How to Flash a Custom Recovery on the Samsung Galaxy Fit (GT-S5670)

Installing custom recovery bestows your device with special powers that the stock recovery denies, even if your device is the aging Galaxy Fit.  You can flash custom ROMs (which should bring newer Android versions to your device and other features), make backups for safekeeping and plenty of other things depending on the custom recovery you are installing.  This guide below help you get that custom recovery (ClockworkMod Recovery to be specific) on your Samsung Galaxy Fit and get flashing custom ROMs in no time.

I.  Before You Begin

Back up everything you feel is important before you begin.

II.  Necessary Downloads

CWM_rfs.zip [File attached to this post]

III.  Installing ClockworkMod Recovery on the Galaxy Fit

1.  Power down your device.

2.  Extract the CWM_rfs.zip file you downloaded above to a folder on your desktop.  This folder should now contain three files:  Odin_Multi_Downloader_v4.42.exe, CWM_rfs.tar, and BENI_v1.0.ops.

5.  From the extracted folder, double-click on Odin_Multi_Downloader_v4.42.exe to run the tool.

6.  Tick the One Package checkbox under the Option section.  The One Package button should now become active.

7.  Click on the One Package button, navigate to CWM_rfs.tar location, select it and click on Open to load it on to Odin.

8.  Click on the OPS button, navigate to BENI_v1.0.ops location, select it and click on Open to load it on to Odin.

7.  Hold the Volume Down + Home keys and power on your device to put your device into Download Mode.  Connect your device using a USB cable and Odin should now recognize your device and light up the ID:COM field yellow to signify this.  If not, reinstall the proper drivers and try again.

8.  Click on Start.

Once the device reboots, you should have ClockworkMod Recovery installed on your Galaxy Fit S5670.

IV.  Flashing Custom ROMs (Optional)

If you are ready to flash custom ROMs on your device, head to the next procedure to learn how to do that.

If this procedure helped you please thank/donate to the original developers here.

If you need help with this procedure, please ask in the comments below or in the forum.

This is part of our Android How To’s. We have how to’s on rooting, loading ROMs, and tons of other tips and tricks for your specific device or for Android devices in general! For all of our Android How To’s, head here.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1606380

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Now that you are rooted, head here to learn some of the fun things you can do!

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  • Sumit Sapra

    how to create Rom backup after doing this process ?

  • Manvendra

    how can i download the file CWM_rfs.zip

    • Mahesh Makvana

      The download link’s given in the Section II. Click on the “post” link and you’ll be redirected to the page where download link exists.

      Thanks!

  • pei

    thank you so much!!!!

    • Mahesh Makvana

      You’re most welcome pei!

  • divyanshu

    the process starts but it is not finishing……
    after starting the process it gets stuck and i have waited for about 30 mins

    pls help

  • divyanshu

    this is where my process gets stuck..
    pls help

    • anak dukun

      I face the same problem with u pal…
      It seems theres a problem with communication between pc and hh.
      I stilk cant flash my phone also, but i think it occurs because after installing cwm on hh, device cant communicate accurately with pc.
      If someone going to investigate this situation, then i recommend to find out how to uninstall those installed cwm first.

  • divyanshu

    hey admin pls help i am desperate to install this

    • http://www.techlisten.com Mahesh Makvana

      What issue are you facing exactly?

      • divyanshu

        pls check the below image…..
        my process starts and gets stuck at a point…….

      • divyanshu

        pls check the below image,,,,,,,,,,,,

  • pankaj sharma

    phone detected but after start pressing, message is showing “unable to open usb port, error code-32″

  • Alexis

    Hy,

    I recently tried to flash a CWM Recovery 5 via odin and it went succesfully, but when i enter recovery mode i get some errors written and the recovery mode is totally useless while no command is functioning (even the reboot option hangs when i click on the power button to confirm).

    To the hanging part: So when i confirm a command, all the text is going away from the screen, what is left on the screen is just the CWM recovery background picture. When i press the power button again the text from the menu reappears, but if i want to get out of recovery mode, then only way is to take out the battery.

    Does any of you know another method of re- applying the CMW (a download link would be of much help) trough odin or another method pls respond to this or pm me.

    Thanks alot for you help in advance & Kind Regards

  • minoo

    it says: cannot open the usb serial port. code: 32 during dl mode i running.. what should i do?? :(

  • minoo

    i finished process but wcm didnt installed :( and also I cant enter recovery mod

    • Dax Krishna

      what error are you getting minoo? Does it boot straight to Android or does it boot at all?

  • Vai

    Thank you for the detailed and apt instructions. Worked like a charm :)

  • rhit

    if i do this my froyo will be there

  • rohit

    phone is not getting detcted in download mode i installed the latest drivers also pls help me

  • tasos

    i did some mistakes and my phone does not start…please help

  • wanbol

    i did all the steps and now icant enter recovery mode….

  • wanbol

    can u plz reply…

  • Amin Gaurang

    thanks a lot bro keep it up……………..

  • Tuneer7

    — cannot open the usb serial port. code: 32

    • Tuneer7

      what do i do?!?!?!!?!

  • Tuneer7

    Download Start…
    Create File…
    StartThread Detected : 1
    StartThread Detected : 0
    StartThread Detected : 0
    StartThread Detected : 0
    StartThread Detected : 0
    StartThread Detected : 0
    StartThread Detected : 0
    StartThread Detected : 0
    — cannot open the usb serial port. code: 32
    What do i do?