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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Recover data from unbootable android 5.0 note 3

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3, which was weeks ago fully functional but had some glitches like it couldn't run games such as clash royale without an external power supply; in this case I used a power ...
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If I can flash a ROM using adb or SP Flash Tool, is CWM (ClockWorkMod) Recovery really needed?

I have a general question about flashing ROMs and recovery. I've flashed stock ROM on my Asus Fonepad before using adb & fastboot when their last OTA update had issues. Similarly, I've used the SP ...
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Does a CWM factory reset, wipe internal sdcard? Does a ClockWorkMod recovery backup, backup my media?

The story to this is that one day I booted up my phone (Samsung Galaxy S5) and all my system apps crashed right after I booted my phone, so for example a box would appear saying something like '...
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How to find my recovery version

I am using CyanogenMod with CM-Recovery. my phone is encrypted. So I update my ROM using sideload. But I want which version of recovery I am using.
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How to access bluestacks recovery mode?

I have downloaded and installed bluestacks rooted version with Clockworkmod installed through Rom Manager, now I want to install custom rom, how can I access the recovery mode ?
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How Do I Install Custom ROM Through PC/Laptop?

I succesfully rooted my android device, and now I want to install custom rom but so many problem. In every tutorial says I need to install custom recovery but, all the custom recovery software is my ...
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Is it possible to delete CWM backups without CWM

Previously I have installed CWM as my recovery but then I have flashed the stock rom back. CWM was removed as a result and I can no longer access CWM. I am trying to delete all the backups I made. ...
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gt-p5113 wont load recovery

my tablet is not loading cyanogenmod nor cwm, my ubuntu doesn't even recognize my tablet through lsusb. The tablet used to run cyanogenmod lollipop.
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Installing custom ROM: ApplyParsedPerms error: Operation not supported on transport endpoint

I cannot install any custom ROM on my roooted Samsung Galaxy S Advance I9070; I tried different recoveries (CWM, TWRP), but no matter which one I use, after few minutes of instalation I get this error:...
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Boot Loop on Xperia SP

I was running CM13 Android 6.0 on C5302 Sony Xperia SP. I flashed CWM 6 and CM12 Android 5.0 after that using CWM recovery. Now my device has gone into boot loop where it boots and then I get a screen ...
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CWM nandroid backup takes a very long time

CWM is taking forever to do a Nandroid. It was "Backing up data" for more than two hours before I rebooted it and tried again. Now it's been the same way for about 30 minutes and I'm sure it will take ...
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Cannot enter fastboot mode after flashing custom recovery

I flashed a CWM recovery on my Micromax Q380 (Canvas Spark) phone. After that only logo appears and it reboots again and again (boot loop). I tried entering into recovery and fastboot (Vol Up + Power ...
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Replace CM13 recovery with CWM6

I am using Sony Xperia SP codename Huashan with Android 6.0.1 running cyanogenmod 13. When I flashed the custom ROM for CM13 it replaced the CWM recovery with its own CM13 recovery. How do I regain ...
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CWM recovery Nandroid Backup

Is there any way to create a Nandroid backup inside CWM recovery, by using the /cache/recovery/extendedcommand file? (This file supports all the commands a normal updater-script file supports inside ...
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HTC stuck at logo screen while entering recovery mode

I want to install Kitkat 4.4.2 Rom to my HTC Sensation XL android phone. I followed instructions and I installed CWM (ClockWorkMod) but I can not enter recovery choice. When I click on that there ...
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how to remove recovery partition on galaxy tab4 230

I need to configure couple of tablets for correctional facility. one of their requirement is to not have factory reset ability. I searched a lot and I figured out if I remove recovery partition ...
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Strange fstab file

I have extracted and unpacked the recovery file of my android device. The /ect/fstab file contains line that is strange for me. I have uploaded the file at pastebin The line that mounts the /mnt/...
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Entering recovery mode when plugging powered off tablet to charger

I installed Philz Touch 6.59.0 (ClockworkMod 6.0.5.1) in my Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7" Wifi (SM-T230) and modified the /system/bin/lpm (also called playlpm in other devices) to reboot the device as soon ...
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Nexus 5 failed recovery due to /data partition

