27 Apr 2015

How To Install CWM Recovery on Lenovo A6000

Clockwordmod recovery is finally available for Lenovo A6000 and you can flash it by following the below procedure.Lenovo A6000 is midrange device released to compete with moto e and xiaomi redmi 1s.The device is powerd by snapdragon 410 chipset which is clocked at 1.2ghz with adreno 306 gpu.It is backed with 1gb of ram with 8gb internal storage.The primary camera on the device 8mp while the front shooter is 2mp.Finally the battery on the device is 2300mah.
If you are searching for a custom recovery for the lenovo a 6000 and couldnot find one then you are on right place we will teach you how to install cwm recovery on lenovo a6000.

Install clockworkmod recovery on lenovo a6000:

Before flashing the cwm recovery on lenovo a600 you have to follow these prerequisites so that you don't run into any problems while flashing.
Install cwm recovery on lenovo a6000

Prerequisites:

  1. Download and install device specific drivers on your computer.
  2. Charge your device to atleast 60% so that flashing can go without any problems.
  3. You must have android debugging bridge or minimal fastboot installed on your computer.
  4. Backup all your apps and data on pc before going further.
  5. Download the lenovo a600 cwm recovery and place it in the fastboot or adb folder for easy access.
  6. Enable usb debugging on your device.Go to device setting and then about phone.Tap on build number till you see a toast message you are now a developer.Go back and you will see developer options click on it and tick on enable usb debugging.

Clockworkmod (CWM) recovery:

Clockworkmod recovery is one the first recoveries developed in the android community which was based on android 2.1 recovery image. This was the first recovery which had a file manger built in to flash the files and had adb support.The user interface is simple and you have to navigate through the interface using the volume keys and to confirm you have to press the power button.It can perform complete android backup and can easily restore the rom in case of bricked conditions.Later touch version was also released which has the similar functionality except for the navigation's.In the touch variant you can basically use volume keys or fingers  to navigate and perform actions.


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Install cwm using fastboot:

  1. Download the cwm recovery for lenovo a6000 image and place it in either fastboot folder or in a easily accessible location.Rename it to "recovery.img" to type the command easily.
  2. Power off the device completely and put the device in fastboot mode by holding volume up,down and power button at the same time.Release the button once you are in bootloader mode.
  3. Now connect the device to computer through usb cable and open the fastboot folder.
  4. In the fastboot folder right click on empty space and you will find an option to open command prompt here.click on it.
  5. Type the command"fastboot devices" to know if your device is detected by the computer or fastboot.
  6. If your device is detected you will get a serial number as list of device attached.If you dont get any serial key then you might not have installed device drivers properly.
  7. To flash the recovery image type the command "Fastboot flash recovery recovery.img"
  8. Once the recovery is flashed you can reboot to system by typing the command. "Fastboot reboot-system"
  9. once the device restart you can to enter recovery you can type the command "fastboot reboot-recovery" to enter recovery.
Once you have cwm recovery on your device you can root it easily by flashing a supersu zip.


Final words on cwm recovery for lenovo a6000:

This is simple tutorial explaining how to install cwm recovery on lenovo a6000.Since you are flashing cwm recovery you will loose stock recovery and you will not receive any ota updates.If you want to root your device without loosing stock recovery then you have to use the command "fastboot boot recovery.img" this will boot the device to cwm recovery and you flash the supersu zip from this recovery and once you have flashed the supersu file you can reboot to system.Once you reboot the device cwm recovery will be overridden by stock recovery.
How To Install CWM Recovery on Lenovo A6000 Reviewed by Radha Krishna on 11:57 Rating: 5 Clockwordmod recovery is finally available for Lenovo A6000 and you can flash it by following the...

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