Quick Help, Please!

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  1. Tsip85

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    OK, About to take the plunge and flash my first ROM. I'm using SPRecovery and I understand that I rename the download to "update.zip" before I put it on the root of my SD card. However, I already have a file called "update.zip" on my SD from when I rooted my phone. Do I just replace the file? If so, will it cause me to lose anything? I'm being very cautious cause I'm a total N00B and I really don't want to hassle w/ a bricked phone!
     
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    First did you make a nandroid back up of your current rom, if not stop and do that

    second yes you will replace it.
     
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    Delete the old file. Once you flash an update.zip you can remove it from the sdcard.
     
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    Yes I did make a nandroid backup. Not sure I know how to restore it if needed, but I did make a backup. Thank y'all for answering my question. Now that I've deleted the old update file and added the new, I guess I should make another backup? Also, do I need to clear my cashe and all that good stuff before I actually flash the ROM? I'm running the OTA 2.2 and have done nothing other than root my phone.
     
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    If you made a current backup (post root) you should be good.

    Also yes wipe Data/Cache before flashing the ROM.