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27th February 2014, 06:09 PM |#1  
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Hi,

I'm trying to install paranoid rom for galaxy nexus.

I updated the twrp recovery and I checked all this option and then I wiped the smartphone

Dalvik Cache
Cache
System
Data
External SDCard
USB--OTG

now I want copy the .zip rom files into the sd and install it via twrp but I don't know how to copy the .zip into the sd.

If I try to plug the device to computer I cannot see it.

I can access to twrp recovery and explore the file system so I think there is a way to copy some files into the phone.




What can I do?

thanks for help
 
 
27th February 2014, 06:30 PM |#2  
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Originally Posted by samu93

Hi,

I'm trying to install paranoid rom for galaxy nexus.

I updated the twrp recovery and I checked all this option and then I wiped the smartphone

Dalvik Cache
Cache
System
Data
External SDCard
USB--OTG

now I want copy the .zip rom files into the sd and install it via twrp but I don't know how to copy the .zip into the sd.

If I try to plug the device to computer I cannot see it.

I can access to twrp recovery and explore the file system so I think there is a way to copy some files into the phone.




What can I do?

thanks for help

Do you still able to boot into recovery. Try installing ROM via fastboot
1st March 2014, 06:35 PM |#3  
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If adb drivers are installed correctly, u can flash ROM zip via sideload

Code:
 adb sideload rom.zip
Also you can push files to sdcard via adb

Code:
 adb push xyz.zip /sdcard/xyz.zip


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3rd March 2014, 07:18 AM |#4  
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ok, I solved using fastboot

but I have a new problem now... I can't boot into recovery (isn't this ironic?)


I flash the twrp for galaxy nexus in this way:

fastboot flash recovery openrecovery......

and it seems flashed but when I try to boot into twrp it failed and reboot the operating system


I also tried to flash twrp via gooManager... it says "recovery has been installed" but I get the same problem
5th March 2014, 09:09 AM |#5  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by samu93

ok, I solved using fastboot

but I have a new problem now... I can't boot into recovery (isn't this ironic?)


I flash the twrp for galaxy nexus in this way:

fastboot flash recovery openrecovery......

and it seems flashed but when I try to boot into twrp it failed and reboot the operating system


I also tried to flash twrp via gooManager... it says "recovery has been installed" but I get the same problem

try with nexus root tool kit
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