Tuesday, May 24, 2016

How to Install Custom Recovery on the Optimus G Pro (F240)

Having a custom recovery is always a grt id as it enables your make backups and restore them in case you run into problems trying new ROMs, etc. But that’s not all a custom recovery brings to the table as you will be able to clr cache, wipe your device partitions among other things. The guide below will help you get ClockworkMod Recovery (a very popular custom recovery) on the Optimus G Pro and if this is the device you own, rd on.By EditAndroidI. Before You Begin1. You need to be rooted for this procedure to work. If you haven’t alrdy done so, useour guideon the same to help you.2. Back up everything you feel is important before you start and charge your device to 75% or more before you begin.3. This procedure is intended for the F240 (and its variants) of the Optimus G Pro; do not try this on any other models as you may end up bricking your device.II. Necessary Downloads1. lte2jbrecovery.zip [File attached tothis post; requires ]III. Installing ClockworkMod Recovery on the Optimus G Pro1. Extract lte2jbrecovery.zip to a folder on your desktop.2. Connect your device to your PC and copylte2jbrecovery.apkfrom the extracted folder to your device’s internal SD card.3. Use a file explorer (ES File Explorer, for example), navigate to the loion oflte2jbrecovery.apkand install the app.4. Run the app from your app drawer.5. Tap on2nd-init Recoveryfirst.6. Next, tap onReboot Recovery.If successful, your device will reboot straight into ClockworkMod Recovery. You should now be able to make/restore backups, mount/unmount partitions and do many other things through CWM!

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