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X7 Downgrading from Lollipop (5.1) to Kitkat (4.4.2)

Discussion in 'NEO X7' started by magno, Jun 9, 2017.

  1. magno

    magno New Member

    Hi everybody!

    Yesterday I installed wasser 3.0.6 (based on Android Lollipop) to give a try to new Netflix versions (which of course didn't work because of rooted device) so now I want to go back to my previous ROM, wasser 2.0.3.

    I guess that wasser 2.0.3 is based on Android Kitkat (4.4.2), although I couldn't verify it anywhere, not in the "official" thread in Freaktab, not in this forum. Anytway, I've read that downgrading from Lollipop to Kitkat could end up by getting Neo X7 bricked if the wrong steps are made.
    Is that true? Which steps should I follow to downgrade to Kitkat?

  2. Villa

    Villa Administrator Administrator

    I know that was true for KitKat to Jelly Bean. I wouldn't know about Lollipop to KitKat.
    I suggest you just try reflashing KitKat.
  3. magno

    magno New Member

    Yes, you're right! From JellyBean to Kitkat, bootloader was changed to version 2, so downgrading from Kitkat to anything below it could be dangerous. But Lollipop's bootloader is v2 too, so it should be fine to flash KitKat from scratch.