Samsung Galaxy S4 stock recovery provides limited functions when compare to custom recovery like ClockworkMod Recovery – CWM or Team Win Recovery Project – TWRP. It is better than nothing. As for advanced users, you will need to install ClockworkMod Recovery on Galaxy S4 to get more juice out of it. CWM and TWRP give you the ability to backup & restore with Nandroid, install custom ROM, kernel, modification and other more… It is a must installed tool for Galaxy S4 if you like to try out custom ROM.
Download PhilZ Touch CWM for Galaxy S4
PhilZ Touch 5 Recovery is one of my favourite custom recoveries for Samsung Galaxy Series. Why? exFAT partition support on external SD card. Yes, that’s the main reason that I always have PhilZ Touch CWM installed. And now it is on my Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 (PhilZ Touch CWM supports GT-I9505 too). PhilZ Touch is a CWM Advanced Edition that loaded with extra features compare to official ClockworkMod Recovery. As the name applies, it supports touch interface in addition to hardware keys. And it has Aroma File Manager built-in. Besides, it also has TWRP backup and restore support. Check out all the features below…
How to install CWM on Galaxy S4 GT-I9500? (Video)
How to install ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM) on Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500? Someone asked me just now. Well, current rooting methods for Galaxy S4 do not include CWM installation. Therefore, you need to install it manually. No worry, the CWM installation is like rooting Galaxy S4. In short, just use Odin software to install it. Not sure how to do so? Just read below steps by steps video guide to find out.
- ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM)
How to install update zip on Nexus 4 with CWM?
Yeah… It’s time to colour up your Google Nexus 4. Yes, install custom modification to speed up performance, improve user experience, overclock, undervolt and a lot more… Besides, you can also change the way of Nexus 4 by installing custom theme and boot animation too. Sound good, right? Yes, but always make a Nandroid backup Nexus 4 with CWM first before try out any custom modification. Else your Nexus 4 might end up in bootloop.
How to restore Nexus 4 with CWM?
Oh no, my Google Nexus 4 hangs at during boot after installed custom modification. What should I do? Simple, just restore back to your existing Nandroid backup will do. Of course, you need to have copy of backup Nexus 4 with CWM first in order to do a Nandroid restore. Else you need to find other way to fix your fail boot issue. Restore is as simple as backup. Just few clicks and you are done and have a working Nexus 4 back…