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twrp and cwm recovery PICOpad GEA

There are two famous recovery application for android, which is TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) and CWM (Clockworkmod Recovery). They both build by amazing developers and they both do pretty much the same thing, which are : allows you to perform several advanced recovery, restoration, installation and maintenance operations on your Android device that arenโ€™t possible with the stock recovery, and is one of the most common ways used to gain root access, back up device data, install a custom ROMs, kernels, themes, modsย and more. Which one is better? I can say both program are very good, but personally, I like TWRP better. CWM seems to be more popular, though. The main thing I like about TWRP is the USB OTG functions and smaller backup footprint but besides that, CWM works just as well.

Here is i build the two flavour of them for axioo users, whichever one you prefer, you can have it :

TWRP :

axioo-recovery-twrp

Download : recovery-twrp-gea.img

Added on 9Mar2013 :

If you encounter an upside down recovery screen, then your device must be a new variant of PICOpad GEA which has a build number 20121205 or later. This device variant had a different model of LCD touchscreen and wifi module.
Use this below updated recovery version :

Download : recovery-twrp-gea-20121205.img

This recovery revision should be backward compatible with old variant devices, but since i don’t have all the device variants to be tested, i can only guess. your feedback is welcome.

CWM :

clockworkmod-recovery

Download : recovery-cwm-gea.img

Added on 9Mar2013 :

If you encounter an upside down recovery screen, then your device must be a new variant of PICOpad GEA which has a build number 20121205 or later. This device variant had a different model of LCD touchscreen and wifi module.
Use this below updated recovery version :

Download : recovery-cwm-gea-20121205.img

This recovery revision should be backward compatible with old variant devices, but since i don’t have all the device variants to be tested, i can only guess. your feedback is welcome.

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HOW TO INSTALL :

To install this recovery application on your axioo PICOpad device you need SPFlashTool program which only available on winblows os platform so I cannot support it. You may refer to this tutorial : MT65xx Flashing Tutorial it is very well explained by Bruno Martin and try to find Flashing only part of the ROM part on the article to flash only the recovery image part.
Please be really careful using SPFlashTool, especially when flashing ROM not for your device, since it may bricked your device forever.

Have fun flashing ROM and mods on your PICOpad device.

 

Added on 9Mar2013 :

If you need the scatter file for flashing via SPFlash Tool without having to download all, get it here :

MT6575_Android_scatter_emmc

  • disqus_bingNZWQby

    link to axioo recovery does not work

    • what link ? more than 250 downloads and you said “does not work” ?

    • Use DNS google 8.8.8.8 8.8.4.4 and it will work ๐Ÿ™‚

  • disqus_bingNZWQby

    link to axioo recovery does not work

    • what link ? more than 250 downloads and you said “does not work” ?

    • Use DNS google 8.8.8.8 8.8.4.4 and it will work ๐Ÿ™‚

  • disqus_bingNZWQby

    the link to recovery -twrp-gea-20121205.img when i click it it says not available could you help with link or email to me plz

    • Like I said, already downloaded and used by many other users, the link is working. Just check myself just now, it is available and downloaded completely. Maybe your internet is troubled.

  • disqus_bingNZWQby

    the link to recovery -twrp-gea-20121205.img when i click it it says not available could you help with link or email to me plz

    • Like I said, already downloaded and used by many other users, the link is working. Just check myself just now, it is available and downloaded completely. Maybe your internet is troubled.

  • Dedi Eko

    Thanks a lot for these recoveries. BTW, my device is Axioo Picopad GEA build 20121205 with ICS 4.0.4, so I tried to download the recovery-cwm-gea-20121205.img, but it took longer to download compared to download these recovery-cwm-gea.img. Maybe the ge.tt server is having problem?
    And, could you help me by providing MD5 checksum of these files, since I can’t be sure if I downloaded the whole files. Thanks for contribution, highly appreciated

    • hi Dedi Eko, just tried downloading from ge.tt, no problem from my side.
      the md5sum :
      ef2f047ab8ae7df2b331a0726985e0f1 recovery-twrp-gea20121205.img

      • Dedi Eko

        Thanks a lot dude. I’m using it right now. It’s blending nicely with the phone, the axioo logo and the theme color. Good job

        • you’re welcome Dedi, and thanks for the compliment.

  • Dedi Eko

    Thanks a lot for these recoveries. BTW, my device is Axioo Picopad GEA build 20121205 with ICS 4.0.4, so I tried to download the recovery-cwm-gea-20121205.img, but it took longer to download compared to download these recovery-cwm-gea.img. Maybe the ge.tt server is having problem?
    And, could you help me by providing MD5 checksum of these files, since I can’t be sure if I downloaded the whole files. Thanks for contribution, highly appreciated

    • hi Dedi Eko, just tried downloading from ge.tt, no problem from my side.
      the md5sum :
      ef2f047ab8ae7df2b331a0726985e0f1 recovery-twrp-gea20121205.img

      • Dedi Eko

        Thanks a lot dude. I’m using it right now. It’s blending nicely with the phone, the axioo logo and the theme color. Good job

        • you’re welcome Dedi, and thanks for the compliment.

  • Dedi Eko

    Hello jfdesign, I would like to report bug, when I use TWRP(both version), my phone is not detected by adb at recovery mode, but If I switch to CWM Recovery, the phone detected just fine.

    • Dedi Eko

      I solved the problem, I need to use newer ADB binary

  • Dedi Eko

    Hello jfdesign, I would like to report bug, when I use TWRP(both version), my phone is not detected by adb at recovery mode, but If I switch to CWM Recovery, the phone detected just fine.

    • Dedi Eko

      I solved the problem, I need to use newer ADB binary

  • Hi jfdesign.. im back.. can u help us about my Axioo GEA support for USB On the go (otg)?

    • usb otg involving kernel module to support ntfs, fuse, usb-storage, usb-hid, … etc that needs to be enabled during kernel compiling. I don’t have the modules neither the kernel source for picopad-gea, so i think i’ll pass on this. sorry. ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Ok gan no problem ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Hi jfdesign.. im back.. can u help us about my Axioo GEA support for USB On the go (otg)?

    • usb otg involving kernel module to support ntfs, fuse, usb-storage, usb-hid, … etc that needs to be enabled during kernel compiling. I don’t have the modules neither the kernel source for picopad-gea, so i think i’ll pass on this. sorry. ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Ok gan no problem ๐Ÿ™‚

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