[Sprint] Can't get system or samsung updates since rooting

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  1. redstepchild

    redstepchild Active Member

    Is there anything I am missing. The Samsung software for the actual phone won't update. Playstore items update just fine, as do samsung apps.

    I keep getting a message that my phone has downloaded an uodate, but when it goes into that boot mode and the android icon comes up... it says it failed.

  2. Darnell0216

    Darnell0216 Well-Known Member

    System software updates require a stock phone with stock recovery. Rooting and/or custom recovery will break OTA updates. You'll have to unroot or temporarily disable root (if your SU supports it) and try that way. If you deleted system apps (bloat), that can also break OTA.
  3. Shabbypenguin

    Shabbypenguin Well-Known Member Developer

    stock recovery, all the stock apps EXACTLY as they came via ota, all teh files exactly as they came via ota, stock bootloaders (as in if you flashed a MF2 rom and you were on LJ1 your bootloaders didnt get updated). root doesnt affect updates like that, but just about everything else does...

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