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How to install CWM recovery on LG Optimus Elite [Guide]

optimus-elite [1]These are the guidelines to install ClockworkMod recovery on the LG Optimus Elite smartphone.

REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE WE BEGIN

HOW TO INSTALL CLOCKWORMOD RECOVERY ON LG OPTIMUS ELITE

  1. Download the CWM recovery from this link [2].
    – scroll roughly half way down the page to see the CWM recovery link available.
  2. Download the terminal Emulator from this Google Play link here [3].
  3. Download the EFS File Explorer from this link [4].
  4. Download the ClockworkMod recovery  directly to the desktop of the computer but do not unzip the file.
  5. Download the other two apps directly to your device.
  6. Connect the Optimus Elite to the computer using the USB cable.
  7. Copy the CWM file over to the root of the SD card’s internal storage.
  8. Unplug your device from the computer and open up the Terminal Emulator app.
  9. Type the first command to get root access: su
  10. Type the next command for the recovery: dd if=/sdcard/part_13_cwm_9_22_17_32.bin of=/dev/block/mmcblk0p14
  11. Exit the terminal Emulator.
  12. Open the EFS File Explorer app from the app drawer.
    Navigate to the /system/etc/ directory.
  13. Rename the install-recovery.sh file to as follows: install-recovery.sh.bak.
  14. Exit the EFS File Explorer application and you’re finished.