For Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 owners, custom recovery is very important when flashing custom ROMs. Thanks to yepitsme19, an XDA Developers Forum member, a touch version for ClockworkMod Recovery is now available. Version 220.127.116.11 of ClockworkMod Recovery is 4-5 times faster than previous major versions. ClockworkMod Recovery 18.104.22.168 also enables smaller incremental backups. Don't forget that it's also easy to navigate, thanks to its touch-enable interface.
With the new version of ClockworkMod Recovery, flashing custom ROMs will be easy and fast. We've prepared step-by-step instructions below on how to get this great custom recovery.
In this guide, learn how to flash ClockworkMod Touch Recovery 6.0 for the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1.
- The instructions in this guide are intended for use with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, model numbers GT-P5100, GT-P5110, and GT-P5113. Applying these instructions on another device or model may produce undesired outcomes.
- The information in this guide is provided for instructional and educational purposes only. There is no guarantee that these instructions will work under your specific and unique circumstances.
- Use these instructions at your own risk. We shall not hold any responsibility or liability for whatever happens to you or your device arising from your use of the info in this guide.
- Read and understand the whole guide first before actually performing the instructions.
- Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 GT-P5100, GT-P5110, or GT-P5113
- A Windows PC
- Handset USB drivers installed on the PC. You may install the drivers by installing Samsung Kies.
- Enable USB debugging on your handset.
- Disable antivirus, firewall, and other security software. Also disable Samsung Kies and other software that accesses your phone. Such software can interfere with the procedure in this guide.
- Download Odin3 v1.85 (Odin3-v1.85_3.zip, 198KB)
- Download ClockworkMod Recovery v6.0 for your respective tablet:
- For GT-P5113 (GT-p5113_ClockworkMod-Touch_recovery_22.214.171.124.tar, md5sum: 7e28e18e819e337f151f57847e6d21d7)
- For GT-P5110 (GT-p5110_ClockworkMod-Touch_recovery_126.96.36.199.tar, md5sum: 145edd254b1e89488fec10a486608b82)
- For GT-P5100 (GT-p5100_ClockworkMod-Touch_recovery_188.8.131.52.tar, md5sum: 5baf0a3bf66e5e3de4f14989e7a48396)
- Backup all personal data on your tablet to make sure you have a copy of your personal data (e.g., contacts, SMS, MMS, Internet settings, Wi-Fi passwords, and the like) in case the procedure in this guide erases such data.
- Switch off your tablet. Make sure that your tablet is not yet connected to your computer.
- Reboot your tablet into Download Mode. You can do this by pressing and holding down the Volume Up button and Power button. Once a warning message with a yellow triangle appears on the screen, press the Volume Down button to continue into Download Mode.
- Extract the downloaded Odin ZIP file into a folder on your computer. You should get 3 files, among these files is the Odin3 v1.85.exe.
- To launch Odin, simply double-click Odin3 v1.85.exe.
- Once Odin is fully launched, connect your tablet to your computer using a USB cable.
- The message “Added!!” should appear in the bottom-left corner of the Odin window.
- NOTE: If the “Added!!” message doesn’t appear, you need to reinstall the necessary drivers on your computer.
- Click the PDA button in Odin and locate the ClockworkMod Touch Recovery 6.0 TAR file for your tablet model.
- NOTE: Do not change any options in Odin but only select the required file in PDA.
- To start flashing ClockworkMod Recovery 6.0, click the Start button in Odin. The tablet will automatically reboot and a “PASS” message will also appear in Odin.
- When you see the Samsung logo on the screen, you can safely disconnect your tablet from your computer.
Good work! You have successfully flashed ClockworkMod Touch Recovery 6.0 on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 GT-P5113, GT-P5110, or GT-P5100.
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