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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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 clockwork 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 ...
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Samsung Galaxy Fit (GT-S5670) is stuck at SAMSUNG logo

After installing ClockWorkMod 6 on my Samsung Galaxy Fit (GT-S5670), it gets stuck in the "SAMSUNG" screen whenever I restart, the very first screen (I guess). I have to press the Power button 10 ...
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Upgrade version Of Custom Recovery

I have CWM already installed on my Android device. To upgrade my CWM version, do I simply boot into fastboot and cd the new .iso over to my device? Is it realy that simple? EDIT -- The new file ...
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Flashing .tar factory image with CWM

In the hopes of getting Android 5.0 onto my Nexus 10, I visited Google's factory image download page for the latest image. I noticed however that the file I downloaded was a tar and not a zip. Will ...
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Trying to flash CWM but fastboot hangs at “writing 'recovery'…”

I'm trying to flash my Coolpad 8865u (Vodafone Smart 4 Turbo). I unlocked fastboot and fastboot oem device-info confirms this. However when I try to flash CWM the prompt on my shell hangs at "writing ...
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Device detected as “mint”

I'm using a xperia sp ( huashan ) device. Recently I read some tutorials and wanted to flash CM 11 M10 into the device. I rooted the device, then backed up the bootloader. Then unlocked it and ...
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corrupted /data partition?

for a stupid reason I used TWRP which is btw a stupid tool... long story short.. It messed up the data partition... Currently I have a nexus 5 that can run whatever recovery I want, but doesn't have ...
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Is there a way to bypass PIN code for Galaxy S3 without losing storage device pictures?

I changed my password to my Galaxy S3 and forgot it. I don't want to hard reset it because I have pictures I need to get off the device storage. I tried to setup clockwork mod and another one that I ...
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Encrypting Galaxy S3 with custom recovery

I have installed CWM recovery long ago to root my device. Today, I want to encrypt storage using Android's built-in device encryption. I set the lockscreen password, then confirm the operation but ...
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Revert to normal recovery mode from CWM recovery mode

I am using Micromax Canvas 2.2. I wanted to install a custom ROM on it, so I backed up the the original ROM (normally, without using CWM recovery). After that, I installed CWM recovery mode on it. ...
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How to bundle modules with a kernel for recovery installation

I have compiled a custom Kernel for my HTC Desire 200 unit from htc's source. After my kernel is compiled i get a zImage file. I then use Android Image Kitchen, to take a standard boot.img file and ...
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can't boot into recovery anymore

I am using CM10 nightly version and TWRP for tf201. Wanted to try the unofficial CM11 version android 4.4 on my tablet and it says that is not compatible with this recovery, so I downloaded the latest ...