1. recDNA's Avatar
    Will there ever be a way to root after the latest update?
    12-08-2014 04:48 PM
  2. Rukbat's Avatar
    Maybe. We didn't think there would be one for 4.4.2 until Geohot figured out how to gain temporary root on that ROM. A lot of developers might give up on 4 and jump right to rooting 5. (Or - and I hope for this 24/7/365 - someone will come up with a pure Linux ROM that can run Android apks and is completely open source [and comes with su]. It will still do everything an Android phone will do, but not be Google-locked or carrier-locked as far as the ROM goes.)
    12-08-2014 05:35 PM
  3. recDNA's Avatar
    we wish....but would anybody still write Roms for n3? prolly all move to n4
    12-08-2014 06:04 PM
  4. PoisonDarts8714's Avatar
    we wish....but would anybody still write Roms for n3? prolly all move to n4
    Are you a member of XDA? There are a number of current ROMs being continually developed for the VZW Note 3. That said, all the roms I saw were based on 4.4.2 (NC4)

    The Note 3 is by no means dead. I got mine in late August-not knowing the Note 4 was around the corner. It was between the Galaxy S5 and the Note 3. I fell in love with the s-pen and the screensize. So, Note 3 it was. All this said, I wish I had stuck with 4.4.2 and rooted and frozen the update apk. I noticed no changes for good or bad on 4.4.4 other than a new bootloader ever-so-slightly better battery life and no way to root

    Root will come.
    12-20-2014 10:31 PM
  5. recDNA's Avatar
    It may but only if the exploit found in the N4 happens to work on N3
    12-20-2014 10:33 PM
  6. CaveStud AdamBomb's Avatar
    This is why I'm still on 4.4.2. Not gonna change over until a root method is found.
    01-01-2015 07:10 PM

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