How To Flash CWM Recovery On Samsung Galaxy Note 4 N910F

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Step By Step Tutorial – How To Flash CWM Recovery On Samsung Galaxy Note 4 N910F

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is the recent released beast flagship in the market, as compared to the previous Samsung Galaxy Note 3 it is more improved and upgraded. Such as upgraded camera, S-Pen, CPU and much more. This time it comes with 5.7″ Quad HD Display having 515 ppi. The Touchwiz UI is also much improved in terms of functionality and features.

Now a normal Android smartphone differs from a customized. Today we are now installing a custom recovery on this high end phablet. The recovery we are using is Clockworkmod Recovery which is the most popular for Android smartphones customization. In short Clockworkmod recovery is written as “CWM”. CWM has a lot of features in order to customize your Android smartphone. Here we explain it a little bit:

  1. Install system apps
  2. Installing New ROM
  3. Installing ZIP package files which contain themes, rooting files, kernel etc
  4. Backup your device
  5. Write system permissions
  6. Wiping Cache
  7. Wiping Data
  8. Formatting System
  9. Wiping dalvik cache
  10. Wipe battery stats
    and much more

Now we are heading to the tutorial, that how to flash / install this custom recovery on your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 N910F. You just need to follow the steps carefully.

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While performing the tutorial you should first do a Backup of your Samsung Galaxy Note 4, in order to save your personal data. Because if something goes wrong so you wont be losing your data and important files. You will be able then to restore your smartphone easily. There are some steps of backup, there are also other tutorials for backup all files and data to PC:

Backup Apps

Now to backup your applications please follow the below steps:

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Go to ‘USER AND BACKUP,’ then tap Backup and reset.
  4. You must be logged in to a Google account to back up your apps. If necessary, follow these steps:
    1. Tap Backup account.
    2. Tap Add account
    3. Now follow the screen instructions  to log in to or to create a Google account.
  5. If necessary, tap on Backup my data to select the check box.
  6. If necessary, tap on Backup account to select the check box.

Backup Media files and Pictures

  1. Go to menu
  2. Tap My Files.
  3. Scroll to ‘LOCAL STORAGE,’ then tap Device storage.
  4. Tap the Menu icon located at top-right to expand the drop-down menu.
  5. Tap Select.
  6. Locate the folders containing the desired media and picture files.
    • Pictures you capture using the Camera app are stored in the DCIM folder.
    • Media files are usually stored in Notifications, Downloads, or other file names.
  7. To the left of the desired file or folder, select the check box.
  8. Repeat as desired.

Tap the Menu icon located at top-right to expand the drop-down menu.

  1. Tap Copy.
  2. Tap SD card.
  3. If necessary, navigate to and tap the desired folder.
  4. Tap Paste here.


  1. The device should be at least charged 60%
  2. Samsung USB drivers must be installed on your PC to support Samsung Galaxy Note 4 In Download Mode. Please go to here to download the latest Samsung USB Drivers.
  3. For personal data you should do backup if needed.


Download Required Files

  1. Philz_CWM_Advanced_Edition.tar.md5

Procedure Of Installing Recovery

  1. Download the above both files.
  2. Now extract the Odin zip file and open the Odin app in your PC.
  3. Reboot your phone into download mode by hold & press Volume Down  + Home Button + Power Button at the same time. cwmrecovery
  4. Now hold the buttons and don’t leave it until you see a Warning Screen. Now leave the buttons and Press Volume Up to continue to download mode.
  5. Now connect your smartphone to PC via USB cable.
  6. You will see and Added! message in the message box of Odin app in PC.Odin3.07DeviceAdded_thumb
  7. Now this Added!! message shows that your smartphone is successfully connected to PC. If the message is not shown so there is something missing in drivers try re-installing drivers.
  8. Now click on PDA button and choose the CWM_REcovery.tar.md5 file.
  9. Then click Start to Install the CWM Recovery on your Samsung Galaxy Note 4.Odin Pass screen_thumb[3]
  10. This Pass message shows that the CWM Recovery is Success fully installed on your Device.
  11. Now to go into Recovery mode, Hold & Press Volume Up + Home Button + Power Button at the same time. Wait until the device reboots in recovery mode.

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