Install CWM recovery on Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

How to install CWM recovery on Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Among the tabs available by the North Korean company Samsung,  the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 stands among those with root access and recovery options. Thus, you can restore your device warranty and make it more secure if you have rooted it once. The process is quite handy and can easily be done via CMW recovery using custom ROM. Here we will go step by step in the complete process of unrooting the Galaxy Tab S10.5.

Process Of Unrooting

Different devices, even Samsung Galaxy Tabs support different step-vise process to recover after the rooting. Thus before going through the steps mentioned below, kindly make sure you are trying it on the above mentioned device. Incorrectly done procedure to incompatible device can destroy your Smartphone completely.

Also make sure,  by going into the setting of your device that the USB Debugging Mode is enabled. You may stick in to the middle of the device recovery or it may even fail to start if the Debugging Mode is not enabled. If you are unable to find it in the setting menu then go to the ‘About Device’ and tap over Build Number.

Step 1:

Get the Samsung Galaxy USB drivers for mobile phones following the download link.

Step 2:

To get the CWM recovery package follow the download link from the XDA Developers’ page.

Step 3:

After downloading the package, connect your Galaxy Tab S 10.5 to the computer and move the recovery file to your devices’ external storage card. Make sure to place the file into root instead of a sub folder.

Step 4:

Unplug your Galaxy Tab S10.5 from computer. Now come to your tab, download the Terminal Emulator app from Google Play store and launch it.

Step 5:

Here you will find the emulator command line, type the command;

sudd if=/sdcard/recovery.img of=/dev/block/platform/dw_mmc.0/by-name/RECOVERY

In the command above you can see the recovery.img, replace the ‘recovery’ with the name of your recovery file carrying .img extension.

Proceed with setup carefully and the custom recovery is done on your device. Congratulations, CWM recovery has been properly installed on your Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Read about our Affiliates Disclosure Policy here.