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Recovery menu not shown on Galaxy S4 (verizon)

6th February 2014, 01:47 AM |#1  
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I just installed the ROM Manager to the newly rooted s4. When I tried to backup the phone, I can't get the backup/restore menu, instead, I think I get into the generic android recovery menu.

What I did was to hold Vol-Up, Home, and Power together, release the Power when the Galaxy flash on the screen. Nothing happened afterward, so I released the other two buttons. I am not getting the backup/restore ....

Like previous adventure (rooting), I might have missed a step or two. Should the ROM Manager take care of getting the CWM?
 
 
6th February 2014, 01:48 AM |#2  
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I just installed the ROM Manager to the newly rooted s4. When I tried to backup the phone, I can't get the backup/restore menu, instead, I think I get into the generic android recovery menu.

What I did was to hold Vol-Up, Home, and Power together, release the Power when the Galaxy flash on the screen. Nothing happened afterward, so I released the other two buttons. I am not getting the backup/restore ....

Like previous adventure (rooting), I might have missed a step or two. Should the ROM Manager take care of getting the CWM?

Please tell me you aren't on mk2.
6th February 2014, 01:49 AM |#3  
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I just installed the ROM Manager to the newly rooted s4. When I tried to backup the phone, I can't get the backup/restore menu, instead, I think I get into the generic android recovery menu.

What I did was to hold Vol-Up, Home, and Power together, release the Power when the Galaxy flash on the screen. Nothing happened afterward, so I released the other two buttons. I am not getting the backup/restore ....

Like previous adventure (rooting), I might have missed a step or two. Should the ROM Manager take care of getting the CWM?

What bootloader revision are you on? Did you read the must read sticky?
6th February 2014, 02:02 AM |#4  
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What bootloader revision are you on? Did you read the must read sticky?

No wonder, I have the MK2. As far as the safestrap is concerned, I hope it can backup the phone as is. Back in Sept last year, there was issue safestrap with galaxy s4, is it resolved?

Thanks very much for your help!
6th February 2014, 01:30 PM |#5  
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No wonder, I have the MK2. As far as the safestrap is concerned, I hope it can backup the phone as is. Back in Sept last year, there was issue safestrap with galaxy s4, is it resolved?

Thanks very much for your help!

Many a S4's have been bricked doing what you're trying to do.
You need to install safestrap... Check out a few stickies and read up my friend.

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