Showing posts with label Android CWM recovery. Android Kernel. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Android CWM recovery. Android Kernel. Show all posts

Saturday, July 20, 2013

How to install theme's and kernel's onto your phone using CWM recovery

***Note: This guide assumes that you have already downloaded the proper theme or kernel files that correspond to your phone and/or ROM***

INSTALLING A THEME:

Step 1: Boot into clockwork recovery, the easiest way is to hold the power button down for the reboot menu and select boot into recovery (most ROM's have this option built into it) otherwise you'll need to google how to boot into recovery manually for your phone.

Step 2: Perform a backup of your current rom. To do this navigate to backup and restore and then select where you want it to backup to whether it be internal card or external card.

Step 3: After the backup is complete return to the main recovery screen and wipe cache then navigate to advanced and hit wipe dalvik cache.

Step 4: Its time to install the theme for this go to install from zip then pick where its located be it on the internal or external sd card and locate the theme zip file. Click on it, then select yes and let it install.

Step 5: Reboot your phone.

***Disclaimer: The use of this guide is of your own free will, any damage to your phone resulting from it is nobody's fault but your own***

INSTALLING A KERNEL:

Step 1: Boot into clockwork recovery, the easiest way is to hold the power button down for the reboot menu and select boot into recovery (most ROM's have this option built into it) otherwise you'll need to google how to boot into recovery manually for your phone.

Step 2: Perform a backup of your current rom. To do this navigate to backup and restore and then select where you want it to backup to whether it be internal card or external card.

Step 3: After the backup is complete return to the main recovery screen and wipe cache then navigate to advanced and hit wipe dalvik cache.

Step 4: Its time to install the kernel for this go to install from zip then pick where its located be it on the internal or external sd card and locate the kernel zip file. Click on it, then select yes and let it install.

Disclaimer: If you install a kernel that is not mean't for your phone or rom, bad things can and probably will happen. Always make sure that the kernel is for your phone, carrier, and rom.

Step 5: Repeat step number 3 *VERY IMPORTANT*

Step 6: Reboot your phone.

***Disclaimer: The use of this guide is of your own free will, any damage to your phone resulting from it is nobody's fault but your own***