Install CWM TWRP Philz Recovery | HTC Explorer Pico | Easy

Do you want to install custom recovery over yout HTC Explorer pico? is yes then we have a very detailed process to flash CWM TWRP Philz Recovery on htc Explorer Pico.

After Unlocking the Bootloader of your HTC Explorer this is the nest step that is to install custom recovery over HTC Explorer Pico.

what does flashing custom recover mean ?

basically we have alot of recoveries available for android devices, but many of them do not support HTC Explorer. so we have CWM, TWRP & Philz Recovery available for you to replace your stock android recovery with these. we have a set platform on which android works that is the android recovery, but the problem is when giving manufacturer warranty it is not advisable for the manufacturer to add alot features into the recovery, so to get extra functionality we void our warranty to get many more things out of the custom recovery.

Remember this is a continued post of Unlock Bootloader | HTC Explorer Pico | Easy Guide

Why to install Install CWM TWRP Philz Recovery | HTC Explorer Pico ?

Well before knowing the benefits of CWM on Your smart Phone you should know what is actually this CWM .So just Go through this post Whis is CWM and its Uses explained.

So now you know what is CWM and what importance it plays when it goes to changing and flashing new ROM each day without connecting your phone to computer. one can easily Flash a OM, Delete Cache , Factory Reset, Partition SD card and boot System with the Recovery. We find it important, But remember ot is not necessary for every one as one can just Root HTC Explorer and can avoid installing CWM. There will be no issues.

But you cant skip this step, you have to install a custom recovery if you need to root your HTC Explorer Pico.

install cwm on htc explorer

Before you install Custom Recovery CWM on HTC Explorer

  1. Make sure the Blootloader of HTC Explorer has been unlocked
    if you havent unlocked the bootloader then please go through the Tutorial to Unlock bootlodoader of HTC Explorer here and come back here to continue with installing Custom Recovery.
  2. Make sure you backup all your data.
  3. Backup your SMS. Read : Backup and Restore SMS
  4. Backup your contacts. Read: Backup and restore Contacts
  5. Backup apps installed on your phone too. Read: Backup Apps for Unrooted Phones.
  6. Also make sure that your phone is charged at least 90% so that it does not goes of in the middle of the Root HTC Explorer & install CWM process. Also be sure that your computer is set off with the antivirus and firewalls, the cable with the specific drivers must be ready. Get USB Drivers for HTC Explorer. having problem while installing Drivers on PC go through How to install Drivers on Windows 7 PC.
  7. Set Debugging Mode on through Settings>Developers.and hen check the box.
  8. This is a tested and purely safe Rooting guide for HTC Explorer but still if something goes wrong then We are not responsible for any kind of damage to your device.
    Also Read About Risks and disadvantages of Rooting HTC Explorer.

Assuming the instructions above are followed we move further to root HTC Explorer and install CWM over it.

Remember this is a continued post of Unlock Bootloader | HTC Explorer Pico | Easy Guide

how to install Custom Recovery CWM on HTC Explorer

So here is the detailed procedure to flash a custom recovery on your HTC Explorer Pico.

  • After Executing “fastboot flash unlocktoken Unlock_code.bin” in the command window in the directory.
    My Computer>Local Disk C> Programs Files > Android > Android-sdk > Platform-tools
  • On Selecting Yes Your Phone Will Reboot
  • Pull The Battery And Reboot Into Bootloader By Pressing the Power button+Volume Down.
  • Select Fastboot And Make Sure Your Device Is Connected To Pc. It Should Show Fastboot USB
  • Download any one of the recovery image from the three listed below. While CWM is the most famous and the best out of all.
    Just click on any of the buttons to unlock the download links.
  • After completing the download just rename it as “recovery.img”
  • Now copy and paste the “recovery.img” in the directory
    My Computer>Local Disk C> Programs Files > Android > Android-sdk > Platform-tools
  • Now Open The Cmd In This Directory And Type The Following Code :
    “fastboot flash recovery recovery.img”
  • Now again type another code in the same window
    “fastboot reboot-bootloader”
  • Your Device Will Boot Into Bootloader now.
  • Now Select Recovery And Your Device Will Boot Into Recovery
  • Now Select Reboot(System) In Recovery As We Now Need To Copy Some Files To Root Your Device

Well that was it ! now you have a custom recovery installed on your HTC Explorer !now just continue to root process of HTC Explorer.

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