  
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If on a custom rom /root it may not be possible without boot loops, if on stock /rooted with no mods you can update without wipe.
I flashed from stock /rooted 4.2.2 to 4.4.2 Fenny's stock /rom without wiping with no problems, it is also pre-rooted, just had to delete one super user.

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