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Default [Q] can we Flash cwm on unrooted phone?

Can we Flash cwm on unrooted phones. If yes then will it root my phone after flashing cwm. If no, then how can i do it.
 
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Sory but do you mean cwm??
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Sory but do you mean cwm??
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Easiest way... is to use Odin with the proper CWM image file made for that particular phone.
There are many guides for this in these forums.

Get Odin, Install Odin (program for your PC)
Get CWM image file usable in Odin
Put phone into Debug over USB Mode.
Put phone into Download mode plugged into Odin
Flash CWM recovery from Odin to Phone.

Now phone would not be rooted yet.
To root phone, install a rooted Rom using CWM, or flash the/a Super User file using CWM, then your stock ROM will be rooted.

This is just a general list of what is entailed to setup a 3rd Party Recover, and Root device.. as said there are many guides on these forums that will be more detailed.. just use the search.

Hope this helps you find your way.
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I am affraid not.
 
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Easiest way... is to use Odin with the proper CWM image file made for that particular phone.
There are many guides for this in these forums.

Get Odin, Install Odin (program for your PC)
Get CWM image file usable in Odin
Put phone into Debug over USB Mode.
Put phone into Download mode plugged into Odin
Flash CWM recovery from Odin to Phone.

Now phone would not be rooted yet.
To root phone, install a rooted Rom using CWM, or flash the/a Super User file using CWM, then your stock ROM will be rooted.

This is just a general list of what is entailed to setup a 3rd Party Recover, and Root device.. as said there are many guides on these forums that will be more detailed.. just use the search.

Hope this helps you find your way.
through this method the phone is required to be rooted na?
 
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through this method the phone is required to be rooted na?
No root is not required for Odin, this is basically how I started to eventually root my phone.

I used Odin to install custom recovery on non-rooted phone.
Then using the custom recovery, installed superuser app to provide root access.

This is the YouTube video that help me along my way: http://youtu.be/6S5Lw7uxdtU

I'm sure you're running a different phone, but this may lead you to find instructions for using Odin, getting into Download Mode, and installing a custom recovery on your phone.

I did alot of reading, research, and forum browsing before feeling comfortable enough to do this... but once done, it gets easy.
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