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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ClockWorkMod Recovery supports three backup formats. What's the difference between them? Which should I choose?

I'm using ClockworkMod Recovery v6.0.4.5. One of ClockworkMod Recovery's features is that it lets me back up the data stored on my phone's built-in flash memory. The "Choose default backup format" ...
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CWR Lenovo A850i

I'd like to install a custom ROM in my rooted Lenovo A850i but I couldn't find working CWM or TWRP. ROM Manager also failed. Is that possible at all to change ROM in that device?
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Transferring Nandroid Backup between two devices

I did a Nandroid backup via ClockworkMod Recovery on my NVIDIA Shield, and want to restore it onto another NVIDIA Shield (due to the recent recall). Is it safe to restore the Nandroid backup onto ...
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CWM - Can I make CWM mount a different External SD Card Partition - LG e400f

As stated in the title I want to be able to mount my SD cards 3rd Partition, this is because that is were all my files are and I would like to be able to backup to this partition. Phone: LG e400f ...
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CWM only boots right after flashing, won't boot afterwards

I have a rooted GSM Galaxy Nexus running CM 12.1. Trying to boot into recovery gets stuck on the Google logo. The logo will appear while starting to boot, then the screen will briefly flash black, ...
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Hauwei G610-U00

Cannot enter recovery mode after flashing CWM to Hauwei G610-U00 My phone is Hauwei G610-U00. I can't enter recovery mode after installing CWM recovery.It It just New says "New:Safe,Old:Risk, ...
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Custom recovery reporting wrong device when flashing CM11 in Samsung Galaxy Note 8 even when I downloaded the right firmware

I'm trying to flash CM11 firmware on a GT-N5100 device. I installed the custom recovery (tried both CWM and PhilZ), and while flashing it says I'm on a wrong device. On CWM, it was saying "The package ...
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Micromax A110Q shows blank screen after waking up

I am using Micromax A110Q. It turns on perfectly and displays everything fine. But whenever I turn off the screen or it sleeps automatically, the next time I press the power button to do something ...
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How to backup data on a non-booting, unrooted phone?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 (SGH-I747 for AT&T) that is not rooted. Recently it started shutting down in the middle of use and not start up again. At first, plugging it into the charger would get ...
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Error while flashing CM 11 ROM on HTC One M7

I am trying to flash my HTC One M7. I bought this device from T-Mobile. I am using ClockworkMod Recovery v6.0.4.8 (recovery-clockwork-6.0.4.8-m7.img). However, whenever I try to flash anything, it ...
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Cannot wipe data/factory reset and also cannot restore backup

I recently flashed a new ROM on my Micromax Canvas 2.2 A114. The problem was the SD card was detected as phone storage and vice versa. Also, SuperSu binary was not detecting. So, I go to CWM to ...
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How to enter recovery/download mode with broken home button and broken bootloader

I was trying to install NightOwl cm12.1 Android 5.1.1 Beta 5 build for my Galaxy Note 1 N7000. I followed all the installation instruction on that ROM's thread. I flashed philz CWM 5.15.0. And now I'm ...
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Installed CWM on note 2, but the phone is not rooted

I've used Heimdall 1.4.0 on my mac to install CWM 6.0.4.3 (file name: recovery-clockwork-6.0.4.3-n7100) on my Samsung Note 2 GT-N7100 with android 4.3, the installation went smooth with no issues. I ...
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Installed CWM/TWRP but it isn't installed when booting to recovery mode

I have an LG G2-D800 running 4.4.2 KitKat and it is rooted using an app called Stump Root. I have been trying to flash a new ROM onto it and every time it boots into recovery, it boots into the ...
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Backup/restore question for Moto G XT1033 converted to XT1032 GPE

I have installed TWRP as my recovery and rooted my device. But I only had the space to backup the "system" and not the "data". Now I was going to install CyanogenMod. My real question is, if things ...
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Micromax Canvas HD A116 No Command Error in Recovery Mode

Hi I have a rooted MMX Canvas HD A116. I installed CWM recovery on this phone using the Mobile Uncle Tools. but when boot into recovery mode I get a no command error with a dead android icon. then i ...
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Phone doesn't power up while charging, cannot unbrick because of this

I've got a LG Optimus L7 which is in a bricked state because of a failed ClockworkMod upgrade some months ago. I am trying make it work again, but I cannot undergo the process of unbricking since the ...
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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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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 ...