This is a tutorial about flashing/installing a stock/custom recovery on Samsung galaxy S4 (its exactly the same steps for other galaxy devices, you just need the correct recovery file for your galaxy model)

Custom recovery will allow you to perform some powerful actions, like full backup / restore, flash custom ROMS, Mods, themes, apps, install updates to Android operating system manually and many other features.

Flashing/installation instructions :
 It won’t wipe any data but it’s recommended to backup your important data first just in case of this process corrupt your data 
1- Download the correct recovery file for your device (Link below) or any recovery you prefer
2- Download and install Samsung mobile driver (Link below)
3- Unzip the downloaded file only one time
4- Run “Odin3” as administrator
5- Click on PDA button and browse to the unzipped file.tar that you extracted

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Flash custom Recovery

6 – Disconnect any device connected to USB ports on your computer, disable your antivirus software and exit Samsung Kies
7 – Shut down your device
8 – Put your device into Download Mode (Volume Down + Home + Power)
9 – Volume up to continue

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10 – Connect the device to your computer by USB cable and wait until you get a sign in Odin (ID:COM section) and “Added” in message box
11 – Make sure re-partition is NOT SELECTED [Very important]

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12 – Click Start and wait a few seconds.
– Disconnect your device and check the custom recovery
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Done !

Notes :

  • I am not responsible if something happened to your device (use this AT YOUR OWN RISK)
  • Skip step 2 if you already have Samsung Kies or Samsung mobile driver on your PC
  • This stuff is made for Samsung galaxy S4 devices (AT&T, Cricket, GT-I9500, Canada/Bell, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Verizon and GT-I9505)
  • Some devices have a locked bootloader, unlock it first before flashing the recovery file
  • I just converted “*.img” files from clockworkmod website to “*.tar” file which you can flash by Odin3
  • (You can convert it by following this easy TUT : How to Convert *.img to *.tar.md5 )
  • Official CMW website
  • Download and Install Kies or Samsung mobile driver, if you didn’t get a sign in ID:COM or “Added” in message box

Downloads :

  • Odin3_v3.04 HERE, v3.07 HERE, v3.09 HERE 
  • Latest Samsung Mobile Driver Here
  • Latest Samsung Kies Here

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