How to install CWM on every Chinaphone

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hey steven,


just thought i would mention you can enter recovery with "rom manager" from from playstore (chainfire) it is a hell of alot quicker than turning off the device and then pressing all of those power buttons....
 
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True , i forgot to mention that :-) Also you can enter it directly from MTK toolbox
Thanks for the hint !
 
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if you have install CWM at any china mobile can you update the rom from sd card or only with sp flash tool?
 
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you should be able to update from both but if one does not work you can always use the other method...so you have two methods to choose from
 
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yes but with sp flash i have problem with update the drivers for the phone and all the time the phone connect and recconect to pc , now i do format to pc because all the ways to unistall and install the driver dont work
 
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hi okeanos,


have you been to the phone tutorials section and tried these steps


http://www.china-devices.com/Thread-MTK6592-MTK6582-MTK6589-MTK6577-MTK6575-MTK6572-Drivers


if you have tried this and it did not work then you have to follow the instructions on this next video for using "USBDEVIEW" to clear all your drivers off your computer first,then you can update your drivers to the one's you need
 
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Hey guys, here is the video tutorial for the installation of CWM.
Hi, my first post here, and sorry if I'm being a 'noob' but I'm confused.


I have, I guess, what you'd call a 'Chinaphone' -- its a mini9500 made by M-Horse, and I really need a custom recovery for it.  I just found out that an app that promised to restore Nandroid images without custom recovery ... just won't do it!


I thought a custom recovery, CWM for example, had to be tailored to each different phone brand and model.  So I was pleasantly surprised to see, according to this thread's title, I was going to see instructions that 'install CWM on every Chinaphone'. 


But, now I am confused because the lead video's title seems to qualify this: we are now down to "... every MTK Chinaphone".  So far as I know, MTK is a specific brand of phones from a company in Hong Kong?


? Please tell me, when an "MTK" utility or method is described on this forum, is that just being used as an example, of a method that's really compatible with 'all Chinaphones' or does that mean to use it with "MTK brand" devices, only?
 
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Hi. this only works on MTK chip based China phones.


your phone has a


Processor


Spreadtrum SP6820A 1.0GHz


so it wont work , as mtk droid Tools wont even recognize the phone.


Am i right ?
 
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Hi. this only works on MTK chip based China phones.


your phone has a


Processor


Spreadtrum SP6820A 1.0GHz


so it wont work , as mtk droid Tools wont even recognize the phone.


Am i right ?
Yes, you're 100% correct.  I thought it was too good to be true, that it could work with 'any Chinaphone'.  But so far I have found nothing else.


Have you any idea if it's possible to get CWM (for backups and restore) installed on this phone?


Please disregard the Manufacturer/Model given at the top of the page.  The correct information is in Owner's Comments, at the bottom. 


I see you have given the processor name, above.  Can you tell me from the link I gave, what is the name of its chipset?


Thanks very much for the rapid and informative reply.
 
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hi, i never had such a phone. also i´m not sure which chipset and how it could be flashed. Maybe try XDA-developers and search for your phone.
 
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hi, i never had such a phone. also i´m not sure which chipset and how it could be flashed. Maybe try XDA-developers and search for your phone.
OK, thanks again.



When it goes into recovery, it turns off adb and starts waiting for Research Download to begin a serial data connection with it, over the USB cable.  They claim it's impossible to 'brick' because the serial port is internally hard-wired -- but, because of this, it's very difficult to use methods that work with other phones.
 
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I tried to install the recovery from my bbackup , BT I keep getting this error msg


" --- ERROR :Boot unthe public mailing list cygwin@cygwin.com


--- task is complete ---"
 
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Thank you for the TUT , I tried it ,now I have CWM Recovery ,the screen is reversed but it's working ,I read that this can't be fixed , so is that true?
 
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The only way device manager can find my HDC Note 3 MT6582 is with the battery inserted.

And then, it only shows it briefly, therefore there is no way to install drivers manually.

Also, what drivers should show in usbdevices?

CORRECTION:

Also, what MTK drivers should there be in 'usbdeview'?

dlw
 
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The only way device manager can find my HDC Note 3 MT6582 is with the battery inserted.

And then, it only shows it briefly, therefore there is no way to install drivers manually.

Also, what drivers should show in usbdevices?

CORRECTION:

Also, what MTK drivers should there be in 'usbdeview'?

dlw
ALL drivers for the whole p.c. system and all devices that you have ever attatched to your p.c. in it's working history unless you have recently reinstalled windows again...so best bet would always be to wipe every single phone driver that you can see or identify...i usualy scroll across horizontally if i cannot identify the driver directly
 
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hey steven,

just thought i would mention you can enter recovery with "rom manager" from from playstore (chainfire) it is a hell of alot quicker than turning off the device and then pressing all of those power buttons....
y mrsim and can u tell how can one install recovery using ROM manager app
 
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mrsim

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y mrsim and can u tell how can one install recovery using ROM manager app
as you can see i didn't install it you only get the option to 'enter' recovery is all...like with 'flashify' or 'mobile uncle toolbox'...in fact both of those apps i just mentioned will allow you to install a recovery.img file but only if you are rooted...just remember the recovery file needs to be in .img format
 
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For me the obvious reason I'm trying to install CWM is for rooting, so that won't help because mtkdroid doesnt let me do the scatter thingy without root. And up to now I can't find a possible way to root my phone.

Everstar Pro
MRA58K
MT6580
 
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