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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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first time trying to install custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Win (SHV-E500L)

I have an old Samsung Galaxy Win (SHV-E500L) Korean version (Android 4.4) which I want to experiment on I searched for custom ROMs for this model online but I haven't been able to find any I am ...
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Custom Recovery, Custom Rom for Micromax Canvas Juice 3 Plus q394

I have Micromax camvas juice 3 plus q394 i want an custom Recovery as well as custom rom i want to xposed my device but i searched on good for many hours but didn't get instead of a stock rom if ...
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How to root blackview a20

I have a blackview A20 which is a low spec phone running android oreo go. I would like to use this phone for experimentation with android development and learning about android on a cheap device ...
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Clockwork Mod tether stopped working recently

I am using moto g4 and windows 10. The symptom is: when starting the windows app and clicking start button, the application starts normally: the log windows fills up and the button changes to "stop". ...
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failed to mount /modem (invalid argument)

I have galaxy note 4 with stock rom (Samsung's official ROM) and about two weeks ago it started to crush and then reboot every few minuets. In addition, the phone was very slow. I tried everithing I ...
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Will changing a /system partition file system delete all data?

I am trying to remove forgotten PIN number on my Samsung Galaxy S3 without removing any data. I already installed custom recovery TWRP, but cannot mount /system partition -> Invalid argument error. ...
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z3c 5803 Lollipop 5.1.1 rooted -> TWRP Factor Reset -> Now Philz Touch 6 instead of TWRP

I used TWRP to make a backup ( with the default options ) to make a backup to my external SDCard. Then I used TWRP to perform a default factory reset I did not manually touch anything else. I booted ...
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ClockworkMod: Installed the ROM zip, and I'm not able to exit the Recovery Mode

I am trying to install a ROM by using ClockworkMod v5.8.3.4. I downloaded the zip file of the ROM, as well as the gapps associated to it, and I pushed the both files to the Android device by using '...
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I deleted all the contents from my device and CWM does not allow me to install anything

I have ClockworkMod Recovery v5.8.3.4 installed on my Android device, I am afraid I deleted all the contents of my device and I cannot access Android. When I enter the main menu, I see the "reboot ...
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ClockworkMod does not find my external SD card

I have ClockworkMod Recovery v5.8.3.4 installed on my tablet and I'm trying to install a new ROM on it. However, when I trying to "install zip from sdcard", it does not find the external 16-GB SD card ...
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A questions about “wipe” in CWM Recovery

CWM Recovery has a many options for wipe and format partitions, and the options are: wipe data/factory reset. wipe cache partition. format boot, system, data, cache, sdcard or sd-ext. wipe dalvik ...
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Backup data with broken screen and empty system

Device details: Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300) with broken screen No System (was running CM13.0 with GAPPS) Currently flashed with TWRP 3.1 with Odin (was CWM) /data | /dev/block/mmcblk0p12 | Size: ...
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Formatted /system without backup ROM or SD Card slot

I just mistakenly formated /system on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus using the Rom Manager by Clockwork Mod. There was no Image on the system at this point, also there is no SD Card slot on my Galaxy Nexus. ...
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Installing android firmware from default recovery mode via sd card

I have an extra phone i.e samsung sgh i997 at home. A while back i installed clockwork recovery and installed cynogenmod rom on it. Then somehow out of stupidity or accident it went back into the ...
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Phone isn't rooted after installing SuperSU

I'm trying to root HTC Desire 500 Dual Sim. I've been following along this video tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWLK5XhsVAE I've unlocked the bootloader and installed CWM Recovery without ...
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How to update custom ROM with CWM

How to update custom ROM with Clockwork Mod. Currently I have amzen 5 kitkat and want to update to version 6. I know how to flash ROM but I don't know how to update it. Does install .zip from sdcard ...
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How can I flash gapps onto an unbranded, custom storage disk?

