Install ClockworkMod Recovery for Motorola Razr HD XT925 [How-To]
After a long wait, Motorola is now offering smartphones with unlockable bootloader, so now the installation on Motorola smartphones is pretty easy like the ClockworkMod recovery is now available for the Motorola Razr HD and you can easily install it. Razr HD users are able to install custom ROM, perform backups, and perform wipe easily with CWM recovery.
Here’s a step-by-step guide to learn how to install ClockworkMod recovery on Motorola Razr HD. It’s important to note that it’s just for international Motorola Razr HD variant having model number XT925 (check it from Setting>About Device), don’t try on Verizon Razr HD because Verizon variant has locked bootloader that can’t be unlocked yet.If you want to install CWM recovery, you need to unlock the bootloader of your Razr HD. You can unlock bootloader of your phone officially here. Android ADB should be installed on your PC, you can follow our this guide to install them.
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 #2: Unzip the downloaded fastboot.zip file into C drive, you’ll get fastboot folder containing four files.
Step #3: Turn your phone off and reboot into fastboot mode, to do so reboot phone by holding down volume up, volume down and power buttons, your will boot into “boot mode selection menu”, there use volume keys to navigate and power button to select. You need to select AP Fastboot option to enter in fastboot mode.
Step #4: Plug your Motorola Razr HD to your PC using USB cable, Windows may start the installation of drivers, let it install.
Step #5: Run command prompt, you can find it at Start Menu>Programs>Accessories.
Step #6: Enter following on command prompt to navigate in fastboot folder:
Step #7: Enter another following command, it will show the serial number of your phone, which means your phone is properly connected with the PC:
Step #8: Enter following command to install recovery:
fastboot flash recovery cwmrecovery6015-xt925_20121104-epinter.img
Step #9: Once the recovery is installed, enter following command to reboot your phone in bootloader mode:
Step #10: Once you’re in boot mode selection menu, there select recovery to enter in recovery mode. On first boot, it may ask to disable stock recovery, select yes to disable it.
That’s it, the ClockworkMod recovery is now installed on your Motorola Razr HD, enjoy!