How To Install ClockworkMod Recovery 6 on Samsung Galaxy S4

Install ClockworkMod Recovery 6 on Samsung Galaxy S4

How To Install ClockworkMod Recovery 6 on Samsung Galaxy S4

Since Samsung Galaxy S4 is a newly launched phone, it does not have many Roms to install. However you can always enjoy the additional benefits of Custom Recovery. Follow the below given instructions to successfully install ClockworkMod Recovery 6 on Samsung Galaxy S4.

Before You Proceed–>>

  • This tutorial is strictly intended for Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE with model number I9500 . Using this tutorial on any other device or any other variant of Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE may brick your device.
  • Ensure that you have USB drivers for your device installed on your PC. If you don’t then click here. After your device is been detected, you should disable the Samsung Kies . Also disable any Antivirus or Malware programs.
  • Backup all your personal information on your device.
    Use AppBak to backup all your apps.
    Use SMS Backup and Restore to backup messages.
    Check out Backup Apps, SMS, Contacts And Settings On Any Android Phone Easily.
  • Enable the USB Debugging mode on your phone from your developer options. In case if Developer’s Options are not enabled on your phone, Go to Settings –> About Phone and tap 7 times on the ‘Build Number’ area. This will enable Developer Options on your device.
  • Charge your device battery with at least 85% of power.

How To Install ClockworkMod Recovery 6 on Samsung Galaxy S4

  1. Initially you need to download CWM Recovery Package and extract the zip file to a convenient folder on your PC.
  2. Now download Odin v1.85 and extract it to a convenient folder on your computer.
  3. Now turn off your device and you need to boot your device in download mode. To boot your device in download mode, press and hold Volume Down + Home buttons together, and press Power button, till you see the download mode screen.
  4. Now connect your phone to your computer via USB cable. Odin will automatically detect your device and once it does, one of the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This step might take some time though.
  5. Now you need to select the files that are to be installed on your device.
    These files can be found in the folder in which you extracted the file downloaded in step 1.
    Then click on PDA and select the file CWM-i9500_EXP.tar .
  6. On the Odin, check the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options. As for the Re-Partition option, make sure that you Uncheck it.
  7. Then click the “Start” button. Have patience when the odin is processing your updation .
  8. After the installation process is finished, your device will automatically restart and now you can disconnect your device.

That’s it! You have successfully installed ClockworkMod Recovery on your Samsung Galaxy S4 !

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