Install ClockworkMod (CWM) Recovery on Galaxy S4 I9500

Install ClockworkMod (CWM) Recovery on Galaxy S4 I9500. Installing ClockworkMod (CWM) Recovery will enable you to install Custom ROMs, MODs and more. ClockworkMod Recovery for Galaxy S4 I9500 is being developed by XDA Senior member emwno and is still in experimental stage.

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Install ClockworkMod (CWM) Recovery on Galaxy S4 I9500

Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.

Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.

Enable “USB debugging” on your device by going to Settings >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.

Download Kies Software to install drivers.

Download ClockworkMod Recovery latest version from here (CWM-i9500_EXP2.tar) and download Odin (

Extract the Firmware file which you have downloaded in above step. You will get “.tar” file along with other files.

Extract Odin to get “Odin3 v3.07.exe” file.

Switch off device.

Boot device into download mode. Press and hold Volume Down, Home, Power till device turns on and then press Volume Up to enter download mode.

Connect device to computer using USB cable. Odin will detect your device and ID:COM will turn yellow and a message appears saying “Added”. Re-install drivers if Odin fails to detect device.

Click on “PDA button” in Odin and navigate to select “CWM-i9500_EXP2.tar” file which you have downloaded.

In Odin make sure that “Auto Reboot” and “F.Reset Time” are selected and “Re-Partition” check box is unchecked.

Click on Start button in Odin to start flashing Recovery. When flashing is complete you will get a PASS message.

Disconnect device from your computer and let it boot automatically.

ClockworkMod (CWM) Recovery on Galaxy S4 I9500 is installed.