Tuesday, May 24, 2016

How to Root and Install ClockworkMod Recovery on Optimus 2X P990

Got a Optimus 2X P990 smartphone and want to root it so you can install custom recovery to load custom ROMs? No problem, here’s how you can do it.By EditAndroidI. Before You Begin:1. Your phone’s warranty will be voided once you root it. It can be gained back by either installing stock firmware or unrooting your phone.2. If you have installed the Car Home and the F-Secure app, then uninstall them because they could interrupt the rooting process. Lrn how you canuninstall apps on your Androidphone.II. Downloading Required Files:1. Download Smartphone Drivers fromhere.2. Download the SuperOneClick Tool fromhere.3. Download Unofficial ClockworkMod recovery fromhere.III. Installing Smartphone Drivers:1. Extract files from the Drivers archive and place them on your Desktop.2. Double-click on “.exe” file to begin installing drivers.3. Follow the on-screen instructions to finish installing drivers.IV. Rooting Optimus 2X P990:1. Extract files from the SuperOneClick Tool archive and put them onto your Desktop.2. Enable USBdebuggingon your phone from Menu>>Settings>>Appliions>>Development>>USB debugging.3. Connect your phone to your PC using the USB cable.4. Launch the SuperOneClick tool bydoubleclickingSuperOneClick.exefile.5. Choosepsneuterfrom thedropdown menu. Here’s the screenshot of the tool.6. Hit theRootbutton to start rooting your phone.After the tool has successfully rooted your phone, you will see aconfirmationmessageon your screen. Now, move on to the following procedure to install ClockworkMod recovery.on your phone.V. Installing ClockworkMod Recovery on Optimus 2X P990:1. Extract files from the Unofficial ClockworkMod reocovery archive onto your Desktop.2. a) If you are using abasedPC, just double-click theinstall-clockworkmod-.batfile to install custom recovery on your phone.b) If you are using a Mac PC, open a Terminal where you have put the extracted files, i.e. Desktop and type in the following commands:chmod+x install-clockworkmod-mac.sh./install-clockworkmod-mac.shc) If you are using aLinuxbasedPC, then open a Terminal Window on the Desktop and type in the following commands:chmod +x install-clockworkmod-linux.sh./install-clockworkmod-linux.sh3. It will start installing ClockworkMod recovery on your phone and within a few seconds, you will have custom recovery installed on your phone.Congratulations ! You have successfully rooted your phone and installed ClockworkMod recovery on it.

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