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Default [Q]Wont boot after failed 4.4 OTA Update (Bootloader Unlocked, CWR)

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I unlocked my Bootloader, installed Clockwork Recovery a while back. Still had Vanilla Android on it.

Today I updated it, there was an error shown in the Clockwork recovery during the update, I rebooted the device.
Now I am stuck in the 4.4 Bootscreen.

How can I get a Recovery Image on my Phone now? (Booting in Recovery works without any issues)

When I reset my device is all the data in the sdcard folder gone? If so is there a way to back some of it up now?

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Hi guys,

I unlocked my Bootloader, installed Clockwork Recovery a while back. Still had Vanilla Android on it.

Today I updated it, there was an error shown in the Clockwork recovery during the update, I rebooted the device.
Now I am stuck in the 4.4 Bootscreen.

How can I get a Recovery Image on my Phone now? (Booting in Recovery works without any issues)

When I reset my device is all the data in the sdcard folder gone? If so is there a way to back some of it up now?

Thanks
Its best to do a clean flash and delete all your data. Phone vs Pics? I'd take the phone. Besides, some stuff is backed up by Google servers. Follow this:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2010312
 
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You can't update OTA while having cwm. OTA can only be completed using stock recovery or twrp recovery. Cwm haven't had this ability yet. Just follow the guide given in a post above and flash kitkat factory images. All your problems will be solved. Or, you can use this guide ( http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2527142 ) and delete the -w to save your data.

For your second question, if you factory reset using stock recovery, then yes, it will wipe clean your sd card. If you reset using cwm/twrp, then no, it won't wipe your sd card and your pics, music will all still be intact.
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You can't update OTA while having cwm. OTA can only be completed using stock recovery or twrp recovery. Cwm haven't had this ability yet. Just follow the guide given in a post above and flash kitkat factory images. All your problems will be solved. Or, you can use this guide ( http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2527142 ) and delete the -w to save your data.

For your second question, if you factory reset using stock recovery, then yes, it will wipe clean your sd card. If you reset using cwm/twrp, then no, it won't wipe your sd card and your pics, music will all still be intact.
thanks both of you i kept using this method, -w didnt seem to work properly so I wiped it comleetly now it boots up propperly

thanks again
 
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thanks both of you i kept using this method, -w didnt seem to work properly so I wiped it comleetly now it boots up propperly

thanks again
How did you wipe your phone completely? I actually have the same problem you had.
 
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How did you wipe your phone completely? I actually have the same problem you had.
nvm, i figured it out.
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