Tuesday, May 24, 2016

How to: Copy ROM zip file to the freshly wiped device

Have you ever been in a situation where you mistakenly (or not) wiped the content of the internal storage (including systempartition andvirtual SD card)on your phone or tabletandunfortunatelyit doesn't support external storage? Now you can't flash desired custom ROM because you removed it and the device can't be booted due to wiped system partition. Don't worry - it's very sy to fix!

Here are the steps you need to follow to copy the correct rom.zip package to your internal storage:Download thismini-sdkpackage and extract it to c:\mini-sdkRename the custom ROM package you want to flash to "rom.zip" and copy it toc:\mini-sdkConnect your device to the PCBoot your device inrecoverymodeOpen a command prompt on the PC (cmd.exe), type and confirm ch command with ENTER: /d c:\mini-sdkadb shellmount /data(error might mn that /data partition is alrdy mounted)on Android 4.2 and above: mkdir -p /data/media/0on Android 4.1.2 and below: mkdir -p /data/mediaexiton Android 4.2 and above:adb push rom.zip /data/media/0on Android 4.1.2 and below:adb push rom.zip /data/mediaWait for a few minutes until the file is copied. It will looks like command shell is not responding, but that mns it's still copying. Waitpatientlyuntil you'll see blinking cursoragain.Depends on your custom recovery, use the navigation to flash the custom rom.zip package in a typical way you used to flash custom ROMs. It should be on your internal storage now. Done!Have any questions or comments? Feel free to share!Also, if you like this article, plse use media sharing buttons (Twitter, G+, Facebook) below this post!

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