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How to flash CWM recovery to Moto G [Guide]

Posted By Godwin On January 20, 2014 @ 11:55 AM In Android Hacks | No Comments

Moto-G [1]Motorola’s Moto G is currently one of the most trending phones in the market with a price tag that has attracted praise from all rounds of users. Due to its aggressive pricing and a decent hardware setup, it has turned to be one of the leaders in the “budget smartphone” market. ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery is a custom recovery for Android devices that will give you access to a wide range of features that the stock recovery didn’t have.

Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. dotTech and its writers are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited to bricked devices) incurred as a result of following this guide. Flashing custom recovery may void your warranty.

Requirements

This guide will help you to install ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery on your Motorola Moto G running on Jelly Bean (this may also work good for KitKat). Proceed at your own risk.

Before We Begin

Get ready with the following before starting off with this guide:

How To Install CWM recovery on Moto G

  • Turn off your Moto G.
  • Boot your phone into the Fastboot mode by keeping the Volume down and Power buttons pressed until the screen responds.
  • Connect your Moto G to your computer via a USB cable.
  • Open a command prompt in your computer (Press the Windows key + R, then type “cmd” and press Enter).
  • Change the working directory to the location where you had previously downloaded the recovery file (using the command, “cd c:\motorola”).
  • Enter the following command in the command window:

fastboot flash recovery CWM6046-MotoG44.img

  • Congrats! CWM recovery has now been successfully flashed to your Moto G!

Conclusion

Enjoy the all-new CWM recovery on your Moto G! Now it’s time to get your phone see some action!

[via XDA [5]]


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[1] Image: http://dottech.org/139072/how-to-root-moto-g-android-smartphone/moto-g-3/

[2] CWM6046-MotoG44.img: http://androidhosting.org/Devs/Dhacker29/MotoG/CWM6046-MotoG44.img

[3] Install Fastboot and ADB: http://dottech.org/tipsntricks/21534/how-to-install-adb-and-fastboot-on-your-windows-computer-for-use-with-your-android-phone/

[4] Motorola Device Manager: http://www.mymotocast.com/download/MDM?platform=windows

[5] XDA: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2563599

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