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By cheddaface, Senior Member on 5th February 2014, 07:12 AM
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just got my nexus, use cf auto root to root it, then i downloaded rom manager and it flashed clockwork mod. then i tried to download a rom and gapps and install it via rom manager, the rom loaded up with problems, i did not have data or any way to get to my settings so i nandroid back, i try and flash a custom recovery other than cwm and nothing will flash, i get an error saying cant find nexus 5 recovery img or something like that, i cant get my computer to read this phone only in camera mode i need help figuring this out please
 
 
5th February 2014, 07:17 AM |#2  
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1 - stop using rom manager completely.
2 - you should use fastboot to flash recovery. Read the rooting guide in general to learn it.

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just got my nexus, use cf auto root to root it, then i downloaded rom manager and it flashed clockwork mod. then i tried to download a rom and gapps and install it via rom manager, the rom loaded up with problems, i did not have data or any way to get to my settings so i nandroid back, i try and flash a custom recovery other than cwm and nothing will flash, i get an error saying cant find nexus 5 recovery img or something like that, i cant get my computer to read this phone only in camera mode i need help figuring this out please

Please don't use rom manager or any other thirdparty tools to flash rom just use fastboot method the recommended way for flashing rom..
Try to flash stock rom http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2513701 you will be alright..
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5th February 2014, 07:39 AM |#4  
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Please don't use rom manager or any other thirdparty tools to flash rom just use fastboot method the recommended way for flashing rom..
Try to flash stock rom http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2513701 you will be alright..

ok im back to stock, what is the best way to root and get recovery as i used cf auto root last time
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ok im back to stock, what is the best way to root and get recovery as i used cf auto root last time

By reading the guide in general as I already pointed out in my first post that you ignored

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ok im back to stock, what is the best way to root and get recovery as i used cf auto root last time

Follow this thread http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2507905

I recommend Philz Touch Recovery or TWRP.

Philz http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2565174

TWRP http://teamw.in/project/twrp2/205

Chainfire causes issues, there are quite a few threads with troubles about CF.

Don't use GOO to install TWRP either.
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