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[TUTORIAL] HOW TO GO BACK FROM CWM 6.x TO CWM 5.x

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By Viper The Ripper, Recognized Contributor on 13th June 2014, 12:22 AM
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HOW TO GO BACK FROM CWM 6.x TO CWM 5.x



Method 1

1. Flash a fresh STOCK rom using Odin
2. Root and install CWM 5.0.2.6. FIXED
3. (Optional) Restore your old Backup


Method 2

1. Install Mobile Odin.apk
2. Flash a fresh Stock ROM
3. Root and flash the CWM 5.0.2.6. FIXED recovery
4. (Optional) Restore your old Backup


Method 3

1. Install Mobile Odin.apk
2. Flash the CWM 5.0.2.6. FIXED recovery
3. (Optional) Restore your old Backup


Method 4

1. Flash CWM 5.0.2.6. FIXED via CWM 6.0.4.7 or TWRP 2.7.0.0 or CWM 6.0.4.8 Advanced Edition / PhilZ Touch Recovery 6.40.1 (you can flash directly another custom rom)
2. Use the Terminal app (CM11) [optional download and install Android Terminal Emulator (from Play Store)]
3. Open it and type the following code (running Android 4.4.x)
Code:
su
flash_image recoveryonly /storage/sdcard0/recovery.img
4. (Optional) Restore your old Backup


Method 5

1. Extract the image file from CWM 5.0.2.6. FIXED (recovery.img) and put it in your sdcard's root directory.
2. Use the Terminal app (CM11) [optional download and install Android Terminal Emulator (from Play Store)]
3. Open it and type the following code (running Android 4.4.x)
Code:
su
flash_image recoveryonly /storage/sdcard0/recovery.img
It should work correctly and you'll get CWM 5.0.2.6 Fixed as recovery

4. (Optional) Restore your old Backup


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13th June 2014, 12:23 AM |#2  
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ANDROID 4.4.x BUILDS (require CWM 6.x based recovery or TWRP 2.7.x.x)



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Thanks! Personally i would recommand this TWRP Recovery 2.7.0.0, works great with CM9 too.
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Thanks! Personally i would recommand this TWRP Recovery 2.7.0.0, works great with CM9 too.

Thanks for sharing your experiences
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Great tutorial. Thanks for all your hardwork
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A little update with latest builds
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Nicely explained tutorial :good
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very helpful !
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