If you planning to install Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and higher based ROM on Samsung Exhibit II 4G SGH-T679 then you should install a custom recovery that can handle Android 4.2 framework. If you already have CWM recovery then it’s time to upgrade it to latest ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery v18.104.22.168. CWM recovery is a custom recovery that not only allow you to install ROMs, MODs and other hack but also comes with several system oriented function that stock recovery don’t have. ClockworkMod Recovery 22.214.171.124 is the newest update and it is finally ready for Exhibit 2 4G T679, courtesy of XDA member cars1189.
In this article we will guide you to install ClockworkMod Recovery 126.96.36.199 in Exhibit 2 4G T679. For this, we require to flash the zip file either from stock recovery or from custom recovery. However, in this process you may lose all your existing installed apps and personal settings (very unlikely). You should follow this guide carefully to properly backup your data that you can restore later.
This tutorial is only for Exhibit 4G T679. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About phone. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. Although, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.
Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.
SMS & Call Log – Use SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & Settings – Use Android default backup options.
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
If you follow everything that we mentioned above, you are ready to move into next page of this guide where we summed up detail instruction on how to flash ClockworkMod Recovery 188.8.131.52 (non-touch) for Exhibit 4G T679.
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