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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by JimKnuckles, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. JimKnuckles

    JimKnuckles Well-Known Member
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    Hey all

    If anyone is curious to root and install custom Roms on their devices...this couldn't be easier. You install the app on your phone, and install on your PC.

    I have never rooted, and Dont have much knowledge about it. I used this installer and it couldn't have been easier. In less than 30 minutes it was done. I'm running 4.3.1 right now and its working flawlessly. Loving it.

    Give it a shot if you're like me and hate touchwiz
     

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  2. ironass

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    Just as a matter of interest... what does your Knox Security flag show on your Galaxy S4, as per #1.4 of Warning - Knox Security on 4.3 quad core firmwares? :hmmmm:
     
  3. JimKnuckles

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  4. ironass

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    You do not have a Knox counter in Download mode on your S4? :thinking:

    Were you on Android 4.3 when you used the CM Installer?
     
  5. JimKnuckles

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    Download mode? Not familiar with that. I thought you were referring to the Knox app that came with 4.3. I was on 4.3 when I used the installer. However I downloaded the sprint 4.3 update and installed manually because it still hadnt been pushed to my device at the time....and I didn't have Knox with it
     
  6. ironass

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    My link in post #2 above, refers to the hidden Knox flag, nothing to do with Knox apps, that can be viewed in Download mode and how to go into Download mode, it even has a video to show you how to...

    I suggest reading the whole of that link in post #2, as it gives you a lot more info, as I believe you may have just permanently blown your warranty among other things.
     
  7. Petrah

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    I've no idea what this Knox thing is (I run the Google Edition of the S4), but I'm curious; wouldn't it be gone once the CyanogenMod ROM was installed?

    EDIT: Never mind.. you posted while I was typing out my post. ;)
     
  8. JimKnuckles

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    My understanding is that rooting your phone voids the warranty. Not something I'm concerned about
     
  9. trucky

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    Rooting does void most warranties, but is usually reversable when needed.

    To date, reversing the Knox counter is not possible.
     

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