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I'm trying to install CyanogenMod on Nexus 4 and so far I had done this:
- installed google driver;
- enabled developer options on my phone;
- enabled debugging by USB;
- unlocked my device using ADB;
- installed CyanogenMod Recovery;

PS C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools> .\fastboot flash recovery .\cm-13.0-20160510-NIGHTLY-mako-
recovery.img
  • started bootloader;

Then I get the following error trying to push the file to the devuce:

PS C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools> .\fastboot devices
01cf8682d9c98ac0        fastboot
PS C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools> .\adb push cm-13.0-20160510-NIGHTLY-mako.zip /sdcard
error: device '(null)' not found

I followed CyanogenMod instructions step-by-step, including troubleshooting section, but I keep getting this error.

  • adb is not the same as fastboot. Thus, if adbd is not running on the device, adb can't find it. The same applies to fastboot. – GiantTree May 10 '16 at 13:08
  • You cannot use ADB when you are at the bootloader, you would need to push the files to the device using ADB when in recovery. – DukeSilversJazz May 10 '16 at 13:16
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    Don't edit the question to include the solution, because then the question will always show up as unanswered. Instead, "answer your own question" and then accept the answer you've posted. – Dan Hulme May 10 '16 at 14:11
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Update: This works from Recovery mode:
- Full factory reset
and then:
- Apply Update -> From ADB

.\adb sideload cm-13.0-20160510-NIGHTLY-mako.zip

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