How to Install Stock Recovery On Galaxy S4 I9500 / I9505

If you have the rooted S4 I9500 / I9505 and installed the TWRP, ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery on your device, but want to come back on Samsung Galaxy 4 stock recovery. Yes you can do this easily, the process is so simple like flashing a custom recovery and take a few minute to uninstall the TWRP, ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery from Galaxy 4 and instal the Galaxy 4 stock recovery. To do this you need a galaxy 4 stock recovery. Thanks to ‘emwno’, an XDA member and developer whos comes with the stock recovery of Galaxy S4 I9500 / I9505.

So lets take a look how you can install the stock recovery On Galaxy S4 I9500 / I9505. But before this, do take the backup of your new Samsung Galaxy S4, here are the list of some of the best backup application which allows you to take the full backup of your phone and after that follow the below guide to update you device.


Disclaimer:- This tutorial is only for Galaxy S4 I9500 / I9505 users. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Follow this guide at your own risk. won’t be responsible in case your device gets damaged in any other way during the process.

Install Stock Recovery on Galaxy S4 I9500 / I9505

Step 1. Download the Latest Samsung Galaxy S4 usb drivers on your computer and install it.

Step 2. Ensure that USB Debugging Mode is enabled on the phone to connect your device with the computer. Here is the guide which helps you to enable USB Debugging mode in your Galaxy S 4.

Step 3. Download stock recovery for your device:

GT-I9500: STOCK_REC-i9500.tar
GT-I9505: STOCK_REC-i9505.tar

Step 4. Now stock recovery is downloaded on your desktop, now its time to download ODIN application on your computer to install the stock recovery on your phone. Download ODIN application here. After the installation run the application on your desktop.

Step 5. Now put your device in download mode. By pressing and holding Volume Down, Home and Power. ress Power button again to confirm booting in download mode.

Step 6. Now connect your Galaxy S4 with computer via USB cable and Odin will now detect the connected device. When your device will be connected to your computer, one ID:COM boxes will turn yellow after some time or you can see the “Added!!” option on the bottom left of ODIN screen.

Step 7. Now click on “PDA” button in Odin, then browse and select the stock recovery .tar file that you downloaded on Step 3. After selecting the file, make sure that:

F . Reset Time checkbox is checked.
Auto Reboot checkbox is checked.
Other checkboxes should be unchecked.

Step 8. After that click on “Start” to start the process of installing the stock recovery on Galaxy S4 I9500 / I9505.

It will take some time to complete. Once done, your device will reboot. Now you can disconnect your device from the computer and now your phone has the Stock Recovery and the TWRP, ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery is uninstalled from your device.

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  1. cesar June 28, 2013

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