How To Install CLockworkMod Recovery for HTC One
The Android development community has started work on HTC One (M7) as doors for custom ROMs, tweaks and other hacks on HTC are opened now because of ClockworkMod recovery (CWM), a recognized XDA developer Flyhalf205 has just released the official ClockworkMod recovery for the HTC One. The ClockworkMod is one of most popular custom recovery for Android devices, thanks to Koushik Dutta. It lets you to install zip files that contain custom ROMs, MODs and tweaks, you may perform nandroid backups and wipe too using the CWM recovery.
This guide shows you how to install ClockworkMod recovery for HTC One. You need a Windows PC with USB phone drivers installed, you can use HTC Sync to do so. The bootloader of your HTC One must be unlocked, be sure to check our this guide to unlock the bootloader of HTC One.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or gets damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download the Fastboot package to your PC.
Step #2: Unzip the downloaded fastboot.zip file into C drive.
Step #3: Download your favorite version of CWM, I recommend touch-based because you no need to use physical keys to navigate and select menus in touch CWM recovery version:
Step #4: Copy the downloaded .img file to fastboot folder that you have unzipped in C drive earlier.
Step #5: Turn off your HTC One.
Step #6: Reboot your HTC One in fastboot mode, to do so reboot phone by holding down volume down and power buttons until you enter in bootloader mode, in bootloader menus use volume keys to highlight and power button to select the fastboot mode.
Step #7: Once you’re in fastboot mode, plug phone to PC using a USB cable.
Step #8: Open up command prompt, you can get it under start menu>programs>accessories.
Step #9: Issue the following command on command prompt, it will take you to fastboot folder:
Step #10: Issue another following command, it will shows you the serial number of your HTC One, if it doesn’t show that, your phone is not connected with PC properly, ensure that phone drivers are installed on PC properly:
Step #11: Enter another following command to install recovery now (replace the “name” with file name you downloaded in step 3:
fastboot flash recovery “name”.img
Step #12: Once the installation is done, enter following command to reboot phone;
Step #13: Unplug phone from PC.
Great job! The ClockworkMod recovery is now installed on your HTC One. To experience the CWM recovery, turn off phone, then reboot it by holding down volume down and power buttons to enter in bootloader mode, there use volume keys to highlight and power button to select the recovery option. If you experience any error during installation of recovery, leave a comment below.