Install Touch Based CWM Recovery on HTC Desire [How-To]
If you are a owner HTC Desire and want to install Touch Based CWM Recovery you are on a right place below you can see the step-by-step guide for this purpose. Here I’d like to say that this custom recovery and the guide below is specifically developed for the HTC Desire only don’t try this for any other device. Also manage your valued data back-up for this because the below steps can damage your data.
You need a Rooted HTC Desire with ClockworkMod recovery installed for this purpose and completely charged battery for this purpose.
DISCLAIMER: The below method is bit risky and we will not be held responsible if you lose data or your device gets damaged in the following of this guide so please proceed at your own risk.
Download CWM touch recovery from here.
Copy and rename the downloaded zip file (recovery.img) into the folder on your PC where fastboot.exe is located.
Turn off your phone and Boot your device in the fastboot mode by hold the Volume Down and Power buttons simultaneously.
On the screen that appears, highlight “fastboot” (use the Volume keys) and select it using the Power button.
Connect your Sensation device to your PC via USB cable.
Now go to the fastboot.exe folder on your PC (step 3) and hold the shift key, right click on the folder and select “Open Command Window Here” option to open command prompt window or DOS window.
Now type the fastboot flash recovery recovery.img command in the DOS window, press enter and wait for few seconds to start flashing on the device.
When the flashing is complete. Go back to main boot menu and use the Volume keys to select “bootloader” using the power button. This will bring your phone into recovery mode.
Reboot your system now