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Install ClockworkMod recovery on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 i317

In this tutorial we will guide you step-by-step on how to install ClockworkMod recovery on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 i317.
ClockworkMod, also known as simply CWM, is undoubtedly the most greatly acknowledged recovery tool for custom Android firmware installation, and day-by-day they are increasing their compatibility with numerous old and freshly arriving Android devices from different manufacturers, including our AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-I317.
This touch-based recovery tool is far better than that ordinary non-touch based ClockworkMod Recovery, since it provides easiness during entering into recovery mode via four virtual buttons and eliminating the usage of physical buttons of device. However, one may still use those physical buttons, if he desire so. Many reviews show that touch based ClockworkMod Recovery provides much more facilities than the non-touch based ClockworkMod Recovery.
AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-I317 is featured with 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos Processor, a RAM of 2 GB, and 16 GB Internal Storage. Like the previous Samsung’s smartphones, it has also created a large user base or fan base. With an affordable price range, they also have provided some really good features with an elegant design and stunning look.
So in this tutorial we will be showing you a tutorial how to flash/install ClockworkMod touch recovery image on AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-I317. Just follow the simple steps given below:


This tutorial will definitely work when using AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-I317 only. While working of it on others is not yet confirmed. On applying this installation to another model or device may give an unwanted result. While applying this update we will not be responsible if anything occurs to your device, so continue at your own risk.


  1. For successful completion of this process charge your phone up to a minimum of 75% battery.
  2. You must take a back-up of all your personnel items and other impotent data, such as Call Logs, SMS, Contacts, Audios, Images, Videos, APN (Access Point Names) settings, Bookmarks, MMS settings, on your phone.
  3. If you have not, then you must unlock your Android device’s Bootloader.
  4. You must enable USB Debugging mode on your AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-I317. Just follow, Settingsà Applicationsà Developmentà USB debugging. There select the USB Debugging icon.
  5. You must have rooted down your AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-I317 before applying this tutorial.
  6. Please ensure that all your security suites, like firewall and antivirus, on AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-I317 must be disabled.

Steps for Flashing ClockworkMod Touch Recovery Image on AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-I317:

Step 1
Firstly, download Odin3 files to your computer and then install the application after getting it extracted.
Step 2
NOTE: Convert “.img” file to “.tar.md5” file
Now, it should be noted here that we have .img file in our hand, but since Odin can flash .tar file only, so we have to convert this .img file to a .tar file. For Windows, converting an .img file into .tar file is a very complex procedure, so we have prepared an easy solution, following which you can very easily use your downloaded recovery .img file in Odin. For that you just have to run the following commands on some Linux partition to convert your .img file into .tar.md5 file:
Step 3
After converting the file, switch off your phone to enter into the Download Mode. For this just press the Down Volume button & Home button simultaneously, and while pressing these buttons press down your Power button at the same time.
Step 4
Now start Odin on your PC and then connect your AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-I317 to it through USB.
Step 5
After the successful connection, wait for a while and then you’ll see an ID:COM box with its COM port id will swap into yellow colour.
Step 6
Now under the Odin’s settings, select the F. Reset Time and Auto Reboot options.
Step 7
Now, after pressing down the PDA key/button, choose the above downloaded and then converted CWM Touch Recovery AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-I317.tar file.
Step 8
Now click the Start option for initialising the installation process and then wait for the process to get finish.
Step 9
When process completes, you’ll view a text “PASS” in Green colour.
Step 10
After the completion of this process, you should select the “reboot system now” option to restart your device, and then reboot it in the Normal Mode.
Step 11
After this, you’ll have ClockworkMod recovery touch recovery installed over your AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-I317.

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