A third-party recovery system for Android devices. ClockworkMod Recovery provides many backup, restore, and maintenance features that are not present in the "stock" Android recovery system.

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No “flash zip from SD card” option on ClockworkMod Recovery

I am trying to follow the steps outlined in the following article in order to root my Nexus 4 running Android 5.1: ...
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Recovering data on Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100P without USB connection

Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100P only goes as far as the "Samsung" logo, and remains there. How can I backup the data on the phone before attempting get the phone working again? I have attempted the ...
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How to install a custom recovery in Sony Xperia V

I rooted my sony Xperia V android 4.3 Build number 9.2.A.2.5. I have tried to install CWM recovery but to no avail. Thing is, I want to upgrade to Android 5.0.2 CyanogenMod 12 Nightly Lollipop custom ...
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Does CWM backup everything? Or just the actual system?

I have just created a backup using CWM. A 3.2G backup of a clean factory reset. Mental. I am wondering that once I have installed all the apps, and make a new backup....that backup will contain ...
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Can I store a CWM backup on the PC and copy it to the phone when needed?

I was wondering if I could just simply copy the backup file and when needed copy back to the phone....because it takes up almost 3 G space. Weird that it is that big. By the way....I cant even locate ...
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Just installed CWM and it works fine, but there is this line constantly going from top to bottom

I am wondering what it can be...but there is this line going down from the top to the bottom and appears again at the top once it has reached the bottom of the screen. What causes this? Is it the sign ...
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Help with a phone which shows nothing but the boot screen

I have an Android phone that isn't starting up. All it shows when I power it on is the boot up screen. The recovery mode does not start and the ADB shell on my laptop fails to detect the device as ...
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Stuck while upgrading in Kitkat 4.4 on Samsung Galaxy S

While in recovery it says that there is no space left and even clockworkmod recovery will not run in my phone Samsung Galaxy S 2.3.3 Please help me out of this problem.
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Conclude that phone is hard bricked

I tried installing Sony Xperia Z2 rom on my Xperia C2305 which was not for Xperia C. It was for Micromax A116 phone and installed successfully using CWM. But atlast when I Reboot the phone from ...
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HTC Desire S - UK Orange Stuck on HTC Boot logo

My old HTC Desire S had Android 2.x installed and I wanted to update it to 4.x . I followed the instructions at htc.com to unlock the boot-loader, which seemed to work and after installing it, I can ...
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Random restarts on Android Lollipop on Note 2 GTN700

I have an old Note 2 and I installed Cyanogen mod on it (specifically this one) , since I hated Samsung's new Lollipop, it was filled with even more bloatware and crap. Since then, I have experience ...
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Hearthstone installation failed, now phone won't boot

Hearthstone was released today for Android phones, so I attempted to install it on my Galaxy S2. When I launched the app for the first time it began unpacking files. This failed partway through, ...
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How to fix failed CM install on Moto G?

I have tried to root my Moto G, which had the bootloader unlocked, and was on 5.1 GPE to install CM 11. I have had a lot of issues... First I successfully installed the CWM recovery, when I went ...
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Cyanogenmod custom recovery can't backup, restore or apply an update!

I just installed Cyanogenmod. It's my understanding Cyanogenmod is a ROM so I was bit suprised when my TWRP custom recovery was replaced by Cyanogenmod's own recovery. Why is this? Cyanogenmod's ...
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how to reset the phone pc after too mant pattern attempts

How can I reset my android phone HTC desire HD after too many attempts. I want to reset my phone via connecting it to PC . I don't know how reset it from PC and even I can't reset it from buttons ...
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i9300 bootloop and cannot install GApps?

