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Install ClockworkMod Recovery 5.0.2.7

ClockworkMod Recovery 5.0.2.7 is the latest version of ClockworkMod Recovery that I try and work on my Huawei U8100 Android Smartphone. To find out more about step to step install ClockworkMod Recovery you can go to my previous post Install ClockworkMod Recovery for Huawei U8100 Android Smartphone.

In that post, I'm using CWM Recovery version 2.5.1.8. I also want to update that post that I have failed using a version 5 of ClockworkMod Recovery. At that post I was try to use ClockworkMod Recovery version 5.0.2.3 and failed to boot with that version. But now, I success to upgrade the CWM Recovery to version 5.0.2.7.

I still don't know the reason with that failed before. So if you having trouble on installing ClockworkMod Recovery version 5.x.x.x you can go back to the previous post Install ClockworkMod Recovery for Huawei U8100 Android Smartphone and using version 2.5.1.8 instead of version 5.

Install ClockworkMod Recovery 5.0.2.7

Let's take a look what I'm doing to upgrade CWM Recovery to version 5. Note that when I do this, I already have CWM Recovery version 2.5.1.8 installed and using gingerbread ROM from Update Gingerbread ROM Android 2.3.7 CyanogenMod 7.2.0 RC0 Kang.

What I'm doing is exactly the same with the previous post Install ClockworkMod Recovery for Huawei U8100 Android Smartphone except for the file of course.

When you connect your phone to computer in boot mode, the computer will ask for driver. You can download the Android driver here.

I'm also using a different fastboot and different recovery image of course. You can download fastboot + ClockworkMod Recovery 5.0.2.7 here.

The rest about the way to install it, is the same with Install ClockworkMod Recovery for Huawei U8100 Android Smartphone step by step tutorial. Feel free to share your experience here.

Additional Informations:
Step by step Installing ClockworkMod Recovery
Fastboot + CWM Recovery 5.2.0.7 Image + Motorola Android USB Driver for Huawei U8100

Install Google Apps (Gapps Signed) For Android

Google Apps (Gapps Signed) For Android are applications by Google for Android. There are many applications that very important from Google apps. All of you surely know "Market", this is one of Google Applications and much more applications.

There are several ROM that not included with Google Apps. So, before you upgrade your Android ROM, make sure it's included with Google Apps. If it's not, you can manually install Google Apps on your phone by download Google Apps or also called "gapps signed".

Install Google Apps (Gapps Signed) For Android
The previous post we have know how to upgrade Android Huawei U8100 to Gingerbread and to Froyo. You also have the link for many ROM that suitable with Android Huawei U8100. So, if you found no Market after flashing your phone, you need to install gapps signed.

To install gapps signed, there is no different with upgrade ROM except you don't need to wipe the data. For example, Let's start to install Google Apps on Huawei U8100 with Gingerbread ROM CyanogenMod 7.

What you need to install Google Apps?

How to Install Google Apps (Gapps Signed) For Android?
1. Make sure your MicroSD use FAT32 as file system, or format it if it's not.
2. Copy gapps signed file you have downloaded before to MicroSD.
3. Turn off your phone and enter the recovery mode by pressing "Call" + "Volume Up" and Power On your phone while keep pressing the button.
Upgrade Android Huawei U8100 ROM to Gingerbread ROM
4. Release the button when entering the recovery mode. Below is the ClockworkMod recovery looks like.
Upgrade Android Huawei U8100 ROM to Gingerbread ROM
5. Now choose "install zip from sdcard" and navigate to "gapps-gb-20110828-signed.zip" (gapps signed file)
6. Wait untill the flashing completed.
8. Choose "reboot system now" to reboot your phone to a new ROM.
9. Done. Now you can follow the on-screen instruction to sign-in to ypur Google Account.

Additional Informations:
Collection of Google Apps Download Link.
gapps-gb-20110828-signed.zip Download Link
Upgrade Android Huawei U8100 ROM to Gingerbread ROM
How to install ClockworkMod Recovery

Install ClockworkMod Recovery for Huawei U8100 Android Smartphone

ClockworkMod Recovery is ROM manager for Android Smartphone device. The default Huawei U8100 Android Recovery Mode just have 4 options and none of that option can be use for upgrading the ROM.

ClockworkMod ROM Manager is available on the market, but it's not compatible with Huawei U8100. Don't worry there is another way to install it on your Android. We can use fastboot to install recovery image to your phone. Okey, I'll explain the step by step tutorial how to install ClockworkMod recovery into Huawei U8100 Android Smartphone. Make sure you have all the requirements below.

1. ClockworkMod Recovery Image
2. PC with U8100 USB driver installed
3. Full battery charge

From my experience, the best version of ClockworkMod recovery that work with Huawei U8100 is version 2.5.1.8. I have use v5 but no luck to upgrade the ROM. Maybe there is any modified version for it sooner. Okay, let's try. I assume you have done nothing to your Huawei U8100 Smartphone.

1. Turn off your your phone and connect it to your PC with USB Cable. Wait until the driver installed successfully.
2. Press "End Call" + "Volume Down" and power on you phone while keep pressing "End Call" + "Volume Down" key.
3. Release it when the screen show the Huawei logo.
Install ClockworkMod Recovery for Huawei U8100 Android Smartphone
4. Now, extract ClockworkMod recovery image to any folder, navigate to that folder and execute (double click) "install-recovery-windows"
Install ClockworkMod Recovery for Huawei U8100 Android Smartphone
5. Command prompt window will appear and will disappear when it's done flashing. Now, disconnect your phone from PC and remove the battery for about 10 seconds.
6. Place the battery back and enter the recovery mode by pressing "Call" + "Volume Up" and Power On your phone.
Install ClockworkMod Recovery for Huawei U8100 Android Smartphone
7. Release the key when the screen become like this.
Install ClockworkMod Recovery for Huawei U8100 Android Smartphone
8. Done!!!

Additional :
1. Download Link ClockworkMod 2.1.5.8 for Huawei U8100 (include fastboot) Broken Link Just use this link = Fastboot CWM 5.0.2.7 + Driver For U8100
1. UPDATE!!! ClockworkMod Recovery 5.0.2.7 WORK ON HUAWEI U8100(include fastboot)