How to Install / Flash ClockworkMod Recovery on Motorola DROID RAZR [Tutorial]

ClockworkMod Recovery has finally arrived for the DROID RAZR and we’ve got the details and a step-by-step guide ready for interested enthusiasts after the jump!

Droid Razr

The news comes straight from XDA Developers – a popular forum for Android enthusiasts, developers, hackers – in the form of a thread posted by developer J.Y. Daddy who talks about his version of ClockworkMod Recovery for the RAZR.

From XDA:

So, i have analysis and research. And the result is this.
This package is completely different. It’s new package.
I’m sure that all Razr(any national) is working.(Almost razr working has been verified.)
Our Razr(Korea Motorola Razr) is work well.

You will need to ensure that your RAZR is rooted. You can follow our step-by-step post on how to root DROID RAZR to meet this pre-requisite.

Before you begin, please ensure that you backed up all your data. While the method is tried and tested, anything can go wrong.

DISCLAIMER: Redmond Pie is not responsible for any loss of data or damage to your Motorola DROID RAZR as a result of following this guide. Proceed at your own risk.

Step 1: Download RazrBootstrap.apk [DROIDRZR] and CWMOnBoot [XDA]. Transfer CWMOnBoot directly under the /sdcard directory on your RAZR. We will be flashing this in a later step.

Step 2: On your RAZR, enable Unknown sources from Settings > Applications so you can sideload APKs. Once this option is enabled, you must open the RazrBootstrap.apk, install it and boot into recovery from it.

Step 3: Once you enter recovery, select install zip from sdcard > choose zip from sdcard >

Step 4: After flashing, reboot your device.

Step 5: Launch SuperUser > RazrBootstrap and set the status of Razrbootstrap to denied. The developer has emphasized that this is very important.

Step 6: Reboot again.

If you followed the steps correctly, ClockworkMod Recovery will be flashed to your Motorola DROID RAZR and you can use it to flash custom ROMs. Now, every time you reboot, you will boot into recovery. You must select reboot option to boot normally. If you enter a bootloop, press and hold Volum Down + Power buttons for about five seconds.

For queries, check out the official thread over on XDA.

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