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    OK guys, the method for rooted members with custom recovery has been posted. Have fun and enjoy your update.
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    Thanks. So this (the method for custom recovery) will wipe all data, right?
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    And to carry that question further, will the factory reset remove all my downloaded apps? Or just any data? I know that wiping cache and dalvik is going to wipe the profiles, i.e. I will have to sign back into everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by meyerweb View Post
    Thanks. So this (the method for custom recovery) will wipe all data, right?
    You could do a dirty flash and only wipe cache and dalvik and you shouldn't lose any data. However if it causes issues, you will have to do the factory reset.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rando991 View Post
    And to carry that question further, will the factory reset remove all my downloaded apps? Or just any data? I know that wiping cache and dalvik is going to wipe the profiles, i.e. I will have to sign back into everything.

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    Wiping dalvik and cache will not cause any issues and you won't need to sign in or setup anything. It will only cause the updating apps at the startup. Factory reset will remove your downloaded apps and you will have to setup all your account. Like I said try doing a dirty flash first and don't do the factory reset. This will be completely painless. But if you do have issues (most likely you won't) then do the factory reset.
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    Stupid question - odexed is the "factory" setup , correct? People de-odex separately?
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    I guess I'll wait until the weekend, then, so I have plenty of time to restore all my apps and data if needed. Actually, I'll probably wait at least a few days to make sure this update doesn't have a bunch of bugs just waiting to be discovered.

    Thanks skunk.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skunkape60 View Post
    OK guys, the method for rooted members with custom recovery has been posted. Have fun and enjoy your update.
    I know I'm struggling today. Where is that skunk?
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    Quote Originally Posted by phippsy84 View Post
    I know I'm struggling today. Where is that skunk?
    2nd post on the thread.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kuoirad View Post
    2nd post on the thread.
    Thanks I didn't even check back on the first page. Like I said struggling.
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    will this work with wicked jellybesn rom v1.3 ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by killswitch651 View Post
    will this work with wicked jellybesn rom v1.3 ?
    Someone can correct me, but this basically *is* a rom - the stock rom. So no, you'd have to wait for your rom of choice to integrate the updates from this into theirs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kuoirad View Post
    Stupid question - odexed is the "factory" setup , correct? People de-odex separately?
    Not a stupid question. Odex is the way the stock ROM is packaged and built...yes it is the way stock ROMs come from the factory, sts. A developer may repackage the apk files a certain way (Deodex) so he can theme a custom ROM. Most people don't need deodexed versions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rando991 View Post
    Not a stupid question. Odex is the way the stock ROM is packaged and built...yes it is the way stock ROMs come from the factory, sts. A developer may repackage the apk files a certain way (Deodex) so he can theme a custom ROM. Most people don't need deodexed versions.
    That's what I thought, thanks. I can't seem to keep the two terms straight in my head - not one of those "important" things to me, I guess.

    And "stupid" only in that I could have looked it up...but thanks nonetheless.
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    Quote Originally Posted by killswitch651 View Post
    will this work with wicked jellybesn rom v1.3 ?
    Quoirad is correct. This is packaged as a complete Rom and it will overwrite your custom Rom. If you want to stay with your custom Rom you will have to wait for the dev to update it. There is no other way.

    Since the dev just put out an update, he may choose to wait for a more significant update and just skip this one.

    If you are talking about wicked sensations jellybean, do you realize he has updated it to 2.0 almost 2 weeks ago?
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    Quote Originally Posted by rando991 View Post
    Not a stupid question. Odex is the way the stock ROM is packaged and built...yes it is the way stock ROMs come from the factory, sts. A developer may repackage the apk files a certain way (Deodex) so he can theme a custom ROM. Most people don't need deodexed versions.

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    It's not only themed roms but many common mods also require a deodexed rom.

    If you just want a stock rooted Rom but don't flash mods or themes then the odexed if probably your best bet.
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    I'm just glad I can do this via recovery and don't have to bust out odin in a virtual machine...
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    Skunkape - one suggestion to add to the procedure(s) (at least for custom recovery people) - you might explicitly remind them to take a nandroid backup before they start wiping caches and flashing.
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    Well this worked great...THANK YOU...non-root...no computer...4.1.2!!!...dont really know if anything has changed...we will see
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skunkape60 View Post
    If and when it comes, it will come much like what I sent you. You will just flash it in recovery. You can just stay on what your running now and when and if it is released as a Rom, you can just flash it. But at this point I haven't seen it even being discussed.
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    didnt kno been slaccin
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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe113 View Post
    ?
    Yes, read post #26 and then #2

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    I flashed the MA6 firmware only into my cm10.1 sprint galaxy s3 wihout having to go back to stock, working fine....
    Used CWM 6.0.2.3 recovery

    here is the link to the site
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skunkape60 View Post
    You could do a dirty flash and only wipe cache and dalvik and you shouldn't lose any data. However if it causes issues, you will have to do the factory reset.
    How do I do a "dirty flash"?
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    Do everything but the factory reset. So you still wipe your cache and Dalvik cache, but then you flash the firmware/rom.
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