1. josh2903's Avatar
    I accidently transferred all system apps from my internal memory to my sd card and now my phone will not load past the android screen. I know this was a very dumb thing to do. I intially rooted my phone using gingerbreak. I than downloaded titanium back up followed by root explorer. I now realize I should have researched root explorer much more before proceeding, but in an attempt to free up space I moved all of my system apps to the sd card. I than recieved all sorts of errors so I restarted my phone. It now will not load past the android screen. I am able to access the recovery menu, but that is it. My SD card still has all of the system apps if that will help at all. Any help is greatly appreciated even it is simply a reference to another article. Thanks for your time and assistance!
    06-19-2012 08:14 PM
  2. jaredw444's Avatar
    You might be able to flash a rom?????? Connect SD card to comp and download a stock Tom. Maybe I'd ask more experianced ppl. Or if you. Oils push em all back to the right folders using computer.
    Just a thought

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    06-19-2012 08:31 PM
  3. curtis1973's Avatar
    you will need to transfer a new rom to your sdcard so you can reinstall ( there are other methods,but far more time consuming and difficult just to move back those system apps,so im offering a quick and painless way to get the phone working properly again..) and get the phone restored. im assuming you did not make an original back up. here is iho backside side rom http://www.mediafire.com/?ajueee33pkom16a download via pc and move it to sdcard. recovery should allow you to mount the sdcard so its accessible via pc. once moved to card,wipe data,cache,dalvik cache then format boot,cache,data and system,then choose zip and install rom. if by chance you did back up your original using recovery,then just perform the wipe/format as explained above and navigate to backup and restore and select your backup from the restore option.

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    06-19-2012 08:32 PM
  4. josh2903's Avatar
    Ok I will give this a try. Thanks for the help.
    06-19-2012 09:34 PM
  5. josh2903's Avatar
    I inserted the sd card to my computer using an adapter. Whenever I attempt to connect it using a usb cord it does not work. I downloaded and transferred the rom to the sd card, but did not put it in any specific file. I am unsure how to proceed from here. I do not know how to wipe data, cache, dalvik cache. I also do not know how to format boot. Very thankful for help so far and any future help!
    06-19-2012 10:19 PM
  6. curtis1973's Avatar
    ok,to enter recovery press and hold down home,power and volume down button until the LG logo has disappeared. release and you will enter recovery. im hoping you did install clockwork recovery as suggested after rooting your phone. now, your rom is in root of sdcard and accessible via install zip option,but first you will need to select option to wipe data/factory reset,then select option to wipe cache,then move to advanced option and select it,you can navigate recovery up and down using volume keys,camera button is the select button. now in advanced menu youll see dakvik cache wipe option. select it and perform the wipe. now use back button to go back to main menu,select mounts and storage option. in the next menu ignore eveeything except format boot,data,cache and system. format each of these,and not performing any of the other options. press back key and you are back to main menu. pick install zip option and browse sdcard for the iho backside rom,run it and reboot phone by back key to main menu after rom finishes install,select reboot phone. iho is now installed. ill link google apps in a second for installing those as youll need them. now,if you did not install clockwork recovery,you should still have stock recovery. it may allow you to run iho as an update,i do not know. but you will need to rename it to update.zip in case it will.

    edit : if you didnt install clockwork recovery after rooting,which im thinking you may not have. in that case you will need to be prepared to do a number of steps to use adb to get a proper recovery on the phone. i suggest browsing the stickies here and learning all you can about your optimus v. it will save you from problems like this from occuring again and youll learn how to get that v out of the funk you've gotten it in. :thumbup:

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    06-19-2012 10:31 PM
  7. curtis1973's Avatar
    here is the google apps download link http://cmw.22aaf3.com/gapps/gapps-gb...828-signed.zip install it by rebooting phone after iho install in case you install it first,if not you can go ahead and move it to sdcard and pick install zip right after you finish install of iho and it will flash the google apps to iho. then reboot. either way you install this from recovery using install zip option. you do not have to wipe or format anything to install this to your rom,so leave those options alone.

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    06-19-2012 10:36 PM
  8. josh2903's Avatar
    Unfortunately I did not install clockwork recovery either. I now know I should have, but unfortunately did not do enough research before doing the root. Since I did not install this I do not have access to the advanced features in the recovery menu. How do I proceed since I do not have clockwork recovery? Once again thanks for the help.
    06-19-2012 10:38 PM
  9. josh2903's Avatar
    I changed the named of the IHO download to update.zip and i tryed installing the IHO by apply sdcard:update.zip and it began installing than recieved the error message
    E:failed to verify whole-file signature
    E:signature verification failed Installation aborted
    It did attempt the install for at least 5 seconds, which is much further than it had before if that is of any help.
    06-19-2012 10:46 PM
  10. cole2kb's Avatar
    So, you should still have access to stock recovery. Get to it by holding volume down, power, and home, and letting go as soon as the LG logo appears.

