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[Q] Unable to restore Nandroid backup

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By number_thirty_two, Junior Member on 4th June 2014, 10:50 PM
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I took a Nandroid backup of my stock phone (all partitions) before I flashed a new ROM (DN3). Then I decided to return to stock ROM, so I wiped phone and restored Nandroid backup (all partitions except bootloader and recovery).

Now the phone will not boot, it just shows a logo and then a black screen. I can connect to it via ADB however.

I thought Nandroid backup was a safe way of preserving phone, but it seems it cannot actually be trusted?
 
 
5th June 2014, 03:44 PM |#2  
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Originally Posted by number_thirty_two

I took a Nandroid backup of my stock phone (all partitions) before I flashed a new ROM (DN3). Then I decided to return to stock ROM, so I wiped phone and restored Nandroid backup (all partitions except bootloader and recovery).

Now the phone will not boot, it just shows a logo and then a black screen. I can connect to it via ADB however.

I thought Nandroid backup was a safe way of preserving phone, but it seems it cannot actually be trusted?

depends on bootloader i guess, but maybe try wipe data and preload / cache and dalvik and reflash, make sure ROM to flash is on external sdcard as may lose all data on phone
7th June 2014, 04:27 PM |#3  
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Having the same issue after re-partitioning my phone. My nandroid backup is about 2.3gb and it took about 200 seconds to restore. Nothing was actually restored when I booted up. (This nandroid was made to my SD-Card, wonder if that makes any difference.

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