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How to Install ClockworkMod 6 Recovery on Galaxy Ace 3 S7270 – Complete Guide

HOW TO: Install ClockworkMod 6 Recovery on Galaxy Ace 3 S7270

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide for how to install CWM custom recovery on Galaxy Ace 3 S7270. If you are used to installing official updates through ODIN on Samsung Galaxy devices, then this should not be any different for you.

Please read every line carefully and make sure you read the tutorial once before actually performing it on your Android device.

How to Install ClockworkMod 6 Recovery on Galaxy Ace 3 S7270 - Complete Guide 10

To Remember:

  • This recovery installation tutorial is only for Galaxy Ace 3 S7270. Please do not try on any other Galaxy Ace 3 variants.
  • Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding as a precaution.
  • This CWM Recovery tutorial works with Android 4.2.2, Android 4.2.2 and all future Android updates as well.
  • For best performance, always stay on the latest firmware update.
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Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 – Download ClockworkMod 6 Recovery for Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 to your computer.

Step 2 – Download ODIN v1.85 which will help you to install CWM Recovery on Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 S7270.

Step 3 – Switch OFF your phone. Now go to Download Mode. How? Press and hold the Volume Down + Home buttons together, and then press the Power button till you see the construction Android robot and a triangle. Press Power again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.

Step 4 – Make sure you have your Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 USB drivers installed on your computer.

Step 5 – Open ODIN on your computer. Connect your phone to your computer while your phone is in the Download Mode.

Step 6 – If your phone is connected successfully, one of the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This step might take some time.

Step 7 – Now select the following file that you have to flash/install on your phone. This file will be found from the downloaded file in Step 1.

  • Click on ‘PDA’ and select the file ‘touch-recovery-galaxy-ace3.tar‘.

Step 8 – In ODIN, check the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options, if not already.

Step 9 – Now click on the Start button in ODIN. Installation process will start and would take a few minutes to complete.

Step 10 – After the installation is completed, your phone will reboot into Recovery Mode automatically and install the root package / files. Your ID:COM box will also turn green.

Step 11 – After you see the home screen, unplug your phone from the computer.

That’s it! Your Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 has now been flashed with ClockworkMod Recovery. To enter Recovery Mode, shut down phone and then hold down the Home + Volume Up buttons and press the Power button for about 5 seconds to enter Recovery Mode.

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Now that you have installed a custom recovery, you can root this phone. Tutorial: How to Root Galaxy Ace 3 S7270 on Android 4.2.2 Official Firmware.

Whenever you restart your phone, stock recovery keeps showing up? There is a fix for that. For details on how to make ClockworkMod Recovery permanent on your Android phone, head over to the next page.

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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.

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