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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Random restarts on Android Lollipop on Note 2 GTN700

I have an old Note 2 and I installed Clockwork 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 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 ...