You probably already knew that custom ROM based on Android 4.4 KitKat required latest ClockworkMod Recovery 6.0.4.5 or higher version. We soon going to cover Android 4.4 KitKat ROM for Galaxy W I8150, that’s why we decided to write an installation process of CWM Recovery 6.0.4.5 on Galaxy W I8150.

If you don’t know then, stock recovery comes with various limitation including lack of backup and flashing a custom firmware ability. On the other hand custom recovery such as CWM recovery allow you to do various task including ability to flash custom ROMs and other signed zip, backup and restore whole system, can clear Dalvik cache, can fix permission and many more. The latest ClockworkMod Recovery 6.0.4.5 also comes with various added features. Here is a list of features that added to latest ClockworkMod Recovery 6.0.4.5.

What’s new:

  • Dedup’d backups (Saves lots of space)
  • Faster backups (Incremental)
  • New Background
  • More responsive UI
  • New animations
  • JB compatibility
  • Fixes for the 32G and 64G versions of the tf700
  • adb sideload
  • Stability fixes
  • minadbd: remove unnecessary header files.
  • Store CWM Recovery Version and Device
  • Remove HAVE_SELINUX guards
  • Store CWM Recovery Version Number
  • Fix segfault with dead symlinks
  • Blocked cached Google Music files from nandroid
  • Pass the correct pointer to munmap on failure.
  • add optional overscan compensation to recovery graphics
  • adb: handle adbd auth in recovery mode
  • UI text corrections
  • Fix use of TARGET_USE_CUSTOM_LUN_FILE_PATH
  • Add support for TARGET_USE_CUSTOM_LUN_FILE_PATH
  • recovery: add transparency to error images
  • Add JB-MR2 support (4.3)
  • Add minivold support
  • Fix EMMC/data corruption bug
  • Enable USB mount externally for /datamedia devices
  • Support and installation of adb keys once
  • Support for compressed backups
  • Support F2FS partition format
  • Fix adb sideload
  • Fix formatting f2fs from edify scripts
  • Allow sideload command to be used in conjunction with other commands
  • Make “one confirm” the default action
  • Enable optional swipe based touch controls
  • adb keys support

Galaxy-W-I8150

Warning!

This tutorial is only for Galaxy W I8150. Don’t try this guide on any other Android device. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. However, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Pre Requisites:

1. Backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate backup guide. [Optional]

2.  Make sure your device have at least 60% battery power. You can install an app like Battery Percentage on your Android device to check it easily.

3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy W I8150 in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]

4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and Galaxy W I8150. [Guide].

5. Your device is rooted. [Guide]

If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to follow step-by-step guide on how to install ClockworkMod Recovery 6.0.4.5 on Galaxy W I8150.

File Required(Download by clicking on it)

  1. ClockworkMod Recovery 6.0.4.5 For Galaxy W I8150 [Filename: recovery.img]
  2. Recovery Tools – Flasher or Flashify App Installed

How to Install ClockworkMod Recovery 6.0.4.5 on Galaxy W I8150

  1. Transfer recovery.img file to your device SD Card.
  2. For Recovery Tools – Flasher User:
    1. Open then app then tap on Flash other Recovery.
    2. Now select your copied file (i.e. recovery.img) and follow onscreen instruction.
  3. For Flashify Users:
    1. Open the app and then tap on Recovery image.
    2. Now select your copied file (i.e. recovery.img) and follow onscreen instruction.

Congrats ! You have successfully installed the ClockworkMod Recovery 6.0.4.5 on Galaxy W I8150 and you are now free to test latest Android 4.4 KitKat based ROMs as well as old ROMs on your Galaxy W I8150. To boot into recovery, first turn off your device and then press and hold Volume Up, Home and Power button together. You should see the CWM recovery menu soon. [source]

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