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[Q] VRUEMK2 Rooted, cant install recovery?

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By BruteSource, Senior Member on 20th April 2014, 08:34 PM
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Is my bootloader locked? I tried installing ClockWork and TWRP Through Rom Manger and GooManager, both say they are successful but when I restart into recovery via an app or manually it goes into ODIN Mode or Stock Recovery? What am I missing here? Any help gratefully appreciated !
 
 
20th April 2014, 08:46 PM |#2  
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Only mdk can install a custom recovery. Not to be rude, but a lil reading would of went a long way. All you can do is root and k stall safestrap

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Is my bootloader locked? I tried installing ClockWork and TWRP Through Rom Manger and GooManager, both say they are successful but when I restart into recovery via an app or manually it goes into ODIN Mode or Stock Recovery? What am I missing here? Any help gratefully appreciated !

No, you can't install a custom recovery. The bootloader is locked.

I suggest you read the following

From the general forum: the sticky thread
From this forum: What you can and can't do with your i545
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Is my bootloader locked? I tried installing ClockWork and TWRP Through Rom Manger and GooManager, both say they are successful but when I restart into recovery via an app or manually it goes into ODIN Mode or Stock Recovery? What am I missing here? Any help gratefully appreciated !

did you read any of the info in these forums before you proceeded??
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did you read any of the info in these forums before you proceeded??

Yes, and it wasn't really make clear what works with MK2, but now after reading more I see I need SS. I Have 3.70 Installed. Now I am having trouble finding any KitKat Roms that work with SafeStrap and MK2? Is there a list somewhere?
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No, you can't install a custom recovery. The bootloader is locked.

I suggest you read the following

From the general forum: the sticky thread
From this forum: What you can and can't do with your i545

Thx, I actually found that not long after my post. Now it seems there are no 4.4 roms compatible with ss 3.70 and mk2? Hyperdrive seems nice but it's Jellybean.

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Yes, and it wasn't really make clear what works with MK2, but now after reading more I see I need SS. I Have 3.70 Installed. Now I am having trouble finding any KitKat Roms that work with SafeStrap and MK2? Is there a list somewhere?

There are no 4.4 roms for safestrap..and no official safestrap for Verizon 4.4 or root..There is a list of 4.3 roms that are safestrap compatible in general forum as well as an information stickie

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