1. Juan Clyncke's Avatar
    I'm still kinda new to Android eventhough i have it rooted and flashed to Cyanogenmod.
    However samsung just put out a new update that improves system stability.

    If i update from my restored stock rom, will i lose my root?
    If so is there anyway i can keep my root?
    thanks in advance
    05-14-2013 11:49 AM
  2. archer75's Avatar
    You will lose root. There is an app you can get called root keeper which may easily help you restore it after the update.
    05-14-2013 12:40 PM
  3. scorpiodsu's Avatar
    Yes you will lose root. But root can easily be done again because the update didn't block the exploit. But I don't get it, why do you care about the stock update if you're flashing ROMs? I mean at the end of the day, isn't that why you are doing....so you can have a better ROM than stock? I wouldn't worry about the update because whatever ROM you get should address any performance issues anyway. Unless of course you really really want a stock device.
    05-14-2013 01:24 PM
  4. Juan Clyncke's Avatar
    The Cyanogenmod i was running on was an unofficial build, which had some issues still, i used voodoo however i can't seem to root my phone back.
    I also tried the motochopper root option and that said.

    Rooting phone...
    This may take a few minutes.
    Failure.
    Cleaning up...

    etc etc

    anyway to get my root back?
    thanks in advance
    05-15-2013 10:30 AM

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