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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

What is recovery?



What is recovery?
It is a "program" that is installed to make changes, backups, formating, wiping etc. to the android base .Needed to install updates for system or change the ROM, Radio, Kernel, or just make backups and restore backups.There are basically two types of recoveries:1.TWRP
2.CWM

Official site:http://teamw.in
1.What is TeamWin recovery (TWRP)?

TeamWin recovery (TWRP) - modified informal recovery, which is available for most devices running Android. Has a much broader capabilities than the native recovery.
 Allows you to:
  • Install unofficial firmware
  • Install add-ons and fixes
  • Connect to a PC via USB removable mass storage mode
  • Connect to a PC via USB mode ADB
  • Create a backup copy of all the firmware as well as its individual parts (system settings, installed programs)
  • Restore data from a previously created backup
  • Resets to factory settings (Wipe - data / factory reset), clear the cache partition (wipe cache), clean dalvik-cache (wipe Dalvik-cache), cleaned Statistics battery (wipe battery stats)
  • Format and create partitions on the memory card

Menu structure TeamWin Recovery
  • Install - install any *. Zip (update.zip, gapps.zip, cyanogenmod.zip etc.)
  • Wipe - Cleaning
    • Cache - Cleaning section / cache
    • Dalvik Cache - cleaning Dalvik Cache (in Android 4.4 if included ART, it is not required)
    • Factory Reset - Clear all sections
    • System - cleaning partition / system
    • External Storage - cleaning the external memory
    • Internal Storage - cleaning of internal memory
    • Android Secure - cleaning section android_secure
    • Wipe Battery Stats - cleaning battery statistics

  • Backup - cast system (with a choice of relevant sections)
  • Restore - restore the system from the cast
  • Mount - mount
    • Mount System - mounting partition / system
    • Mount Data - mounting partition / data
    • Mount Cache - mounting partition / cache
    • Mount SDCARD - mounting partition / SDCARD
    • Mount USB Storage - connect devices like flash drives

  • Settings - Settings
    • Zip file signature verification: - zip file signature verification
    • Force MD5 check for all zips: - checksums for all zip files
    • Use rm-rf instead of formatting: - delete files instead of formatting in the purification sections
    • Skip MD5 generation during backup: - disable checksums during backup
    • Ignore image size errors during backup: - ignore errors sized files for backup
    • Time Zone - allows you to select your time zone
    • Restore Defaults - is designed to reset to default settings

  • Advanced -
    • Copy Log to SD - copy operations in the log file to the memory card.
    • Fix Permissions - fix file permissions and sections.
    • Partition SD Card - create partitions on the memory card.
    • File Manager - File Manager.
    • Terminal Command - adb console
    • Reload Theme - reboot theme (template)

  • Reboot - Reboot the device




Official site: www.clockworkmod.com

 What is Clockworkmod recovery (CWM)?

ClockworkMod recovery (CWM) - modified informal recovery, which is available for most devices running Android. Has a much broader capabilities than the native recovery.
Allows you to:
  • Install unofficial firmware
  • Install add-ons and fixes
  • Connect to a PC via USB removable mass storage mode
  • Connect to a PC via USB mode ADB
  • Create a backup copy of all the firmware as well as its individual parts (system settings, installed programs)
  • Restore data from a previously created backup
  • Resets to factory settings (Wipe - data / factory reset), clear the cache partition (wipe cache), clean dalvik-cache (wipe Dalvik-cache), cleaned Statistics battery (wipe battery stats)
  • Format and create partitions on the memory card

If you can not turn on your phone and download the android, you can always restore through CWM previously created backup with all applications and settings.
CWM Recovery menu structure
·  Reboot system - device reboot
·  apply update.zip from sdcard - installation file update.zip, located in the root of the memory card sdcard \
·  wipe data / factory reset - full reset and data at the same time cleared sections / data and / cache in the internal memory is cleared and the system folder ". android_secure" on the memory card
·  wipe cache partition - Partition cleaning / cache in the internal memory
·  install zip from sdcard - install zip file from the memory card
  • chooze zip from sdcard - choose zip file on the memory card for the installation
  • toggle signature veritification - on / off signature verification file
  • toggle script assert - on / off script approval

·  backup and restore - creating and restoring backup
  • Backup - create a backup of all the sections in the device memory
  • Advanced Backup - create a backup of a specific section in the device memory
  • Restore - restore all partitions from the selected backup
  • Advanced Restore - restore a specific section of the selected backup

·  mounts and storage - mount and drive
  • mount / system - mount system folder
  • unmount / data - unmount the folder with the user data
  • unmount / cache unmount folder cache
  • mount / sdcard - mount the memory card
  • mount / sd-ext - mount Linux partition on the memory card (if available)
  • format boot - clean boot partition
  • format system - cleaning system partition
  • format data - cleaning section with user data and settings
  • format cache - clearing the cache partition
  • format sdcard - format the memory card
  • format sd-ext - format linux partition on the memory card
  • mount USB storage - to connect to a computer to removable mass storage mode

