[RECOVERY] ClockworkMod Recovery *CDMA Edition* (Final Version)

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    ClockworkMod 5.5.0.4 for Galaxy Nexus *CDMA Edition*

    Disclaimer: Use the following methods at your own risk. I am not responsible if you brick your phone. I did not develop these methods. Good luck!


    Download Link

    MD5: b2d31c29b7ef785f9c0802a12264d322

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    How to Install

    1. Unlock the bootloader if locked (fastboot oem unlock)
    2. Gain root access (superboot)
    3. Flash CWM (fastboot flash recovery recovery-clockwork-5.5.0.4-toro.img)
    4. Reboot (fastboot reboot)
    5. Boot into fastboot mode (Power + Volume Up and Down) and select Recovery
    6. Download Root Explorer from the market ($3.99)
    7. In Root Explorer go to System,
    mount as R/W(button up towards the top of the app), find recovery-from-boot.p (change to 1recovery-from-boot.p or delete)


    Or

    1. Unlock the bootloader if locked (fastboot oem unlock)
    2. Gain root access (superboot)
    3. Download ROM Manager from the market (free or buy and support the app)
    4. Flash ClockworkMod from ROM Manager
    5. Download Root Explorer from the market ($3.99)
    6. In Root Explorer go to System
    , mount as R/W(button up towards the top of the app), find recovery-from-boot.p (change to 1recovery-from-boot.p or delete)

    ClockworkMod should now be permanently flashed.





    [Added 12/19/11] Here is a HowTo video made by DroidModderX. Thanks buddy!




    **All credit goes to to Koush and anyone else responsible for ClockworkMod**
     
    Last edited: Dec 19, 2011
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    already got that bad boy flashed with a backup handy, just in case
     
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    You need to root prior to using ROM manager. Doesnt look like unlocking the bootloader is enough. The app errors when running privelage command.
     
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    Same here. Were you able to reboot and still get in or did you have to edit that System>recovery-from-boot.p file?
     
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    yeah I rooted and then installed rom manager and flashed CWM recovery that way.
     
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    Backed myself up earlier today as well. Had to delete that system file though. Renaming it didn't help.

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using DroidForums
     
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    only tried it once, just tried it and it's back to stock recovery
     
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    Added to the OP. I knew I forgot something.
     
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    Which is why I made this thread. :D Just go into Root Explorer, go to System>recovery-from-boot.p and change it to "1recovery-from-boot.p" or delete it and you should now have CWM permanently.

    I renamed it and it's working perfect. Tested it 5 times before posting.
     
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2011
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    does the speaker on yalls nexus pop when u reboot to recovery from rom manager or am i the only one?
     
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    did it to me too. kind of scared me the first time, haha
     
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    OK. I was kinda worried

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using DroidForums
     
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    Haha, no worries. Your thread made we want to get ROOT done now. Ive been unlocked waiting for the Recovery just haven't rooted. I used Droid Life instructions. I pushed the su.zip to /sdcard/ with adb and flashed the recovery with fastboot. Then booted into recovery and flashed the su.zip. Then Downloaded ROM manager, flashed recovery and am backing up now!
     
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    Every time i reboot my phone start with the Android is Upgrading window. Im going to try to delete that one file now. Maybe renaming it didnt work for me either
     
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    I renamed the file by adding .bak on the end and also removed all permissions. I have no issues keeping cwm recovery on my nex. Just a suggestion rather than adding a 1 to it. I'm sure both will work. Just remove permissions from that is you have an issue. If you boot and stock recovery is there reflash cwm recovery before renaming and changing permission again

    sent from unlocked gnex
     
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