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Old August 12th, 2012, 02:56 PM   #16 (permalink)
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(Where do I find TWRP2.2?)
i prefer CWM 6.0.1.0 because it has built in kexec/auto flash support so you are set to go with custom kernels

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(What is a recovery?)
without getting too much into it, its the mode on your phone that allows you to flash mods and custom ROMs...

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(the options I have are: Wipe date/factory reset or "wipe cache partition"
to wipe the Dalvik you go to advanced>>wipe dalvik cache

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I also installed CWM as suggested by Metfanant…what next?


cant have both...can only have one recovery flashed...whichever you flash through EZ Recovery is whats installed


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At what point should all apps/pictures/everything be backed up and how?
before you "wipe data"

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I'm pretty sure (but haven't confirmed yet) that the Dalvik cache is on the /cache partition, so clearing/formatting /cache will also wipe Dalvik
To get to the Dalvik(in CWM) you go to Advanced>>Wipe Dalvik
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