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[Q] Encryption and CWM/ Custom ROM?

OP Rules.r

18th January 2012, 05:32 AM   |  #1  
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Good evening (subjectively) all.

I've just recently encrypted an HD 2.* ROM on my Nexus. After encrypting the device today, it appears I have no access to the SDCard in CWR.

Can anyone give me any advice? How do I unencrypt (if I must) or fix the situation ?
18th January 2012, 08:45 AM   |  #2  
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My impression is that right now, you can either encrypt the device and keep it stock, or stay unencrypted if you want to mod the device/enjoy CWM. Maybe I'm wrong (I hope I am!), but I've just heard that encryption causes too much pain to be worthwhile if you want to do anything non-stock.
18th January 2012, 09:39 AM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by Rules.r

Good evening (subjectively) all.

I've just recently encrypted an HD 2.* ROM on my Nexus. After encrypting the device today, it appears I have no access to the SDCard in CWR.

Can anyone give me any advice? How do I unencrypt (if I must) or fix the situation ?

I had this problem! CWM can't see the sd card as it is encrypted. You need to do a full factory reset to remove the encryption. Google does't allow the option to decrypt yet.

Unfortunetly when you do a factory reset it wont work as it is looking for the stock bootloader to complete the wipe and it won't be able to use your existing bootloader. World of hurt!

The only way I got around this was to adb/fastboot the original stock rom. This caused me so much pain! Even then I had to do it once or twice before it fully worked.

Let me know how you get on.
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