A rooted Android device means we're on our way to some truly amazing customization options. But there may be a few steps left to completing that journey, and a major one is installing a custom recovery.
A recovery is simply a skimmed down operations tool that runs between your ROM and bootloader. With a custom recovery, we can flash mods and new ROMs, make complete backups of our device's current configuration (called a nandroid), and even fully wipe the contents of our system.
All-in-all, a custom recovery is a must have for softModders. If you haven't taken the first step and rooted your... more