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[Verizon] JellyBean OTA Received

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by htgmc, Dec 14, 2012.

  1. htgmc

    htgmc Lurker
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    JELLYBEAN OTA received and update completed ..(400.7MB)

    So far no problems.
     

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  2. babygoat666

    babygoat666 Newbie

    Was your phone rooted before the update?
     
  3. Andrew8404

    Andrew8404 Lurker

    It's about damn time! Updating now!
     
  4. Metfanant

    Metfanant Android Expert

    rooted users have had it for over a week :p
     
  5. Andrew8404

    Andrew8404 Lurker

    Rooters have had it a lot longer then a week my friend!
     
  6. Metfanant

    Metfanant Android Expert

    K3 (the OTA) has a build date of 11/30...it leaked on like 12/7...so i implore you to explain how someone has had the OTA for "a lot longer then a week"
     
  7. Andrew8404

    Andrew8404 Lurker

    People had had jelly bean for weeks on the S3. It's not the official Verizon build but who cares?
     
  8. Metfanant

    Metfanant Android Expert

    Because the thread is about the OTA...which was leaked around December 6/7...which was about a week ago like I said...

    I've been running builds of JB since before there was even a VZW leak and we had ports of sprint/tmo/att stuff...but that wasn't the topic of this thread
     
  9. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy Android Enthusiast

    This...
     
  10. Ginge

    Ginge Member

    So how can I install the official update if I'm rooted? Should I un-root then root again?
     
  11. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy Android Enthusiast

    Just got notification. But not taking until i know about root..
     
  12. al23

    al23 Well-Known Member


    I lost root after updating, so you might want to hold off on the update. I think you can flash the update without risking losing root.
     
  13. Metfanant

    Metfanant Android Expert

    If you're rooted...flash one of the already rooted stock builds from over at xda and be done with it
     
  14. Ginge

    Ginge Member

    That's just the regular update instructions... I'm asking if there is a version of Verizon's latest update that I can install without losing root.

    Or, can I just install the OTA and easily re-root after? I'm just confused as to what to do.
     
  15. Metfanant

    Metfanant Android Expert

    Read one post up...flash one of the pre-rooted builds that's been out for over a week now...the official build leaked back on 12/6
     
  16. Ginge

    Ginge Member

    Yeah, I just didn't know exactly where to look. What I ended up doing was installing an app called Voodoo OTA Rootkeeper. All you have to do is temporarily unroot, install the OTA and then reroot. I just did it and it works flawlessly.

    I'm now on Jellybean with full root and I didn't have to do much of anything... perfect!
     
  17. Alt230

    Alt230 Lurker

    Major frustration trying to download from Hotspot. Two different computers getting the same failures. After waiting 10-20 minutes it says try again and then sends me to,"you've exceeded the hourly limit for free users." Is there another file location for the update? It seems to hang up in the direct update from verizon too. It automatically opens clockworkmod. Is this an issue?
     
  18. Alt230

    Alt230 Lurker

    what is "over at xda?" for those of us that aren't veteran experts yet. Thanks.
     
  19. cp1

    cp1 Android Enthusiast

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