How to Install Philz Touch Recovery on Infinix Hot Note

How to Install Philz Touch Recovery on Infinix Hot Note


I’m a proud Infinix Hot Note user,i prefer the hot note pro though but due to its in-availability in stores made me buy the Infinix Hot Note X551 and i can boldly say i have no regret at all. For those who want to own the Infinix Hot Note/Hot Note Pro can buy it from Jumia or Konga at a cheaper rate and have it delivered to your doorstep anywhere in Nigeria.


Sometimes the need for Recovery installation is essential on Android, it has so many advantages over the stock recovery. I have talked about ClockWorkMod installation on the Infinix Hot Note before but i prefer Philz Touch Recovery due to its features over the normal ClockWorkMod Recovery. This Recovery is only meant for INFINIX HOT NOTE X551, Hot Note Pro users should not use nor flash this recovery image.

Features of Philz Touch Recovery

  • – toggle between 4 touch modes: FULL TOUCH, DOUBLE TAP to validate, SEMI TOUCH (scroll but no touch validation) and NO TOUCH to only use hardware keys
    – written from scratch full touch code
    – basic scroll kinetics for faster scrolling on demand
    – safe full touch : no wrongly validations while scrolling
    – when you set full touch mode, it defaults to optimized settings for menu height, scroll sensitivity and touch accuracy (you still can alter them manually later)
    – adjust scroll sensitivity in a huge palette
    – adjust menu height in a huge palette
    – adjust touch accuracy
    30 color settings for each of the 8 GUI parts + 5 alpha transparency settings
    user custom background png can be selected in addition to 30 solid colors option
    show / hide background icon
    show / hide bottom virtual buttons
    show/hide + set color and transparency for menu line separators to match solid color themes, like Black…
    set number of bottom log rows to show
    pause on logs mode: no more miss logs during zip installs
    auto dim screen after user configurable delay
    auto turn off screen after user configurable delay
    adjust brightness and turn off screen with a gesture action
    – show/hide clock and remaining battery %, even during nandroid operations
    clock and battery stats now effectively refresh every 5 seconds and during nandroid operations
    – toggle vibrator on/off on touch
    – toggle key repeat for volume up/down scrolling when maintained pressed
    – key repeat also enabled for virtual buttons
    – set time zone + 30mn offset + DST: correct time can now be set for nandroid backup path and clock
    – capture recovery screen shots with a gesture action (only some devices)
    basic theme support
    – one file to save all settings
    – backup and restore settings file
    – backup and restore only GUI settings
    – reset to default settings option
    – prompt to restore your settings from a backup when they are wiped by a new ROM install
    – option to auto restore your settings from a backup without a prompt
    – all toggles are applied live, without restart of recovery (except reset of stock CWM background image)
    – toggle menu options are automatically right aligned and menu text left aligned based on device display size
    configurable gesture actions: double tap, slide right/left, long press/lift, long press/move, can be associated with any of: show log, change brightness, blank screen, capture screen shot, launch Aroma File Manager

    Note: after scroll, there is a minimal small delay (0.5 sec) to validate on next touch. This is by design and not a bug. It is there to limit erroneous validation while scrolling

  • true JB 4.2 migration: toggle between /data/media and /data/media/0
  • Secure recovery lock with passkey
  • browse phone with root access using full GUI in Aroma File Manager
  • terminal access from recovery with root access through Aroma File Manager
  • Multi Zip Install menu: check multiple zip files to install in a row
  • Custom Install Zip Mode: set a default folder to start with + browse backward up to the root
  • exFAT, NTFS and Ext4 support in recovery for external storage through kernel modules for many devices for faster write speed
  • TWRP backup and restore support, include full md5 sum support (single and multivolume, compressed and non compressed formats)
  • Advanced statistics during backup operations shown in color: total backup size, backup size progress, backup time, compression ratio…
  • support .android_secure backup/restore from external storage
  • optional reboot after custom backups/restores
  • sd-ext support (ext4)
  • nandroid backups support /preload in backup and restore jobs (custom and stock modes)
  • nandroid backups support /misc in backup and restore jobs (custom mode)
  • devs: 5 extra optional partitions supported in nandroid operations by editing recovery.fstab
  • set special nandroid settings: time zone, toggle md5 check for lightning fast backup and restore, toggle /preload backup and restore, enable nandroid compression using pigz (multi-cpu gzip compression) and choose ors backup target volume
  • recreate md5 sum check for your cwm backups for compatibility with stock CWM if you need to revert
  • cancel nandroid operation with back button
  • create from current ROM or from a pre-existing nandroid backup (based on boot, /system and optionally /preload)
  • nandroid backup path auto-renamed with current ROM id from build.prop (ro.modversion, then ro.romversion, then
  • custom backup and restore job list: backup and restore freely any partition combo (include modem and efs)
  • backup/restore EFS in both tar + img formats, now with time tags for both tar and .img
  • support flash modem.bin image files in addition to custom modem.img files, now support for multiple *.bin versions under dedicated folder
  • during custom restore, you can see the contents of the folder you want to restore from
  • delete custom or TWRP backups from recovery menu
  • full wipe before flashing new ROM: wipe user data + format /system and /preload. SD card content is not affected
  • full support for openrecovery script specifications include all backup and restore options
  • run openrecovery scripts in 2 modes: on start goomanager boot scripts + one touch menu to either directly open a default path or freely browse for scripts
  • define ors backup target volume from within Nandroid Settings menu
  • ors backup/restore in stock clockworkmod or TWRP modes
  • advanced power options menu
  • detailed build info in About menu

How to Install Philz Touch Recovery on Infinix Hot Note

  1. Download the Philz Recovery Image from here.
  2. Place the downloaded recovery on the root of your sdcard.
  3. Open your Mobileuncle.apk , You can download it from here.
  4. Click on Recovery Update, select the downloaded recovery and install.
  5. Reboot to recovery and make a backup.

You can also visit the custom rom section of the blog to download and flash a beautiful custom rom on your Infinix Hot Note.


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