How To Install ClockworkMod Recovery for Sprint HTC One
The HTC One can be proved a biggest challenge that HTC can come up with this year, of course there are so many other Android smartphones looming that can known the current champ off its pedestal but I’m noticing that HTC One don’t care about them as it shines with impressive stuff, the design, performance, UltraPixel camer and battery, they’re great things that HTC One can use to beat the market. When One comes to feature list, it’s impressive here again with Android 4.1.2 and Sense 5.0.
The Android development community is expected to release a lot of modification tweaks for the phone through custom ROMs, custom MODs and kernels, but here you need a custom recovery first and the popular ClockworkMod recovery is suitable for the smartphone.
A recognized XDA developer member Flyhalf205 has released official ClockworkMod recovery 6.0 for Sprint HTC One, if you’re rooted user, don’t care about the lengthy guide, simply use the ROM Manager app to install ClockworkMod recovery right on your HTC One but if not, here’s step by step guide to learn how to install ClockworkMod recovery for Sprint HTC One.
This guide requires a Windows PC with USB drivers installed, you can use HTC Sync to install drivers. Bear in mind that your phone’s bootloader must be unlocked, you can check this guide to unlock bootloader.
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 the ClockworkMod recovery for Sprint HTC One from here [XDA Link].
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.
Hurrah, official touch ClockworkMod recovery 6.0.3 recovery has been installed on your Sprint HTC One, if you experience any error, just leave a comment. To put phone in recovery mode, 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. You’re done, you can visit the original XDA thread link is given in first step.