CWM (ClockWorkMod) recovery is a special recovery mod. This mod is used for administrative functions. It helps you to clean or wipe your device easily. It allows you to do a factory reset of your smartphone. This ROM is mostly used with the CyanogenMod (The best Custom Rom for Android Smartphones). It also helps in installing the base firmware and also in taking backups.

How to install CWM recovery on your galaxy grand duos?

Prerequisite:

  • Your Smartphone should be charged between 70 to 80%.
  •  Enable USB debugging (Steps: Go to Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging – check the box)
  • Make sure to backup your data
  • Download these software.
    SAMSUNG USB DRIVERS, Download Odin and the last one of course CWM Recovery image
  • Install Samsung USB Drivers. Extract Odin.zip folder. We will be using this to root the smartphone. Also extract the CWM RECOVERY IMAGE.

Below are the Steps for installing CWM recovery Mod

1-    Turn off you Samsung Galaxy Grand. Now press “Volume Down button + Power button + Home Button” all together for few seconds. It will give you a warning if you want to continue or not. Just press the volume up key and you will enter the Odin mode.

2-    Then connect you phone via USB cable with your computer and launch Odin form the extracted folder. IF your device is connected properly it will show you a green or yellow signal. It will also show you a message as Device Added.

3-    On the right hand side there will be an option named PDA . Click on that and select the “CWM touch_i9082_chotu.tar.md5” . You will find this in the extracted folder for CWM Recovery Image. Now you will see some check box on the top. Make sure to check only F. Reset Time and Auto Reboot boxes are ticked. Though these two options will be selected by default. Make sure no other options are checked.

4-    Finally after verifying Click on “Start”.

5-    This will take a while and once done will show you the message “PASS”. Your smartphone will be restarted automatically. Disconnect the device from your PC

You now have CWM Recovery Mod installed on your Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos.