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Just wondered, I have created and applied my own custom partition of 220MB system 10MB cache and whatever else left for storage on my Skate.

As I had backed up the previous ROM (31/05 CFX build) could I restore this backup and the partitions stay the same?

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Just wondered, I have created and applied my own custom partition of 220MB system 10MB cache and whatever else left for storage on my Skate.

As I had backed up the previous ROM (31/05 CFX build) could I restore this backup and the partitions stay the same?


Yeah that should be no problem, partition sizes don't change with a nandroid restore.

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Revert to TPT standard
(on skate)

If I need to reverse the stock tpt, the question is:

The option download a tpt -> TPT standard also includes a recovery? CW or FMT or none?

(I'm not talking about all-in-one)

very thx!

Good question. Did you got the answer to that already?


nothing for now! :(

Maybe someone knows. I keep it in the hope ...

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It will have a recovery, but I have no idea which. I don't have my phone because it's in repairs .. Couldn't you see for yourself? If it has no CWM recovery after you TPT, you can always get another TPT with CWM from TPT Helper? It will probably have FTM-recovery though, otherwise why would it be called stock.

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nothing for now!

Maybe someone knows. I keep it in the hope ...


Sorry for the delay, all the TPTs for the ZTE Skate that are included in the app have CWM as recovery.

Edited by Amphoras, 25 June 2012 - 04:57 PM.

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TPT Helper lets you easily repartition your ZTE phone, install a new ROM and for the Blade, convert to/from Gen 2. Available for Orange San Francisco/ZTE Blade, Orange Monte Carlo/ZTE Skate and Orange San Francisco II/T-Mobile Vivacity. https://market.andro...horas.tpthelper

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The master himself ...!!

Thank you very much for your reply.

I had my doubts with the tpt "original" ...

regards

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Is there step by step tutorial on how to create your own tpt?

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Edited by Slesher, 24 August 2012 - 12:36 PM.

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Hello Amphoras.

Looks like we have certain Skate models that don't seem to be compatible with TPT Helper.
One user from Uzbekistan reported that phone is stuck on red LED not booting into recovery after applying TPT.
He was able to recover from this state by using my SKatie rom TPT which booted fine (uses different mbns, not ones from your app)
But after that there's another incompatibility regarding bootloader I suppose - flashing different appsboot.mbn from my SKatie TPT broke the phone off charging animation.

Can anything be done about it? Like e.g. add some kind of compatible TPTs into TPT helper?
Attached are the mbns taken from his stock rom to investigate.

Thanks.

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Anything new? I find this critical because applying TPTs provided by current version of TPT Helper can render phone "bricked" (not booting) on some new Skate models.

I already manually created TPT image for the guy from Uzbekistan I mentioned in my previous post. That TPT uses appsboot.mbn from his stock ROM and all looks to be fine (including power-off charging animation).

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Im trying to create my own TPT something like cache 20, system 180 the rest is for data.
the problem is nothing is happening just unzipping, im tired of waiting for long. I don't know if there is error or something is really wrong.
Im using ZTE blade Euro gen2 with [ICS] [CM9] [4.0.4] ColdFusionX on it.
I want to upgrade to [DEV][ROM][27.9.] CyanogenMod 10 (Android 4.1.1)
but I want to change my partition first.

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Hi

I have a Gen 2, rooted, European Blade with the default partition layout. I am trying to use TPT helper to change the partition layout to let me flash a JellyBean ROM.

I select create custom TPT, 15mb cache, 220mb system, leaving 206mb for data. After this is created, I check the Image directory:

10/12 signatures match, where appsboot.mbn and partition_zte.mbn don't match, and the rest do.

I proceed regardless, and power the phone off to start TPT, and start it with the key combo. The following two lines are printed in green on the screen, and stay there indefinitely, until the battery is removed:

Update from T-Flash card!
load /mmc1/image/qcsblhd_cfgdata.mbn

What should I do differently to make this work?

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TPT Helper - Help.
For anyone like me who has spent many hours trying to get TPT helper to work there is a secret.

You press (probably like me you know and are not an idiot, but including just in case)
Volume up (top switch for volume)
Menu (middle horizontal lines)
power (button on right hand side)

BUT

Don't hold onto the power button waiting for some text to come up, it never will.
you NEED to press power JUST BRIEFLY then RELEASE whilst still pressing volume up and menu still.

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I tried TPT-Helper on 2 Blades and 1 Skate a lot of times. But I got it never to work.

I can't create my own TPT. I ran the whole process and it tells me "TPT successfully created" (in German). But if I check the /image it keeps telling me only 2/4 files do match the md5sum. There is never a match with "appsboot.mbn" and "partition_zte.mbn". I'm not brave enought to just let the TPT run on my phone. I'm to afraid bricking it.

I've already read, it could be because of unsupported ROMs. I'm using paranoid ROM based on CyanogenMod 10.0.

What can I do, to make it working?
If I should try another ROM, which would be the best/most secure for TPT-Helper?

Thanks, Alex

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You only ever get two matches. The ones you list sound about right, I haven't used it for ages, but from past experience I'd flash it

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Today I had the chance to get my friends Skate. I installed TPT Helper and at least it completed the creation of an image.bin.

I'm still wondering, why TPT Helper needs root, if it only downloads some files, decrompresses them and rebuilds image.bin. During creation it tells me, that partition info is written. What does that mean? What is written? Where would it be written?
I'm asking this, because I believed nothing would happen with TPT Helper until I reboot with keys pressed and an existing /image folder. Am I wrong?

I hope I didn't do something with my friends Skate. That would bring me at least some trouble! I just wanted to create an /image, which doesn't work with my Skate/ROM.
I'm also wondering, why it doesn't delete unnecessary files in the /image folder after all. Questions over questions and no answers in sight.

So what exactly does TPT Helper do? Is there something to get about it?

Thanks, Alex

Edited by Schwedenbitter, 28 May 2013 - 04:33 PM.

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I'm pretty sure it only asks for root so it can reboot the phone. I don't think it changes anything until you actually trigger the TPT process.

When it says partition info is written, it actually means the partitions (/system, /data etc.) are resized when you trigger the TPT, not before.

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tpt helper repartitions the phones internal layout, where a rom gets flashed to. think as if repartitioning a hard drive on a pc. stock rom comes with a vast space for the operating system to live in and wastes valuable internal space that apps can use. you can make the system partition smaller, so you'll get more space for your apps to be installed to.

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Well this is awkward. Downloaded skate-v1a.zip, entered CWM properly, tried to Install ZIP from SDcard, and it says:

 

 

-- Installing: /sdcard/Skate-v1a.zip

Finding update package...

Opening update package...

Installing update...

Installation aborted.

 

Every single time. I'm starting to get nervous as I don't know what am I doing wrong.

Note: The image directory has been checked, md5sums matching, so looks like I'm in a dead end. Anyone had this issue?


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Delete the File and start the App again or download the File manually and start the TPT Flash by yourself

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