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I rooted my phone few days ago and its working flawlessly.
I want to know what is custom recovery and do I need it.
If so how can I install it?

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I rooted my phone few days ago and its working flawlessly.
I want to know what is custom recovery and do I need it.
If so how can I install it?

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Custom Recovery is used for making backups of your system , flashing new roms. Its more like an installer.
I like Twrp recovery.
CWM and twrp are the ones you can go for.
Just flash .tar file of the respective recovery through odin.

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Custom Recovery is used for making backups of your system , flashing new roms. Its more like an installer.
I like Twrp recovery.
CWM and twrp are the ones you can go for.
Just flash .tar file of the respective recovery through odin.

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Can you tell me, Why do we need to backup our phone whats the benifit?
Is there any risk if I dont have a cwm?

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Can you tell me, Why do we need to backup our phone whats the benifit?
Is there any risk if I dont have a cwm?

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you cannot flash any custom rom without one , and benefit is that if something goes wrong with your custom rom you restore your backup. to go to your original firmware.
 
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you cannot flash any custom rom without one , and benefit is that if something goes wrong with your custom rom you restore your backup. to go to your original firmware.
So its only for custom roms?
I have rooted my stock rom


If I dont flash a custom rom so I dont need to have cwm yeah?

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So its only for custom roms?
I have rooted my stock rom


If I dont flash a custom rom so I dont need to have cwm yeah?

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Yes you dont need recovery if you dont want custom roms

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