Rooted, need SPRecovery/ROM help


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  1. ryanbroham

    ryanbroham Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    So (as far as I can tell) I've successfully rooted.

    I've been searching around and trying to install SPRecovery so I can backup using nandroid or whatever and install ROMs, with no luck. Is SPRecovery a file I need to download after rooting? If so, where can I find it? And after backing up, where do I find and how to I install ROMs?

    I know I'm probably posing questions that have been answered, but in this forum and elsewhere I cannot seem to find a simple, step-by-step set of instructions of what to do after initially rooting.

    Thanks in advance, from a total noob.
     

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    deeznuts2 Well-Known Member

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    ryanbroham Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    Common problem....to get around it, click on mount system 3 and when asked if you want to always allow, check it and proceed. Wait a little and it will force close on you. Then just mount it again and it will work. proceed as indicated in the directions.
     
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    not sure if this is helpful or not, but i had the exact same issue. Sometimes it would take each step of the root-helper app >30-40 secs to complete. It would time-out to a force close everytime, but if i just gave it a minute or so it always completed.
     
  6. jdldf

    jdldf Active Member

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    Did u get it?
     
  7. ryanbroham

    ryanbroham Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    Thanks for the help everybody, I'm trying it right now. I'll post my results
     
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    ryanbroham Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    Sweet, got through the process of nandroid backup. Now to attempt to install a ROM...
     
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    droidx Well-Known Member

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    okie, i just rooted and flashed my droid to bugless 0.84, and so far i like it, the whole rooting and flashing, nandroid backup was WAY easier than i thought. the only problem i have right now is when i reboot the phone, it boots into bugless , but then it restarts like 4 times, then its ready to go, is that normal? i get the update from his website, with the map fix, do i just load that on top of the bugless? thanks a lot

    *update* okay, i got it, i had it plugged in the whole time, so i had to turn it off, with it unplugged, let it check the card for error, then i was able to get the update from bugless, and install it, now it boots up one time, its awesome, i love the look. im glad i hopped the barb wire fence to the root side
     

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