Install Clock Work MOD Recovery and Nandroid Backup in Motorola Droid Bionic

Sanjana December 7, 2011 0

We have already covered the topic on how to Root Motorola Droid Bionic and here in this post we will see how to install bootstrap recovery in Motorola Droid Bionic plus how to NANDROID Backup all data stored in phone memory. The NANDROID Backup procedure ensures that all critical data like IMEI and other applications are backed up safely so that you can easily restore them in case any data gets lost or corrupted. It is important to note that the process is applicable only to Motorola Droid Bionic phones and if applied to any other phones it may even brick the device.

motorola droid bionic

Pre-Requisites:

Keep a backup of all the user data in your phone so that you can restore it in case any data gets corrupted or is lost during the rooting procedure. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

Must Have:

Droid BIONIC Bootstrap Recovery APK

Steps to install Clock Work MOD Recovery and Nandroid Backup:

Step-1:Enable USB Debugging in your phone from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging”. Make sure that it is ticked.

enable usb debugging


 Download Droid BIONIC Bootstrap Recovery APK from the Must Have section  to your computer having md5 (082a6362c386e2660848120b681f42c3) and copy it to your phone so that it can be opened there when required. Now make sure that you have enabled “Unknown sources” in your phone.

Step-2: After installation is over, open the “Bionic Boot strapper” application. Select the “Allow” option in case you are asked for any permission which is nothing but the Super user permission. Click on “Bootstrap Recovery” then on “Bootstrap Successful” options and wait till the process completes.

Step-3: After the process is over, choose “Reboot Recovery” to enter into recovery mode.

Thus you can easily install the latest clockwork mod recovery by following these simple steps prescribed above and from the recovery mode you can keep the NANDROID Backup by the procedure mentioned below.

 Steps to take Nandroid Backup in Motorola Droid Bionic:

Step-1: After entering into recovery mode, choose “Backup and Restore” option then choose “Backup” from the list of options and press Power button to begin backup process.

Step-2: Now choose “Reboot System” option so that the phone will automatically reboot and you will see that Nandroid backup is stored in SD Card.

bootstrap recovery

Step-3: In case you want to restore the backup that you have created, go to recovery mode and choose “Backup and Restore” then choose “Restore” option followed by restore file.

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Thus by following the above simple steps you can successfully take a Nandroid backup. We are not responsible for any damage done to your device caused during firmware updation that is unlikely to happen if follow the instructions carefully.

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