How to Install ClockworkMod Custom Recovery on LG Optimus 4X HD P880

Monday, December 17, 2012

/ by Aman Banka
ClockworkMod Custom Recovery on LG Optimus 4X HD P880

The LG Optimus 4X HD P880 carries powerful specifications that could certainly match the popular phones in the market such as the Samsung Galaxy S3 and the HTC One X. This phone packs a 4.7-inch display, 720×1280 resolution, and carries an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor. The LG Optimus 4X HD also runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and could certainly run the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. If powerful specifications aren't enough, you can also flash custom ROM's and mods that would certainly make your phone a monster. But, before you play around with your phone, make sure you have ClockworkMod Custom Recovery installed on your LG Optimus 4X HD P880.

ClockworkMod Recovery is an essential tool for both Android developers and wannabe developers. This tool can help you safely flash custom ROM's and create backups of your previous ROM's. Flashing custom recovery sometimes requires difficult methods that novice users tend to avoid. But, thanks to XDA Developer Dexter_nlb, we have an easy guide to flash ClockworkMod Custom Recovery on the LG Optimus 4X HD.

The process simply involves installing an app via an APK file on your mobile phone. From that app, you can install and access the custom ROM recovery. You will also need to have root access before you can install the custom ROM on your mobile phone. Links will be given in the instructions below.


  • The instructions in this guide are intended for use with the LG Optimus 4X HD, model number P880. Applying these instructions on another device or model may produce undesired outcomes.
  • The information in this guide is provided for instructional and educational purposes only. There is no guarantee that these instructions will work under your specific and unique circumstances.
  • Use these instructions at your own risk. We shall not hold any responsibility or liability for whatever happens to you or your device arising from your use of the info in this guide.
  • Read and understand the whole guide first before actually performing the instructions.
How to Install ClockworkMod Recovery on LG Optimus 4X HD P880 -
  1. Before Installing ClockworkMod Recovery you need to Root your LG P880. See – How to Root LG Optimus 4X HD P880
  2. Then Download the  Click Here
  3. Then Enable USB Debugging via – Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging.
  4. Now Enable Unknown Sources via - Settings > Security > Unknown Sources.
  5. Now Extract the File anywhere inside your Computer.
  6. Connect the Phone to the PC via USB Cable.
  7. Copy the LG-Optimus-4XHD-Recovery-v1.1.apk file in your SD Card.
  8. Install that .apk file on your Phone using any File Manager.
  9. After Installing that APK File, Reboot your Phone.
  10. After the Reboot is Over, Open the LG 4X Recovery App.
  11. Select "Install Recovery" to Install ClockworkMod Custom Recovery.
  12. Enable the SuperSU access when Prompt.
  13. After the Installation is Complete, select "Boot Recovery" to restart your Phone in CloclworkMod Custom Recovery.
NOTE: The ClockworkMod Touch Recovery has a bug. Creating a backup or restoring from internal SD card will not work. As for the moment, create a backup to or restore from the external SD card.

Now you have Successfully Installed ClockworkMod Custom Recovery on LG Optimus 4X HD P880.

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