I was trying to install Resurrection Remix ROM on my GT i9300 but I am stuck in a boot loop. What have I done to my phone so far? Rooted my phone using CF-AutoRoot Installed CWM Did a ...
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Flash motoboot.IMG without computer

I need to upgrade my bootloader for lollipop, problem is my laptop is being repaired at the moment... Is there any way I can flash motoboot.img without a computer? I have root, Philz advanced ...
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gapps not appearing in CYanogenMod12

I've installed Cyanogenmod 12, and it's running fine. However, when I try to install gapps through either adb push or sideload, it goes through the run dialog and says it installed fine. However, when ...
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Okay to install CWM Recovery on Galaxy Nexus 3 GT-i9250M?

This article is very explicit that installing CWM recovery is only for the GT-i9250 and that the: process here is not for other variants of Samsung Galaxy Nexus, like: GT-i515, GT-i516, GT-L700, ...
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S3 Neo Problem with internal sd and cwm

I have a problem, and I think it's because I installed Rom Manager and put up CWM. I can't use my internal sd anymore, at least not actively! Now my file explorer says it's my external sd, and files ...
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Need help with orignal samsung touchwiz ROM Recovery

Hi a while back i rooted my S3 Neo I9301I and installed a couple of ROMS based on android 4.4.2/4.4.4 and then i would restore the Nandroid backup i had made of the samsung's touchwiz ROM (The one ...
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Clockworkmod recovery, unable to backup the /data partition

My device is a rooted Samsung Galaxy S4 mini (serranoltexx) with CWM 6.0.4.6 recovery. When I try to take a nandroid backup of my device it gives me the this error: error while making backup of ...
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Bricked Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

I have an unlocked Galaxy S3 Mini (model number SM-G730A). It's technically an AT&T phone, but I use it with T-Mobile. I rooted it with the Saferoot scripts (I think you can find them at ...
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fixing a corrupted SD card in linux

My phone is a HTC Desire (model Bravo) and I previously rooted it (using tacoroot and revolutionary) and had the clockworkmod recovery (5.8.0.2) on it as well as the liquidsmooth v3.2 rom for the ...
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Password for recovery mode

how to put a password to enter android recovery mode? I want to have high security so that no one formats my phone without a password even in recovery mode.
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Should I install higher CWM on old device?

I am updating my Galaxy S3 Mini with Android 5. Here is my steps: Copy the Lollipop firmware and Google apps package downloaded in the page above into phone (not sd card). Because I meet the fail to ...
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No clockwork mod phone brick

I installed app called nobloat and must have deleted something I wasn't supposed to because now my phone won't boot up past the 4g logo...The phone does go into download mode as well as system ...
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Heimdall error libusb error: -12

I have installed the C++ redistributables, but everytime I try flashing ClockworkMod Recovery, it fails with an libusb error: -12 C:\Users\new1\Desktop>heimdall detect Device detected ...
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Moto G - Bricked after update. Constantly booting to CWM

I have a Moto G (XT1032). I used to run Cyanogen then Paranoid Android but recently I have returned to stock. Now, being an idiot, I tried to install Lollipop following this guide ...
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S3 stuck on first splash screen

I recently installed an update to my custom ROM (http://forum.xda-developers.com/galaxy-s3/development/wip-cyanogenmod-12-t2936990) which was previously working fine on my phone. After installing this ...
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Need Help Unbricking Samsung S3 (GT-i9300)

below is a full and detailed account of what I have tried so far and where I think may be problems. I need someone with experience/in-depth knowledge of these sort of issues to give me a hand. Okay ...
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How to install ClockWorkMod recovery on a Samsung Galaxy S2 plus gt-i9105?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 plus (GT-i9105), running Android 4.1.2 (Jellybean). I really tried evereything – with Odin, with apps, with other programs. I tried to update with Samsung Kies, but that ...
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Upgraded from KK 4.4.2 to CM 12 Lollipop, can't restore app data (S4 Mini LTE)

After taking a full Nandroid backup of my previous os and apps using CWM recovery, clearing cache and performing a factory wipe, I went ahead and flashed Lollipop. This is the ROM I used: ...
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Error:- invalid partition setting