    The only thing I can suggest for you is to flash a fully stock Virgin Mobile ZIP, and the only one there is that you can flash from stock recovery is the ZV9 update.zip. I don't know how well it will boot, because you are rooted, you can't do a wipe data/factory reset before flash. But, it can't hurt to try. It should fix your issues (hopefully.)

    Download this zip: http://forums.androidcentral.com/ext...252Fupdate.zip copy it to the root of your SD card.

    Boot into recovery as instructed above and press 'apply update.zip' (or something similar.)

    Maybe Curtis can chime in before you do this, see what he thinks, or anyone else. This just seems like your only option.
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    06-19-2012 10:48 PM
  11. curtis1973's Avatar
    So, you should still have access to stock recovery. Get to it by holding volume down, power, and home, and letting go as soon as the LG logo appears.

    The only thing I can suggest for you is to flash a fully stock Virgin Mobile ZIP, and the only one there is that you can flash from stock recovery is the ZV9 update.zip. I don't know how well it will boot, because you are rooted, you can't do a wipe data/factory reset before flash. But, it can't hurt to try. It should fix your issues (hopefully.)

    Download this zip: http://forums.androidcentral.com/ext...252Fupdate.zip copy it to the root of your SD card.

    Boot into recovery as instructed above and press 'apply update.zip' (or something similar.)

    Maybe Curtis can chime in before you do this, see what he thinks, or anyone else. This just seems like your only option.
    i was thinking he only had stock recovery. ive only used zv9 in clockwork with a full wipe and format beforehand but seeing as those options wont be available he is left with just applying the zv9 without those options. it may still work fine as zv9 will return him to unrooted pure stock with the factory reset even working. but in case this doesnt help,you can try to adb push a proper recovery to the phone using your pc,then perform any rom install you want. read more here on adb pushing,what's required,links,etc. this is more for people who have factory reset after rooting but should get a proper recovery on the phone if performed as the guides suggest. http://forums.androidcentral.com/sho...d.php?t=156548

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    06-19-2012 10:56 PM
  12. cole2kb's Avatar
    i was thinking he only had stock recovery. ive only used zv9 in clockwork with a full wipe and format beforehand but seeing as those options wont be available he is left with just applying the zv9 without those options. it may still work fine as zv9 will return him to unrooted pure stock with the factory reset even working. but in case this doesnt help,you can try to adb push a proper recovery to the phone using your pc,then perform any rom install you want. read more here on adb pushing,what's required,links,etc. this is more for people who have factory reset after rooting but should get a proper recovery on the phone if performed as the guides suggest. http://forums.androidcentral.com/sho...d.php?t=156548

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    I thought about that, but doesn't he need to have a custom recovery to be able to use ADB from recovery? I honestly have no idea.
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    06-19-2012 11:06 PM
  13. josh2903's Avatar
    Thank you both for all of your help. I installed it via the method suggested by Cole2kb and my phone is back on and functioning!
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    06-19-2012 11:12 PM
  14. curtis1973's Avatar
    I thought about that, but doesn't he need to have a custom recovery to be able to use ADB from recovery? I honestly have no idea.
    he can install android sdk on pc and use adb from there to flash the recovery via usb to phone. or that's my understanding of the process ive read up on. i did a full sdk install and have used adb push before,it handles pushing apps,etc. i have not had the bad luck to have had to perform the push of a recovery but ive read up on it here in the stickies just in case. the number one thing users should do is read everything and what they dont understand,ask for clarification before they even do root with gingerbreak. not learning this stuff before you proceed will lead to major headaches this is guaranteed. not being critical of anyone especially this user. ive learned the hard way like this user here,now. read lol learn. :thumbup:

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    06-19-2012 11:14 PM
  15. josh2903's Avatar
    haha I definetly learned my lesson the hard way and am not going to be doing anything on my phone until I have extensively researched it. Thanks again for the help
    06-19-2012 11:18 PM
  16. curtis1973's Avatar
    Thank you both for all of your help. I installed it via the method suggested by Cole2kb and my phone is back on and functioning!
    good news :thumbup: now that zv9 has you running again,note that gingerbreak will not work for rooting. there is another,slightly more complicated method. but not to difficult that will get you rerooted. avoid rom manager,etc,etc. only use clockwork recovery if you do choose to reroot. and highly suggested,read all the stickies here whether you think you may need their info or not. if you do,you'll have one kick *ss optimus v,but more importantly youll be able to fix issues and avoid issues like a pro :thumbup:

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    06-19-2012 11:20 PM
  17. cole2kb's Avatar
    Glad you got it working.

    My question was -- do you have ADB access when using the stock recovery, or does this also require a custom recovery? Not that it matters anymore really, I'm just curious.
    06-20-2012 01:41 AM
  18. riggerman's Avatar
    Yes you can adb shell into the phone from stock unrooted. The jcase root method for the zv9 update uses adb to push files into the data partition.
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    06-20-2012 04:49 AM
  19. Celine Rosales's Avatar
    Will cole's method work on lenovo a606. and i tried opening the link it says page not found
    01-08-2018 02:19 AM
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