cannot boot into CWM recovery

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  1. shockwave72

    shockwave72 Member

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    Hello,
    I am having trouble boot into CWM recovery. I have flashed it, downloaded, and it has succeeded, but I just can't for the life of me boot into cwm recovery. Any help is appreciated.
     
  2. pistacio

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    Do you have safestrap installed?
     
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    guidot Developer Relations Staff Member Premium Member

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    Downloaded? From where?
     
  4. shockwave72

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    I do not have safestrap installed, if it's not on the market could you send me a link to it? And i downloaded it from either rom toolbox pro or rom manager
     
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    Alright thanks. I just did that and installed a custom rom. But the wifi tether isn't working. Any suggestions?
     
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    Could be the rom you installed...
     
  8. shockwave72

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    Should I return to stock from or install a different custom rom
     
  9. chagla

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    hi, i have a problem.
    i installed xt883 (the chinese rom) on droid 3. so far so good but i really need to get recovery working. i got rom manager and i flashed clockmod 5020. but i cant seem to boot to recovery no matter what.
    i tried what u suggested > flash clockmod 5020 via rom manager > use D3 bootstrap > D3 reboot recovery.

    it didnt work. i also tried rebooting from rom manager. that doesnt work either. please help.

    btw, i am rooted. i also have the clockwork mod as a zip file. can i install zip file using terminal? i was looking for some kind of img file so i can flash it via fastboot .
     
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    okay. just an update. after many trials-and-error, i got safestrap installed. it turns out i was missing busybox which is why neither safestrap or bootstrap was working. after installing busybox, i only have safestrap working. problem solved for now. i have to find a way to install gapps now.
     
  11. ovelayer

    ovelayer Rescue Squad Rescue Squad

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    what rom are you trying to get gapps for?
    you can find a flashable .zip for gapps for most ota/roms at Goo.im Downloads - Browsing gapps
     
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    did you do the tbh teather hack?
     
  13. shockwave72

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    I did not. I'm trying to use the Droid 3 CM9 rom. Where do i download the tbh tether hack?
     
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    you flash gapps after you flash the ROM you want to install.
     
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    thanks ovelayer. i'm using the chinese xt883 rom on verizon droid 3. i will try one of these. just wondering how it will behave with chinese rom. hmmm...
     
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