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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by xboxkid, Dec 6, 2013.

  1. xboxkid

    xboxkid Newbie
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    I got my Nexus 5 right when it was released and unlocked rooted it right away. I flashed TWRP because it was on the root guide that I was looking at. My question is, can I switch from TWRP to CWM? If so, what is the best way to do this?

    Edit: I want to switch to CWM because it is what I am used to and CM 11.0 is having issues with TWRP right now apparently.

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  2. PlayfulGod

    PlayfulGod Extreme Android User

    just flash CWM over TWRP, everything will be fine. BE warned tho any backups made with TWRP wont work in CWM and vice versa. ;)
  3. morgankslade

    morgankslade Android Expert

    Don't do it. I caught hell with CWM as far as transferring backups from device to computer to save storage space. TWRP is very simple to do...for me.
  4. NYCHitman1

    NYCHitman1 Gun for Hire

    Moved thread to appropriate location. You should be able to find more answers here now :)

    I wouldn't say all of that, but TWRP is definitely visually more appealing. CWM works as every recovery should. PG is doing a great job of keeping up with the updates for it also (while applying his own, as well).

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The Nexus 5 release date was November 2013. Features and Specs include a 4.95" screen, 8MP camera, Snapdragon 800 processor, 2300mAh battery, and 2GB storage.

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