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Question [Q] Does rooting prevent you from being able to update to the newest firmware?

So, I guess we all heard that Android 4.3 Jelly Bean will be coming soon to the Xperia Z soon right? My question is that if I root my C6603 right now with the current firmware, the A.2.67, will I still be able to upgrade to 4.3 when it does come out? Also, will I be able to remove the root so that my warranty would not be voided and still be able to bring to the repair shop?
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Root doesn't void warranty.

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So, I guess we all heard that Android 4.3 Jelly Bean will be coming soon to the Xperia Z soon right? My question is that if I root my C6603 right now with the current firmware, the A.2.67, will I still be able to upgrade to 4.3 when it does come out? Also, will I be able to remove the root so that my warranty would not be voided and still be able to bring to the repair shop?
You will need to flash the 4.3 rom FTF via flashtool, when you flash a new FTF it removes root
 
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If you flash a ftf file. They are originally signed by sony. They can flash any time you want.

Flashing ftf, will give you nearly factory state, if you flash data partitin too.

If you are talking about ota uptades.
Mostly rooting will not stop you to upgrade. Unless you did not change any thing in system partition. Like installing deodexed versions, audio packs, mods etc.

Ota updates checks system partition integrity, if origin file infos are not same in ota uptade check list, update will fail. Because ota update could not found files to update. "Basicly"

Just root your phone. Do not mess with your system partition.
When ever you get ota update notification, use ota surviveal settings in supersu or superuser application. Most of time they survive after update.

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