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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Cthulhu, Dec 16, 2013.

  1. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Lurker
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    I am having trouble rooting my phone. I first rooted it using the root guide on this website. I downloaded the root checker app, and it says that It is rooted, and I'm able to use apps that require the phone to be rooted, but I believe that It may have been rooted incorrectly because I've been having issues with the recovery. I am trying to flash a custom rom, but I am getting an "signature failed" message. I have installed cwm through rom manager, so that's not the problem. Also, some of the options are missing, such as "backup and restore" "mounts and storage" and "advanced". When I rooted my other phone, those options were there, and from there I could disable signature verification, but it's not showing up on this phone, so I am stuck. Does anyone know why these options aren't appearing, and how to fix this?
     



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  2. Rukbat

    Rukbat Extreme Android User

    Rooting affects the currently installed ROM, it has absolutely nothing to do with the recovery or with flashing a ROM.

    Maybe you installed a very old version of CWM?
     
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  3. Cthulhu

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    Well, I installed the most updated version of cwm from rom manager. I think it's ver.6.
     
  4. SuperR

    SuperR Android Expert
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    Your description of your recovery sounds a lot like stock recovery.
     
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  5. chevanlol360

    chevanlol360 Android Expert

    likewise, after you flash recovery from rom manager. did you reboot straight to cwm?
     
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  6. Cthulhu

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    I somehow managed to fix the issue by factory resetting and reinstalling clockworkmod. I guess cwm didn't flash correctly the first time because It showed the little top hat in the background, but like I said, some of the options were missing. Everything seems to be working now. Thank you for the help, I appreciate it.
     

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