Originally Posted by xkawsx
so the nandroid backup part is only used to restore if flashing new ROM has failed? just as backup backup lol?
Unless you are absolutely confident of what you are flashing, you should really do a nandroid backup before you flash any
zip file, not just when changing ROMs. It's good common sense practice.
A nandroid backup is a safe point to restore to in case anything goes wrong. When/if that horror happens, you'll be glad you took the extra time to make the nandroid
- If you have a bad flash without a nandroid backup (e.g. bootloop or device doesn't boot), it can be much harder to recover
- If you have a bad flash with a nandroid backup, restore the nandroid
Device: Nexus 5
| ROM: SlimKat
| Recovery: PhilZ Touch
Retired: HTC Desire
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