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[Q] Can you do a nandroid restore from Kitkat to stock?

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28th February 2014, 08:39 PM   |  #1  
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So, I've been searching around the forum for "restore", "restore nandroid backup", etc. and I've always been directed to the method that's described here. Is that the only way to go back to stock? Can I not just restore my backup from my current Paranoid Android ROM?

If not, can I use my nandroid backup once I go back to stock using the aforementioned method?
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2nd March 2014, 07:36 PM   |  #2  
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KitKat does not allow custom recoveries.

Backup nand backup to PC, flash back to stock 4.2.2, install custom recovery, and then restore PA backup.

Should work.
3rd March 2014, 07:05 AM   |  #3  
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Thank you for your answer!

I think I wasn't clear, though. I was on Paranoid Android at the time of writing the question. That's what I refered to as KitKat. And I wanted to go back to stock by restoring my nandroid backup of it. But, I've never seen anyone do it like that on the forums. Everyone used the LG flashtool. So, that's why I asked.

Ended up going to CloudyFlex, and I'm really happy about it!

Thanks again!

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3rd March 2014, 07:41 AM   |  #4  
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KitKat does not allow custom recoveries.

Technically, neither does JB. The Loki exploit is why we have any custom kernels/recoveries. I'm going to be submitting a request tomorrow to have Loki updated with the new aboot info.
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