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[Q] Upgrade from cyanogenmod m8 to m9 on nexus 5 (solved)

19th August 2014, 06:47 PM   |  #1  
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I am very new to rooting and installed cyanogenmod via their installer. I already have m8 installed on my nexus 5 and want to install the newest stable release which is m9. Do I just go to recovery and install the zip for m9? Also I am wondering if i did that would I lose my data....... Thanks
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I am very new to rooting and installed cyanogenmod via their installer. I already have m8 installed on my nexus 5 and want to install the newest stable release which is m9. Do I just go to recovery and install the zip for m9? Also I am wondering if i did that would I lose my data....... Thanks

Just go into recovery and flash M9 as well as your custom kernel (if you used one).
And no you would not lose your data.
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this is my first time using xda so although it may sound like a obvious question after I get a good answer to my question do I delete the thread or.....
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this is my first time using xda so although it may sound like a obvious question after I get a good answer to my question do I delete the thread or.....

Just ignore it or else you can edit your OP's title by adding solved. That way, its helpful for others who search for the same thing
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Just ignore it or else you can edit your OP's title by adding solved. That way, its helpful for others who search for the same thing

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