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How to install CWM Recovery on Samsung Galaxy A8 (SM-A800F) [Guide]

Samsung Galaxy A8 [1]Samsung Galaxy A8 owners with the model number SM-A800F can now flash a custom recovery on the smartphone so they can start taking complete backups without adb commands and upload zip files for new ROMs.

These are the guidelines to flash CWM Recovery on Samsung Galaxy A8 SM-A800F.

REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE WE BEGIN

HOW TO INSTALL CWM RECOVERY ON SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 SM-A800F

  1. Download the Odin for your computer from this link [2].
  2. Download your CWM Recovery file  directly to your computer from this link [3].
  3. Drag the files from the default download location over to the desktop of the computer.
  4. Right-click over the files and click on the “extract here” option from the menu.
  5. Long-press the Power button on your Galaxy A8 smartphone and wait until the device is off completely.
    Reboot holding the Volume Down + Home + Power buttons to reach download mode.
  6. Press the Volume Up button when it says to do that from your Galaxy A8’s display.
  7. Connect the Samsung Galaxy A8 smartphone to the computer using the USB cable.
  8. Click the PDA button or the AP button you can see from the Odin user-interface display and browse the desktop for the extracted CWM file.
  9. Do not change any of the default settings from the Odin app on the computer.
  10. Click the Start button and Odin will now flash that on your device.

Soon you will see a pass message and the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone reboot, letting you know that you are ready to unplug from the computer and start using your custom recovery.