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[Q] root and OTA

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By crazylilazn, Senior Member on 20th July 2014, 09:16 AM
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So I'm planning on rooting my LG G3 soon, (using PurpleDrake I suppose because TowelRoot doesn't work), and I will be installing Xposed after that. I will be keeping my stock recovery as well.

I want to keep my ability to update OTA however, and I know that there are issues with updating while rooted.

As such, will I be able to a) uninstall Xposed and then b) use SuperUser to hide root / or unroot somehow, and then c) accept the OTA

To make sure that no system files are touched, I plan on freezing any unwanted apps through TB (and unfreezing them before the OTA)

Will this work? Is it possible to unroot without having to wipe data?
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20th July 2014, 02:47 PM |#2  
It should yes long as system apps isn't overly modded. I plan on doing same as well as backing up system apps i mod and placing them back for ota
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21st July 2014, 06:47 AM |#3  
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I don't have a G3 yet to verify..but we use 'boot unlocker' app to toggle root and tamper flag on N5.
22nd July 2014, 05:29 AM |#4  
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Thanks for the responses guys! I wish that there was at least a small OTA update so that the people that are already rooted could actually test this.
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