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[Q] LG-G2 D800 LGG2 Recovery Problems

13th January 2014, 12:46 AM   |  #1  
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I bought a phone pre rooted and everything. It was nice, but the problem is I am having trouble changing the recovery on the phone.

For a long time I had TWRP 2.6.3.4. I could not flash any recovery over it. I was finally able to flash TWRP 2.6.3.1 using the same method to get TWRP. At that point I'm still not able to flash a recovery over TWRP.

I just discovered "flashify" tonight where I had flashed the CWR image for the d800. Now I can't even boot into recovery. It acts like I have non. I can boot into android no-problem though.

When I use "flashify" or "Recovery Tools" they claim I still have TWRP 2.6.3.1.
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13th January 2014, 12:54 AM   |  #2  
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I too tried flashing CWM over TWRP using Flashify, but it didn't work, it still said I had TWRP. However, Flashify did work to revert back to Stock Recovery.

I still have the backup file of the Stock Recovery, I can upload it somewhere if you want to, then maybe you can install CWM.
I have a D802 myself, not sure if my backup would work with your D800 though. but if you're adventurous...
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13th January 2014, 01:21 AM   |  #3  
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I too tried flashing CMW over TWRP using Flashify, but it didn't work, it still said I had TWRP. However, Flashify did work to revert back to Stock Recovery.

I still have the backup file of the Stock Recovery, I can upload it somewhere if you want to, then maybe you can install CMW.
I have a D802 myself, not sure if my backup would work with your D800 though. but if you're adventurous...


I was able to get back a version of TWRP following this: http://theunlockr.com/2013/11/03/fla...ersions-video/

Still don't know why I can't get other recoveries like CWR or why almost all versions of CM will fail to flash using TWRP

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I miss read you post. I thought you had a copy of TWRP. Go ahead and send the the stock recovery as that's one thing I have yet to try..
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13th January 2014, 01:56 AM   |  #4  
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I was able to get back a version of TWRP following this: http://theunlockr.com/2013/11/03/fla...ersions-video/

Still don't know why I can't get other recoveries like CWR or why almost all versions of CM will fail to flash using TWRP

EDIT

I miss read you post. I thought you had a copy of TWRP. Go ahead and send the the stock recovery as that's one thing I have yet to try..

Well now I'm not sure if it's a good idea. Even for custom recoveries there are different files to download for D800 and D802. I don't think my backup would be compatible with your variant.

If you want CM, try flashing Official Nightlies. I've heard they are stable. I flashed CM11 Nightly with TWRP 2.6.3.4 just fine. You can grab it for D800 here.
14th January 2014, 06:11 PM   |  #5  
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Well now I'm not sure if it's a good idea. Even for custom recoveries there are different files to download for D800 and D802. I don't think my backup would be compatible with your variant.

If you want CM, try flashing Official Nightlies. I've heard they are stable. I flashed CM11 Nightly with TWRP 2.6.3.4 just fine. You can grab it for D800 here.

Mine never works. I think its a MD5 error or something. I can only get one version of CM running and I think it's 10.2, I assume my whole phone is just messed up. Not being able to flash CM or recoveries.
14th January 2014, 06:28 PM   |  #6  
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Try going back to stock and starting over? Did you by chance take the 10o ota? That seems to be causing issues for others.

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14th January 2014, 06:30 PM   |  #7  
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Try going back to stock and starting over? Did you by chance take the 10o ota? That seems to be causing issues for others.

Sent from my LG-D800

I'm not sure.

Is there a windows software out there that can bring me to stock sort of like the NexusToolkit for Nexus devices.
14th January 2014, 06:32 PM   |  #8  
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I'm not sure.

Is there a windows software out there that can bring me to stock sort of like the NexusToolkit for Nexus devices.

Settings - about phone - software information

See what software version you have.

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14th January 2014, 06:50 PM   |  #9  
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Settings - about phone - software information

See what software version you have.

Sent from my LG-D800

I'm currently running CyanogenMod "10.2.0-d800", there is no "Software Information" or "Version"
14th January 2014, 07:16 PM   |  #10  
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Recovered back to Clean ROM 2.0

Software version: d80210b


EDIT:

Using this guide here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2468858

I was able to get CWM.

So far I've come to the conclusion. The only way to change recoveries is through the PC and not from the phone it's self
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