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Unfortunately, Android has switched to the newer MTP/PTP protocols, so no, regular "mass storage mode" can't be enabled. (That is unless there's a ROM hack I haven't found.) Source: A post from 2013 confirming it's not a thing anymore.


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Don't do update. Do a command in the following syntax: fastboot flash [system/recovery/boot] /path/to/recovery/image.img Example: fastboot flash recovery /mnt/sdcard/Download/twrp.img I HIGHLY recommend not flashinv images to system or boot partitions without a custom rom first. You should only flash recoveries via fastboot.


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I had the same problem here: archive does not contain android-info.txt. Tried google but can't find anything. Finally I copied the update.zip to my devices sdcard and "applied update from sdcard" – that worked.


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The Term Rooting in android means to gain super user access(Administrator access) for which root access is requires as the su binary should be installed to /system partition. This is usually done via a Recovery.Every android phone have a in-built recovery which can generally only flash OTA updates and ROM's provided by the device’s manufacturer. So a ...


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Root - means having "superuser" or administrator access to the OS. Bootloader unlock - means allowing the device to boot a custom OS. Custom recovery - allows you to make a complete backup of the internal storage as well as flash ZIPs. ROM installation - is actual process of installing a custom OS.


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The main difference is that the single file doesn't Factory Reset the phone after flashing, but the 4 file firmware does factory reset and remove absolutely everything and make it like an out of the box phone. The 4 files are called Binary Firmware which contains all the files in certain order: Bootloader contains all the boot files AP contains all the ...


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The single file which you can flash (I presume you are using Odin) contains all the files required for your firmware upgrade- which you place in PDA option of Odin If you want to upgrade the firmware selectively, you would use one of the four files mentioned: Bootloader file- not normally done for stock, mostly used for compatibility issues in version ...



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