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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by htcamaze54, May 20, 2013.

  1. htcamaze54

    htcamaze54 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Hi, I want to change the rom on my Amaze to Cyanogenmod 9, but I get stuck on the boot loader. Can someone help? I'm rooted, I've installed roms before, I followed correct steps, and repeated the whole process a bunch of times.
     


  2. htcamaze54

    htcamaze54 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I forgot to say some roms work, but cyanogenmod doesn't, neither 9 or 10, so is there one that's as close to jellybean as possible? No fourth bar, it's too buggy.
     
  3. tube517

    tube517 Android Expert

    Are you using 4EXT recovery?

    Is the phone S-On or S-Off?
     
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  4. htcamaze54

    htcamaze54 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I don't know what's s on or s off, I'm running 4ext.
     
  5. xXchrizhurtyXx

    xXchrizhurtyXx Android Enthusiast

    Ok thats good. Are you positive that smart flash is enabled in the settings menu in 4ext?
    Also try redownloading the rom, maybe a bad flash?
    If that doesnt work, do a full wipe (factory reset), Format System, and wipe both dalvik and regular cache before installing the rom.
    May i have the link to the CM10 rom you are trying to install please.
     
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  6. htcamaze54

    htcamaze54 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    What's smart flash? I tried all of that, but it doesn't work. I change to AOKP because everyone says it's the best, but I keep having th same problem. I tried flashing clockwork mod, but it doesn't help at all for anything.

    Install 4.1.2 Jelly Bean on HTC AMAZE AOKP Custom Stable ROM

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1773274

    When ever it starts up, the boot animation just keeps on looping. If you can help with cyanogenomod, that would be great.
     
  7. xXchrizhurtyXx

    xXchrizhurtyXx Android Enthusiast

    use 4ext.
    since you arent s-off you need to have smartflash enabled in 4ext so that the roms kernel is flashed, which will let it boot.
    so download lastest nightly and flash with smart flash on.
     
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  8. htcamaze54

    htcamaze54 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I may sound like a noob, but how do I enable smart flash?
     
  9. xXchrizhurtyXx

    xXchrizhurtyXx Android Enthusiast

    they should be in the 4ext recovery settings.
    boot into recovery and go to settings and check smartflash.
     
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  10. 00rupp

    00rupp Lurker

    how do i turn smart flash on if im using rom manager? everything else is the same for me except that i got the cm from cyanogenmod.org and downloaded the latest one
     
  11. xXchrizhurtyXx

    xXchrizhurtyXx Android Enthusiast

    Whooaaah didnt think i'd see a post here again lol.
    Well first you need to flash 4ext recovery. ROM Manager is for CWM Recovery.
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1587844
     
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  12. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary
    Moderator

    Guys, I've moved the thread to the Amaze 4G all-things-root area for you.

    Cheers!

    :)
     
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  13. tube517

    tube517 Android Expert

    Don't use ROM Manager for flashing ROMs at all. It's an inconsistent app for that.
     
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