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Acox21900
01-23-2012, 09:16 PM
Hey guys I am currently running encounterics and now I want to change to another rom. This was my first time. I didn't make a nandroid and now I'm not sure how to switch to another rom. I would like to try liquid smooth or liberty. Do I just wipe data then flash the new rom?

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DirtyDroid
01-23-2012, 09:24 PM
You can but from that rom I would restore yout stock nandroid first then flash. The other one after


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Acox21900
01-23-2012, 09:27 PM
So my phone already has a nandroid to return to stock even though I didn't make one?

Sorry just saw you edit. Help would be great thanks.

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Nemo aeternamn
01-23-2012, 09:39 PM
You can switch to another and should be fine... But with the different boot menu that it has... It's best to sbf so you start from a clean slate

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Acox21900
01-23-2012, 09:42 PM
So just wipe and install the new rom? I don't mind the boot loader.

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Nemo aeternamn
01-23-2012, 09:48 PM
Ya... You should be able to*
But with some of the differences in the boot menu... It could lead to a boot loop...

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DirtyDroid
01-23-2012, 09:48 PM
You can switch to another and should be fine... But with the different boot menu that it has... It's best to sbf so you start from a clean slate

We have nothing to fear but running out of beer

Yeah what Nemo said, you should be fine just by wipe data/cache/dalvik , and then flashing the rom....the thing with either restoring a nandroid of stock or sbf prior, is that it will give you a clean install, and can save problems if there be any...


Thanks Nemo

......and ninja'd aha

Nemo aeternamn
01-23-2012, 09:57 PM
Assist and ninja... In one post... Go me! Haha

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Acox21900
01-23-2012, 10:10 PM
Ok thanks guys I'll try it. If I want to sbf how do I do that?

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DirtyDroid
01-23-2012, 10:22 PM
The best/easiest way is to follow the sbf or linux methods in mine or Nemo's sig-nature....there's a video guide in that thread, along with step by step instructions...Long story short, you'll download the .602 ISO from 1KDS, burn the iso to a disc, or flash, with Imgburner, and well thats pretty much it....( oh and the newest one he just put out, has both root methods built in, so after sbf, you can root too if you want all in one session) pretty slick!

Acox21900
01-23-2012, 10:52 PM
Ok gotcha. So if it bootloops do I just restore the nandroid I make for the rom I'm on?

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Nemo aeternamn
01-23-2012, 11:19 PM
if it bootloops... you probably wont be able to get into factory recovery... so from there you'd just sbf reroot then flash the rom you wanna go to

Acox21900
01-23-2012, 11:22 PM
Thanks hopefully it doesn't bootloop. Encounterics is awesome but I need my camera and voice input not to mention flash

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DirtyDroid
01-23-2012, 11:27 PM
well if it does, it'll always give yah the chance to make a nandroid of stock :big smile: Good luck though, hope it all flashes well for you

towbiz
01-24-2012, 12:57 AM
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maybish
01-24-2012, 03:03 PM
I bootlooped coming off encounter ics. I did all my wipes too. I did the sbf and all is well!

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Brad92
01-24-2012, 03:11 PM
I have flashed back and forth between Encounter and CM7 with no issues. Only time I've had to sbf lately has been because of a bad build of CM7.

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cebosound
01-25-2012, 12:15 AM
I had a similar dilemma. .... Last Night I ended up going with the SBF method (using USB). It worked great, just follow instructions closely. .... Got me back to stock gingerbread, then i rooted. Now, the sky is the limit. Good Luck.

Acox21900
01-25-2012, 03:06 PM
Awesome I'm going to sbf tonight thanks

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