·  advanced - more
  • Reboot Recovery - Reboot recovery
  • Wipe Dalvik Cache - Dalvik cache cleaning
  • Wipe Battery Stat - reset battery statistics
  • Report Error - report error
  • Key Test - verification keys, when pressed, gives the code
  • Restart adbd - ADB reboot the server
  • Process dump - Dump

·  Go Back - returns to the previous menu
 Structure menu CWM recovery Touch
·  reboot system now - restart the device
·  install zip
  • choose zip from sdcard - select the firmware from the memory card
  • install zip from sideload - installing firmware using adb sideload
  • apply / sdcard / update.zip - flash update.zip file in the root of the memory card
  • toogle signature verification - incl. / off. firmware signature verification
  • choose zip from external sdcard - select the firmware from secondary memory (if available in your device)
  • + + + + + Go Back + + + + + - ago

·  wipe data / factory reset - format system / data partition
·  wipe cache partition - format cache partition
·  backup and restore
  • backup - backup (snapshot system)
  • restore - Recover from backup (snapshot system)
  • delete - delete backups (snapshots)
  • advanced restore - Recover operedelnyh partition backup (snapshot)
  • free unused backup data - the exemption is not used space
  • choose default backup format - to select the format backup
  • backup to external sdcard - sozdfnie backup (snapshot system) on a secondary memory (if available in your device)
  • restore from external sdcard - Recover from backup (snapshot of the system) of the secondary memory (if available in your device)
  • advanced restore from external sdcard - Recover operedelnyh partition backup (snapshot) of the secondary memory (if available in your device)
  • delete from external sdcard - deleting backups (snapshots) of secondary memory (if available on your device)
  • create image zip - create update.zip copy (snapshot)
  • + + + + + Go Back + + + + + - ago

·  mounts and storage
  • mount / efs - mount partition / efs (found on devices firm Samsung)
  • mount / cache - mount partition / cache
  • mount / system - mount the partition / system
  • mount / data - mount the partition / data
  • mount / preload - mounting partition / preload (found on devices firm Samsung)
  • mount / external_sd - mount a secondary memory (if available in your device)
  • format / cache - cleaning section / cache
  • format / system - cleaning partition / system
  • format / data - cleaning section / data
  • format / preload - cleaning section / preload (found on devices firm Samsung)
  • format / sdcard - cleaning section / sdcard
  • format / external_sd - cleaning section of secondary memory (if available in your device)
  • format / data and / data / media (/ sdcard) - cleaning section / data and / data / media (memory card)
  • + + + + + Go Back + + + + +

·  advanced
  • reboot recovery - reboot recovery
  • reboot booloader - reboot into bootloader
  • power off - turn off the device
  • wipe dalvik cache - format dalvik cache (with the advent of ART in Android 4.4 of this paragraph may be waived)
  • report error - report error
  • key test - check key when you click on the button, it produces code
  • show log - log of the show in recovery (you can view the logs why not put the firmware)
  • + + + + + Go Back + + + + +
Navigating the menu

All devices management CWM made ​​differently. But most devices use the following scheme:
  • Volume Up button - up
  • Volume Down button - down
  • on / off button - item selection.
On some devices, additionally involve other buttons, for example to return to the previous menu. Recent versions support CWM clicking on the screen.


Creating and restoring backup firmware (nandroid)

CWM recovery allows you to create a backup device firmware (not all sections), this is called a backup nandroid. CWM reserves partitions boot, system, data, cache in the internal memory and the folder ". Androidsecure" on the memory card device, the presence of other sections, for example, ext partition on the memory card, or section webtop (only on some devices motorola) is created and backed up. Sections radio module firmware, the camera (some devices samsung) and the loader can not be reserved. If your device has other sections about them is better to clarify the topic in the appropriate firmware. Reserved not only the operating system, but all the settings, and installed applications. Beginning with the fifth version, CWM creates a backup in tar archive, which is very convenient, because it can be opened normally archiver such as WinRAR. In older versions of CWM backup is a copy of all the sections in the image img. The resulting backup can only be restored to the phone, and only through CWM. Your device must be installed ClockWorkMod recovery.

Backing up your system:
- Run CWM recovery
- Select the "Backup & restore"
- Select the "backup"
- Select "YES"
- Choosing Reboot system now (reboot)
Thereafter, the memory card will be a full backup folder in clockworkmod / backup. Name the backup includes the time and date it was created, but the name can be given to any course in Roman letters without spaces.

Recovery:
- Enter into CWM Recovery;
- Select the "backup & restore"
- Select the "restore"
- Select a previously saved backup. It should be on the memory card in the folder clockworkmod / backup.
- Reaffirm recovery, select "YES". Item confirmation is not usually the first on the list, it is normal
- When finished, select "Reboot system now" (reset).




Source:4pda.ru


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