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[Q] Accidentally wiped the system and now my Nexus 5 says No OS installed!

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By thauri, Junior Member on 10th July 2014, 09:37 PM
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11th July 2014, 02:11 PM |#21  
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Someone else posted twrp default path as /sdcard/downloads - try that.

Twrp path is. /sdcard/twrp/BACKUPS/your serial number/

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11th July 2014, 02:12 PM |#22  
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Twrp path is. /sdcard/twrp/BACKUPS/your serial number/

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Very well could be, i just pointed out what someone else posted earlier in the thread. If hes still unable to get twrp to recognize the image, figured he could try that. Im a cwm touch guy myself.
11th July 2014, 02:14 PM |#23  
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Very well could be, i just pointed out what someone else posted earlier in the thread. If hes still unable to get twrp to recognize the image, figured he could try that. Im a cwm touch guy myself.

I posted the other path. That was were to push a rom via adb to flash in recovery

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11th July 2014, 05:27 PM |#24  
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I wiped the system thinking it was part of the system factory reset in TWRP but i didnt know that it would result in it saying NO OS INSTALLED. i read other similar threads about this problem but dont exactly understand what to do and how to restore my phone. i have a nandroid backup but its on my pc and not the internal storage on the phone. im fairly new to this so those replying, please explain exactly what to do. Im so scared about what to do now


Try this.. it might help
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...77&postcount=1
12th July 2014, 11:07 AM |#25  
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Take a new backup, then delete everything in the new backup folder and move everything from your old backop into the new backup folder,

So for example

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adb shell
mount /data
cd /data/media/0/TWRP/backups
ls
^^ This should list the contents... You should see your old backup and your new backup (which will be mostly empty).

Lets pretend your new backup folder is 22222222 and your old backup folder is 11111111

Code:
rm -Rf 222222222/*
mv 111111111/* 222222222
The first command is a remove (recursive) of the contents of the new backup. second command mvs contents of old backup into new backup folder,

Try that.

I don't know TWRP so my assumptions of the path may be incorrect

Now when i tried creating a new backup but it says ' E: Unable to locate storage device.' and fails
12th July 2014, 01:19 PM |#26  
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Try and fastboot flash a stock cache.img

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12th July 2014, 02:33 PM |#27  
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[QUOTE=thauri;54093535]Now when i tried creating a new backup but it says ' E: Unable to locate storage device.' and fails[/

If you have an USB/OTG..Load the rom thru usb..Mount USB/OTG in TRWP..and flash away..This help me many times on my end..
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Try and fastboot flash a stock cache.img

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Thanks sooo much. I was able to adb side load another ROM then I deleted the entire twrp folder and tried to do a backup to recreate the folder, then I moved the old backup to that folder. Thank you soo much for saving my phone
13th July 2014, 04:13 PM |#29  
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No probs

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