How to Install CWM Recovery v6 on LG GT540 Optimus

ClockworkMod recovery version is now available for LG GT540 Optimus. ClockworkMod recovery is the famous custom recovery for Android device and the latest update which is v6 brings new features such as 4-5x faster ROM backups, smaller incremental backups of the same ROM (around 15-20 MB in size), etc. This custom recovery is originally developed by Kaushik Dutta and the version 6 is now ported to LG GT540 Optimus by XDA senior member leoposas. Hence, the release isn’t officially supported by the original developer yet.



We should not be held liable for any damage caused in the process of installing CWM recovery v6 on LG GT540 Optimus. 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.

File Required (Download by clicking on it)

  1. CWM Recovery v6 for LG GT540 Optimus [Filename: recovery.img]
  2. AIO ADB & Fastboot Toolkit [From official development page]


  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. You already have USB Driver Installed for LG GT540 Optimus. You can use AIO ADB & Fastboot Toolkit to install necessary drivers.
  3. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. [Guide]

If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to move the next page of this guide where you will learn how to flash ClockworkMod recovery version for LG GT540 Optimus.

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  • alfian

    i’m do the step like you write, but why my device not working and always “waiting device”

    • arafat21

      We gave information that developer offer. It should work as work for many others. Try to go back to recovery and wipe cache partition and wipe data. It should work then however you will lose your data.