Install CWM on Xperia S and Xperia Acro HD

Simple Method to Install ClockworkMod Recovery on Xperia S and Acro HD

Many people who do not have enough exposure to Android tricks and tweaks feel that installing ClockworkMod Recovery on any handset would take way hell lot of time and energy. But let me clear the point. Today, developers are actually working terribly hard to keep the methods simple. Hence here we are going to present a very simple method to Install CWM on Xperia S and Xperia Acro HD. Once you install CWM for Xperia S and CWM for Xperia Acro HD you will be able to flash custom themes, custom ROMs and many other stuff.

The very first requirement for installing CWM on Xperia S is to have rooted Xperia S. Similarly, if you have not yet rooted Xperia Acro HD then you must root Xperia Acro HD first. If you don’t know how to root Xperia S then just go through our previous tutorials on that subject. As far as rooting Xperia Acro HD is concerned, the next post that will come up will be the procedure to root Sony Xperia Acro HD. (Disclaimer: Rooting an Android can expose some risks for your Android. Go ahead at your risk.)

Install CWM on Xperia S and Xperia Acro HD

This tutorial actually comes from XDA and we heartily thank developer Tommyrumbler for this. He has really made the installation pretty simple. But the only thing we would like to tell you is you must go ahead with this only if you have enough technical knowledge over the subject. Also, we would like to recommend that taking a back up would enhance the safety levels. So, kindly take a back up of your phone’s data, contacts as well as settings before flashing CWM on Xperia Acro HD or Xperia S. We also expect that you have ADB drivers installed. We expect that your Xperia S or Xperia Acro HD is running on ICS ROM with stock kernel. Take up USB debugging by enabling it and also by enabling unknown sources.

Disclaimer: This method can be a bit risky just like any other custom methods. You must do it at your risk. Androidust shall not be responsible for anything that happens with your device.

  1. The very first thing you need to do is just download the CWM install file here link.
  2. Unzip the folder.
  3. Connect the phone with PC with the help of USB cable.
  4. Move to the folder that you had unzipped and execute install.bat
  5. Wait till the installation gets over.
  6. You are done. How very simple!

Disconnect the phone from the PC. Now you can go to the recovery mode and restart the device. While on the SE logo, tap the screen of your phone several times. We hope with this tutorial you can get CWM on Xperia S as well as CWM on Xperia Acro HD. Share your feedback here.


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