For many devices, getting a custom recovery installed can be tricky business. Sometimes you have to flash it in the bootloader, other times you have to flash it over ODIN, and other times yet you download a recovery-flashable update.zip. While none of these are inherently difficult, it would be nice to have an easier way. Thankfully T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II owners now have an app to make recovery switching easy.
Easy Recovery Switcher by XDA Recognized Developer starskyrob is actually as easy to use as the name implies. Users are given two options. The first is a Windows application that accomplishes the task via a USB connection, and the second is an Android application that does it right from your phone. The Windows application is what you’d expect from a one-click tool, but the Android app—which is still in beta testing right now—is actually pretty cool. Users have an option between TWRP, ClockworkMod and Touch-Enabled ClockworkMod. Users only have to select which version they want to have installed. It doesn’t get much easier than that. It should be noted, though, that backups may not be compatible across the various recoveries—so when you switch, don’t forget to recreate your Nandroid.
For downloads and instructions, head on over to the application thread._________
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