[How To] Root and Install TWRP Custom Recovery on HTC One Google Play Edition

The HTC One Google Play Edition was launched after the success of the Sense based One. The One’s powerful hardware coupled with stock Android makes this device one of the contenders for the best smartphone of the year. Being a Google Play Edition, the device is also bound to get timely updates.

The device features Android 4.2.2 with few features of the HTC Sense. It has the same hardware specifications as the original One, viz. 4.7 inch 1080p display with 469ppi, 32 GB internal memory and 2 GB of RAM, 4 MP ultrapixel rear camera and 2.1 MP front facing camera, 1.7 GHz Quad core Snapdragon processor and 2300 mAh battery. Let’s now proceed in rooting and installing custom recovery on this device.

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[How To] Flash Custom Recovery on Google Nexus 7

Nexus-7-ClockworkMod-Touch-RecoveryWhen Asus launched Nexus 7 it ventured into the newly created market of phablets. Google’s Nexus series is well known for the ease of bring able to root devices and also unlocking them. Nexus 7 being no exception to the rule, it is very easy to flash a custom recovery on Nexus 7. In this tutorial we will show how to flash any custom recovery on your Nexus 7. You may flash any custom recovery of your choice like CWM, TWRP or Cannibal Open Recovery.

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[How To] Get Dual Recovery on Xperia Ray ST18i

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Everyone knows about CWM(ClockWorkMod recovery). It was the first custom recovery made available on such a wide range of devices. And many of you must know it synonymous with custom recoveries. It is a very stable and fully functioning recovery.

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TWRP Recovery on Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray(ST18i) for CM10

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CWM enjoyed monopoly in recoveries for a long time. It is indeed a good custom recovery. Being the first custom recovery it really did lay good groundwork for everyone. It has helped countless users to flash/backup/restore their phones. But it has a major drawback that you have to use the volume rockers to control it. CWM did come up with touch based recovery but it is available to a very limited number of devices(Xperia ray not being one of them). So always using the physical buttons becomes kind of annoying. However thomas1991_12 at XDA developers has successfully ported TWRP recovery to Xperia Ray(ST18i).

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[Beginners Guide] ClockWorkMod Android Custom Recovery

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Custom Recovery is a replacement to the stock android recovery mode.  In Android, recovery refers to the dedicated, bootable partition that has the recovery console installed. This allows you to perform various low level commands like formatting system, data, cache partition, flash new ROM, etc. Custom recoveries are developed by independent developers. There are a few custom recoveries available like CWM(ClockworkMod recovery), TWRP(Team Win Recovery Project), RecoveryX, etc. All these recoveries need to be flashed onto your rooted android device. One of the most generic methods to flash a custom Recovery is described here.

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