CyanogenMod 12 Nightlies are now available for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of factory images for the YU Yureka and be sure to check out the article talking about Microsoft investing in Cyanogen, Inc! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA...
ClockworkMod Recovery Available for the G2
You may remember an article from last week, when we talked about Clockworkmod adapted for the Desire Z. XDA member Koush, who happens to be the creator of this very famous recovery has just released a version of his popular recovery image for the G2. If you come from older devices like the EVO, you will probably be thankful that this is now available. In case you are not familiar, CWM will allow you to preform a wide variety of actions.
If this is all you’ve been waiting for to root your G2, now its the time. Feel free to post some feedback in the thread.
- YOUR PHONE MUST ALREADY BE S-OFF. SEE THE OTHER THREADS IN THIS FORUM ON HOW TO DO THAT.
- I recommend getting on Wi-Fi.
- Download ROM Manager from the Market. You MUST have at least 18.104.22.168.
- Flash Recovery.
- Choose G2 as your phone.
- Accept the Superuser prompt.
- Use ROM Manager to create a Backup.
- Watch the backup go!
You can find more information in the recovery image thread.
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