Install or upgrade Replicant with adb


First make sure you have adb installed. If you don't the ToolsInstallation page has instructions for doing that.

Download the update file

1. First find the latest update file for your device in ReplicantImages, it will look like that:


For instance for the Samsung Galaxy S2, the update file will be named
2. Download the update file on your computer

install the zip with adb

In the recovery.
1. Select Apply update
2. Select Apply from ADB
3. Back to the host computer, load the system zip with sideload:

adb sideload path/to/

4. Wait for the transfer and the installation of the files to complete.
Note that the percentage can stop updating at some point, way before the 100%.
In that case just wait for the transfer and files installation to complete.

Updated by Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli over 4 years ago · 6 revisions

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