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By Fankhanelraul, Junior Member on 6th January 2014, 05:01 AM
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I am embarrassed to have to ask this since I've had android phones for 3 years now.

But to install a new custom recovery... Is it really as easy as just flashing it with my current recovery? I ask of course because I am trying to get kitkat and I was getting error 7. Which, after research led me to believe I need to update my recovery. I've used Download mode before, but I don't know if that is necessary. I've never messed with it before because if it ain't broke, don't fix it kind of deal. Any instructions and/or recovery recommendations for me?
6th January 2014, 06:33 AM |#2  
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Yes, it is that easy. You can install zips for the newest versions of CWM, TWRP, or PHILZ from your current recovery.

Of course you may not be able to restore your old backups. But you can flash back to the old recovery to restore these too.

Most people are changing to different recoveries because of recent changes in Android that makes it trickier to flash the newer Roms.

I personally switched from TWRP to Philz. It is CWM based, but will also restore TWRP backups. Phil is very receptive to questions and had made his recovery available on a lot of devices, more being added every day.
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6th January 2014, 07:00 AM |#3  
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Thank you, it's much appreciated! I am looking into Philz now!
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