ROM Toolbox pro


  1. kornrokn

    kornrokn Well-Known Member

    hey everybody i need some serious help fast. i just used the guide here in "all things root" to root optimus m 2.2.1 yesterday, and i installed ROM toolbox pro to help with rom installation, backups, theme changer, custom recovery, etc. as ive heard this is a very good program to use with many useful features combined into one app. problem is... i used ROM toolboxes backup to try to backup my nanmid before i decide to add roms or other things that could brick my phone or leave me with a wiped out one that's reset to factory defaults. after backup and during reboot, i noticed my custom smoke android bootloader was gone and had returned back to the factory android bootloader. this alarmed me, just to find that when it came on that all my apps were gone from my phone and everything i can use to restore my phone back to the way it was before the backup was gone! i dont kno why this happened or if its supposed to happen because when i tryed to reinstall ROM toolbox pro it stated that i already had this file on my SD card, SO WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR ME? how do i get all my crap back on my phone so i can use it again and how can i prevent this from hapening again? PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! MY PHONE SUCKS LIKE THIS! THX!

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  2. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    You have to install a custom recovery before doing this because the custom recovery makes backups, not the program. Since you were running stock recovery, the program just did something equivalent to a factory reset :( sorry to have to bring you bad news.
  3. kornrokn

    kornrokn Well-Known Member

    Well that blows.. Its not that bad though considering the fifteen apps i had can easily be redownloaded and as long as it didnt unroot me everything should be fine. Where and how can I get a custom recovery for my optimus?
  4. alfick3

    alfick3 Well-Known Member

    Down load ROM manager. Select the option to flash ClockworkMod Recovery. You will be presented with an option (or a few, I don't remember now). You want the one that says LW690 (that is the recovery for the Cricket version of Metro's Optimus M, but it is 100% the same so it'll work). You will have to flash it twice, and it's recommended to do it over wi-fi and not the 3G. That will give you a custom recovery. To boot into recovery, just select the option with-in ROM manager to boot into recovery.
  5. kornrokn

    kornrokn Well-Known Member

    alright i just put clockwordmodrecovery on, flashed it twice. it said flash was succesful. and tried to put it into recovery mode and my device factory reset itself again. what the hell do i do?
  6. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    What the heck? What did you do to enter recovery? And are you sure you're still rooted? Did you grant root permissions to ROM Manager? Did it ever prompt you?
  7. kornrokn

    kornrokn Well-Known Member

    i currently re-rooting my device and checking if it has been rooted so i can download rom manager and reflash custom recovery.
  8. kornrokn

    kornrokn Well-Known Member

    yes everything granted su permission flawlessly , after flashing the recovery, i tryed to test it out and it factory reset me again.
  9. kornrokn

    kornrokn Well-Known Member

    i tryed to enter recovery through rom manager
  10. kornrokn

    kornrokn Well-Known Member

    i am once again rooted! and have downloaded rom manager
  11. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    Did you select optimus c recovery in the list of recoveries to flash?
  12. kornrokn

    kornrokn Well-Known Member

    yes sir, and flashed it twice just to be sure
  13. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    And you rooted with ginger break? Did you update the superuser app?
  14. kornrokn

    kornrokn Well-Known Member

    how do i try with gingergreak? and su is up to date and my binarys .
  15. kornrokn

    kornrokn Well-Known Member

    im rooted using that exact guide. my clockworkmod is 5.0.2.7 , the latest, so can i backup my stock rom using rom manager or will it factory reset me again
  16. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    Did you try booting into recovery using the manual method?? Holding volume down+Home key+power from powered off??
  17. kornrokn

    kornrokn Well-Known Member

    no let me try that, this will ultimately test if recovery is working.
  18. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    If it still doesn't work, do you have an SD card inserted?? How big is the SD card? Is it full?
  19. kornrokn

    kornrokn Well-Known Member

    it f******* factory reset me again! fantastic
  20. kornrokn

    kornrokn Well-Known Member

    its almost 14gigs. yes i do have it inserted
  21. kornrokn

    kornrokn Well-Known Member

    hopefully my phone wont factory reset after i try something else :( . this is really annoying to keep rooting my phone everytime it resets
  22. kornrokn

    kornrokn Well-Known Member

    My phone is back rooted using gingerbreak and ihave clockworkmod reinstalled, any more help?
  23. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    Sorry for the long time to reply,
    Try downloading recovery installer from the play store.
    Then download this recovery:
    http://androidforums.com/showthread.php?p=5078498
    Download the recovery, not the zip and put it on the root of your sd card and rename it to recovery.img
    Then open the app and follow the directions, when it finishes flashing the new recovery, wait 10 seconds and try rebooting into recovery.
  24. kornrokn

    kornrokn Well-Known Member

    The only recovery installer I can find in the store is the acer one. and i cannot download it .
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