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This is a simple guide to ClockworkMod 5.02.6 made for Galaxy 551 users .
Credits :Koushik Dutta creating ClockworkMod Recovery for android Devices
WillingMagic for porting Clockwork Mod Recovery to Samsung Galaxy 551
File name :
Froyo : Download Gingerbread : Download
The Downloads were removed by Willing Magic as he doesn’t support 551 …If you guys have any mirrors ,please inform me ..
You can install the Gingerbread 22.214.171.124 version by didy : Download
Installation :Dont use ROM Manager to install CWM .Currently ROM manager based install is not supported .You will ONLY HARD BRICK your Phone .
Download the relevant file and unzip it with winrar so you may get a .tar file like 126.96.36.199_CWM_recovery_Gingerbread.tar .
use Odin and Callisto.ops and use One Package Flash to install CWM .
Some Info about the recovery : It is based on kernel 188.8.131.52 and runs on 600 Mhz performance (Like CM). Busybox 1.19.1 _CM 7 is present in case you want to get your hands dirty .
The Recovery can be “installed” on any ROM but it cant only be used fruitfully with certain ROMs
All Stock ROMs and All Arkas (except one) are incompatible with the nandroid Restore and many other options.
You can backup those ROMs 😉 but they wont be restored on CWM .(Plus it takes a large number of steps )
Fully Supported ROMs
CM builds of WillingMagic , Arkas 0.6-ext2 , Perseus X on ext4/2 ,Perseus XT4
Volume up and down (Navigation ) with centre(selection) and back(last menu) buttons
Arrow keys (navigation) with OK (selection) and bact (last menu) buttons
Reboot system :Boots in the system or Android system
Apply update from SD card : Quickly installs update.zip which is present in root folder of SD card to the system/data etc . It is used to install ROM ,patch it , make changes to file systems ,install custom script and so on .
wipe data/factory reset : Formats /data ,/cache/sd-ext to ext4
wipe cache partition :Formats /cache to ext4
install zip from sd card : Exactly Like update from sd card but it installs update from zip with any name located in any folder in SD card .Pretty handy when you have more than one zip
backup and restore :
mounts and storage :can be used to mount /system,/data,/cache and /sd-ext so you access them via adb shell . You can also format them to ext4 according to your liking .
While using nandroid restore ,keep atleast 60 p.c battery in phone .
SD card partitioning will remove all your data in SD card so be sure to make an backup on computer .
Remove Battery stats : Keep you phone charged and remove it .
If your app has force closes ,removing Dalvik-Cache helps
After installing ROM and installing basic day-to day apps ,making nandroid backup will make your life easier .
Make a folder named 1zip in sdcard (/sdcard/1zip) .Place all the nandroid zips in that folder .That way you can navigate and easily use install zip option.
Help ,Support and Troublehooting :
Since this is not my creation all doubts ,bugs and help should be asked in the google group .