I want to flash the gapps package onto a custom storage disk. It is unbranded. It has Android 5.1 arm but no google apps (no google play, google play services, etc). I don't wish to root my phone. I ...
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What is an OS2SD ROM?

I was going to install this CM 12.1 ROM to my phone, but it is listed as OS2SD. What is OS2SD? I could not find anything about it on the internet. Also, the thread says this: Notes for OS2SD: ...
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Can't install Android drivers on PC

So I have this 4.4.2 Allview V1 Viper L aka Gionee Pioneer P6, with root (rooted using KingRoot) and I'm trying to install TWRP/CWM recovery (from what I read here I can install whichever I want) on ...
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How unbrick Qualcomm devices (Huawei Ascend G630-U20)

I have a problem with a Huawei Ascend G630. This smartphone showed on the display: "Recovery image verify failed! Please update to the authorized images”. I solved this problem after finding the ...
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Huawei Ascend G630 shows on the display: “Recovery image verify failed”

I've spent much time reading up on my issue with no progress at all. I have a problem with a Huawei Ascend G630. I have never rooting my phone or flashing a custom rom. The phone does not work, I can’...
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How to remove cwm and unroot tab 2 10.1

For my introduction into Android I picked up a cheap tab 2 10.1 from Amazon as it was stuck in a boot loop. After searching this forum I found a post related to 'unrooting' the tablet, and so I was ...
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Custom recovery, can it brick my phone?

I want to root my phone Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120zn). I tried using kingroot, root genius, SRSRoot, but it didn't work so I decided to try to do rooting manually. I tried looking for my model ...
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Flashing a soft bricked Blu Life One XL

Recently I tried to root my phone using KingoRoot. The result was a BLU Life One XL that wouldn't load past the BLU logo. The first thing I tried, was going into Recovery Mode and clearing cache and ...
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How to install clockworkmod recovery on Asus memopad 8 me181c?

How to install clockworkmod recovery on Asus memopad 8 me181c? or Can't I? My device was rooting. Clockworkmod doesn't support Asus memopad 8 me181c, but Have the people of the volunteer made ...
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How do I fix Helium backup/restore over Google Drive?

I am trying to back up all my game saves to Google Drive using Helium. I can backup a few game saves, but eventually I receive this error: Backup Error An error occurred while performing your app ...
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Custom Recovery For ATT Note Edge

I do not see where a CWM/TWRP is avaliable for the Note Edge ATT I found this site http://noteedgeroot.com/cwmtwrp-recovery/ but nothing is for ATT. Is there a Custom recovery available for the Note ...
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Want to recover internal data of my phone from cwm-based recovery

Whenever I switch my phone on it always shows the name of rom installed, but after that my phone does not get on. I want to recover its internal data .I don't know what to do with cwm-based recovery. ...
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When I try to flash via fastboot system.img to YU Yuphoria I get the FAILED (remote: flash write failure) error

I executed fastboot -i 0x2A96 oem unlock before flashing. I also checked fastboot getvar unlocked so result is following >fastboot getvar unlocked unlocked: finished. total time: 0.002s* And one ...
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Samsung GT-i8262 only boots into recovery after flashing

I have issue with this phone, flashed the recovery to CWM using the Rashr application and rebooted. Now my phone only boots into recovery anytime I turn it on. The USB port is damaged, now I decided ...
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Can't download the ZIP file of CWM Recovery from its official site, why?

I recently found an old phone (Samsung Galaxy S2) and wanted to download the fitting ClockworkMod Recovery. Well, when searching for the .zip files on http://clockworkmod.com, I found out that ...
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Clockworkmod doesn't find the update files

I recently added a 16GB storage card to my phone and set it as an extension to the internal memory using the built-in tool in Cyanogenmod 13. But now, the recovery can not find the update files ...
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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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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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Stuck at CyanogenMod recovery

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab p3100 and i can't flash anything. All I have is a Stock CyanogenMod recovery and i can't even go through odin and install a new cwm/twrp. I don't know why but it says USB ...
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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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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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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. ...