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14th May 2014, 02:19 PM   |  #1  
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Hi guys,


I have recently bought the HTC m8 and I have some question you might be able to answer..

- I want to receive OTA updates, but meanwhile I want root access to be able to use titaniumbackup/adblocker/etcetc..

- Is there any chance to do this?
14th May 2014, 07:13 PM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by zimilaci

Hi guys,


I have recently bought the HTC m8 and I have some question you might be able to answer..

- I want to receive OTA updates, but meanwhile I want root access to be able to use titaniumbackup/adblocker/etcetc..

- Is there any chance to do this?

Yes, so long as you keep stock recovery, stock ROM, stock firmware, stock CID, stock MID, you will be able to.
14th May 2014, 08:26 PM   |  #3  
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So I will need to do the following then:

- unlock bootloader
-boot into recovery then nandroid backup with recovery.img
- custom recovery+root
-s-off maybe?
And then flashing the stock recovery back and I will have root and ota...right?

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You got it

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16th May 2014, 12:44 AM   |  #5  
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You got it

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That was easy thank you :

- Unlocked
- Then booted into Phil'S Touch recovery
- Nandroid backup (with recovery)
- Install SU binary
- S-OFF with firewater and thats it.

I kept everything stock, so in theory I will be able to get ota's but of course after every update Root has to be "installed" again. and booting into custom recovery will be also needed.

Thanks!
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