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Unlock the Bootloader, Root and Install Custom Recovery on LG Optimus G LS970


Sunday 10th of February 2013 / android.gs
The Sprint version of the LG Optimus G, which has the LS970 model number, can now be easily unchained from the factory restrictions and default setting as thanks to those of xda-developer we can unlock its bootloader, root the system and install a custom recovery image on the same. So if you choose to complete this step by step guide you will be able to free your handset and also prepare it for other complex operations that can be used for improving and customizing the performances and the capabilities of your phone. You have it all explained below, so let’s get started.As mentioned, unlocking the bootloader, rooting and installing a custom recovery image on the Optimus G is possible thanks to those of xda-developers. The XDA Developers member TheShadow1 had created the GAIO package which can be used for performing all the operations described above, though the GAIO file is not compatible yet with the ZV9 version of firmware, so first check the version of software that is running on your Sprint LG Optimus G. As you will see below, there are only a few steps to complete, as the GAIO
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Root and Install ClockworkMod Recovery on LG Optimus Dual Sim P698


Friday 27th of April 2012 / android.gs
The LG Optimus P698, also known as Net Dual P698, is well known and appreciated for its dual SIM capabilities though its specs are not that impressive. Furthermore, the phone is actually a budget friendly one that has to offer low range performances, but we will discuss more about this a little bit later. All you need to know so far is that you can easily power up its capabilities and the best way to start this is by learning how to root and install ClockworkMod Recovery on your LG Optimus Dual Sim P698 Android powered device.First you will have to gain root access, which is required for being able to flash a custom recovery image into the system. Then as soon as you manage to install ClockworkMod Recovery, you can look forward in performing more complicated operations like getting a custom ROM, or updating the OS with custom, unofficial and beta firmware. Currently the Optimus Dual Sim P698 is running the Android Gingerbread software, but upgrading to ICS should not be a problem for you; at least not after you succeed with this step by step guide.As already mentioned, the LG P698 is
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How to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on HTC Butterfly


Friday 19th of April 2013 / android.gs
If you want to update your HTC Butterfly with a custom ROM firmware, or if you just want to spice things up by installing custom and complex apps and tools into its system, then you will have to consider in rooting your device. Also, for performing the mentioned operations a custom recovery image will be required, as the stock one can’t be used on applying unofficial tools, features, ROMs and so on. Therefore, during the present step by step guide we will be checking on how to root and install TWRP recovery on your HTC Butterfly.HTC Butterfly is an appealing smartphone that comes with interesting performances as its specs and features are indeed high end ones. The phone is being featured by Jelly Bean 4.1 while an Android 4.2 update is being expected. Anyway, if you still want to improve the performances, add custom and extra apps and features on your phone, or change the looks, then you must learn how to root the Butterfly. Furthermore, if you are looking forward in updating your device with an unofficial release of the Android system, then you have to install a custom recovery im
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How to Root and Install Custom Recovery on Kindle Fire using the Kindle Fire Utility - Android Authority


Tuesday 14th of February 2012 / androidauthority.com
Do you want to root and install custom recovery on your Kindle Fire but you don’t know anything about tweaking our android device? Don’t worry, with the program called Kindle Fire Utility created by Vashypooh of XDA Developers Forum, you don’t need to learn ADB Program to be able to root and install recovery. In this program you will root your device using BurritoRoot and install Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP recovery).Just follow the simple steps below.Note: Make sure that your phone battery is charge at least 60%Backup your phone data into your computer.Requirements:Kindle FireUSB Data CableComputerFirst, download Kindle Fire Utility v0.9.3 on your computerThen, extract it using Winzip/Winrar, you should get this files: Next, double click the “install_drivers” to install the Kindle Fire Drivers.Connect your Kindle Fire to the computer using the USB Data Cable.Once finished, go to extracted file and double click “run” to start the Kindle Fire Utility program. Your ADB Status should be online.If you want to root your device select “in
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Root and Install CWM Recovery on Galaxy S4 Mini I9195


Monday 29th of July 2013 / feedproxy.google.com
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is a high end device, not quite similar in specs and features with the classic Galaxy S4, though the performances are still impressive. Anyway, if you would like to tweak your Android device for improving its battery life, the speeds and the Jelly Bean experience, then you should know that root access is being required. Also, most of the custom operations can’t be performed unless your phone has a custom recovery image installed, so during the present tutorial I will show you how to easily root and install CWM recovery on your Galaxy S4 Mini model number I9195.Gaining root access should be the first thing to do when owning an Android device. So, you should do the same on your S4 Mini. Why? Well, by rooting you will gain access to the internal system of your smartphone meaning that you will be able to remove inbuilt programs (remove the bloatware for improving the speeds), upgrade the battery life, and install complex apps that requires root access in order to run properly. Furthermore, on rooted SGS4 Mini you will be able to flash a custom recovery image,
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Unlock Bootloader, Root and Install TWRP Recovery on New Google Nexus 7


