This is my build of Koush’s ClockWorkMod Recovery 6.0.3.6 for ZTE Blade V.

Do not mirror my builds! Please post a link to this page instead.

recovery-cwm6036-8225.img (supports only external sdcard)
https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=24591000424952106
md5:27c86b75c2c83eb668a5827708c2050a

recovery-cwm6036-8225-v2.img (support for both internal and external sdcards)
https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=24591000424952107
md5:cd0a200baf4fe24e57805ee576e6ad4a

Do not use this recovery to flash official updates from ZTE website! You need to repack them for ClockWorkMod or use the stock recovery to install.

How to make clean ROM dump/backup of your device (before you root or install cwm): (recommended)

  • download ZTE USB drivers
  • download Android SDK platform-tools (Windows, Linux, Mac) to get adb and fastboot
  • download recovery-cwm6036-8225.img recovery image
  • create a new directory somewhere and copy adb.exe, fastboot.exe and recovery-cwm6036-8225.img into it
  • plug in your device via USB cable and install drivers (make sure you’ve enabled USB debugging on your device)
  • cd into the directory you created and execute following commands in terminal window (boots into recovery instead of flashing it)

adb reboot bootloader

fastboot boot recovery-cwm6036-8225.img

  • select backup & restore -> backup (Seriously, always backup your device before you install anything!)

How to install ClockWorkMod Recovery: (windows)

  • download ZTE USB drivers
  • download Android SDK platform-tools (Windows, Linux, Mac) to get adb and fastboot
  • download recovery-cwm6036-8225.img recovery image
  • create a new directory somewhere and copy adb.exe, fastboot.exe and recovery-cwm6036-8225.img into it
  • plug in your device via USB cable and install drivers (make sure you’ve enabled USB debugging on your device)
  • cd into the directory you created and execute following commands in terminal window

adb reboot bootloader

fastboot flash recovery recovery-cwm6036-8225.img

fastboot reboot

  • congratulations, you have installed cwm on to your device
  • boot into ClockWorkMod by pressing volume down while powering on or using ‘adb reboot recovery’
  • select backup & restore -> backup (Seriously, always backup your device before you install anything!)

How to root your device via recovery:

  • download latest Superuser and su binary from Superuser website and save it to your sdcard
  • follow instructions on how to install clockworkmod recovery
  • boot into clockworkmod
  • install zip from sdcard -> choose zip from sdcard -> Superuser-3.2-arm-signed.zip

If you have already gained root access with some other root method, you can flash recovery using Terminal Emulator:

  • copy recovery-cwm6036-8225.img to the root of your phone’s sdcard
  • execute following commands in terminal emulator

su

dd if=/sdcard/recovery-cwm6036-8225.img of=/dev/block/platform/msm_sdcc.3/by-num/p16


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