Update 905 fails

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  1. Stevet86

    Stevet86 Member

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    I have been reading and tried what I have found. I downloaded the OTA 905 update and tried to install it without success. I also moved it to the SD card and attempted to install from there...failed. I am rooted with a stock rom and never removed bloatware, I have defrosted what I have frozen. Any help would be appreciated.

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    Are you sure you unfroze everything that you froze???

    EDIT: Good Lord my english! "Unfroze"....defrosted a better term. :)
     
  3. Stevet86

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    There's nothing left in my batch mode to unfreeze. I just checked again.

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    I'm having the same problem. Even tried with Voodoo temp unroot.
     
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    I was able to download and install but with 5.9.905, I seem to be having more 4G LTE disconnection that 5.9.902. Is anyone else experiencing this? Or, is it just the 4G LTE network?
     
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    My phone won't update either. My wifes phone updated with no problems. Hers it's also rooted.
    Any suggestions?
     
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    Same here - have reverted to .902, 4G problems persist. Data connections were rocksolid prior to the OTA. Have reported problem to VZW - will troubleshoot further this weekend.
     
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    Rooted, stock ROM, no issues with the update. I defrosted all the bloatware I had frozen, then did a reboot before attempting the update. No 4G issues to report so far.
     
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    Update failed.
    I unfroze (defrosted) everything and it still failed
    So unrooted, which failed. Or half failed. It thinks I'm rooted, but can't run anything that requires a root.
    So rerooted and manually removed SU bin and superuser.
    Update still failed. But superoneclick now thinks I'm not rooted.
    Tried to root again and superoneclick now crashes at #5

    So I currently have a stock .902 phone, with a ton of bloat, unable to run as a hotspot or run titanium backup.

    But whatever. I'm reluctant to do a factory reset and not sure it would help anyway. I'll probably wait for ICS and then try again.
     
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    Same problem. Rooted.stock.voodoo.no frozen apps. Titanium bu. Bionic bootstrap. Rom manager.
    Received OTA. Did temporary unroot. Downloaded 905. Install.....nope. no go.
    I thought I had done everything I needed to, but must be something else. It looks like it reboots into recovery and begins to install, then..the exclamation mark. Boots up to .902.
     
  11. Stevet86

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    That exactly what happened with mine.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Tapatalk 2
     
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    For the people with update issues:
    Is your bloat unfrozen or restored?
    Did you change anything with rom manager? Ie. Battery icon
    Do you have a stock nandroid to restore?

    Being rooted does not cause issues for OTAs. Root just does not survive unless precautions are taken. Use forever root or ota rootkeeper.
     
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    Did you guys try re-flashing stock .902 and re-rooting?
     
  14. Stevet86

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    I was going to but there are different ways out there I don't know which one to follow. Any recommendations

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    PM me and I'll link you to the files that I used (Bionic Pathsaver/Motofail and FXZ). I killed my phone trying to update the Safestrap unsafe partition, so I used Pathsaver and a known good FXZ to get back to .902 stock. Took me about 20 minutes from dead phone to Eclipse 3.0 goodness.
     
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