Galaxy Nexus gets a touch-based ClockworkMod Recovery; more devices getting the same

The Galaxy Nexus is bound to get a lot more developer love than your usual droids, given that it’s Google’s own device and this latest piece of news is no surprise. You might be used to the volume rocker control on older devices when accessing menus on the ClockworkMod Recovery, but thanks to Koush and other devs on XDA, the menu is now touch enabled and much more easier to use than before. The current version is still in the beta stage but is usable nonetheless for your various flashing, wiping and tweaking needs.

Also getting the recovery currently is the Huawei Ideos U9000 X6 and the Samsung SL9003 with many more devices to follow suit. And did we mention that the yesteryear stalwart, the HD2, already has a working touch-based recovery?To get it on the Galaxy Nexus, you’ll need to:

  1. Download .img file.
  2. Place .img file in tools folder of your Android SDK.
  3. Open up a command prompt in your tools folder.
  4. Write out the following commands then hit enter.

adb reboot bootloader

fastboot flash recovery cwm_touch_beta1_toro.img

That’s it and you are good to go!! Hit us back below if you run into any snags in the process!

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