ClockworkMod Recovery is an essential tool for both professional and wanna-be Android developers. This tool can be used to wipe data off your phone, create a backup of your ROM, and save your phone from getting bricked by restoring a backup ROM. Of course, flashaholics know that one of ClockworkMod Recovery’s best features is being able to flash custom ROMs and MODs that’ll boost your phone’s performance. These are just some of the extended features of ClockworkMod Recovery that you cannot find from a stock Recovery.
If you own an HTC One S and you want to tweak your phone’s performance, installing ClockworkMod Touch Recovery beforehand will be a wise [...]
The Ice Cream Sandwich craze is all over town and it seems that almost every Android smartphone already had its own share of Google’s frozen treat. With CyanogenMod 9 (CM9) making its way to the Samsung Galaxy S2 Epic 4G Touch, it’s about time the device gets some serious upgrade in terms of its software. Considered as the holy grail of custom ROMs, CyanogenMod 9 promises users pain-free installation of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS).
CyanogenMod 9 features full customization of Ice Cream Sandwich minus the TouchWiz UI and other Samsung bloatware. Although CyanogenMod 9 for the Epic 4G Touch is still under heavy development, expect to see this ROM with some bugs [...]
Owners of the LG Nitro HD P930 and the LG Optimus LTE SU640 are in for a treat as these devices are reportedly getting ClockworkMod Recovery 5 sooner than you think. Users of rooted LG Nitro HD handsets who hope for a custom recovery on their device will finally get what they deserve. The guys at XDA-Developers have done it once again, and this time around their bringing ClockworkMod Recovery version 188.8.131.52 (CWM 5) to the Nitro HD and the Optimus LTE.
LG’s recent contender in the smartphone race, the LG Nitro HD (and its international sibling, the LG Optimus LTE) surely has some awesome specifications to behold. On paper, the Nitro HD shines with its [...]
Rooting your Android phone is a term that you are bound to come across at some point or another while learning how to optimize your Android device. With millions of new Android owners cropping up each month, we decided to give a basic introduction into the world of rooting and to let you decide if it’s something you’d like to do. Towards the end of the article, you will find links to all rooting guides that we have here on Android Authority.
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Rooting is the process by which you regain administrative access to your phone. Even though Android is an opensource operating system, you still [...]