How To Install CWM Recovery on Galaxy Ace S5830/S5830i

One of Samsung’s very early device to run on Android, Galaxy Ace is still alive and is widely being used all over the world. Galaxy Ace sports a 3.5 inches dispaly with 165 ppi, 5 MP camera at the back while none on the front. Under the hood it got an 800 MHz processor along with  a RAM of 512 MB and Adreno 200 GPU. Galaxy Ace runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

Download the recovery.zip file for your device:
Install CWM 5 or 6 Recovery on Galaxy Ace S5830:
      • Download the file for your device and copy it to the SD card of your phone.
      • Boot into recovery mode on your device. To do so, turn off your phone completely, now turn it on by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home Button + Power Key. You should see the recovery interface now.
      • Now select “Apply Update.zip or Install Update.zip from SD card”.
      • Select the CWM Recovery.zip file that you placed on your phone’s SD card.
      • Install the file.
      • That’s all.
      • Although you’ve installed the CWM 5 recovery for use, but do not delete the file from your SD card. Everytime you want to use CWM Recovery, you will have to flash it first. You may try flashing CWM 6 above CWM 5 to make it stay on your phone and get rid of flashing it everytime before you use.
      • To flash CWM 6 you must first flash CWM 5.
      • Download CWM 6 from here and copy the downloaded file to your phone’s SD card.
      • Now boot into CWM Recovery. [Volume Up + Home Button + Power].
      • In CWM select Install Zip > Choose Zip from SD Card > CWM Recovery.zip > Yes.
      • Complete the installation.
      • Go to the Advanced Options in CWM and reboot into recovery mode.
      • Checkout CWM 6 now.
      • That’s All!
Install CWM 5 on Galaxy Ace S5830i:
      • Download the file for your device and copy it to the SD card of your phone from the links attached above..
      • Boot your Galaxy Ace S5830i into recovery mode on your device. To do so, turn off your phone completely, now turn it on by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home Button + Power Key. You should see the recovery interface now.
      • Now select “Apply Update.zip or Install Update.zip from SD card”.
      • Select the CWM Recovery.zip file that you placed on your phone’s SD card.
      • Install the file.
      • That’s all.

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