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[Q] Nexus 5 slower after factory reset

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8th January 2014, 12:13 AM   |  #1  
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Hi i dont know if its just me but i was doing somethin with system app but for some reason i gets wrong and i dont have a nandroid backup yet so i decide to factory reset all goes ok but when i finishes setting up the account and language i got an error its says unfortunately setup wizard has stopped, but lucky i enter playstore and install apex and all its ok so the app wich let me do that was google search but after factory reset i didnt have it so i installed from play store and make it a system app with titanium, is this ok or not, i fell a bit slower the device jeje or nothing happens with this conversion of a user app to a system app? sorry for my english
8th January 2014, 12:23 AM   |  #2  
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Well, actually a factory reset is nothing more than deleting the user's data. Files which are stored in the system partition stay untouched. So your modification is still present even after "factory resetting".
Best thing you can do to totally reset it: Download the latest (4.4.2) factory image for "hammerhead" (=Nexus 5 codename) from Google and flash it. It contains all partitions and resets them to it's original state There are tutorials out there on how to flash a factory image
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8th January 2014, 12:29 AM   |  #3  
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Oh but thats all i did just uninstalled google search and backup with TB but for some reason it doesnt let me to restore it so i have to do the factory reset! but now i installed as a system app is there a big problem with touching that app?=?
8th January 2014, 09:30 AM   |  #4  
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Okay, let me summarize what you did:
1) You messed around with system apps.
2) You don't have a Nandroid-Backup - so you choose to factory reset your phone <- Which actually doesn't revert your modifications since the "system" partition remains untouched.
3) You set up your phone again but the system wizard keeps crashing.
4) You installed Apex Launcher and it fixed this problem.
5) Google Search isn't available after the factory reset, so you download it from Play Store and make it a system app.
6) Now your system feels slower in general.
--> Is that correct?

If yes, what exactly do you want to have now? Reset your phone like it was on the first day?
And why did you touch system apps at all? What did you want to modify?

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8th January 2014, 03:32 PM   |  #5  
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Google now stopped working thats why i touch google search jeje

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8th January 2014, 08:09 PM   |  #6  
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I can only recommend to completely reset your phone by factory image. Trust me, it will remove all your problems!
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