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#1 mjs27541

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 12:45 PM

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     Consider this your warning.  An update is rolling out for the VZW Galaxy S5, that along with a host of bug fixes, is apparently also breaking root access.  Reports are coming in that not even towelroot is able to restore root access after taking the latest update.  The update, which is designated KOT49H.G900VVRU1ANE9, also adds a few new features, such as the ability search for downloaded apps through the stock file manager.  The update does not upgrade the Android version, which remains at 4.4.2.  So to anyone who wants to keep root access on their device, steer clear of this one for the time being.  More details of what is contained in this update are

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#2 mjs27541

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 01:00 PM

Hey it turned blue. I must've gone and done something block headed. Derp

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 01:05 PM

Someone approved it.  No worries, you posted it before mine, so I am still on top :) ..... once they are gone I will move mine out of the way.


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#4 mjs27541

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 01:07 PM

Meh after my lack of activity lately I deserve to be knocked down a notch or two.

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 07:09 PM

No one can be surprised at this.

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 07:22 PM

At what? mjs's lack of activity?


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Posted 01 August 2014 - 07:27 PM

Lol that too I suppose. :D

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 07:35 PM

Sorry, couldn't resist :p

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#10 mjs27541

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Posted 02 August 2014 - 03:50 AM

Everyone's got jokes :D
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Posted 03 August 2014 - 02:09 PM

OCD finally got the better of me.  Had to fix the font color. Much better.



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Posted 03 August 2014 - 02:21 PM

At least you didn't say that everyone "was" a joke

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#13 mjs27541

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Posted 03 August 2014 - 02:42 PM

Nah I'll reserve that for XDA.  BAZINGA!!!



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Posted 03 August 2014 - 02:56 PM

You mean, kapoooyah right?

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Posted 03 August 2014 - 05:39 PM

What happened to the Community thread?

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Posted 03 August 2014 - 08:00 PM

What happened to the Community thread?

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#17 mjs27541

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 08:05 AM

You mean, kapoooyah right?

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Ain't nobody got time fo dat.

How the hell did this thread get so far off topic??

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 07:15 PM

Okay, I'll get this thread back on topic! :)

 

Lawdy! Verizon breaking root, who'd have thunk it?  :rolleyes


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Posted 04 August 2014 - 07:17 PM

Me.

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