How to Install Clock Work Mod Recovery in LG Lucid VS840 – Tutorial

LG Lucid LogoWith superior Outdoor visibility Nova display clubbed with 4G LTE PLUS Snapdragon processor laden LG Lucid VS840 smartphone can now be installed with the Clock Work mod recovery. In the due course of this article we will be checking out on how you can easily CWM so that you can then enjoy installing various custom ROM firmwares which we will be coming out with very soon. For installing this CWM image in your LG Lucid, you need to ensure that you have rooted your device which we just saw few days back.

Disclaimer: We should not be held liable for any damage caused in the process of applying this rooting process in your device. It is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions to the point which are mentioned in procedure.

It’s necessary that for installing the custom ROM firmwares, one has to root and install the clock work mod recovery. Please note that once you install the clock work mod recovery and root the device, the warranty will get void. The only way with which the warranty can be restored by reapplying the factory firmware. As of now this work around only works in the Windows based computers and not in the Mac / Linux based computers.


Express Pre Requisites:

  • Though it’s not a compulsory step but you can create a back up of all the data present in your device so as to ensure that just in case if any data gets corrupted, the same can be restored with the help of below manual steps.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log –Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • Enable USB Debugging in your device from the Settings option. Ensure that battery charge left is minimum of 60% for ensuring that it doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update. All the security as well as antivirus suites should be completely uninstalled.
  • Install the LG Lucid Drivers (in Software Updates Tab) in your computer and ensure that you have admin rights with Full USB Write / Read access so as to ensure proper data transfer.

Let’s proceed to the procedure to install Clock Work mod Recovery in your LG Lucid Android phone with the help of below mentioned steps.

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  1. Pmma

    May 23, 2014 at 10:47 am

    Connected my tablet in USB debugging mode
    installed the adb drivers
    While installing the cwm, this error displayed

    remount failed: Operation not permitted
    failed to copy ‘recovery.img’ to ‘/data//recovery.img’ : Permission denied
    /system/bin/sh: cannot create /dev/block/nandg: Permission denied

    I am unable to find a solution to this problem. please help me out

  2. Williams

    April 22, 2014 at 3:19 am

    Hi I want to install ClockworkMod recovery on my LG VS840 lucid but every tutorial I find are broken links Please If You Have the files to install the cwm I can spend, thanks.

    Sorry I’m speak spanish.

  3. James

    March 24, 2013 at 8:29 am

    cant get it to work, this is what I get….
    Clockwork Mod Recovery
    Press any key to continue . . .
    * daemon not running. starting it now *
    * daemon started successfully *
    Device found.
    Pushing CWM to Phone
    3155 KB/s (5756928 bytes in 1.781s)
    Rebooting device
    Waiting for device to reboot
    Pushing Exploit
    /system/bin/sh: cannot create /data/local.prop: Permission d
    Rebooting device again
    Waiting for device to reboot
    Installing CWM Recovery
    remount failed: Operation not permitted
    rm failed for /system/etc/, Read-only fil
    rm failed for /system/recovery-from-boot.p, Read-only file s
    /dev/block/mmcblk0p13: cannot open for write: Permission den
    Removing Trash
    rm failed for /data/local.prop, No such file or directory
    Unable to chmod /data/: Operation not permitted
    Finished Recovery!!!

  4. Zack

    November 17, 2012 at 1:40 pm

    I keep getting messages in the command prompt telling me it can’t create this, that doesn’t exist, permission can’t be gained etc.

  5. John

    September 9, 2012 at 11:34 am

    Hi I got mine stuck, it will boot go to the verizon 4g boot screen then freeze and make a loud froze kinda sound… then it goes into a boot loop and few times then it goes into the download in progress don’t disconnect the cable.. i tried using mobile support tool it connects to the phone downloads new ROM updates then resets but still i get stuck on the 4G screen freezes then reboots. i even tried a hard reset. nothing…. what more can i do? or is it a brick? Thanks

  6. Jonas

    September 6, 2012 at 3:43 am

    I have done this under linux, too bad there are no workign ROM’s

  7. Nik Pereira

    July 2, 2012 at 11:47 am

    Nothing happened. How do i boot into clock work recovery?

    • Pradeep Neela

      July 2, 2012 at 12:15 pm

      you can boot into the cwm recovery by mentioned procedure

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