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Old April 3rd, 2012, 11:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Trying to root I9020A problem

So i have been trying this for a while and everytime i go into bootloader and hit install i get Failed to verify whole-file signature
signature verification failed
Installation aborted.

I am also on ics 4.0.4

Any help would be much appericated.

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Old April 4th, 2012, 01:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You need to be running a custom recovery mod, such as ClockWork Mod. The stock recovery mode will not let you install unofficial packages.

It's unfortunately very late, so I don't really have the time to look up all of the details for you, but you need to use fastboot.exe to flash a custom recovery image. This is assuming you've already unlocked the bootloader (via "fastboot OEM unlock"). If the bootloader is unlocked, there will be a little padlock at the bottom of the screen when turning on the phone.

TL;DR: You need to install a ClockWork Mod recovery image. Make sure it's the right image for your model.
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Alright thanks a lot kinda a noob at android been at the webOS game for a long time but this is pretty easy. I will be doing this when i get home tonight. Thanks.
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