Install ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery on Verizon Galaxy S3. In this article we will be going through step by step guide to install CWM recovery which is required to install Custom ROMs.
The ROM and guide mentioned below below is only for Verizon Galaxy S3 SCH-I535 and cannot be tried on any other device. You can check your device model by going to Settings >> About Phone.
We cannot be held liable for any loss of data or damage done to device while following the below mentioned guide.
Install ClockworkMod Recovery on Verizon Galaxy S3
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%.
Install drivers for Verizon Galaxy S3 from here.
Download Odin v3.07 required to flash recovery.
Download ClockworkMod recovery for Verizon Galaxy S3 from below mentioned links-
ClockworkMod 126.96.36.199 (Non-Touch Version)
ClockworkMod 188.8.131.52 (Touch Version)
If you are downloading Touch version you will get a file named as “ODINRecovery.tar.md5”.
Extract Odin to get “Odin3 v3.07.exe” file.
Switch off device and boot into download mode. Press Volume down and Home buttons alonng with Power buttons till you get a Warning message. Press Power button again to enter into 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 “ODINRecovery.tar.md5” 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 image. When flashing is complete you will get a PASS message.
Disconnect device from your computer and let it boot automatically.
ClockworkMod recovery is installed on your Verizon Galaxy S3 SCH-I535.