1. steveazusa's Avatar
    Hi my phone is rooted stock and i can't update it through the factory update since i deleted most of the factory apps so my thing was can i flash a stock rom zip over my stock rooted phone so i have all the factory apps? Or will this brick my phone i also have stock recovery btw
    10-08-2013 10:04 PM
  2. GSDer's Avatar
    Well if you're using the stock Recovery software then you can't use it to flash the stock ROM zip file. Odin won't flash a zip file either. You'll have to find the tar file or equivalent for Odin.

    Or you could use the Kies software to reload the stock firmware.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM 10.2 using Tapatalk 4
    10-09-2013 12:32 AM
  3. steveazusa's Avatar
    How do i reload the stock firmware through kies?
    10-09-2013 12:58 AM
  4. GSDer's Avatar
    Basically:
    - install Kies
    - run it once (it'll update to the latest version)
    - put phone in Download mode and connect it to PC and let drivers install
    - in Kies, select the second item in the Tools menu (something like Emergency firmware update and Initialisation)
    - follow the prompts (model number and IMEI can be found under the battery; be sure to enter the model number in CAPS)

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM 10.2 using Tapatalk 4
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    10-09-2013 10:34 AM
  5. steveazusa's Avatar
    Dude! Thanks it worked! Thought that annoying pop up of update firmware would never go away! From now on I'm freezing those annoying factory apps
    10-09-2013 05:18 PM
  6. GSDer's Avatar
    From now on I'm freezing those annoying factory apps
    You can certainly do that - I just ended up disabling all of the apps that appeared to be useless, although there were a handful that I couldn't disable (unrooted at the moment). For the amount of memory that the handful were using it wasn't a big deal to me. YMMV.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM 10.2 using Tapatalk 4
    10-10-2013 12:15 AM
  7. GSDer's Avatar
    BTW, here's all the stuff that I disabled on my Verizon S3 (4.1.2, MF1):
    Accessories
    AllShare Play
    Caller Name ID
    Exchange services
    Google+
    Media Hub
    Music Hub
    MusicFX
    Picasa Uploader
    S Suggest
    S Voice
    Samsung account
    SNS
    Stock Daemon(EUR)
    Swype
    Sync Service
    Talk
    Verizon Tones
    VZ Navigator
    Weather Daemon(EUR)
    Weather Widget Main
    Yahoo! Finance
    Yahoo! News

    The ones that I couldn't disable (unrooted) that I wanted to check out were:
    AllShare Service
    Backup+ Media
    Factory Mode
    NewBayService
    PageBuddyNotiSvc
    Verizon Remote Diagnostics

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM 10.2 using Tapatalk 4
    10-10-2013 12:36 AM

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