I got a nexus 5 off of eBay, the seller said he had tried to root it and failed so I thought I would have a crack at it. I thought it would be an easy restore but I ran into a few problems: Phone ...
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CWM Recovery can't see external SD card, need to install a rom from ext SD

Phone is a SGH-I747M. Was rooted. Tried to put a custom rom on it. Something happened. Now it loads to CWM-Recovery v5.5.0.4. I can't view the files on the SD Card. I have tried mounting the card from ...
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Samsung S4 Mini (GT-I9195) TWRP recovery fails

I have a Samsung S4 Mini (GT-I9195) and successfully installed cm13 with the cm 13 recovery on it. Now I am stuck with the installation of GAPPS by means of TWRP. I have tried to follow this tutorial ...
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Xperia Ray ST18i - CWM - install zip from sdcard, error message: This package is for “ST18i,…” devices; this is a “”.?

I am working on an Xperia Ray ST18i otherwise known as urushi, unlocked, rooted, last running stock 4.0.4. I was unable to install CWM with ROM manager app, which said it was incompatible with ST18i. ...
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Wiped data, cache and everything on Sony Xperia Neo V MT11i, now it's stuck at Sony Logo!

I'm new to the enter flashing and rooting business. So I would like to get some assistance from you guys regarding this issue of mine... here's what I did: Installed CWM via APK on my Xperia Neo V ...
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Getting Android 4.x on the HTC Holiday (with complications)

Device: AT&T HTC Holiday w/ Android 2.3 & no service Goal: To get Android 4.x (any derivative) working on said device. Problem: When I tried to install the PACMAN ROM (by loosely following ...
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ADB does not detect my device while in Recovery Mode

I have a Moto G (Falcon-xt 1033). Recently I successfully flashed cm 13 nighly on my device, everything worked fine, used the phone a little while, then flashed supersu and device went into a boot ...
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US Cellular Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 SCH-i905 4G LTE- Stock Rom/Viable download link

I have researched XDA Developers and several others sites. Every link I have been directed to no longer exists or is unavailable. My device is stuck in a boot loop as a result of downloading a rom for ...
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What does stop somebody from flashing a custom recovery and pulling all user data?

For example, I was able to install a Clockworkmod recovery on my Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 phone via Odin and back up all the data in a few clicks. But if I could do it, what would stop somebody else who ...
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Why doesn't ClockWorkMod wipe of /data delete /data/media folder?

I think this might be a simple question but this been bugging me for long, Why is that when i do a ClockWorkMod wipe of /data, the /data/media folder stays intact. @beeshyams pointed out that it is ...
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HTC Desire 310 boot loop after root

I just rooted my htc desire 310, out of curiousity. Then I rebooted, and found the phone stuck in a boot loop. I followed this guide. How to recover ?
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Nexus 10 + Cyanogenmod 13 with Android 6.0.1 + TWRP 2.8.7.0 ---> ADB Recovery device was not found

Hello to every Android lover. I'm trying to "Create Nandroid Backup w/Custom Recovery" as shown on the attached pic called "2016-02-02_14-12-02.png" with the "Nexus Root Toolkit 2.1.4". The process ...
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How can I decrease the amount of data that repo downloads for CWM recovery?

I'm trying to port ClockworkMod Recovery to a new device. To do so, I'm instructed to download the source using repo. Until now, I've executed: repo init -u https://android.googlesource.com/platform/...
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Bootloop & Cannot get into any recovery mode stock/CMW/TWRP

My Samsung s4 mini (I9190) is in bootloop. I CANNOT go into recovery mode by power+home+volume up. I CAN go into download mode by power+volume down. "Firmware upgrade and initialisation" by Kies ...
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Galaxy S2 stuck at boot. Please help

Yesterday I flashed CM 12.1 on my Galaxy S2 gt-i9100. I rooted the device by flashing Siyah kernel via Odin. Then using cwm based siyah recovery I did the factory reset and wipe cache & dalvik and ...
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S2 with working Lollipop Custom ROM, stuck on boot , won't reinstall ROM in CWM

Someone gave my daughter a (hardly) used Samsung Galaxy S2, still on Gingerbread. Did a lot of research online (rooting for dummies guide, S2 specific sites, youtube videos, etc) and managed to ...
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accessing custom recovery on android 2.3.7

I have LG prada 3.0 running android 2.3.7! Because of too much errors I couldnt flash the last stock ICS rom ! Now I want to know if it Is possible to install custom recovery on my phone ,or to flash ...
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How can I make incremental nandroid backups?

