Galaxy Gio S5660

How to Root & Install Custom Recovery in Samsung Galaxy GIO S5660 Android Phone

Galaxy Gio LogoGood times return for the users of Samsung Galaxy GIO S 5660 as in the due course of this article we will be checking out on how you can install the latest version of Clock Work Mod recovery in your phone. The need for the installation of CWM for GIO S5660 comes at a time when we are here with loads of special surprises for your devices which will totally change the way you access your phone, all thanks to the custom firmwares including the Ice Cream SANDWICH Android 4.0 firmware s as well as other custom ROMs which are highly stable and high on feature list.

CAUTION: This update should not be applied to the phones which are NETWORK LOCKED DEVICES, if you still continue to update your phone then we cannot guarantee on the consequences.

Disclaimer: Please note that we should not be held responsible in any manner in whole or in parts if any damage is done to your device caused by updating the firmware which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions as mentioned in this article.

Features of Clock Work Mod Recovery:

  • Reboot into system
  • Reboot into recovery
  • wipe data (factory reset) & cache
  • wipe battery & dalvik-cache
  • format & mount partition
  • install
  • Backup & Restore
  • Show log
  • Fix permission
  • Lock key

Note: Its highly recommended that you backup all the data present in your phone so as to ensure that all your data is kept safe and just in case if any data is lost or corrupted, the same can be restored easily with the help of below mentioned tips.

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

Assuming that you have gone through the above mentioned instructions, it’s now time to proceed to the next page where we have summed up the instructions to root your phone with the help of simple instructions.

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  1. Janosch

    February 21, 2012 at 1:51 pm

    I followed the your procedure and everything installed correctly. I now have the Clock Work Mod when I go to recovery. However when I install the Adfree app it tells me that my phone is not rooted! I have installed the superuser app, but it doesn’t work.

    Any help would be appreciated.

  2. shane

    February 2, 2012 at 1:17 am

    rooted the phone it did say pass on the odin.did not find the super user an cwm application in the apps list.were did i go wrong.pls help me.

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 2, 2012 at 1:17 am

      you need to download superuser from market!

  3. Saad

    January 27, 2012 at 5:32 pm

    Doesnt works :s …nuthing happens 🙁

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