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    This post is designed to help all users of any ROM flash the ROM of their choice easily and successfully

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    Contains instructions on how to flash a ROM in update.zip format in SPRecovery and ClockWork recovery


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    Contains instruction on how to flash a ROM in nandroid format in SPRecovery and ClockWork recovery
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    update.zip Installation Instructions


    Installation Instructions [SPRecovery]
    1) Download the ROM of your choice
    2) Rename to "update.zip" and place on the root of your SD Card
    3) Reboot into SPRecovery
    4) Select "install" from the SPRecovery menu
    5) Select "allow update.zip"
    6) Select "Install update.zip Depreciated"
    7) Let it install your ROM
    8) Press power button to return to main screen of SPRecovery
    9) Select “reboot system now”
    10) Let the ROM load
    _____a. If the ROM is deodexed then the first boot will take a long time, every other reboot will go by fast
    _____b. In my ROM, the screen will be black because the bootanimtion doesn’t repeat or loop, just be patient it will load
    11) Enjoy
    12) Post some Positive or Negative feedback on the ROM




    Installation Instructions [ClockWork]
    1) Download the ROM of your choice and place somewhere on your SD Card
    2) Reboot into ClockWork recovery
    3) Select install update.zip
    4) Select install zip from SD Card
    5) Navigate to where you placed the ROM
    6) Select "install"
    7) Your ROM will be installed
    8) Reboot from the main screen of ClockWork Recovery
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    Nandroid Installation Instructions


    Installation Instructions [SPRecovery]
    1) Download whichever ROM, you are going to use
    2) Unzip the ROM and you should have one folder
    _____a. Double check to make sure there is not another folder inside that one
    _____b. If there is simply cut that folder out of the current one
    _____c. You should have one folder with the parts of the ROM inside
    __________i. Usually system, boot, nandroid, sometimes data
    3) Place that folder inside your nandroid folder on the root of your sdcard
    _____a. If you don’t have a folder called nandroid on the root of your sdcard create one now
    4) Reboot your phone into SPRecovery
    _____a. Done by holding “X” and the power button
    5) Use volume and camera button to scroll and select backup/restore
    6) Select advanced nandroid backup
    _____a. Make sure the (*) is next to each category [should look like following]
    __________i. (*) backup BOOT
    __________ii. (*) backup CACHE
    __________iii. (*) backup DATA
    __________iv. (*) backup RECOVERY
    __________v. (*) backup SYSTEM
    _____b. Then perform the back up, you may give it a name if you wish
    7) Let backup finish
    8) Press power button to return to main screen of SPRecovery
    9) This is optional, but recommended for best performance
    _____a. Select wipe data/factory reset
    _________i. Scroll and select yes
    _____b. Select wipe cache partition
    _____c. DO EACH ONE TWICE
    10) Select backup/restore
    11) Select advanced nandroid restore [Then select CHOOSE BACKUP, AND CHOOSE THE ROM]
    _____a. Make sure the (*) is only by system and boot [should look like following]
    _________i. (*) backup BOOT
    _________ii. ( ) backup CACHE
    _________iii. ( ) backup DATA
    _________iv. ( ) backup RECOVERY
    _________v. (*) backup SYSTEM
    _____b. Select perform restore
    12) Let it finish
    13) Press power button to return to main screen of SPRecovery
    14) Select “reboot system now”
    15) Let the ROM load
    _____a. If the ROM is deodexed then the first boot will take a long time, every other reboot will go by fast
    _____b. In my ROM, the screen will be black because the bootanimtion doesn’t repeat or loop, just be patient it will load
    16) Enjoy
    17) Post some Positive or Negative feedback on the ROM


    Installation Instructions [ClockWork Recovery]
    1) Open ROM Manager
    2) Scroll to the bottom of the list
    3) Select “Flash Alternate Recovery”
    4) Select “Ok”
    5) After it flashes SPRecovery follow the instructions above.


    If You Get A Nandroid Error Code
    Look HereNandroid Known Error Codes
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    If i mistyped anything or anyone has any suggestions for the guide, please post them below..

    I hope this helps.. :)
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    hi sir, new android user here of motorola defy i just want to ask what is purpose of this application? i dont know anything from android unlike from symbian you can install .jar .sis but here @ android im having a hard time. i want to have many application at the same time many wall papers and compatible to all. i hope you can help me. thanks
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    Ok, I will try it again. Thanks for your topic