Moto G is one of latest android smartphone from the Motorola. If you recently bought this device and want to download and install the ClockworkMod CWM Recovery to flash custom ROM or any other zip files. Here is the complete tutorial which you can use on your device and install the recovery in some simple steps. Thanks to XDA member a1Pha for releasing the recovery image for Motorola Moto G android smartphone. The process is pretty simple, all you have to install Motorola USB drivers and Android SDK toolkit on your system and flash the recovery image on your device.
In order to install CWM recovery on Moto G, first you have to unlock the bootloader of the phone. Read our complete guide here how to Unlock Boot-loader of Motorola Moto G. But before that do take the backup of your device, once you unlock the bootloader of Moto G, you will lose all your data.
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 Motorola Moto G 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.
- BACKUP ANDROID APPS, SMS, CONTACTS, CALL LOGS, CALENDARS & BOOKMARKS
- BACKUP ANDROID DEVICE WITH THESE FREE APPS
- BACKUP AND RESTORE WHATSAPP MESSAGES
2. INSTALL MOTOROLA MOTO G 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.
GUIDE TO INSTALL MOTOROLA MOTO G CWM RECOVERY
Step 1. First download the Android ADB and Fastboot drivers on your PC and install it.
Step 3. Now extract the downloaded folder on your desktop.
Step 4. Connect you device to the computer with USB cable.
Step 5. In the CWM recovery folder you will see a file 1-click-cwm-recovery-installer.bat, Double-click on that file and run it.
Step 6. Now follow all the onscreen instruction on your PC and don’t disconnect your device from the PC.
Step 7. Once the CWM recovery is flashed successfully on your phone, your Motorola Moto G will reboot automatically into your newly flashed CWM Recovery.
That’s all! Now the CWM recovery in installe don your device. Read Also :- Guide To Root Moto G Android Phone With Superboot