Saturday, July 27, 2013

How to Install ClockWorkMod on Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070 Official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

Official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean finally released to Samsung Galaxy S Advance recently as we also provided the complete guide to manually update to 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. In order to more customize your device with improved performance, you may need to root the phone to improvement full access to system file. If you are just unsatisfied with stock user interface, you can always install custom rom with tremendous of UI whether from Samsung or others brand. To do so, custom recovery like ClockWorkMod must be first installed in your phone.

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Read the following instructions carefully while how to install CWM Recovery for the Samsung galaxy S Advance I9070. Please note that each and every step mentioned in this article is important.

Disclaimer: The procedure given in this tutorial is considered as risky and may cause damage to your phone. It is recommended that you should not follow it unless you are familiar with these things. Follow this guide completely at your own risk.
I. Before You Begin:

1. The following procedure works for Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070 Smart phone.
2. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power.
3. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled.

II. Downloading Required Files:

  1. CWM (CWM.zip, 1.51MB)
  2. CWM 6.0.1.5 (update.zip, 1.82MB)
III. Install CWM Recovery for the Samsung Galaxy S Advanced I9070:

  1. Connect Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070 to PC with micro USB cable.
  2. Copy the downloaded CWM.zip and update.zip into root of internal SD storage in Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070.
  3. Once the transfer completed, disconnect USB from computer and turn off your device.
  4. Now, press and hold Volume Up, Home and Power buttons to enter Stock Recovery Mode.
  5. Navigate with your Volume up and down button and select apply update from external storage.
  6. Locate the CWM.zip in the internal SD storage.
  7. Press the Power button to confirm.
  8. While the program is running, keep pressing the home button and touch the screen till CWM 5.1.2.8 appears.
  9. From the main menu in Recovery, select the install zip from sdcard, then select choose zip from internal sdcard, browse to folder location and select the update.zip and click Yes to install.
  10. Once the flashing is complete, your Galaxy S Advance shall have ClockWorkMod 6.0.1.5 installed.

25 comments:

  1. I cant do step 8.
    I dont know how to do it doesnt work for me
    Can you make a short video for this step

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    1. i pressed the home button two times and worked-note: you don't have to hold the home button, just press it twice or more until it appears. :) thank you so much

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  2. when the screen goes black u have to press the home button gain and again and again till the screen goes to the mod. I first held the button and it didn't work... Maybe i could help u :)

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    1. how much time i have to press the home button approximately? please answer

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  3. can you tell me how much time approx. do i have to press the home screen?

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  4. " Can't mount /sdcard/update.zip
    Installation aborted."

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  5. failed to verify whole signature...so stuck in step 7

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    1. Upgrade using Kies to latest Samsung firmware first.

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  6. Hey guys, does this really work when I'm on JELLY BEAN ? Because many custom recoveries are only for Gingerbread which end in bricking your phone so that's why I'm asking you. Thanks in advance.

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  7. Hi how can I navigate to the internal storage? After chosing "update from external storage" I cannot navigate to the internal storage (step 5). Thanks in advance!

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  8. can you post/share how to install kitkat compatable CWM, at least link for Downloading CWM Recovery v6.0.4.5 for Galaxy S Advance [GT-I9070] to install Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

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  9. i cant navigate on choose zip from internal sdcard. its always blinking my screen.

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  10. how long i should wait till CWM 5.1.2.8 appears.? someone please?

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    1. Just press the home button two times right after choosing cwm.zip... if choosing zip from sd card doesn't work, choose internal instead.

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  11. Thaaaaaaaaaaaanx, it worked... you're my hero.

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  12. i cant navigate on choose zip from internal sdcard.says cant read emm...something like that. ...

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  13. installed CWM 5.1.2.8... cant install cwm 6... says cant read emm...

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