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Default Cconfirmed 4.2 backups will restore on 4.4 Bootloader

Confirmed: you can restore 4.2.2 base rom backups after you've Odin flashed the 4.4 kk update with the new bootloader...just an FYI as I've been able to successfully restore back and forth between 4.2 and 4.4 base roms

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Confirmed: you can restore 4.2.2 base rom backups after you've Odin flashed the 4.4 kk update with the new bootloader...just an FYI as I've been able to successfully restore back and forth between 4.2 and 4.4 base roms

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Easier said than done... You fail to mention: Unless your app has bug fixes 4.4.2 will cause issues and not to do a full restore. Also you led us to believe you can restore to 4.2.2 or 4.2.1 from 4.4.2. Only the apps you can do so, unless they are OEM specific and are only made for 4.4.2.
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Easier said than done... You fail to mention: Unless your app has bug fixes 4.4.2 will cause issues and not to do a full restore. Also you led us to believe you can restore to 4.2.2 or 4.2.1 from 4.4.2. Only the apps you can do so, unless they are OEM specific and are only made for 4.4.2.
actually I didn't fail to mention anything...i did a full normal full wipe of 4.4.2 after I Odin flashed it, rooted and Odin flashed recovery then a normal full restore of 4.2.2 system apps kernel the whole deal.....even my custom kernel restored back fine dude just as I said with zero issues...and to be clear I never once mentioned 4.1 did I? You said 4.1 stop putting words in my mouth....if there had been issues I would've mentioned it...all my apps and root were in tact and those I greenified were still hibernating, even my Wanam them came back dude.....my 4.2.2 rom and apps restored flawlessly so I'd appreciate you not put words in my mouth again thanks

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Dude your apps have nothing to do with anything...all apps that you had on 4.4 get wiped if you do a proper wipe then your 4.2 apps restore with the rest of the system and data apps partition if you backed them up so maybe if you knew what you were talking about you wouldn't be trying to call me out mistakenly
 
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Whoa whoa whoa children please stop where you are right now. Let me clarify some things...

Yes, you can restore 4.2.2 using Odin to flash the stock tar file.
No, the bootloader WILL NOT be rolled back, once you have a Knox bootloader there is no going back unless you have the equipment and resources to basically JTAG your device to perform a NAND flash of the original bootloader to the device's eMMC controller. This will wipe your entire eMMC which is your internal storage so you will lose everything.

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Whoa whoa whoa children please stop where you are right now. Let me clarify some things...

Yes, you can restore 4.2.2 using Odin to flash the stock tar file.
No, the bootloader WILL NOT be rolled back, once you have a Knox bootloader there is no going back unless you have the equipment and resources to basically JTAG your device to perform a NAND flash of the original bootloader to the device's eMMC controller. This will wipe your entire eMMC which is your internal storage so you will lose everything.

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You should really look up Adam Outler if you have not heard of him here on XDA and you are not familiar with his work, he can teach you a lot about many devices and how to "hack" them.

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Sorry grandpa lol

Thanks I appreciate it but I'm moderately familiar... I have builds out for the note 3, note 12.2 pro, galaxy mega, tab 8.4 and (galaxy gear but only for myself and some friend) all currently...and have my personal other note 1, note 2, note 8, and note 10.1 2012 roms across their respective base builds that I still occasionally get out and build for....anyway i actually only did a simple restore of my stock 4.2.2 cwm backup just like every other time as noted above in my previous posts...a simple clean wipe, clear dalvik and cache, restore 4.2 with civz kernel just like normal after I Odin flashed the 4.4 stock rom, flashed recovery and rooted it and made a backup of kk then restored 4.2 backup and it restored perfectly ...i only tried it knowing I could Odin flash 4.4 again worst case scenario... and my note 8 collects dust anyway... so so after the successful restore I made the post for anyone who may be interestd cheers

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Sorry grandpa lol

Thanks I appreciate it but I'm moderately familiar... I have builds out for the note 3, note 12.2 pro, galaxy mega, tab 8.4 and (galaxy gear but only for myself and some friend) all currently...and have my personal other note 1, note 2, note 8, and note 10.1 2012 roms across their respective base builds that I still occasionally get out and build for....anyway i actually only did a simple restore of my stock 4.2.2 cwm backup just like every other time as noted above in my previous posts...a simple clean wipe, clear dalvik and cache, restore 4.2 with civz kernel just like normal after I Odin flashed the 4.4 stock rom, flashed recovery and rooted it and made a backup of kk then restored 4.2 backup and it restored perfectly ...i only tried it knowing I could Odin flash 4.4 again worst case scenario... and my note 8 collects dust anyway... so so after the successful restore I made the post for anyone who may be interestd cheers

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Haha, I'm not old. I'm only turning 24 next month. I am however pretty old for my rank in the army. I only joined last October and I finally just got promoted from Pvt to Pv2 today.

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Oh thats really cool man...a couple really cool dudes on my note 3 rom are in the army...ones is an mp...congratulations dude

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My buddy kalz (army sargent) also says congratulations on the promo dude
 
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Whoa whoa whoa children please stop where you are right now. Let me clarify some things...

Yes, you can restore 4.2.2 using Odin to flash the stock tar file.
No, the bootloader WILL NOT be rolled back, once you have a Knox bootloader there is no going back unless you have the equipment and resources to basically JTAG your device to perform a NAND flash of the original bootloader to the device's eMMC controller. This will wipe your entire eMMC which is your internal storage so you will lose everything.

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Just to confirm, downgrading to 4.2.2 via pc odin is still possible without any ill effects other than the knox flag being tripped permanently?
and this would be with the stock 4.2.2 rom package from sammobile, no editing, decompiling or any of the sorts???
 
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Just to confirm, downgrading to 4.2.2 via pc odin is still possible without any ill effects other than the knox flag being tripped permanently?
and this would be with the stock 4.2.2 rom package from sammobile, no editing, decompiling or any of the sorts???
You can definitely flash the stock 4.2.2 tar file using Odin 3.07 without any problems. I suggest wiping data and cache first.

You should also be able to flash any custom ROM using a custom recovery such as PhilZ CWM and perform a restoration of any backup without any problems other than Knox counter being tripped.

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You can definitely flash the stock 4.2.2 tar file using Odin 3.07 without any problems. I suggest wiping data and cache first.

You should also be able to flash any custom ROM using a custom recovery such as PhilZ CWM and perform a restoration of any backup without any problems other than Knox counter being tripped.

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My my, thanks for the info kind sir

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