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Downgrade from 4.4.2 to 4.3 using nandroid backup

2nd July 2014, 08:11 PM |#1  
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Can i downgrade from 4.4.2 nc5 to 4.3 mj7 using nandroid backup which i backup before upgrading using surge's method... or i have to follow same method for downgrading. ? Someone said that if u do nandroid backup restore u have to flash modem separately .. Can any dev help plxx.. Want to get back to 4.3 until the bootloader can be unlocked..
 
 
4th July 2014, 01:02 AM |#2  
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Can i downgrade from 4.4.2 nc5 to 4.3 mj7 using nandroid backup which i backup before upgrading using surge's method... or i have to follow same method for downgrading. ? Someone said that if u do nandroid backup restore u have to flash modem separately .. Can any dev help plxx.. Want to get back to 4.3 until the bootloader can be unlocked..

No can do. You can't restore the MJ7 bootloader, recovery, or kernel once your bootloader is past MJ7/MK2.
4th July 2014, 01:17 AM |#3  
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I didnt take the ota ... soo chill boy .. there"s method of surge with odin .. I just want to know if nandroid backup will work ...
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I didnt take the ota ... soo chill boy .. there"s method of surge with odin .. I just want to know if nandroid backup will work ...

Huh?
Quote the OP: "Can i downgrade from 4.4.2 nc5 to 4.3 mj7 using nandroid backup?" No, no matter how chilled you are.

It doesn't matter HOW you got to NC5, if you have the NC5 bootloader you can't downgrade. If you have a NC5 baseband but a MK2 bootloader, yes, you can restore a nandroid from MK2.

Sorry, my clairvoyance skills are limited this week.
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Huh?
Quote the OP: "Can i downgrade from 4.4.2 nc5 to 4.3 mj7 using nandroid backup?" No, no matter how chilled you are.

It doesn't matter HOW you got to NC5, if you have the NC5 bootloader you can't downgrade. If you have a NC5 baseband but a MK2 bootloader, yes, you can restore a nandroid from MK2.

Sorry, my clairvoyance skills are limited this week.

You are so more patient than I am.

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4th July 2014, 10:43 AM |#6  
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Hehe thats what I wanted to know .... thanx I didnt updated the bootloader ....
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