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[Q] Problems pushing ROMs to my M8

17th May 2014, 08:19 AM |#1  
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I want to start off saying that I'm a complete noob to this and I now realize I was stupid for biting of waaay more than I can chew.

I turned s-off and rooted using firewater exploit. I installed ViperOne with TWRP and all was well, until I decided I wanted to try Android Revolution HD (here) I stupidly decided that in addition to wiping the normal stuff, I would just format. I backed up to my pc just by copying everything into a folder (downloads, pictures, etc) and I wiped it. Now I've got the ROM on my computer and I'm trying to put it on the phone. I've tried using adb sideloader, and adb push but neither are working (I'm fairly certain I typed everything in correctly in cmd.)

How can I install ANY rom so that I can download with the phone and install from TWRP without formatting?
 
 
17th May 2014, 08:24 AM |#2  
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you've booted into recovery, and you're unable to adb push the rom.zip to your internal storage?

adb push romname.zip /media/data/0
17th May 2014, 05:21 PM |#3  
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you've booted into recovery, and you're unable to adb push the rom.zip to your internal storage?

adb push romname.zip /media/data/0

Yes when I type that line into the cmd and press enter, nothing happens. No feedback at all, it just moves the cursor to the next line. I do have the rom in the same directory as adb and I did type it correctly into cmd. I attached an image of what it looks like.

>EDIT: spoke too soon. After nothing happened for a few minutes the cmd said "protocol failure"
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17th May 2014, 09:17 PM |#4  
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Yes when I type that line into the cmd and press enter, nothing happens. No feedback at all, it just moves the cursor to the next line. I do have the rom in the same directory as adb and I did type it correctly into cmd. I attached an image of what it looks like.

>EDIT: spoke too soon. After nothing happened for a few minutes the cmd said "protocol failure"

You probably didn't have USB debugging enabled, do you have access to a micro SD card?

If you do, load the rom onto that and flash from there.

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18th May 2014, 10:45 PM |#5  
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Well I was able to get it working, but as usual, I don't really know how. I redownloaded adb and the rom and restarted my computer. Tried the exact same sideload command and it worked.
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