Install/Flash ClockworkMod Recovery on Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3
ClockworkMod (CWM) is ever been best custom recovery for Android devices, with this custom recovery you can easily install .zip files containing custom ROMs, MODs, etc. Recently a root released for the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 and now ClockworkMod Recovery is also available for the smartphone, thanks XDA developer member invisiblek.
Follow below guide to install ClockworkMod Recovery on Verizon Galaxy S3 but first make sure that your device is rooted, you can follow our this guide to root Verizon Galaxy S3 and also do note that this ClockworkMod recovery is just for Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 model number SCH-i535, you can check the device detail from Setting>About Phone, don’t try to flash it on any other model or device.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or get damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download and install Terminal Emulator on your Verizon smartphone.
Step #2: Download ClockworkMod Recovery and save it on your device’s SD card.
Step #3: Launch the Terminal Emulator app on the device.
Step #4: Type su and tap on enter, also confirm the action.
Step #5: Enter following command to install recovery:
dd if=/sdcard/recovery.img of=/dev/block/mmcblk0p18
Step #6: Enter another command to reboot phone into recovery mode.
That’s it, you’re done, the ClockworkMod recovery is installed on the phone.