Question about Flashing a new Rom

Discussion in 'Galaxy Nexus Development' started by SMS2884, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. SMS2884

    SMS2884 New Member

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    I have the previous version of GummyJar. It was the first rom I flashed and want to now update to the newest one. If I just simply flash the new rom in recovery will it erase everything like apps and all that?
     
  2. chewy74

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    If you flash over your current version it will not erase anything, but its advised to do a full wipe even when upgrading same rom version's

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    Chew is right that most devs do recommend a wipe/factory reset in CWR when installing their roms, even just updates. I ran AOKP for quite a while and routinely did not do wipes between updates and had no issues. I used to do that on the Droid 1 over and over and over. If I do have issues, I simply reboot into CWR and reflash the rom without a wipe. If issues continue, I then reflash rom with wipe. This process has always worked for me.

    My advice would be to try and see. If issues develop, deal with them.

    Good luck.
     
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