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    Default Error when updating to 4.4.2 (SPHL-710)

    Help. I have a rooted Sprint Galaxy S3 running Android 4.3. I just got the official OTA for 4.4.2 and I decided to install it. However it failed while installing because I have clockworkmod on it. I flashed the old stock recovery and tried flashing again but it's still not working. Maybe I just need to flash 4.3 Stock Recovery but I can't find it anywhere. I'll leave a picture so you guys can see the error. Thank you and hope someone can help me!Error when updating to 4.4.2 (SPHL-710)-20140524_114116.jpg
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    Default Re: Error when updating to 4.4.2 (SPHL-710)

    I could be wrong, but I don't think you can be rooted to install an OTA. I could be wrong, though. I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong.

    Sent from my SPH-L710 using Tapatalk
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    Default Re: Error when updating to 4.4.2 (SPHL-710)

    To install the OTA you need to have the stock recovery and ALL original installed apps, including bloatware, unmodified. If you change(d) anything while rooted the OTA is going to fail.

    You could revert to the stock 4.3 using ODIN, and then wait for the OTA again, but if you're going to go the Odin route you might as well just Odin 4.4.2 from the start. Here's a link:

    [FULL RESTORE][TAR] Stock ND8 Odin FLASHABLE [4.4.2] - xda-developers

    A couple of things to note:

    Flashing a new ROM with Odin will wipe the data partition on your internal SD card, so back up any information you have stored first.

    Once you flash ND8, you can never use Odin to revert to MK3 or any earlier ROM. Trying to revert will brick your phone. You can still flash prior ROMs in recovery (e.g., CWM), but you can never Odin back to an earlier ROM.

    In order to run the stock Touchwiz ND8 ROM, you must have the ND8 bootloader installed, so if you see the ROM alone available to flash in recovery, don't try to flash it with your existing MK3 bootloader. You need to flash the entire ND8 ROM in Odin.
    PLEASE, when asking for help provide as much information as possible. We can't help unless we know what the symptoms are and what you did before they began.

    LG G3 on Sprint. [Stumped and Bumped, Debloated, Startup apps managed, Trickster, Nova Prime, Swiftkey, G3 Tweakbox]--> Runs smooth as silk, now.
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    Default Re: Error when updating to 4.4.2 (SPHL-710)

    Im using S3..and nothing bother me with this phone so far.but lately I got notification to update the software.not sure how to attach the screenshot here since this is my first post..hope to get some opinion frm u guys.and sorry to post in this thread because idk how to make a new thread.
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    Default Re: Error when updating to 4.4.2 (SPHL-710)

    What is your concern? Do you not want to accept the update? l What do you want to do?
    PLEASE, when asking for help provide as much information as possible. We can't help unless we know what the symptoms are and what you did before they began.

    LG G3 on Sprint. [Stumped and Bumped, Debloated, Startup apps managed, Trickster, Nova Prime, Swiftkey, G3 Tweakbox]--> Runs smooth as silk, now.
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    Default Re: Error when updating to 4.4.2 (SPHL-710)

    Actually..thats my question.kkk..I want to know whats the update for..the notif did mention about software update.im not sure though.it will be better if I can show u the screencap of the notif.
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    Default Re: Error when updating to 4.4.2 (SPHL-710)

    FWIW, I'm running ND8 and have no issues with it at all. It's noticeably smoother and more responsive than MK3 was.
    PLEASE, when asking for help provide as much information as possible. We can't help unless we know what the symptoms are and what you did before they began.

    LG G3 on Sprint. [Stumped and Bumped, Debloated, Startup apps managed, Trickster, Nova Prime, Swiftkey, G3 Tweakbox]--> Runs smooth as silk, now.

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