With the help of CWM Recovery you can easily flash custom roms on the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone. Organize and perform backups and restores from within Android. Here in this tutorial we’ll show you how to download and install the ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM) on the latest Galaxy S5 phones. To get started all you need a rooted device and the the recovery one click installer. This guide is only for the Galaxy S5 SM-G900F users, don’t try this method on any of other Samsung devices.
Your warranty is void if you follow the given instruction in this guide. We the Howtorootmobile.com team or the developers are not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards. Read all the instruction very carefully and Perform everything at your own risk.
CHECK PHONE MODEL
This guide is only for the Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device. So, first confirm your phone model number in your android phone settings. To do this Go the Settings page of your device and check out the “About Device” option.
PRE-REQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS
Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.
1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA
Do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important step that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.
2. INSTALL SAMSUNG GALAXY S5 DRIVERS
You need these drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide. Without these USB drivers you can’t connect your device to the PC, first download and install these drivers on your system.
3. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE
Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.
4. CHARGE YOU ANDROID
If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to proceed with the tutorial. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.
INSTALL CWM RECOVERY FOR SAMSUNG GALAXY S5
Step 1. To install the CWM recovery first you have to root the phone. Read our guide here how to root Galaxy S5.
Step 2. Download the one click CWM installer zip file here and extract the folder on your desktop.
Step 3. After extracting the folder on your desktop, you will see lots of file in the folder. Connect your phone to the PC with the USB cable and Run the ’1-click-CWM-recovery-installer.bat’ file and follow the simple on-screen instructions like ‘Press any key to continue..’ to install TWRP recovery on your Galaxy S5.
Step 4. Once the TWRP is installed on the phone, you can disconnect it from your PC.
Thats it. Now Your S5 smartphone is running with the CWM Recovery.