In the Android OS we have two kinds of recovery mode: stock or custom. The stock recovery mode Android provide you to install updates or clear data and system or dalvik cache. The custom version can provide you much more.
To enter the Android recovery mode, you need to power off device and then press and hold key combination, in basicaly it:
After enter this mode you can navigate on the list using volume buttons, to confirm select just press the power button. Be careful, if you will select “Wipe data” – it will erase all user data!
To exit navigate go to “Exit” or “Reboot” line and confirm your select. If you want to know more about custom versions (TWRP or CWM) – read articles below.
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The CWM Recovery can provide you to install custom rom’s, create backups of all system and get root rights. Here we got two guides, how to install CWM Recovery img on devices with root access.
Installing CWM Recovery can be done with the help of the official CWM installer:
Another CWM Recovery install method assumes that you already have CWM Recovery img file, if you don’t have that – write your model in the comments and I’ll give you a link for download.
Hope that now it is clear how to install CWM without PC. If you have troubles with installing CWM – write in the comments and I’ll help you as soon as possible!Read more
TWRP Recovery is the most popular custom recovery for Android devices. Almost every custom ROM required it for normal install. The TWRP Recovery install is not difficult, here some method how to do it.
For a start, get Root rights and download the TWRP Recovery install app from Google Play. Open the application and allow the superuser rights. The menu is very simple, so the probability of mistake during TWRP Recovery install is minimal. Just follow instruction:
Now you know how to install TWRP on your device with easy magic recovery installer!
When your smartphone has an Mediatek CPU you can install TWRP using the MobileUncle Tools, you need to follow only a few steps:
It’s done! Now you know how to install TWRP on Android, enjoy the full functionality. If you don’t have root access and wanna to install TWRP – use methods with PC, that written in the article below. If you have managed to do everything successfully, share your experience in the comments.Read more
To install custom recovery, it is not necessary to have root access. Using your PC and your debugging mode, you can install custom recovery manually using the instructions below.
If you know how to flash the phone using the SP Flash Tool, then there will not be much new information for you. Download and install the SP Flash Tool and drivers for your phone. Now you need to download the Recovery for your device, after the download, save your new recovery in a convenient place:
After following the steps write please whether there were any difficulties.
Everything with “how to install Recovery with Odin” is almost the same as in the firmware of the smartphone. The main thing here is that you do not need root rights to install recovery using Odin:
Did you install custom recovery? Or have some troubles? Write in the comments below!Read more