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27th August 2014, 07:17 PM   |  #1  
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I flashed miui ROM coming from purity to test it, but now I'm not able to restore my backup because I can't access to cwm.. On the bootloader page it says that now my bootloader is locked.. Why? And what I have to do now?

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27th August 2014, 07:23 PM   |  #2  
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I flashed miui ROM coming from purity to test it, but now I'm not able to restore my backup because I can't access to cwm.. On the bootloader page it says that now my bootloader is locked.. Why? And what I have to do now?

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go into your recovery, not bootloader.
27th August 2014, 07:25 PM   |  #3  
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go into your recovery, not bootloader.

It gives me error when I select recovery.. I have to reboot device then

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27th August 2014, 07:31 PM   |  #4  
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Watching better I saw that my BL is unlocked still.. So I guess that I just have to reflash cwm @adb right ?

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27th August 2014, 07:38 PM   |  #5  
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Watching better I saw that my BL is unlocked still.. So I guess that I just have to reflash cwm @adb right ?

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if you go to the android laying on its back, that's the stock recovery. all you have to do is flash a custom recovery, i recommend the twrp recovery, not cwm.
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28th August 2014, 01:17 AM   |  #6  
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I'll second the recommendation for installing TWRP instead of CWM. It's a much nicer interface overall.
28th August 2014, 09:11 AM   |  #7  
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Are you rooted? If so you could install BootLoader from Play, press unlock, and then flash a custom recovery to restore your backup.
1st September 2014, 11:28 AM   |  #8  
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Use an app called "Flashify" to flash either recoveries mentioned. Super easy

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=aX1VP3qAerk

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