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How to Update Nexus S with ClockworkMod 6 Custom Recovery

ClokworkMod 6 custom recovery is now available for a number of popular Android phones. CWM6 was started from Galaxy Nexus where it was well tested and then later a couple of days ago it was finally released as the final version.

Nexus S I9020 CWM6 tutorial is now available. In this tutorial, we will explain how you can update your Nexus S to ClockworkMod 6 recovery. All the required steps are given below after the jump and please make sure you always backup your data before performing anything.

ClockworkMod Recovery 6

Disclaimer: All the tools, mods or ROMs mentioned below belong to their respective owners/developers. We ( 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 😉

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Nexus S to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Nexus S 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 device 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, unlock bootloader or make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below on how to backup data:

Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page to install ClockworkMod 6 custom recovery on Nexus S I9020.

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Haris Nadeem

He lives on everything Android; has countless devices, apps and games to play with everyday. Currently serving as the Chief Editor at Team Android.

1 Comment

  • I’m trying to update I9020A’s Android from 2.3.6 to 4.1.2 with the Sojua using Clockworkmod Recovery, choosing a zip from the sdcard, but the last time I tried the installation was aborted and I don’t know why. Do you have any tutorial on this?

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