How to Install ClockworkMod Recovery on Galaxy Pocket S5300

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Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5300 can now be updated with ClockworkMod custom recovery on your phone. Why install a custom recovery? Because then it will allow you to root your phone which will let you install custom mods, make Nandroid backups of your phone and even install custom ROMs to enhance the functionality of your phone. You can now easily install ClockworkMod recovery on Galaxy Pocket S5300 by following the tutorial below.

As you continue reading, we will guide you through the entire process of how to update Galaxy Pocket S5300 with Clockwork Recovery with all the steps required to do so. Please make sure you backup your personal data and apps as a precaution because we don’t want you to lose any data. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.

Disclaimer: All the tools, mods or ROMs mentioned below belong to their respective owners/developers. We (TeamAndroid.com) or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial ;-)

Not Working in CWM Recovery:

  • Reboot system now
  • Restore

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Pocket to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy Pocket USB drivers! Apart from just the USB drivers, there are a few more things that you need to take care of.

1. You need to enable USB debugging mode. This helps to connect your Android phone with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging.

2. Your phone battery should be 80-85% charged. If your phone goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your phone might go dead permanently. See here: How to Check Battery Percentage.

3. Backup all your important data that you might need as soon as your flash a new ROM, or make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below on how to backup data:

Data can also be backed up using Samsung KIES for their devices, but if you backup data manually, you get more options what top choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy Note backup data to HTC One X.

4. Your phone should be factory unlocked. Additional instructions for locked Android devices will be added in the tutorial for unlocking devices.

Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and install ClockworkMod recovery on Galaxy Pocket S5300.


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  • Ryan

    This CWM is not Permanet. sa its useless.

  • atom

    Why is it everytime that i followed the step and in the step 9 theres an error no file or directory?

  • Amir Zaini

    where is the update file????
    i cant find it…

  • dave

    stupiddd… next page moron…LOL

  • http://www.facebook.com/fadilshamirkhan Fadil Shamir Khan

    one question dude… I see it says that in Clockworkmod Recovery “reboot system now is not working” but wouldn’t holding power for 10-15 seconds make the installation of Clockworkmod Recovery null and void?

  • Vishy

    Still not able to install the CMW…. after following the steps correctly… In rom manager it says CWM is not yet installed

  • 3uSs Mohamed

    Please Help Me I Do JelltMOD 1.5 in My Phone And Restore Factory Setting
    … android Shape appear and Said ” Touch android to began ” And when i
    touch it Do Nothing .. Please Admin Help Me :( :( I’m Very Sad Help
    Please :(

    • 3uSs Mohamed

      JellyMOD **