How to install ota with root?

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    I am rooted with an unlocked bootloader but everything else is stock (no custom Rom). How do I install ota updates? Do I have to unroot??? Thanks

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    Yeah that's how I rooted too. I tried to install ota but it failed. hmmmm

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    Did you freeze any apps by renaming them? If so, try unfreezing them.
    Though admittedly, I didn't unfreeze and had no issues. However, not many of mine are frozen.
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    Yeah this worked and ota installed. I too lost root so I will have to root again. Thanks
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    Just follow entire root method again? Flash clockword mod recovery too?
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    I'm not using Clockwork Recovery, so I can't comment on that front. But yes, just follow the root method again.
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    Got root back and all is well, thanks
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