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ClockwordMod Recovery about to get update to version 6

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ClockwordMod Recovery about to get update to version 6
ClockworkMod Recovery is essentially the number one tool for the Android mod community. CWM replaces the stock recovery to allow easier access to wiping data and flashing fun new ROMs, kernels, etc to your device. And, CWM is about to get a major update to version 6.

Version 6 looks to have 3 major updates packed into it, all of which are designed to make life easier for those of you out there who like to root your device, but keep whatever the stock ROM is for your device. This is pretty nice, because not everyone is adventurous enough or feels the need to get into the custom ROM scene. So, for those people out there, CWM 6 will be adding options to check and make sure your ROM is still rooted, to disable the stock recovery flasher, and it will also give you the option to install an official OTA update for your device. 

All in all, a pretty solid set of new features. No timetable on a release, but there are already betas out for some devices, so it likely won't be too long. 

source: Koush

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posted on 13 Jul 2012, 17:56

1. fur0n (Posts: 75; Member since: 13 Jun 2012)

now they just need to make it so you can flash your rom without needing to root your phone.

posted on 13 Jul 2012, 21:10 6

6. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)


posted on 13 Jul 2012, 17:57

2. torr310 (Posts: 1122; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)

I owned the Rezound. The previous version didn't work well with flushing the ROM sometimes. Amon RA Recovery is a better choice.

CWM worked great with my Moto Droid X though.

posted on 14 Jul 2012, 09:22

8. roscuthiii (Posts: 2266; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)

I used to have a Droid Eris and Amon RA seemed to work better with that. I wonder if Amon RA just works better with HTC phones (or, if the reciprocal is true and it's just that CWM doesn't) since it's so prevalent on handsets from other manufacturers.

posted on 15 Jul 2012, 03:48

10. ILikeBubbles (Posts: 525; Member since: 17 Jan 2011)

is Amon RA even still out? i used it on my Eris too...

posted on 13 Jul 2012, 18:14

3. Mark.J.Linskiy (unregistered)

Excited for the new update. CWM was always my choice on my Epic 4G Touch. With the ICS source out, I am looking forward to this version of CWM.

posted on 13 Jul 2012, 18:22

4. zeidof (Posts: 13; Member since: 08 Jan 2011)

Hey koush, any official recovery for Razr xt910/912?
Damn it

posted on 13 Jul 2012, 21:10

5. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)


CWM has some bugs i dont like :(
hopefully they fix it, then i will use it

posted on 13 Jul 2012, 21:27

7. Jasonhunterx (Posts: 111; Member since: 20 Jul 2011)


posted on 14 Jul 2012, 23:46

9. bayusuputra (Posts: 963; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)

i still prefer 4EXT for my Desire S.. But might try this.. the only feature these custom recoveries needs is the flashing boot.img without using fastboot command (and PC) for all the phones that use that..

posted on 15 Jul 2012, 17:36

11. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)

Hopefully it works for the RAZR.
ALthough, I am using BootMenu, and it many aspects it is as good or better.

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