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[Q] Big problem with my Play Store on my Nexus

11th February 2014, 02:52 AM |#11  
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so how did you root? maybe you only unlocked the bootloader? if you are using the default recovery, then you could not have flashed the su binaries. you need to flash a custom recovery for that, either twrp or cwm recoveries. stock recovery doesnt give you an option to wipe dalvik, only custom recoveries do.

He could have just boot in to custom recovery via adb without flashing it and use it to install superSU binary. I do it all the time. I'm rooted and running stock recovery right now. No offense, just clarifying it is possible..

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11th February 2014, 03:30 AM |#12  
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He could have just boot in to custom recovery via adb without flashing it and use it to install superSU binary. I do it all the time. I'm rooted and running stock recovery right now. No offense, just clarifying it is possible..

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truth.
thats how i used to get into the recovery if my old nexus one from powered off, since the power button was broken. id just fastboot boot from the bootloader instead of flastboot flash
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Hey everyone thanx a lot for all your answers ! I'll try @BirchBarlow 's solution very soon and I'll tell you the results. About the app buying issue, I arranged with my parents thank you again a lot
15th February 2014, 12:56 PM |#14  
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Just reflash the factory image and take it from there. We have no idea what this cracked play store may have modified, and simply clearing cache/dalvik may not be enough to reverse whatever it changed. In the future don't download warez, it's not not fair to the developers, and as you can see they can mess up your phone. If you want to download paid apps, you can get your parents to buy you store credit at the Google Play store.

Thank you a lot for this methods, it worked perfectly
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