Install Clock Work Mod Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S III GT-I9300

It is now very easy to root and install Clock Work Mod recovery on Samsung Galaxy S III GT-I9300.  Clock work mod Recovery helps in installing Custom ROMs on a device. Android Trickz will be covering Custom ROMs installation in upcoming days but as of now we will see how to install Clock Work Mod Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S III GT-I9300.

How To Install Clock Work Mod Recovery in Samsung Galaxy S III GT-I9300


  • This tutorial is strictly meant for Samsung Galaxy S III GT-I9300 only. Applying the same procedure on any other device may produce unexpected & undesirable results.
  • The information given here is purely instructional and educational. There is no guarantee that the instructions given here will work under your specific and unique conditions.
  • Instructions are to be used at your own risk. Android Trickz do not hold any responsibility or liability for whatever happens to your device and you using the info provided in this guide.
  • Read carefully and understand the whole guide before actually using it.


  • While installing Clock Work Mod Recovery the data present on device might get lost or corrupted. So make sure to take back up the data before applying the process.
  • Minimum charge should be at least 60% so that device may not get turned off during the update procedure.
  • Disable security tools installed on your computer so that it may not interrupt the update process.
  • Enable USB debugging on your Samsung Galaxy SIII GT-I9300. To do this, go to Settings > {} Developer Options > USB Debugging.
  • Download the latest CWM recovery package.
  • Download Odin required to carry out the update procedure.
  • File extracting software like WinRAR, WinZIP, 7-Zip or any other similar software.

Process to Install Clock Work Mod Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S III GT-I9300

Please follow these steps to install Clock Work Mod Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S III GT-I9300:

  • First of all to install Clock Work Mod Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S III GT-I9300 download the latest CWM recovery package and Odin. Extract the file from recovery package.
  • Open Odin on your computer.
  • Switch off your device and put it in Download mode. Samsung Galaxy S III GT-I9300 can be entered into Download mode by pressing Volume down Key, Center button (OK button) and while holding both of them simultaneously press the power button until the green robot is visible on the screen indicating that handset is in Download mode.
  • Connect the phone to the computer after which you get the COM port visible highlighted with yellow color as shown in the image.
COM port of Samsung Galaxy S III highlighted in Odin
  • After this, click on “PDA” present on right side and select the extracted file from the CWM recovery package.
  • After selecting the file click on Start to begin the installation process. It will hardly take a minute or two for installation of CWM image. Once the installation is complete, your Galaxy S III GT-I9300 device will be rebooted. Disconnect the phone once home screen is visible.
  • After installation of CWM image, download and install Superuser application from Google PLAY Store. This will allow root access to all the apps which require it. Also make sure to update the files present in superuser directory.

Congratulation, you have successfully installed Clock Work Mod Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S III GT-I9300. Now you would be easily able to install Custom ROMs which will be released in upcoming days.

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