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SGS2X T989D telus update recovery?

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By Ffinger, Member on 10th May 2014, 06:13 AM
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Hello all.

Hopeing i can get some help with my old telus t989d. I recently upgraded to an S5 and am going to give my phone to a friend. problem is that i rooted the device right after i got it and havent touched or updated anything in years. It is still on the very first firmware that it came with Android version: 2.3.5 kernel:

My first question is do i need to update the recovery it is currently running CWM v5.0.2.6 and an extreamly old version of superuser.
Second question is can i do a factory wipe and flash a new ROM like CyanogenMod 11.0 or do i need to update the stock firmware first.

thats all i can think of right now. thanks in advance for any help
10th May 2014, 03:11 PM |#2  
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Odin flash the 4.1.2 firmware.
Odin flash CWM or newer( or TWRP or newer).
You shouldn't have any problem installing CM11 after you do those things.
10th May 2014, 07:59 PM |#3  
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Unless your friend is into rooting and what not, I'd definitely give it to him with stock 4.1.2 installed.

Otherwise there will always be some glitches.
11th May 2014, 06:48 PM |#4  
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Thanks all for the info. Tryed to go back to stock unrooted. That worked fine but when I Tryed to update through keys I made a brick. Oh well

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