ClockworkMod 5 has been ported to the Ideos X6! This comes in from XDA-Developers Napstar with instructions on how to get this recovery up and running on your Ideos X6. Features such as Backup, restore, install from zip, ADB recovery support and mounting SD card as USB storage device from the recovery, are all functioning fine. So far no official ClockworkMod recovery has been released for the Ideos X6, but ports like these are keeping devices like the Ideos X6, alive and kicking. Read More
Rooting the Galaxy Tab Plus could not have been easier, especially when the method involved installs the latest ClockworkMod recovery 5 on the device as well. The recovery and root we’ll talk about here are meant specifically for the P6210 and T869 models. Credit goes to XDA-Developers forum member garyd9
who developed this method and tested it out to be working flawlessly on his own P6210. The recovery and root for the T869 has been reported to be working fine as well. Read More
We have confirmation that ClockworkMod 5 recovery for the Epic 4G is now out, and fully supported by ROM Manager. It’s been ages since the Epic 4G saw an official updated version of the ClockworkMod recovery for itself, but thanks to Drockstar, Koush, mkasick
Epic 4G users now have the chance to use the latest recovery. Being officialy supported by ROM Manager is indeed a welcomed development, one that simplifies the task of flashing ClockworkMod recovery on the Epic 4G.
Rooting instructions also included.
We have confirmation, that ClockworkMod recovery, has finally found its way onto the Galaxy Nexus (Maguro), running Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0. Earlier we covered a guide on rooting the Galaxy Nexus and it wasn’t long after the device was released in the UK and a few other places, that Koush – developer of the famous ClockworkMod recovery for the Android OS – tweeted that the recovery was now out and available for the powerhouse of a Galaxy Nexus. So if you were lucky enough to get your hands on this baby and have already rooted it, you can now install ClockworkMod recovery on it and have a go at some custom ROMs and possibly more mods that will follow. Read More
A custom recovery based on the latest ClockworkMod recovery 220.127.116.11 is now available for the HTC Sensation XL Gingerbread device. Earlier we had covered a guide on how to root the Sensation XL, and it was only inevitable that a custom recovery would follow. This comes in from Senior XDA-Developers forum member tenfar who compiled this recovery purely from the ClockworkMod sources and modified it a bit for the Sensation XL. Apparently the feedback on the forums from users who tried it out has been quite positive. Read More
Users of the Motorola Photon 4G, can now flash the latest ClockworkMod recovery 18.104.22.168, and is a customized version meant for the Photon 4G. This is great news for users who were planning to install a custom recovery to their device, or even those on an older version of the recovery looking to upgrade. Credit goes to XDA-Developers forum member romracer
for releasing this custom cooked recovery based on ClockworkMod recovery 5. The recovery even sports 6 color schemes as well and you have the option to choose which one you want to install.
If you're a Motorola Atrix 2 user looking to get into the whole custom ROM and mod scene of Android, you'd probably know already that a custom recovery such as ClockworkMod is required to install these ROMs and mods to our devices, and so far that hasn't been available for the Atrix. Fortunately, all that has changed now, as a custom recovery is now available for the device and you can easily install it right away to your rooted Atrix 2 using Bionic Bootstrap Recovery Installer. For more details, download link and installation instructions, read on.
RootzWiki forum member Steady Hawkin has come up with his custom version of the ClockworkMod recovery for the Motorola Xoom which brings along quite a few useful features. If you have a rooted Xoom with no custom recovery installed, you should definitely give this recovery a go. Totally clueless about what a custom recovery can do for you? You should see our guide on what is ClockworkMod recovery for Android and how to use it. Read More
Earlier we covered a guide on rooting the Asus Transformer Honeycomb tablet on Linux, and that catered all Honeycomb versions from 3.0 to 3.2. Even better the tool was a One Click script and left quite a few Windows users disappointed. Not anymore though, thanks to XDA-Developers forum member brk who has has developed something similar but, for the Windows platforms. However, unlike the one meant for Linux, this here tool for Windows can only root devices running Android 3.2 Honeycomb. Read More
If you have an LG Optimus Black that is all rooted, you may or may not have ClockworkMod recovery installed on the device. While ClockworkMod recovery 3 was made available for the device quite a while back, ClockworkMod 4 has only been recently released for the device in form of a custom recovery named Nova Recovery
. Yes this is not an official release of ClockworkMod Recovery 4 for the device, but an unofficial one which has been further modded by the developer; no not Koush
. This has been made possible by XDA-Developers forum member knzo
. If you have no clue what a custom recovery, or for that matter ClockworkMod recovery does, you should see our guide
on what is ClockworkMod recovery for Android and how to use it.
The latest ClockworkMod recovery has now been made available for the LG G2X, that is the T-Mobile variant of the LG Optimus 2X. Often has been the case that most rooting, or recovery installations on Android devices are meant to done on a Windows based PC. However, this time around, RootzWiki forum member krylon360
has released the ClockworkMod recovery package just for the Linux users in particular what is otherwise not that common a practice by developers. Even better, the installation procedure is as easy as a breeze! So if you have a Linux based PC and an LG G2X, read on after the break to learn how to get ClockworkMod up and running on your device.
