For those people who have no idea about rooting of Android device and its, CWM recovery or ClockworkMod Recovery is one of the most downloaded and popular recovery that takes care of any kind of failure that may occur or which your Smartphone may face during the rooting process. It creates a backup of your important data so that it could be restored later. However, if you want to install ClockworkMod recovery in our Android device, you would need to root your Smartphone first. A rooted Android phone is must for installing CWM recovery on your device. In case your phone is rooted, you can follow the steps given below in order to install ClockworkMod recovery in your Android device.
Steps to Install ClockworkMod recovery in your Android device
Note: First thing that you need to keep in your mind is that rooting and installing CWM recovery in your Android phone will void its warranty. Also if you get your device bricked, we will not be responsible for any kind of damage. So you must follow the procedure given below at your own risk.
- Download the file in the given link before starting the process. Download it from here.
- Also enable the Android Debugging on your device from Developer Option in the Setting menu of your phone.
Now follow the steps given below to begin the process.
Step 1: Extract the content of the “cwm5ics.rar” file that you have downloaded from the above link at a convenient place.
Step 2: You will find a folder named ADB in the extracted folder which contains the ADB drivers you need to install. These drivers are necessary to detect your device when you connect it to the PC.
Step 3: After installing the ADB drivers connect you device to the PC.
Step 4: Now open the “cmw5ics” folder. There you are going to find a file named “Recovery install.bat”. Run it to start the process.
Step 5: Now a command prompt window will open on your screen where you will find a set of instructions. Select the 1st option by entering “1” on the screen and then pressing enter. This will start installation of ClockworkMod Recovery on your device.
Step 6: After the installation is complete, the menu is going to reappear on your CMD screen. Now press 2 and then hit enter to reboot your device in CWM recovery.
Step 7: As your device reboots, disconnect it from your PC.
By this you have successfully installed ClockworkMod recovery in your Android Smartphone. After the recovery is installed in your Android device, you can easy flash different custom ROMs on it without any kind of problem.