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[Q] Question: update to 4.3 and keep root is possible?

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By c_c_c_66, Member on 28th January 2014, 11:45 AM
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31st January 2014, 06:25 PM |#11  
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I rooted old firmware by DooMLorD easy tool kit, then received OTA update to the newest version (.254), updated it and root access was still there, so you doesn't lose root when updating via OTA (in most cases). As for 4.3 I don't know, we will see.

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31st January 2014, 07:01 PM |#12  
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Originally Posted by abhishekcal

May be doomlord will release the root method for the official 4.3 when it will get released

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According to budyz on the first posts of this thread, the only way to keep root will be to flash the official 4.3 rom. Because DoomLord found an exploit on the old jb 4.1 firmware. It will be perfect but really surprising if he find a new exploit in the 4.3, plus it will take more time.

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1st February 2014, 05:31 PM |#13  
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assuming you have working recovery on your 4.1 rom then flash the 4.3 rom ftf excluding kernel then boot into the recovery flash the supersu zip & then back to flashtool to flash the kernel only.....
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