While ClockworkMod recovery has made it to the Samsung Droid Charge quite a while back, seems like it has quite a few issues to begin with. However, lucky for us, XDA-Developers forum member imnuts
has managed to release what seems to be a completely fixed version of the ClockworkMod recovery for the Droid Charge. He has been on this for some time now, and the end result is a fully functional ClockworkMod recovery which is rid of all the issues that were inherited in the original ClockworkMod recovery for the Droid Charge. This recovery is not only meant for those who have been managing their time with the broken recovery, but for those who have not installed the recovery at all for now. In case you don't have ClockworkMod recovery installed on your Droid Charge because you never bothered to out of the idea that you don't need it, think again. You should see our guide on what is ClockworkMod recovery for Android
and how to use it. Read More
Those of you owning a non rooted Samsung Droid Charge Android phone are in luck, as for now you can root your device easily and not have to deal with the cumbersome ADB commands that were involved in rooting the Droid Charge originally. The current root method involves flashing a custom kernel via ODIN, and once you do that, you would not only have complete root access, but have ClockworkMod recovery installed on the device as well. All of this has been made possible thanks to XDA-Developers forum member jt1134
. The kernel should work fine on the ED2 Froyo firmware, and it is recommended that you be on ROM that was built on that particular firmware, before you proceed ahead with flashing this kernel on your Droid Charge. Read More
We have confirmation that ClockworkMod 4 recovery is now available for the Motorola Droid / Milestone! This comes in from RootzWiki forum member birdman who apparently was bored and decided to give this a go. Of course, not to forget Koush who pioneered the ClockworkMod recovery. While Droid / Milestone owners have been making it around the Android world with the bootstrap recovery, the owners can’t really complain about that, as it is still a fully functional recovery without any serious bugs to it. However, with the Droid / Milestone coming of age, it is refreshing to see something new for the device, and a genuine ClockworkMod recovery is always useful. Read More
S-Off tool has been updated to version 0.4 with support added for the much famous HTC Thunderbolt. What is Revolutionary? It’s a One Click S-Off solution developed by the makers of Unrevoked and AlphaRevX for making the whole ordeal of gaining S-Off on HTC Devices a walk in the park. This recent update as mentioned earlier has not only brought about support for the Thunderbolt alone, but a handful of additional HTC Android devices as well. Thunderbolt users didn't really have it going easy for them earlier on with regard to S-Off and rooting procedures, hence the addition of support for this device in an already revolutionary tool, comes highly welcomed. So head on after the break to see how you can gain S-Off on your HTC Thunderbolt in no time at all.
It was only a day or two back that the Motorola Photon 4G had its bootloader unlocked, and with that it seems like the development for the device is really gearing up. Just as the device received an unlocked bootloader, XDA-Developers forum member romracer
released a modified CWM based recovery for the Photon 4G that according to him, is based on his own custom code forked from the CyanogenMod team’s recovery. What does this mean? Well for start you now have an alternative to the Bootstrap recovery. romracer
’s recovery, named ALPHA RECOVERY
has quite a few features at hand as well.
Earlier we covered a post on gaining S-Off on the HTC Droid Incredible 2 but that was for devices running Android 2.2 Froyo, and rendered the tool useless for those who updated to the official OTA update to Gingerbread. So as of right now, Revolutionary has been updated to version 0.4 with support for Incredible 2 running Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread, and as for those on Froyo with S-On, Revolutionary no longer supports Froyo on your handsets, so you will have to move to Gingerbread in order to use the tool.
We have confirmation of an automated script being released for rooting the Toshiba Thrive Honeycomb tablet on Windows, Linux and Mac! This is huge news for those who were intimidated by an earlier post of ours covering the first rooting method for the Toshiba Thrive. The original method was quite cumbersome a task for many, hence the release of this easy rooting script thanks to XDA-Developers forum member dalepl
. The script would work for tablets that have recently been updated to 0029.
Earlier we covered a guide on how to gain S-Off on the HTC Sensation 4G via Revolutionary. That tool is supposed to install the ClockworkMod recovery as well, but there have been reports that the recovery does not get installed in some instances. However there is a manual method in place for moments like these to ensure that you have no problem in customizing your phone the way its meant to be. XDA-Developers forum member ikhzter
has put up a nifty little guide and provided us with the ClockworkMod recovery 4 image in a zip flashable file to install on the Sensation 4G with ease.
The Galaxy Tab 10.1 Honeycomb tablet is truly one of the best tablets around. Earlier launched as Wi-Fi only and 3G versions, Verizon has just recently received and consequently released the LTE versions of the Galaxy Tab 10.1. While the device specs stay the same, the fact that there is an LTE radio built into it, will appeal to all speed hungry users wanting the maximum internet speed on the go. That said, for advanced users, root and recovery have been made possible thanks to @poitee. Read More