1. J_galaxy24's Avatar
    Good morning everyone. i have a att galaxy note 3 and i love it. i rooted it when i got it just to freeze un needed apps/ bloat. i have a problem with att updates tho, with the most recent one that came out when its installing it stops at 25% and fails. i tried un rooting and cleaing cache but it still fails. im not too worried about this update but i want to be able to update once kitkat is released. anybody know what i can do so the updates dont fail? thank you for any help
    03-02-2014 09:14 AM
  2. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    Good morning everyone. i have a att galaxy note 3 and i love it. i rooted it when i got it just to freeze un needed apps/ bloat. i have a problem with att updates tho, with the most recent one that came out when its installing it stops at 25% and fails. i tried un rooting and cleaing cache but it still fails. im not too worried about this update but i want to be able to update once kitkat is released. anybody know what i can do so the updates dont fail? thank you for any help
    How did you try unrooting?
    03-02-2014 09:56 AM
  3. J_galaxy24's Avatar
    How did you try unrooting?
    i went into superuser and did a full unroot then i cleared phones cache

    i also re-rooted when it wouldnt let me do the update
    03-02-2014 09:57 AM
  4. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    i went into superuser and did a full unroot then i cleared phones cache

    i also re-rooted when it wouldnt let me do the update
    Do you have a custom recovery installed?
    03-02-2014 10:02 AM
  5. J_galaxy24's Avatar
    Do you have a custom recovery installed?
    i dont think so? all i did was root and freeze apps. i didnt do anything else with root
    03-02-2014 10:13 AM
  6. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    i dont think so? all i did was root and freeze apps. i didnt do anything else with root
    The only reason I ask is many times people who show a root method often include a custom recovery, usually for a couple reasons. 1. It may be required for the rooting process, and 2. Custom recoveries offer more options for your device.

    Could you link to the method you used?
    03-02-2014 10:24 AM
  7. J_galaxy24's Avatar
    The only reason I ask is many times people who show a root method often include a custom recovery, usually for a couple reasons. 1. It may be required for the rooting process, and 2. Custom recoveries offer more options for your device.

    Could you link to the method you used?
    i used the kingo root program
    03-02-2014 11:45 AM
  8. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    i used the kingo root program
    Try rebooting into recovery. Power off. Then hold volume up, home and power until you see the first Samsung logo and release. Take a photo with another device, and post it please.
    03-02-2014 11:55 AM
  9. J_galaxy24's Avatar
    Try rebooting into recovery. Power off. Then hold volume up, home and power until you see the first Samsung logo and release. Take a photo with another device, and post it please.
    im sorry im not able too i dont have another camera around. is there any information from the screen i can give you?
    03-02-2014 12:23 PM
  10. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    im sorry im not able too i dont have another camera around. is there any information from the screen i can give you?
    Which recovery picture does yours look like? Pick out the one in this guide: http://forums.androidcentral.com/amb...ifference.html
    03-02-2014 12:50 PM
  11. J_galaxy24's Avatar
    Which recovery picture does yours look like? Pick out the one in this guide: http://forums.androidcentral.com/amb...ifference.html
    AT&T Note 3: updates while being rooted-please help-stock-1-480x640-.jpg

    it looks like this one
    03-02-2014 12:58 PM
  12. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    That's weird you may need to reflash stock rom in order to accept an OTA.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using AC Forums mobile app
    03-02-2014 02:34 PM
  13. Mr.Willie's Avatar
    Since you have it rooted, why don't you just ROM the thing ? Instead of freezing carrier bloat, you can eliminate it. You can also get rid of TW and be running KitKat now, instead of waiting. Some ROMs even have OTA updates. I am using ViperOne. Of course, since I wouldn't get caught dead with a SameDung phone, you'll have to do some digging around on XDA developers and find the best one for you. But my experience dictates that most custom ROMs are better than stock.
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    03-02-2014 02:46 PM
  14. J_galaxy24's Avatar
    That's weird you may need to reflash stock rom in order to accept an OTA.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using AC Forums mobile app
    how would i do that?
    03-02-2014 03:08 PM
  15. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    how would i do that?
    See if you can find the file on Samsung updates .com. Look for your model number. And download it.
    Look this over too: http://forums.androidcentral.com/amb...-via-odin.html

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using AC Forums mobile app
    03-02-2014 04:40 PM
  16. H3aTeRzz's Avatar
    I had the same issue you have/had. The only thing that worked was this: [12/29] Restore for MJ5 --Doesn't trip Knox and optionally provides root-- - Page 56 - xda-developers

    I tried using just odin to flash stock MI9, it would not work.
    03-06-2014 11:00 AM

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