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[Q] Root nexus 5 help!

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By UnderstandFones, Junior Member on 18th June 2014, 04:42 AM
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18th June 2014, 05:30 PM |#21  
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Its on the left under "NOTICE" if you look at the top it is in platform tools
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18th June 2014, 05:32 PM |#22  
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I followed these directions I don't know if it used adb but I think I remember seeing it.

I can guarantee you didn't use adb. You used fastboot

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Its on the left under "NOTICE" if you look at the top it is in platform tools

Open the platform tools folder. Rightclick anywhere inside the folder whilst holding shift key. You will find an option called "Open command window here"

Click on that and continue flashing the recovery. "fastboot flash recovery recovery.img"
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/goog...oader-t2507905 I followed this thread to unlock my bootloader
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Its on the left under "NOTICE" if you look at the top it is in platform tools

1 you cannot cd to the directory you are already in
2 some files show extensions and some don't which probably means "hide extensions for known file types" is set. Turn this off in organisation

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Open the platform tools folder. Rightclick anywhere inside the folder whilst holding shift key. You will find an option called "Open command window here"

Click on that and continue flashing the recovery. "fastboot flash recovery recovery.img"

ok I think im making progress but now it says "error: cannot open 'recovery.img"
18th June 2014, 05:42 PM |#27  
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ok I think im making progress but now it says "error: cannot open 'recovery.img"

See point 2 above. I bet it's recovery.img.img but you MUST turn of the hide extensions setting in Windows to know for sure

Organization > folder and search options > view

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ok I think im making progress but now it says "error: cannot open 'recovery.img"

Go to View-Options in Windows explorer and remove the tick on "Hide extensions for known file types".

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18th June 2014, 05:57 PM |#29  
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See point 2 above. I bet it's recovery.img.img but you MUST turn of the hide extensions setting in Windows to know for sure

Organization > folder and search options > view

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thank all of you very much it was hidden and I didn't know because this isn't my computers thank you guys really appreciate it
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