How To Install ClockworkMod Recovery On Motorola Atrix 4G

With the bootloader unlocked on the Atrix 4G just a while back, it is no surprise to see efforts being made to port the much famous ClockworkMod recovery to the device. Guess what, those efforts have finally been fruitful with an early version of ClockwrokMod recovery being released by XDA-Developers forum member tenfar.

The release is an early one and still under development as we speak. However according to the developer, this release and and any update will be tested. For those of you oblivious to what ClockworkMod recovery is, see our guide on what is ClockworkMod recovery?

With the Atrix 4G’s bootloader unlocked, this recovery will come into play almost all of the time whenever you wish to flash custom kernels, ROM’s or more that will hopefully be coming in not time. So now that you understand why you need ClockworkMod recovery, let’s get it up and running on your device!

Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. AddictiveTips will not be liable if your device gets damaged or bricked during the process.



The instructions will be split into two parts, one for Windows and one for Linux.


  1. To begin, download the recovery from the link above and extract to find a .img file.
  2. Copy the file to android-sdk-windowstools where fastboot is placed.
  3. Run command prompt and navigate to android-sdk-windowstools entering the following commands in command prompt:
fastboot flash recovery recovery-en-goapk.img


  1. To begin, download the recovery from the link above and extract to find a .img file.
  2. Copy the file to your home and enter the following commands:
mot-fastboot flash recovery ~/recovery-en-goapk.img

mot-fastboot reboot

That’s it, ClockworkMod recovery should now be installed on your Atrix, allowing you to flash custom ROMs and kernels or zip files. For updates and queries, visit the forum thread at XDA-Developers.

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