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Monday, February 27, 2012

ICS on Samsung Captivate

 

Download
ROM: BUILD 16: haxer.org / eriador.org (md5: 4bcccf2f665988ab5bd40fa88b0f7621)
Google Apps: Download from ROM Manager.
Google Apps Fixer: MultiUpload / tux-head.net / faramir.eriador.org (md5: af8bcaf5f8158e8e1be7097fc86b6b28)
Google Apps Fixer will fix your problem with not being able to add Google Account or Calendar Sync, but will also reset your Google Apps data. Only flash if you're having problems. If Google Apps Fixer does not work for you, do a factory reset from CWM (or Android Settings) and do not restore system data via TitaniumBackup.

Google Apps
v7.1: MultiUpload / tux-head.net / faramir.eriador.org (md5: 8bf66137f18de45657f29c129a8f4d52)

- First time flashing ICS to your Captivate (or coming from another ROM)?

  1. Root your device and install ClockworkMod Recovery.
  2. Reboot into Recovery using 3-button-combo
  3. Do a Nandroid backup!
  4. WIPE (wipe data/factory reset + wipe cache partition)
  5. Install the ROM from internal sdcard using ClockworkMod Recovery
  6. Optionally install the Google Addon
- Upgrading from CM7?
  1. Do a Nandroid Backup!
  2. WIPE (wipe data/factory reset + wipe cache partition)
  3. Install the ROM from internal sdcard using ClockworkMod Recovery
  4. Optionally install the Google Addon
- Coming from another ICS build?
  1. Do a Nandroid Backup!
  2. Install the ROM from internal sdcard using ClockworkMod Recovery
  3. Optionally install the Google Addon
  4. Reboot into recovery and WIPE (wipe data/factory reset + wipe cache partition)
  5. If radio doesn't work, go back to Samsung ROM and flash from there.
- Upgrading from another build of ICS by teamhacksung?
  1. Do a Nandroid Backup!
  2. Install the ROM from internal sdcard using ClockworkMod Recovery
  3. Optionally install the Google Addon
Note: The upgrade process from CM7 to ICS is automatic, but downgrading from ICS to CM7 (or restoring Nandroid) requires flashing twice. Once from ICS and again from CM7's recovery.

Source

Friday, February 24, 2012

Firmware upgrade fail! Try using recovery mode

 

If you get the message on your Android phone “Firmware upgrade fail! Try using recovery mode” don’t worry.  The phone is in download mode. All you need to do is use Odin 1-click back to stock.

This package is a complete wipe and re-partition package.  It is Stock I897UCKI2 package with Boog's KI1/KI2 Kernel1 with CWM Recovery, no Bootloaders. You need to be on GB bootloaders to run this. This package can be used as Stock before flashing any i897 GB based ROM. Link.

If you are not running on AT&T GB bootloaders, you can get that here.

  1. Unplug the USB cable from your phone
  2. Pull battery
  3. While holding both volume buttons, insert USB cable to phone
  4. Open Odin
  5. Remove USB Cable from computer and re-insert.  Note if that does not work insert cable in different USB port

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Hard Reset - Galaxy Nexus by Samsung

Hard Reset - Galaxy Nexus by Samsung

Warning Performing a hard reset will remove ALL data including the Google account, system data, application data, application settings, and downloaded applications. Only perform this reset if absolutely necessary.

Warning Pictures, Videos and Music will also be removed. It is recommended to backup this data unless willing to lose it.

Note Personal data such as WiFi passwords, Browser bookmarks, User dictionary, a list of installed Market applications and other customized settings can be backed up to and restored from Google's servers.

Preferred method
Alternate method

Preferred method

  1. From the home screen, select Apps.
    Home screen with Apps
  2. From the APPS tab, select Settings.
    Apps with Settings
  3. From the PERSONAL section, select Backup & reset.
    Settings with Backup & reset
  4. From the PERSONAL DATA section, select Factory data reset.
    Backup & reset with Factory data reset
  5. Select Reset phone.
    Note If presented, enter the current passcode or draw the unlock pattern.
    Reset phone
  6. Select Erase everything.
    Note Allow several minutes for the factory data reset and reboot processes to complete.
    Erase everything
  7. Refer to Initial Activation and Setup.

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Alternate method

  1. Press and hold the Power button.
    Power button
  2. Select Power off.
    Phone Options with Power off
  3. Select OK.
    Power off with OK
  4. Press and hold the Volume keys+Power button simultaneously until bootloader mode (image of an Android with Start) appears then release.
    Volume keys and Power button
  5. Select Recovery mode.
    Note Utilize the volume keys to cycle through the available options and the Power button to select.
    Note The device will restart in Recovery mode.
    Bootloader screen with Recovery mode
  6. From the Recovery mode screen, press and hold the Power button then press the Volume up (+) key.
    Recovery mode screen
  7. Select wipe data/factory reset.
    Recovery mode screen with wipe data/factory reset
  8. Select Yes -- delete all user data.
    Note Allow several minutes for the factory data reset process to complete.
    Recovery mode screen with Yes -- delete all user data
  9. Select reboot system now.
    Note Allow several minutes for the reboot process to complete.
    Recovery mode screen with reboot system now
  10. Refer to Initial Activation and Setup.

How to Install ICS on Droid X

Download files either using phone browser or to computer and transfer to sdcard
EncoutnerICSx Beta 3 http://www.multiupload.com/6J90T9DW50
Gapps: http://tux-head.net/...p/gappsv5.1.zip
 

Root Phone (http://www.androidauthority.com/how-to-root-droid-x-running-android-2-3-gingerbread-39804/)

Install ClockworkMod

from Rom Manager
Flash ClockworkMod Recovery
  Reeat
Reboot into Recovery

from clockworkmod recovery
wipe data/factory reset
  yes
wipe cache partition
  yes

advanced
  wipe Dalvik Cache
   yes

back out (power button)

install zip from sdcard
  choose zip from sdcard
   highlight EncoutnerICSx Beta 3 zip and click camera button
    yes
install zip from sdcard
  choose zip from sdcard
   highlight Gapps zip and click camera button
    yes

back out (power button)
 
reboot system now

http://www.androidauthority.com/how-to-install-ice-cream-sandwich-rom-on-motorola-droid-x-40674/

http://forum.xda-developers.com/wiki/index.php?title=Bloatware

Monday, February 06, 2012

How to Boot into Recovery on the DROID X

1. Turn your phone off.
2. Hold down “Home” and press “Power” until the Motorola logo appears.
3. Release ”Power” and continue to hold “Home” until an exclamation appears.
4. Release “Home” and press the “Volume Up” and “Volume Down” at the same time button once.
5. Your phone will now enter recovery.
6. Use the "Power" button to select.