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Hey there so basically I need some help with android 4.3 build m_j 7 and I need a way so that I can use a custom rom without SS.

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Hey there so basically I need some help with android 4.3 build m_j 7 and I need a way so that I can use a custom rom without SS.

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You can't, it's not possible because no bootloader exploit has been found since MDK.
 
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Hey there so basically I need some help with android 4.3 build m_j 7 and I need a way so that I can use a custom rom without SS.

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you really need to do some reading before you brick your phone

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2606501
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Yea... SafeStrap is your only option as of right now. Good luck and read up as much as you can, you should be alright

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Hey there so basically I need some help with android 4.3 build m_j 7 and I need a way so that I can use a custom rom without SS.

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you really need to do some reading before you brick your phone

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2606501
I haven't made any drastic maneuvers yet. Lol. I'm not trying to brick it either.





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Are you having trouble with Safe Strap?

no, just feeling left out with all these awesome custom roms out.




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You can't, it's not possible because no bootloader exploit has been found since MDK.
Can't I downgrade? I thought that was a possibility?


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Can't I downgrade? I thought that was a possibility?
One person has claimed it's possible through JTAG, but they declined to provide proof and nobody else has been able to do it.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...d#post51338813

So it is definitely not possible at this time.

If you want to run AOSP/etc you'll need to buy a used S4 with MDK (e.g. on swappa). They generally sell for a bit more than non-MDK ones, but I've seen them as low as $310-$335 recently. Lowest currently is $360 though. Basically, assuming your S4 is in mint/near-mint condition the price difference should be under $50 if you were to sell yours and buy one with MDK.
 
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I haven't made any drastic maneuvers yet. Lol. I'm not trying to brick it either.








right?







no, just feeling left out with all these awesome custom roms out.






Can't I downgrade? I thought that was a possibility?


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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2630040

over a dozen custom roms available for safestrap users....
so long Verizon and my awesome S4 , hello TMO G3

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