Ever since custom recoveries and roms became popular, nandroid backups have been the fall back method for all android enthusiasts, irrespective of their confidence levels. They allow easy backup and restore in case things go wrong, which happens invariably when a modification is being tested. With that being said, how relevant are Nandroid Backups to this day? Back in 2011, when the world of Android was being awed by the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S2, a little modification made its appearance...
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 184.108.40.206.
- 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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