How to Install ClockworkMod Recovery on Motorola Photon 4G

Motorola Photon 4G aka Motorola ELECTRIFY is a mid-range Android smartphone. The device comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread out of the box and can be upgraded to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. However, if you don’t want to wait for an official Jelly Bean update and want a customize Android experience the you have to go with custom ROM. To install custom ROM you must have custom recovery such as ClockworkMod recovery installed in your Motorola Photon 4G. In this article we will help you to install well known custom recovery ClockworkMod Recovery.


This tutorial is only for Motorola Photon 4G. 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.


Pre Requisites:

Backup your data first using the following instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.

SMS & Call LogUse SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & SettingsUse 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


  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. Make sure that you already own a rooted Motorola Photon 4G. You can read our How to Root Motorola Photon 4G guide.

If you have done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to move the next stage of this guide where you will learn how to flash ClockworkMod recovery for Motorola Photon 4G.

File Required (Download by clicking on it)

  1. ROM Manager [From Google Play Store]

How to Install ClockworkMod Recovery on Motorola Photon 4G

  1. Install ROM Manager on your Motorola Photon 4G first.
  2. Now launch the app and tap on  Flash ClockworkMod Recovery option.
  3. Now, you have to select Motorola Photon 4G from device list that come up next.
  4. The ClockworkMod Recovery process should begin now. Be patience!
  5. Once ROM Manager complete the installation process you will see a confirmation massage related to the same.

That’s it! ClockworkMod Recovery now installed in your Motorola Photon 4G. You can now easily flash ROMs, MODs, Themes as well as can do various advance system task that stock recovery unable to provide.