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[Q] Verizon S4 Will Not Load Recover

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By baphelps18, Junior Member on 26th April 2014, 12:38 AM
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Hey, sorry if this is already answered somewhere else, I have not been able to find an answer. I have a rooted Verizon Galaxy S4 with MJ7. Root seems to work fine. The problem is when I try to install CWM from Rom Manger it says it installs, but when I reboot into recovery it gets an error and default to the system recovery. If I try to install TWRM it bricks the phone and I have to reflash MJ7 from ODIN to get it back then have to reroot. Any thoughts on what I can do to get a custom recovery installed so I can load some custom ROMs?
 
 
26th April 2014, 12:40 AM |#2  
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Locked bootloader. Can't install a recovery on anything but MDK. There is safestrap if ur want that. Look in the developer section

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26th April 2014, 01:05 AM |#3  
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Locked bootloader. Can't install a recovery on anything but MDK. There is safestrap if ur want that. Look in the developer section

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Safestrap is the only recovery for our locked bootloader at this time.

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26th April 2014, 03:35 AM |#4  
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Originally Posted by baphelps18

Hey, sorry if this is already answered somewhere else, I have not been able to find an answer. I have a rooted Verizon Galaxy S4 with MJ7. Root seems to work fine. The problem is when I try to install CWM from Rom Manger it says it installs, but when I reboot into recovery it gets an error and default to the system recovery. If I try to install TWRM it bricks the phone and I have to reflash MJ7 from ODIN to get it back then have to reroot. Any thoughts on what I can do to get a custom recovery installed so I can load some custom ROMs?

You need to read the stickie in the general forum before u brick your phone

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