I'm using PhilZ Touch 6.57.9 with ClockworkMod 6.0.5.1 on a MT6592 device. I'm creating backups every once in a while from my phone to my 16-GB SD card. These SD cards tend to get full pretty fast, ...
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Problems with partition table

I have a Prestigio 5044 Duo (PAP5044) with MTK6589. Basically, what I was trying to do was to resize /data partition, beacause it was only about 950Mb, by shrinking Internal SD card (/emmc) partition. ...
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What does CWM back up?

I made a backup using ClockworkMod Recovery v6.0.4.7d of my Samsung I9305 (it runs a rooted stock Android 4.4.4). I selected "Backup and restore" and then "Backup to /storage/sdcard1". The resulting ...
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Cannot locate recovery image

I have Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo (GT-I9301I). I've installed ClockworkMod and made backup of all files in my device. I had no suitable external memory card for backup, so CWM saved it in phone's memory. I'...
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Xposed unable to install after minor CM update

I just updated Cyanogenmod from CM-11-20151122-NIGHTLY-i9300 to CM-11-20151130-NIGHTLY-i9300 on my Galaxy S3. After completion the usual Xposed reinstall was no longer possible: Click on the image ...
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Nexus 7 - Stuck in recovery mode

So I bought a nexus 7 a while ago and after a while I jailbroke the nexus 7 and installed cyanogenMod. I'll be very honest I followed a tutorial online and it worked. After a while I was stupid enough ...
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Help Installing a custom ROM

Hi I need some help with this,I want to install a custom rom to my Samsung galaxy s4 mini (I9190), I already know what rom is, and how that works, but I don't know how to install it on any device, I ...
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Are there any downsides to using a nandroid recovery?

A nandroid backup is designed to provide a backup for an Android device. Are there any downsides to restoring a nandroid backup (besides losing any changes since the nandroid was created)? In other ...
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Unbrick Galaxy S5

I tried to install a CWM recovery on my G900F with Odin Mobile (using these instructions). But when the phone restarts, it just shows this: It says Recovery is not seandroid inforcing, Set Warranty ...
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Flashing custom recovery and user data safety

Under what circumstances do flashing custom recovery (CWM or TWRP) in a phone in stock condition (locked bootloader, unrooted, stock operating system and has ADB and USB debugging disabled) from ...
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ClockWorkMod Recovery doesn't support my phone model

I want to create a nandroid backup of my phone and so I've installed the latest version of the Rom Manager, but when I want to install custom recovery (ClockWorkMod) in the 'Confirm Phone Model' ...
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Restore phone with xposed installed

I have a note II (gt-n7105) with CM12.1. A few days ago I tried to install the xposed framework. First, I did a system backup using cwm. Then, did the xposed installation process but it did not work (...
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Cannot enter ClockWorkMod recovery

Whenever I try to boot into CWM recovery or TWRP recovery, it displays / opens the tablet's own recovery menu? What should I do? I installed the ROM manager by CWM and tried to boot into CWM ...
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Can I use CWM recovery made for KitKat in Lollipop?

I was already using CWM on kitkat until I officially updated my Micronax Unite 2 A106 (MT6582) to lollipop. But when I tried to use the same recovery made for kitkat in lollipop, it did not work. Why ...
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Device crashed on replacing boot animation, won't start up anymore

I have a Vodafone Smart 3. After I rooted it, I decided to change boot animation logo. During this process it crashed. And now it won't startup. When I press the power button it display's stock boot ...