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Root [Sprint] Updating rooted Galaxy Note 3 to latest firmware

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by NoobWonder, Jul 14, 2014.

  1. NoobWonder

    NoobWonder Member
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    Hi, how can I update my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to the newest firmware and still keep my root?
     

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  2. J_Hansen

    J_Hansen Well-Known Member
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    update and just re-root if needed
     
  3. NoobWonder

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    When I try to update it says "Your device has been modified. Software updates are not available." How do I update now?
     
  4. dustwun77

    dustwun77 Endeavor to Persevere :)
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    What carrier are you using?
     
  5. paulw035

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    It works via Kies, I was in the same situation and updated a couple of nights ago. Takes about 20 minutes.
     
  6. NoobWonder

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    Doesn't work for me it says "SM-N900P does not support initializing."
     
  7. NoobWonder

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  8. Digital Controller

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    I would suggest to just push some new firmware via ODIN.

    Just be aware that, I know with Verizon at least, it is easier root your device on 4.3 then upgrade to 4.4 rather than lose root to 4.4 then root.

    Also I have moved this thread into the Sprint Root Forum to get some assistance from other rooted Sprint Note 3 users.
     
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