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Thinking about it now it sounds a little better. Use TiBu to backup my apps and make a backup of my internal storage on my computer to drag and drop back later. This wouldn't break root or re-lock bootloader will it?

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No, when done flashing the rom, if the rom comes rooted, I recommend installing SuperSU from the play store. It is a standart root app and pretty good one too. Otherwise, it won't affect neither your root or bootloader.

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Thinking about it now it sounds a little better. Use TiBu to backup my apps and make a backup of my internal storage on my computer to drag and drop back later. This wouldn't break root or re-lock bootloader will it?

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No Sir, it won't!

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Factoring reset/data reset from a custom recovery won't touch /sdcard. All your personal files will be fine.



Why do you want to lengthen the process?? Wipe, format system, flash PA, gapps. Done!
oh, really? Awesome! What do you mean by format system? I've never came across this. Cheers

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oh, really? Awesome! What do you mean by format system? I've never came across this. Cheers

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Boot into recovery > Wipe > Format system. The path should be something like this. It wipes EVERYTHING, including internal storage. So backup!

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oh, really? Awesome! What do you mean by format system? I've never came across this. Cheers

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If you're using Philz, Go to mounts and storage and format system from there. It won't wipe your sdcard.

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Boot into recovery > Wipe > Format system. The path should be something like this. It wipes EVERYTHING, including internal storage. So backup!

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Formatting /system doesn't wipe internal storage. It just formats the /system partition.
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Formatting /system doesn't wipe internal storage. It just formats the /system partition.

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Um, sorry about that, got a little carried away [emoji28] Thanks for noticing.
Hah, happens! I see everybody's loving the new SwiftKey app! 👻

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I am using the integrated swype thing in the AOSP keyboard, but guess it's the same
 
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The PA zip will actually format /system before it install the new ROM over your system. I'm old school and still format system manually through recovery but if you don't know where that is in the recovery version I wouldn't sweat it. If you have problems after boot you may need to go in and figure out how to do it yourself but like I said most ROMs on the forum format /system before installing new system.

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The PA zip will actually format /system before it install the new ROM over your system. I'm old school and still format system manually through recovery but if you don't know where that is in the recovery version I wouldn't sweat it. If you have problems after boot you may need to go in and figure out how to do it yourself but like I said most ROMs on the forum format /system before installing new system.

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Yes it formats system but if there is anything in addon.d directory it will bring over some undesirables at times. Best to manually wipe system to keep it clean.

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