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[Q] Installing Custom Recovery Twice

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By mdwills3521, Junior Member on 5th February 2014, 01:12 AM
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I installed a custom recovery through the WUG method before someone directed me to the GooManager method which seems a lot easier. They both install the same custom recovery (TWRP). In the app it asks if i want to install a custom recovery so does that mean if i install the TWRP again I'll be able to use GooManager for finding roms and nothing will break, can i download the roms from GooManager and just flash it from there using my already installed recovery (without installing the same recovery from GooManager), or should i just go the long way and install through the quickboot method?
 
 
5th February 2014, 01:16 AM |#2  
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It doesn't matter. Once you have recovery, you have recovery. It's a partition on your device that doesn't care where it comes from.

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5th February 2014, 01:38 AM |#3  
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Originally Posted by mdwills3521

I installed a custom recovery through the WUG method before someone directed me to the GooManager method which seems a lot easier. They both install the same custom recovery (TWRP). In the app it asks if i want to install a custom recovery so does that mean if i install the TWRP again I'll be able to use GooManager for finding roms and nothing will break, can i download the roms from GooManager and just flash it from there using my already installed recovery (without installing the same recovery from GooManager), or should i just go the long way and install through the quickboot method?

Like pirateghost said it doesn't matter. But I wouldn't use goomanager to flash roms. Download then from xda and flash them in twrp. Goo manager can be a brick waiting to happen if you're not careful.
5th February 2014, 02:05 AM |#4  
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Use xda not goo. This is personal opinion I am leery of it and do not trust it entirely to modify my phone.

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5th February 2014, 03:32 AM |#5  
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Originally Posted by mdwills3521

I installed a custom recovery through the WUG method before someone directed me to the GooManager method which seems a lot easier. They both install the same custom recovery (TWRP). In the app it asks if i want to install a custom recovery so does that mean if i install the TWRP again I'll be able to use GooManager for finding roms and nothing will break, can i download the roms from GooManager and just flash it from there using my already installed recovery (without installing the same recovery from GooManager), or should i just go the long way and install through the quickboot method?

1) Ditch the toolkit, save a kitten. Use fastboot to install a custom recovery.
2) Ditch GooManager, it's too unreliable to use to mod your OS. Download custom ROMs and kernels from XDA.
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5th February 2014, 03:35 AM |#6  
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After viewing threads of what the ROM manager app had done to some people's phone I would follow Birch's advice.
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