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【Guide】How To flash ANY Captivate ROM from Stock (including ICS)

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By TRusselo, Inactive Recognized Developer on 17th November 2011, 04:49 AM
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17th February 2015, 05:08 AM |#681  
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If you are making the backup through recovery you don't need to root either. Only if you were booting back into the ROM to make backups with an application

Flash a recovery
Make a backup in recovery
Factory reset
Flash rom

Anything that the recovery can do, does not require being rooted. It supersedes root in a way.
13th July 2017, 04:58 AM |#682  
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Unable to flash roms less then KitKat
Hello all,

Followed these steps and I'm unable to FLASH any Rom less then KitKat. "" flashes without any issues but my IMEI and baseband disappear. I tried flashing the following Roms via the CWM in the speedmod-kernel-i897-k13e-500hz.tar, CornKernel_UCKK4_v706.tar, cm7-galaxys-initial-kernel_CWM3005.tar with out luck


Get the following error:
-- Installing:
Finding update package...
Opening update package...
E:Can't open /mnt/sdcard/
Installation aborted.

I had to copy the file to the internal SD since speedmod-kernel is unable to access or mount the external_SD. I'm on GB 2.3.5 (I897UCKJ3_withBL). So not sure what I'm missing?! Been awhile since I flash a Captivate. Do I have convert the file system to MTD? Any help would be great!

Thanks in advance.
13th July 2017, 01:57 PM |#683  
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SON OF A GUN! Spent the entire day on this yesterday toying with this. Don't ever recall it being this complicated to flash a Cappy. Turns of the Micro SD I was copying the Rom files was defective and would corrupt them. Tried a different card and was able to flash!
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