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[Q] After flash purity rom , it takes forever to first boot up?

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By patkylie, Member on 5th December 2013, 02:51 PM
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Already wipe Factory data, successfully flash purity ROM and gaps. After reboot. It stuck on the logo for 20 mins..... .and now still loading....

I already reboot the phone. Re flash the ROM again twice but the same thing happened

It's it normal? ?
 
 
5th December 2013, 03:22 PM |#2  
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Finally it takes over 50 mins but still in the four color circles.... I reboot and restore backup from cwm. (Lucky I backup before flash!!)

I am running on stock rom with franco r16 kernel.

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5th December 2013, 06:02 PM |#3  
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I did not have a issue flashing latest purity clean install. Maybe a bad download/md5...
5th December 2013, 10:21 PM |#4  
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A bad download can finish installation also ?

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5th December 2013, 10:32 PM |#5  
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did you wipe data/factory reset before flashing? you have to..
6th December 2013, 12:18 AM |#6  
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First install was a dirty flash but second time already wiped.
Do I need to wipe dalvik cache also ?

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6th December 2013, 01:21 AM |#7  
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Yes if you only did Data...
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if you were already on purity than a dirty flash will suffice.

if you were not on purity then you need to perform a full wipe (data, system, dalvik, cache).

EDIT: i had typed full backup above. i obviously meant full wipe.
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Thx .
So I need to "wipe data / factory reset" & "wipe dalvik cache " in cwm recovery , then flash new purity rom

Will it erase my files in sd storage ? eg mp3, jpeg movies ?

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6th December 2013, 04:33 AM |#10  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by patkylie

Thx .
So I need to "wipe data / factory reset" & "wipe dalvik cache " in cwm recovery , then flash new purity rom

Will it erase my files in sd storage ? eg mp3, jpeg movies ?

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make a backup. make sure you have a copy of everything you want to save/keep on your computer. full wipe (twrp = data, system, dalvik, cache. cwm = wipe data, wipe cache, wipe dalvik, format /system). flash rom and gapps.

when you're coming from the stock firmware or a different rom, you have to perform a full wipe before flashing.
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