Many official Android firmware up to 4.2.2 Jelly Bean has been released for all Samsung Galaxy supported tablets and phones. In this context, the latest ClockWorkMod (CWM) custom touch recovery is now present to download with Odin method. After installing latest CWM Recovery to any Galaxy devices, you can flash or install every type of latest firmware or Custom ROM included zip files. Besides, it helps you to create a backup, restore later on, wipe cache and reset to the Android device.
In this post, we are going to explain how to install CWM touch recovery on Samsung Galaxy Android device ?
It is risky while you start CWM touch recovery update process without knowing proper information, because it may make dead or brick your Android device. In addition, these tips are only for Samsung Galaxy model. Don’t try to other company offered Android devices. Do it on your personal risk if you go to apply it for the different variant of models.
Take care to Pre-requisites things before starting the process
1. Install Compatible USB driver
To connect your Android Phone with the computer firstly you need to install compatible USB driver on the computer. The USB driver helps you to transfer required files (firmware/ ROM zip and Google package zip) between your android devices and the computer. Link
2. Make All Data Backup
Make ensure that you have backed up your essential data (contacts, inbox messages, videos, images, settings, apps) of the galaxy device to memory chip or cloud storage with the purpose to restore it again, because these data will be washed during the update procedure. As a substitute backup method, you can use Samsung Kies software to move all significant data to the computer.
3. Enable USB Debugging mode
Enable USB Debugging mode within your Android device while you are willing to install with latest CWM touch recovery. Actually debugging mode facilitates you to establish internal communication with the computer and phone in order to accept command and do the task. How? Click here to see
4. Check Battery Percentage
To get any unnecessary disruption during CWM update process, it is advised to charge your Android device 85-90% battery percentage of its capability. Otherwise, low battery percentage may brick your Android device during this process.
5. Install ADB & Fastboot Driver
Android Debug Bridge (adb) is a multipurpose command that lets you to start communication amid linked Android device and perform installation process smoothly. So, make sure that you have already configured ABD mode and installed Fastboot driver on the existing Android phone.
In this page I have chosen Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 model to be installed CWM touch recovery. Though below mentioned all method supports to other Galaxy devices to installed CWM touch recovery in similar ways.
Just follow given following instructions in steps
Download both required zip files to your computer from below provided download links and extract it to separate folders. After extracting both zip files, you will see ***.tar.md5 under CWM recovery zip and Odin3 v3.04.exe into Odin3-v3.04.zip.
Now, you have to power off your Android device and boot into download mode. To do so, press and hold the Volume Down button, Home button and Power button jointly, until you will get download mode included screen.
Make sure that you have already Installed USB driver to computer. Then connect your Android device to your computer with USB cable.
Now run Odin tool with administrator privilege using right-click on Odin3 v3.04.exe file and select Run as administrator option from right context panel. At this time, you have to wait for some minutes until arrival of “Added” message prompted at the lower-left message box of Odin window.
As soon as Odin window recognizes the connected Android device, follow these actions.
- Click on the PDA button and select the ***.tar.md5 from extracted CWM Recovery folders (see in step 1).
- Ensure the Re-partition option is not checked under Option section but check the Auto Reboot option here.
Now click on the Start button to begin the flash process to your connected Android device using the ***.tar.md5 file.
While the flashing process is finished, you will see a green color labeled “PASS” message in Odin interface. This message refers about successful flashing process.
Here, your Android phone will reboot automatically and remove the USB cable from the computer.
That is it! Your Android device has been successfully updated with the latest official firmware. To check it, press and hold the HOME, VOLUME UP and POWER buttons for hardly 5 seconds. The action leads to enter device in the latest installed CWM recovery mode.