We cannot install a custom ROM or to perform different custom operations on our device without having a custom recovery image installed on it. That’s why today I will teach you how to install a custom recovery image named Philz Touch Recovery on Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 by using the ODIN application.
So, if you want to install it then you need more information about how to do this and don’t hesitate to check the next guidelines from below:
The Philz Touch Recovery is a stable custom Recovery based on CWM recovery, so this tool will add similar features and options similar with the CWM recovery.
Numerous users who already installed this recovery image on their devices, report that the software is running without problems on their Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 device, they don’t report any boot loop errors, lags or other issues.
As you can see if you select to use this step by step guide, you’ll be able to install the Philz Touch custom Recovery on the Samsung Galaxy 6.3 by using the ODIN application.
Odin is a specific flashing tool developed by Samsung and usually it is used to install or update different firmware or kernels files.
The installation is easy to be performed, the user have to read all the prerequisites and guidelines from this step by step guide.
The installation of a custom recovery image represents an unofficial action, so by knowing that the warranty of your device will get void and any wrong operation will be supported totally of the device’s owner- so be very careful to all steps listed here, in this step by step guide.
With the new Philz Touch Recovery image flashed on Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 you’ll be able to do numerous operations such as, backups (Nandroid backups), installation of custom ROM ( CM11), flashing custom kernels, wiping the device internal storage, performing hard reset, clearing cache memory and more.
As you probably know that, when you first buy a new Samsung Galaxy 6.3 device it comes with an official recovery tool that is limited to perform few operations. So all users who want to have a full access and to have the full control over their device, the installation of a custom recovery image is necessary.
Before to start the installation of Philz Touch Recovery image on your Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 device you need to follow some steps in order to safely flash the Philz Touch Recovery Image on your Galaxy Mega 6.3 device.
In that way, the user first has to use a PC, the device USB cable, and the device should be near of you.
After that in the PC you should temporary deactivate any security software enabled such as antivirus, firewall, and antimalware protections.
Now, on the device you need to enable the USB debugging option from the next path: “menu – settings – developer options” and then verify if the device’s battery of your device has more than 65 % power left, if the level of the battery isn’t more that the specified value your device can receive a power off in the middle of the installation process.
A backup is necessary to be performed if you want to don’t lose your personal data, in rare cases during or after the flashing process, users reported that their data has been wiped out, deleted or corrupted.
So, for making this backup you can go to the Google Play Store and from there download suitable backup and restore applications to save your images, videos, text messages, call logs, audio files, EFS folder and so on.
This guide is provided for Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 model number I9200 and it can be used only with this model. So keep in mind that the Philz Touch Recovery image will work only with the specified device, in other case you can damage or brick your Android based device.
How to Flash the Philz Touch Recovery on Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 by using Odin Flash Tool.
On your PC download the ODIN application, the Philz Touch Recovery image from here and the Samsung Kies application from here if you didn’t installed the suitable USB drivers on your PC for Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 device.
Unzip the ODIN application and install the same by following the on screen instructions.
Now, unzip the recovery image on the same folder where the ODIN application has been downloaded.
Next, install the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 drivers on your PC by using the KIES application.
Now, run the ODIN application on your PC.
Turn off the device.
Boot it into download mode (press power, volume down and home button in the same time).
Now, connect the device with your computer by using the USB cable.
Once the ODIN will recognize the device and the “added” message is displayed and the ID:COM section will turn yellow you can move from the next step. If the ODIN app doesn’t recognize the device then you should close the program and then reinstall the USB drivers once again in your PC and repeat all steps from above.
Now, from the ODIN application select the “PA” button and from the next window select Philz Touch Recovery that is located on your PC.
Do not perform any other changes on the ODIN program and click on the “START” button.
Now, wait the installation process to be done, you’ll know that when the ODIN software will display the “pass” message and the ID:COM section will turn green.
You can disconnect the device and unplug the USB cord from the PC.
If the end of the installing procedure will be stuck or the device is entering into a boot loop, you need to enter into recovery mode on your Android device and from this menu select “wipe data factory reset” and then “wipe dalvick cache” and in the end select reboot option.
In the ODIN application gets stuck, close it and then unplug the USB cable and make a forced restart of the Mega 6.3 device. Reinstall the USB drivers on your computer once again and repeat all the steps from the installation guide once again.
So, these were all the steps that you need to follow in order to install the new custom recovery image named Philz Touch Recovery for Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 device. If you cannot complete this step by step guide please let us know your issues on our comments section from below.