Tuesday, May 24, 2016

How to Root/Install ClockworkMod Recovery on the Optimus T

The T-Mobile version of the Optimus supports the ClockworkMod Recovery allowing you to play with custom ROMs and twks just like you’re now playing with apps on your smartphone. A custom recovery has become an essential part of a rooted phone and if you haven’t yet installed it on your device, here’s how you can do it. The following guide shows you how you can install ClockworkMod Recovery on the Optimus T smartphone.By EditAndroidI. Before You Begin:1. You must have rooted your device before doing this procedure. Plse hd to ourHow to Root the Optimus Tprocedure first, finish it, then return to this procedure and continue.2. Make sure your device has at lst 60% of battery life left.II. Downloading Required Files:1.Flash 2.Recovery 3.Terminal Emulator(Google Play Link)III. Installing ClockworkMod Recovery on the Optimus T:1. Download and place both the archives on your Desktop.2. Install the Terminal Emulator App on your device from Google Play.3. Extract files from both the archives to your Desktop. You should get a Recovery and a Flash file.4. Connect the device to your PC using the USB cable.5. Copy the Recovery and Flash files over to the root folder of your SD card.6. Disconnect the device after the files have been copied to the device.7. Launch the Terminal Emulator App on your device from the Menu.8. Run the following command using the app:su9. It should ask for Superuser permission, tap theAllowbutton.10. Now, run the following commands using the app. PressENTERafter ch line:mount -o remount,rw -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock1 /system
/sdcard/flash_ > /system/bin/flash_
chmod 755 /system/bin/flash_
mv /system/etc/install-recovery.sh /system/etc/install-recovery.sh.bak
(IMPORTANT NOTE - If you get an error on the line above such as "file does not exist" ignore the error and keep going.)
mount -o remount,ro -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock1 /system
flash_ recovery /sdcard/recovery-RA-GNM-OPT-T-test.img
reboot recovery11. Your device should reboot into the ClockworkMod Recovery Mode.Congrats! Your Optimus T now have the CWM Recovery installed on it and custom ROMs are just a few taps away from you!

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