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[International] Note 3 Rooted, No Idea What ROM I'm Running


  1. Daniel_Irving

    Daniel_Irving New Member

    Bought a rooted Note 3 N900w8 32gb in black.

    It is rooted which I do not mind, but for the life of me I cannot tell what Rom I am currently running.

    In about all I see is:

    Jss15j.n900w8vlubmis in the Build number

    Dpi@dell167 #1

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  2. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby Guides Guide

    That's still the stock ROM it shipped with. Your just rooted without having a custom ROM installed.
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  3. Digital Controller

    Digital Controller The Real Bass Creator Guide

    DPB is right, just understand that installing any updates from Samsung might break that root if you are concerned at all with keeping it.
  4. jetguat

    jetguat Well-Known Member

    Updates from Samsung bloat could break root? Stuff like pen.up. or that samsung app stuff?
  5. dynomot

    dynomot Well-Known Member

    No, that won't break root, because your only updating apps and "bloatware" but a firmware upgrade will.
  6. Rukbat

    Rukbat Well-Known Member

    If the firmware isn't written to not update rooted phones. Some do, some don't. I think the Note 3 does - and, of course, with an unrooted ROM. Root de la paina.
  7. Digital Controller

    Digital Controller The Real Bass Creator Guide

    By updates from Samsung I mean like updates to the firmware, not software. If android updates from samsung come to your device they might break root.
  8. dynomot

    dynomot Well-Known Member

    Plain being rooted should not interfere with OTA updates, Kies might not like your device being rooted, but OTA (Over The Air - using Wifi or network) should work OK, it certainly worked on my SGS4. Updating the firmware by any official method will get rid of root.
  9. Note3owner

    Note3owner Well-Known Member

    If you click about device in the settings and download an update from there yes it will break your root
  10. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    am i right in that this is an international version? if so then i moved this to the internantional root forum. if not let me know then i can move it to the right forum.
  11. dynomot

    dynomot Well-Known Member

    It is and it isn't ocnbrze. I believe the Note 3 N900 8w is the same spec but has a different modem to the Note 3 (SM-N9005) which we are strictly speaking in this root forum about. The OP must be careful to flash correct firmware for their device.

    Daniel, type *#1234# into the dialler and tell us what the three lines of information show exactly. If your rooted this might invoke the super user application, if it does just tap the back soft key. It does sound like your using rooted stock firmware.
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