Want to update your Android via OTA but your device is rooted? Try using the Android OTA update method without removing the root!
The easiest way toupdates Android operating system on your smartphone is by OTA (Over-the-Air) direct alias updates from your smartphone. However, if you have a rooted Android device, then you cannot root it.updates your smartphone via OTA if you don't want your root access to disappear or your smartphone system is damaged.
Turns out, there is a how to update Android OTA without removing root you know. You just need an app called FlashFire so that your root access is not lost when updates Your Android via Over-the-Air.
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How to Update Android OTA without removing root
The FlashFire application itself is a tool from Chainfire, the maker of SuperSU which has many features, such as flashing updates OTA and zip, backup and restore data, wipe data, and much more. One of the advantages of this application is that it canupdates Android OTA without removing root. Here's how.
- Download app FlashFire from Google Play.
When you get a notification if your device gets updates-an Android, download without installing it.
After downloading updates done, enter the FlashFire application and this application will automatically detect the file updates-an that you downloaded, then press OK.
- You will be taken to a page where you can choose what to do whenupdates your Android system. When you're done, press Flash.
- There will be a pop-up warning that tells you if the process updates will take some time and the screen will turn black several times. Press OK if you agree.
The flashing process will begin, and scrolling text will appear on your smartphone screen. But don't worry, it's just a flashing process carried out by FlashFire.
Boom! Your smartphone already has the latest Android system.updates.
However, if you fail to do so, maybe you can also try this second method. Usually your smartphone fails because you have time to customize the kernel, or the /system partition has been modified with the Xposed Framework.
The method is still using the FlashFire application, but in a slightly different way. Just follow it right away!
Download factory image for your device. For example, you want to flash Nexus 7, you can find the latest factory image via this link. Copy the factory image with the .tgz extension to the internal storage or SD Card used by your smartphone.
Enter FlashFire, tap menu and select Flash firmware packages.
- Find the factory image that you saved earlier, then select it.
- FlashFire will scan the file you selected earlier to check it.
- Several options will appear that you can do to flash your device. Choose what you need. If it is already, press the check mark which is on the top right.
You will be taken to a page where there is a list of what FlashFire will do when flashing your device. If it's checked.
If you've checked it, press Flash and continue to OK. Your device will immediately be flashed and a blank screen will appear several times. Foilaaaa, your Android has beenupdates.
Well, that's the way updates Android OTA without removing root. It's easy? But, if you really want unroot your Android device in an easy way, just read 2 Easy Ways to Unroot Android with One Click.