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2nd August 2014, 09:31 PM |#1  
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If I root (towel root) install custom recovery then unroot and factory reset will I have stock recovery back?

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2nd August 2014, 09:38 PM |#2  
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no, factory resets only wipe your user data, they dont magically reinstall software. but you will after you.. a. flash the factory img, or b. flash the stock recovery via fastboot.
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all info and guides are linked in my signature. Lots of reading but lots to learn.

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You could extract the recovery.img from the stock rom and flash it
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Just discovered flashify oh man its amazing

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You could extract the recovery.img from the stock rom and flash it

They're all linked in the recovery zips thread in the resources section of my signature

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Just discovered flashify oh man its amazing

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yea, its a great app. i use it for flashing boot.img files and updating my recovery
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Yep. I like flashify too.

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