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[Q] Which recovery to use?

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22nd March 2014, 09:58 AM   |  #1  
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I've flashed "CWM-based Recovery v6.0.4.6" which was in the rooting guide.
I'm not very happy with it though:

- backups are placed in /data/media/clockworkmod instead of /sdcard/clockworkmod , even though it says "Backup to /sdcard"
- tgz backup does not work, backups are still tars
- after choosing "Reboot" the recovery asks to fix root access, even though it's perfectly fine. Minor annoyance, but still ..

So, which is the best custom recovery at this point for the Moto G?
I really want compressed backups (bz2 if possible) AND I want the backups stored on the virtual sdcard for easy copying.
22nd March 2014, 10:01 AM   |  #2  
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You can try twrp


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22nd March 2014, 10:03 AM   |  #3  
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Try them all, to see which you prefer, they only take a second to flash,

Personally I use phillz touch recovery,

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22nd March 2014, 11:21 AM   |  #4  
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i use trwp because cwrm philz is bugged in motorola moto g, htc desire 500 and many other phones. who says this is not true, try to restore defaults from settings menu and will try this problem!!!!
22nd March 2014, 09:08 PM   |  #5  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by plewis1981

Try them all, to see which you prefer, they only take a second to flash,

Personally I use phillz touch recovery,

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I've installed Philz. Everything I tried works fine, backing up and saving settings.
What exactly are the known bugs for Philz for Moto G?
Can it flash zips and restore backups? If so, it's alright for me.

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22nd March 2014, 10:19 PM   |  #6  
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I prefer twrp since it's the only one I'm familar with.
22nd March 2014, 10:50 PM   |  #7  
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phil GUI looks the best

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