How to Flash a Custom Recovery on the Motorola Milestone 3

Motorola Milestone 3 has been able to get the attention of devs and as a result, we now have a custom recovery for the device. Custom ROMs, Mods and Tweaks can only be installed if you’ve a custom recovery installed on your device. The guide below shows exactly how you can flash a custom recovery on your Motorola Milestone 3:

I. Before You Begin:

1. You must have done our How to Root the Motorola Milestone 3 procedure.

2. Your device needs to have at least 60% of battery life left.

II. Downloading Required Files:

1. SafeStrap APK (Download the suitable version for your device)

III. Flashing a Custom Recovery on the Motorola Milestone 3:

1. Place the SafeStrap APK you just downloaded to your Desktop.

2. Plug in your device to your PC using the USB cable.

3. Copy the APK file over to the root of your SD card.

4. Once the APK has been copied, unplug your device from your PC.

5. Open the File Manager app on your device and install the APK.

6. Once installed, open it from your App Drawer.

7. Hit Install Recovery option in the app and it’ll install the recovery on your device.

8. You’re all set!

Brilliant! Your device now has a working custom recovery. Go ahead and get the most out of your device!

IV. Flash a Custom ROM (Optional):

1. If you are ready to flash custom ROMs on your device, head to the How To Flash a Custom ROM on the Motorola Milestone 3 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.

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