What is ClockworkMod Recovery?

ClockworkMod Recovery (often referred to simply as ClockworkMod) is a third-party recovery system for Android devices. It provides many backup, restore, and maintenance features that are not present in the "stock" Android recovery system.

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ClockworkMod, having performed a Nandroid backup (source: XDA)

Related tags

  • : the generic tag for all stock and custom recoveries
  • : Team Win Recovery Project is an alternative custom recovery
  • : as from the custom recoveries, one can create/restore Nandroid Backups
  • : a backup type offered by ClockworkMod and other custom recoveries, but not by stock recoveries

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