Monday 29th of July 2013 / feedproxy.google.com
The 2013 version of the Google Nexus 7, the new Nexus 7 has been released and as expected now we have suitable methods for tweaking Asus’s latest tablet. The device is a great one as it comes pre-installed with the latest Android OS, Jelly Bean 4.3 firmware, which means that custom ROMs will be developed based on the AOSP platform. Anyway, if you want to learn how to tweak your Android device, then start by unlocking the bootloader, rooting and install TWRP recovery on your Google Nexus 7 2013 edition.All these methods will be explained during the present step by step guide, so do check the same for unlocking and unchaining your Google tablet. The guide is complex and risky which means that you have to read all the lines from below. Don’t head right to the root operation as you can end up in bricking your Nexus 7 2. Also, on your way, you should stop and thanks the xda-developers team as they are “responsible” for this tutorial.Unlocking the bootloader must be achieved if you want to gain root access. Both operations are linked meaning that you cannot root without unlocking t
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Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Canadian Galaxy Note 3 N900W8 (compatible with all carriers)


Friday 18th of October 2013 / feedproxy.google.com
The Canadian users of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 can now safely root their new phablets and also install a custom recovery image on the same as those of xda-developers had made available a suitable root method for the N900W8 version of the mentioned device. Also, along with the root solution, the devs had released a compatible variant of TWRP recovery that can be easily installed on the Galaxy Note 3, so during the present step by step guide I will show you how to apply these operations on your handset.In order to make it clear, the guidelines from below are being compatible with the Canadian and Latin American Galaxy Note 3. So, you will be able to use this tutorial as long as you own the N900W8 model of the phablet; anyway, if different don’t try this guide as you can end up in bricking your smartphone. Good, so you can root and install TWRP recovery on the Galaxy Note 3 that comes from Rogers, Bell, Telus, Virgin, Wind Mobile, Koodo, Mobilicity, Sasktel, Claro, Telcel, Sam, Videotron, Movistar and from other Latin American countries including Colombia, Peru, Puerto Rico, Argentin
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How to Root and Install CWM Recovery on HTC Rezound


Wednesday 23rd of October 2013 / feedproxy.google.com
HTC Rezound has been released way back in 2011, but the phone is still appreciated due to its performances that are still decent. Actually, the specs and features are similar with the ones spotted on newer handsets, or in some cases even better than the performances included on budget friendly smartphones that were released this year. Anyway, now you can add more power to your HTC Rezound, you can update to latest Android 4.3 firmware, you can upgrade the battery life and bump the speeds as those of xda-developers had launched a one-in-all toolkit. So, by using the same, during the following step by step guide we will be checking on how to root and install CWM recovery on your HTC Rezound.Root access has been really hard to achieve on the HTC Rezound because of the numerous factory and default restrictions that are present on the internal system of the handset, but now, with this new root solution you will be able to gain access to the OS and to the system of your Rezound. The root method explained during the present tutorial can be easily applied, it’s safe and is smoothly working
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Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Sprint Galaxy Note 3 N900P


Monday 28th of October 2013 / feedproxy.google.com
If you want to update your Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with a custom ROM firmware, then you will notice that root access must be gained and also that a custom recovery image must be installed on your phablet. Well, of course, then you will be searching for compatible operations that can be used for rooting and installing a custom recovery on your Galaxy Note 3 N900P. But why not to use a tutorial that can do both at the same time? Well, if that sounds good for you, then use this dedicated step by step guide and learn how to root and install TWRP recovery on your Sprint Galaxy Note 3 N900P.Follow all the guidelines from this tutorial because rooting and installing TWRP recovery is not official. Furthermore, if you mess things up, or if you decide to apply things without consulting my explanations, you can end up in damaging the system of your GN 3 or worst you can end up in bricking your phablet. So, if you want to avoid the unpleasant situations and for safely completing the present tutorial, just stick to the lines from below.The first thing to know when dealing with such operation
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Unlock Bootloader, Root and Install CWM Recovery on Google Nexus 5 (all-in-one tutorial)


Friday 29th of November 2013 / feedproxy.google.com
LG Nexus 5 is the latest handset released by Google along with Android 4.4 KitKat OS. Now, even though on the Nexus 5 you have the pure Android firmware installed, maybe you will want to flash a custom ROM, or only root the system for being able to customize and optimize the OS by your own taste. But for being able to do so, you will first have to unlock the bootloader and install a custom recovery image, all these being complex and unofficial procedures.But what would you say if I told you that you can use only one tutorial that can explain you how to complete all the mentioned operations at the same time? Even though that’s hard to believe, during the present step by step guide we will be checking on the same. So, by completing the steps from below you will learn how to unlock the bootloader, root and install CWM recovery on your Nexus 5 by using a dedicated tool, that will easily take you through the unlock, root and install procedure.This tool has been developed and offered by WugFresh, an xda-developer member, so we have him to thanks for the present tutorial. But before start
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