Nexus 7

ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM) v6.0 is now available for Google Nexus 7 in both standard & touch mode. You can flash CWM recovery either using Fastboot method or ROM Manager.

Features of CWM v6.0:

  • ROM backups takes much less time.
  • Now Backup size of ROM are of much less size(15-20 MB only).
  • Recovery will confirm that your ROM still has root access. This is useful on stock ROMs.
  • If you’re on a stock ROM and get an update, it used to not allow you to install it at all. Now, it will give you the option to confirm the installation.


Instructions to install ClockworkMod Recover v6.0.0.6 on Nexus 7:

  1. Download & Extract Fastboot file on your PC/Computer
  2. Connect Nexus 7 with PC via USB Cable
  3. Open Command Prompt and navigate to fastboot folder
  4. Type “adb reboot bootloader” to reboot Nexus 7 to the bootloader
  5. Once Nexus 7 is in bootloader, now unlock device by typing “fastboot oem unlock
  6. Now Download CWM Recovery zip package from above link and put the “recovery-clockwork-” to fastboot folder
  7. You should have 5 files in the Fastboot folder now
  8. Open Command Prompt and navigate to fastboot folder
  9. When you’re in fastboot folder, type “fastboot flash recovery recovery-clockwork-” command and press Enter to flash CWM recovery
  10. After CWM recovery to finishes, type “fastboot reboot” in command prompt to reboot Nexus 7.

Kudos You’ve successfully installed CWM Recovery 6.0 on Nexus 7.

Simpler Method: You can also flash recovery using ROM Manager.


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