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By Jupiter683, Member on 29th July 2014, 08:19 PM
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Hey everybody! Got a little problem. I am trying to i stall CWM via ROM Manager premium on my rooted Galaxy S4 so I can make a nandroid backup.

It downloads fine from RM fine and says it's installed, but when I boot into recovery, I get the "no command" message for like a second then the android stock recovery takes over. Any idea as to what I'm doing wrong? This is really aggravating. I also tried uninstall and reinstall RM but CWM is still there but not booting. I followed all the installation instructions to the letter and it's not working.
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29th July 2014, 09:13 PM |#2  
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Did you read this thread that's stickied to the top of the general section? You can easily soft brick this device doing what you tried to do.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2606501
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I didn't read that. Thanks for the heads up! Soft bricking is exactly what I am trying to prevent. I just want to make a nandroid backup.
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I didn't read that. Thanks for the heads up! Soft bricking is exactly what I am trying to prevent. I just want to make a nandroid backup.

Scroll down in the OP of that thread and you'll see a link to another thread by k1mu called something like "Customizing your Galaxy S4- what's possible and what's not", that will give you info more specific to what you're looking for. Tapatalk won't let me link it for some reason. Good luck
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I'll give it a look see. Thanks!
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I'll give it a look see. Thanks!

No can do twrp or cwm....if u are not mdk firmware. Only safestrap

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