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    My wife and I both have the Samsung s4 but on hers it says device status custom and on mine it says normal. What does the mean? I can't seem to get hers to show up on the laptop

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    As far as I know it means a custom rom is on the device.

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    Quote Originally Posted by davy4475 View Post
    My wife and I both have the Samsung s4 but on hers it says device status custom and on mine it says normal. What does the mean? I can't seem to get hers to show up on the laptop

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    Have you rooted the device?

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    No but I bought the phone 2 weeks ago. How would I know if it's rooted

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    No but I bought the phone 2 weeks ago. How would I know if it's rooted

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    You can download a root checking app from play.

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    Yeah it's rooted, how do I get it back to stock firmware

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    Yeah it's rooted, how do I get it back to stock firmware

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    you have to let us know what carrier. firmware,which can be found in settings,more,about device,baseband version
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    It's on O2, 4.2.2 and the baseband is i9505xxuamdm. Hope this helps

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    Quote Originally Posted by davy4475 View Post
    It's on O2, 4.2.2 and the baseband is i9505xxuamdm. Hope this helps

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    Do you have a superuser app on the device? Some have an unroot option.

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    Is it as easy as that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by davy4475 View Post
    Is it as easy as that?

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    Might be. I never willingly unroot.

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    I only want to Unroot because the pc won't recognise the phone but will charge it

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    Did you try downloading and reinstalling the drivers from the Samsung website?

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    Yeah tried that but still nothing

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