I have xolo Q700S KitKat, now I've successfully rooted my device. Now I want to update it in lollipop, I downloaded Xolo One's Lollipop update.zip file & I tried to update via ClockWorkMod ...
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Galaxy S3 mini only boots to recovery - how can I fix it? [closed]

I was installing CyanogenMod when something went wrong and now my phone will only boot to recovery mode. I had made a backup but it somehow got deleted, I don't know why that happened. My computer ...
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How to install carliv touch recovery on my MediaTek MT6572

I own a spice mi 356 which have a dual core 1.0 ghz processor. It is a MediaTek device with MediaTek version MT6572. Now, my question is to install carliv touch recovery(a clockworkmod based recovery) ...
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MAC OSX Heimdall Failed to confirm end of file transfer sequence!

I am getting the error: Failed to confirm end of file transfer sequence!” when using Heimdall on Mac OSx. The error in terminal: Kathryns-MacBook-Pro:~ david$ sudo heimdall flash --RECOVERY ...
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Can anyone please help me root my9 zte quartz?

I cannot find a clockwork mod recovery for zte quartz model z797c would love to root can anyone help?
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Can't flash recovery via fastboot

I have a asus tablet TF300T and I am trying to flash CM11 rom. I am following procedure from official CM pages http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_tf300t, but I am stuck with flashing custom ...
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Cannot boot into CWM Recovery after installing it

I have LG Optimus G Pro. I have installed CWM Recovery using ROM manager, and had booted into recovery. Although I had taken the proper steps, it still shows the default recovery. I even bought the ...
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How to partition the Internal SD Card using CWM Recovery?

How to partition the Internal SD Card using CWM Recovery to use with link2sd. I am using Sony Xperia SL.
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Htc stuck on bootlogo. S-on ,boot loader relocked. Cwm installed

My sisters htc desire is stuck in htc logo then a blue screen and then back at htc logo. Can't find a vodafone uk ruu. Hboot shows RELOCKED. and S-on.Any help please
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Which custom recovery to use for Chinese Samsung Note 3 Neo SM-N7506V?

I bought a Samsung of the above mentioned model here in China and I want to flash Gapps on it. I understand the process to do so is rooting it, flash a custom recovery program like CWM or TWRP ...
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Stuck in a bootloop without access to recovery mode

I have an Android One device (Micromax Canvas A1). I installed an unofficial version of CyanogenMod 11. Due to some bugs , I restored from a backup of my stock ROM that I had created. It worked well ...
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LG G2 D802(T) Recovery Issue

I own a LG G2 D802T. I have rooted it successfully with IORoot but when I try to flash a custom recovery on it, it always fails. I have also tried AutoRec for D802T although it flashes and I am able ...
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Unknown tablet without Android

A friend of mine offered me a tablet that he doesn't know the brand, he tried to install some version of Cyanogenmod with ClockworkMod. Now the tablet just bootloops and I can only access Clockwork ...
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What is the command line syntax of ClockworkMod recovery?

Background: I recently broke my phone's touch screen; everything else is working - I can even send inputs using adb shell sendevent ... and view the screen with screencap. ADB while in recovery works ...
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Unable to start chinese tablet even after installing recovery

When I try to boot my chinese tablet it halts on a small android icon and does not go ahead. It is not a boot loop. I just stays there. It booted successfully a couple of hours ago after two days and ...
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Specific files in clockworkmod folder with future timestamps

I've noticed that many Android devices that have been rooted (but use stock ROMs), have a clockworkmod folder. These devices are not using clockworkmod ROMs but sometimes use a custom recovery as ...
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Error mounting /system on CWM

i wanna ask some question. my HH is Xperia SP. i want to do nandroid backup, im using CWM 6.0.3.2 (for locked bootloader). my XSP is still using stock rom 12.1.A.1.205 and already rooted. then i boot ...