Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,728,239 Members 49,888 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

Need help accessing interactive mode in CWM

Tip us?
 
gomisensei
Old
#1  
gomisensei's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 26
Posts: 118
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Surrey, BC
Default Need help accessing interactive mode in CWM

I got stuck in a neverending boot with the CM11 OTA updater on last nights nightly. Updater works in cm, then upon reboot, seems to install the update in non-interactive mode in cwm, then upon reboot, doesn't get past boot animation.

If i try to boot into CWM/recovery, it installs again, but I can't access the interactive menus, it just installs, then reboots again, and get's stuck. ADB sees the device, but says "offline" so I can't connect and access anything thru that.

Don't wanna have to invoke odin, as that's a last-ditch fix, and not sure what i'd install anyways.
 
codemonkey98
Old
#2  
codemonkey98's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 55
Posts: 309
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Pensacola, FL
I'd assume you'd be able to use one of these devices if you have an micro SD card availibile on your phone. I think you know what to do after that and that would be to get your ROM and GApps onto there. If you cannot do that, then you'll need to use Odin in Download mode.
Devices:
~~~~

Find my post helpful? Remember to click that button!
 
gomisensei
Old
#3  
gomisensei's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 26
Posts: 118
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Surrey, BC
was looking for a speedier way, but I solved it already by using odin to install TWRP, which let me adb in, kill the install process, then sideload the latest nightly, solving the problem, which was caused by the cmupdate program allowing me to install an incomplete zip file. I am curious as to if there's a cancel install type button-press in CWM for this type of problem.
 
codemonkey98
Old
#4  
codemonkey98's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 55
Posts: 309
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Pensacola, FL
Quote:
Originally Posted by gomisensei View Post
was looking for a speedier way, but I solved it already by using odin to install TWRP, which let me adb in, kill the install process, then sideload the latest nightly, solving the problem, which was caused by the cmupdate program allowing me to install an incomplete zip file. I am curious as to if there's a cancel install type button-press in CWM for this type of problem.
So you're having two recoveries I presume?
Devices:
~~~~

Find my post helpful? Remember to click that button!
 
gomisensei
Old
#5  
gomisensei's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 26
Posts: 118
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Surrey, BC
Quote:
Originally Posted by codemonkey98 View Post
So you're having two recoveries I presume?
Naw, just used twrp and it let me adb in. After I fixed the problem, i reflashed my cwm touch recovery. May play with twrp again sometime, but i've always preferred the look and functions of cwm, mostly cuz I'm used to it, also had some problems with twrp forever ago
 
codemonkey98
Old
#6  
codemonkey98's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 55
Posts: 309
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Pensacola, FL
Quote:
Originally Posted by gomisensei View Post
Naw, just used twrp and it let me adb in. After I fixed the problem, i reflashed my cwm touch recovery. May play with twrp again sometime, but i've always preferred the look and functions of cwm, mostly cuz I'm used to it, also had some problems with twrp forever ago
I was going to say, having two recoveries is really bad to have.
Devices:
~~~~

Find my post helpful? Remember to click that button!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


XDA PORTAL POSTS

Easily Combine Text and Manage Your Android Clipboard with StuffMerge

Android clipboard management has always been impractical without the … more

Pale Moon Browser Ported to Android

Having a wide choice of third party applications is one of the most beautiful things that Android has to … more

Partial Android Wear Source Uploaded to AOSP

2014 is certainly shaping up to be theyear of the wearables. And thanks to its innovative … more

Street Panorama Combines Google Maps and Street View into One App

Google Maps is a must have application forevery amateur world explorer. … more