Flashing ClockWorkMod Recovery Motorola Photon using Bootstrap Recovery


  • Download and install Bootstrap Recovery
  • Download and extract ClockWorkMod Recovery (pict 1 from 6 color available)

note: inside bootstrap recovery there`s only custom clockworkmod recovery 4 from testra.

Flashing CWM Motorola Photon using Bootstrap Recovery

  1. Connect Photon to PC/Laptop
  2. Copy ClockWorkMod zip file to SDcard
  3. Copy bootstrap installer to SDcard
  4. Remove the device
  5. Install Bootstrap Recovery
  6. Open Bootstrap Recovery
  7. select “install Recovery”
  8. Connect motorola Photon to PC/Laptop set as charger only
  9. Back to bootstrap and select “recovery boot
  10. Turn off the device
  11. Press and hold Power + volume[-] buttons until it`s boot in fastmode
  12. Select Android Recovery
  13. Choose “Install Zip from SDcard
  14. Select “Choose zip from internal SDcard
  15. Find and select CWM Recovery in SDcard (recovery-….-photon3.zip)
  16. Answer Yes, to start installation.
  17. Wait until install process is done
  18. After installation complete, turn off the device and remove the battery for few sec and put it back.
  19. Done, you can check the CWM version, it`s should ver 5.

Note: you can skip step 1 ~ 4 if you download file from motorola photon.

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