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Old September 5th, 2013, 04:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
Darnell0216
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Device(s): Samsung Galaxy S 4 vMJA Rooted, HTC EVO Design 4G v4.0.3 Bootloader Unlocked & Rooted
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1) Backup: Your accounts should take care of this if you've installed them. Google will handle contacts, Samsung will handle Text/MMS and call log, dump your photos into DropBox if you've completed the 50GB bonus steps. And yes, TB will handle app data.

2) Unroot and Stock: Depending on the modifications made, you may simply have to use your SU app's unroot function, flash the stock recovery back and then wipe the phone. If you did more than that, there are links on XDA describing how to return to stock.

3) Update the New Phone: Skip initial setup and download all firmware updates until your version is MF9. Perform a factory reset so there's no software conflicts that cause overheating and other issues. No, rooting will not be blocked.

4) Root the New Phone: Make sure you use the Sprint download!
QbKing77 | Your Tech Simplified

5) Before anything else, install Recovery and make a stock backup: Takes just 10 seconds
QbKing77 | Your Tech Simplified

6) Native WiFi Hotspot Hack: Make sure you use MF9 Odexed!
QbKing77 | Your Tech Simplified
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Samsung Galaxy S 4 MJA Rooted with CF Auto-Root Tutorial by qbking77
HTC EVO Design 4G v4.0.3 Bootloader Unlocked & Rooted with HTC SuperTool v3 by frigid

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