CWM (ClockworkMod) recovery is something that might have the right to be called the most popular custom recovery for Android devices. While an official CWM recovery for your brand new LG G Flex is yet to be out, you can now checkout the latest unofficial CWM recovery from PlayfulGod of XDA.
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.
This guide will help you to install an unofficial CWM (ClockworkMod) recovery on your LG G Flex. Proceed at your own risk.
Before We Begin
Be ready with the following before you start with this guide:
- Download the CWM recovery file (recovery-clockwork-22.214.171.124-swipe-zee.img).
- Download and install ADB and Fastboot on your computer.
- Download and install USB drivers for your G Flex, if you haven’t already done so.
- Enable USB debugging in your G Flex.
- Make sure that your device is charged upto well above 50%.
How To install/flash CWM recovery on LG G Flex
- Plugin the device to your computer via a USB cable.
- Make sure that you have enabled ADB debugging on your device and your device is being detected by your computer.
- Open a command prompt (Press Win + R to launch the Run dialog, then enter “cmd” in the dialog box).
- Change the working directory of the command window to the directory where you had placed the CWM recovery file, recovery-clockwork-126.96.36.199-swipe-zee.img, using the command “cd directorylocation” without quotes (for example, “cd c:\lg”).
- Enter the following command in the command window, to push the recovery file to your phone:
adb push recovery-clockwork-188.8.131.52-swipe-zee.img /data/local/tmp/recovery.img
- Now, enter the following command to wrap up the CWM recovery installation:
adb shell su -c dd if=/data/local/tmp/recovery.img of=/dev/block/platform/msm_sdcc.1/by-name/recovery
- Congrats! You have now successfully installed CWM recovery on your G Flex!
Enjoy the taste of CWM recovery on your LG G Flex!