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    Default Does 4.2.2 update require unlocking and rooting again?

    Hello. This seems like a straightforward question, but I've not maanged to figure it out: I am assuming that if I update from 4.2.1 to 4.2.2 then I'll need to unlock and root my 7 again.

    Is this true? Thanks.
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    Default Re: Does 4.2.2 update require unlocking and rooting again?

    Yes on root, that is normally a given.

    Unlocking the bootloader probably not unless you locked it back up prior to updating assuming you were previously unlocked & rooted.

    FWIW, methods used previously to unlock & root should still remain the same with the new update .


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    Default Re: Does 4.2.2 update require unlocking and rooting again?

    Use OTA Rootkeeper to backup your root before applying the update...
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    Default Re: Does 4.2.2 update require unlocking and rooting again?

    I used OTA Rootkeeper and it saved my root no problem! Great app.
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    Default Re: Does 4.2.2 update require unlocking and rooting again?

    Me too... even with SuperSU
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    Default Re: Does 4.2.2 update require unlocking and rooting again?

    OTA rootkeeper worked for me. Still have root.

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    Default Re: Does 4.2.2 update require unlocking and rooting again?

    When I updated I lost my root access so do I just need to root my device the same as I did last time to get my root access back
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    Default Re: Does 4.2.2 update require unlocking and rooting again?

    Quote Originally Posted by snooy3302 View Post
    When I updated I lost my root access so do I just need to root my device the same as I did last time to get my root access back
    Yep

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