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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Nick33, Oct 9, 2013.

  1. Nick33

    Nick33 Well-Known Member
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    Hey guys. Im aware that verizon is supposed to roll out the 4.3 update for the s4 this month... Thing is, im rooted and on the me7 firmware. I don't want to lose root or more importantly brick my phone(if that's even possible receiving this update while rooted).
    I guess my question is- how should i go about keeping root with this device?
    Actually, can i avoid this update altogether? 4.3 doesn't look all that great to me anyway...
    Thank you my friends
     

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  2. wtherrell

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    I would avoid the update. I plan to wait for the 4.3 features to be included in the custom roms that I might use.
     
  3. Nick33

    Nick33 Well-Known Member
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    Is there a way to set it up where i can block the update? As far as I know, apps like rootkeeper won't work with this device.
     
  4. SirEagle

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    There are two files you can freeze with TiB and you won't get it. I don't recall what they are but search around on here and on XDA, it shouldn't be to hard to find a thread talking about it.
     
  5. BRAINZ2013

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    Thanks but a link to this write up or posting would be great itz a lot on xda and here . But thanks .
     
  6. Nick33

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    Um sorry... But thank you for your time sireagle
     
  7. beowulf7

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    Hopefully, once VZW releases their official Android 4.3, the XDA folks will make a rooted version of it available for us. :)
     
  8. jake99x3

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    Update is already out. I'm running it and I have rooted it with saferoot and installed safestrap. You should be good to go.
     
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