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[Q] Install Stock Recovery

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By niftycalls, Member on 23rd June 2014, 04:40 PM
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Hi Experts,

i had rooted my phone a while back and installed custom recovery , and was on stock ROM.
Due to issues on official emails, i had to unroot my phone and relock it.

All is fine, however i did miss 1 step, that is, i still have a diff recovery on it, and i want to install my stock recovery back so that i can install OTA.

I do have the stock recovery (i think).
So is theree a quick way to do that without unlocking the bootloader again or without losing any data?

Let me know PLEASE!

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Manas
 
 
23rd June 2014, 07:07 PM |#2  
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Hi Experts,

i had rooted my phone a while back and installed custom recovery , and was on stock ROM.
Due to issues on official emails, i had to unroot my phone and relock it.

All is fine, however i did miss 1 step, that is, i still have a diff recovery on it, and i want to install my stock recovery back so that i can install OTA.

I do have the stock recovery (i think).
So is theree a quick way to do that without unlocking the bootloader again or without losing any data?

Let me know PLEASE!

Regards
Manas

post result from command fastboot getvar version-main and we will find you the stock recovery
24th June 2014, 07:37 AM |#3  
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@Thant, the issue is not really finding the stock recovery, i assume i have it, question is -

"All is fine, however i did miss 1 step, that is, i still have a diff recovery on it, and i want to install my stock recovery back so that i can install OTA."
"So is theree a quick way to do that without unlocking the bootloader again or without losing any data?"
24th June 2014, 01:39 PM |#4  
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@Thant, the issue is not really finding the stock recovery, i assume i have it, question is -

"All is fine, however i did miss 1 step, that is, i still have a diff recovery on it, and i want to install my stock recovery back so that i can install OTA."
"So is theree a quick way to do that without unlocking the bootloader again or without losing any data?"

as i can remember even if your bootloader is unlocked as long as you have stock recovery you can update.. just make sure you have a backup of all your data.
24th June 2014, 02:07 PM |#5  
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Phew.. So my booloader is RE LOCKED now, and i just want to install the stock recovery... without losing data or unlocking the bootloader........possible???
24th June 2014, 02:29 PM |#6  
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Phew.. So my booloader is RE LOCKED now, and i just want to install the stock recovery... without losing data or unlocking the bootloader........possible???

No.
To flash recovery, your bootloader must be unlocked. Do you still have unlock.bin file?
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No.
To flash recovery, your bootloader must be unlocked. Do you still have unlock.bin file?

yess.. i have the unlock.bin, but then i lose all the data no?
24th June 2014, 02:38 PM |#8  
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yess.. i have the unlock.bin, but then i lose all the data no?

As far as I remember you will lose data. Make a backup (Titanium, or similar app) of important data, unlock the bootloader, flash stock recovery, reboot, restore data.
And keep the bootloader unlocked!
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damn!! if i keep my bootloader unlocked, i keep getting an error from an anitvirus kinda tool tht i had to install so that i receive my office emails. thanks for your help, will do this when i have a lot of time..
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