Install CWM Recovery on AT&T HTC One X after Unlocking the Bootloader

AT&T HTC One X Clockworkmod Recovery

AT&T HTC One X

MoDaCo’s Paul O’Brien has now released Clockworkmod (CWM) for AT&T HTC One X. The biggest benefit of this recovery is that now you will be able to install kernels, ROMs and alterations. Thus all those who wish to customize their AT&T HTC One X can install ClockworkMod Recovery so that customization becomes a treat.

It is important to note that in this process we will require unlocked bootloader. For unlocking the bootloader you can go through the details given below. While you wish to carry out the procedure for unlocking HTC one X AT&T bootloader and then installing CWM on this handset, we expect that you have enough technical knowledge and are quite comfortable with what you are doing.

Also, before you read the procedure of unlocking bootloader unofficially and installing CWM Recovery on AT&T HTC One X we would recommend that you read the below given disclaimer thoroughly:

Disclaimer: The method as provided for installing CWM Recovery on HTC One X is a bit risky. Also, unlocking the bootloader unofficially has some risks. But still, if you wish to continue then you must do so at your own risk. It is also important to note that this method is compatible only with AT&T HTC One X and for no other phone. We expect you to have windows PC.

Procedure to Unlock AT&T HTC One X Bootloader

You will need rooted AT&T HTC One X.

Now download the OneClick_CID_Spoof.zip file. (Mirror).

After that you must extract oneclick_unlock.zip into a folder in the computer.

Use USB cable to connect HTC One X and PC.

Now, enable USB debugging on the device. It can be done this way: On your phone go to Settings>Developer option>Check USB Debugging.

Now, pull down the notification bar and see what is there on USB connection type. You will find an option Charge only, switch to that option.

Now double click Unlock-Bootloader.bat so that the script would run.

Follow the instructions that appear on the screen.

In that fashion you can get into the bootloader mode.

Once you get there you can press any key and go for the unlock token.

Right click the very first “<” sign in the unlock token.

Press “Mark”

Click that first “<” sign after the “< Please cut following message >” statement and highlight until the very last “>” sign. You’re highlighting the text of the token except “(bootloader).”

Now to copy bootloader unlock token you can follow the below things:

Right click the highlighted part again to copy the text.

Go to HTCDev.com

Register a username and login.

Once you are logged in, you must navigate to this page.

Move to the bottom and paste your unlock token in the field.

After that just Press submit.

Soon you will get an email with a file titled “Unlock_code.bin” attached.

Download that Unlock_code.bin and drop it in folder you extracted the OneClick_CID_Spoof.zip tool into.

Press any key in the tool window to resume the script.

Congratulations! Your AT&T One X now has an unlocked bootloader.

Now let us come to the main topic and that is CWM on AT&T HTC One X:

Procedure to Install CWM on AT&T HTC One X

The very first thing you must do after unlocking the bootloader is to download the file from this link, http://gititbit.ch/RECX. This is a zip file for CWM recovery.

Extract this zip in any folder of your PC (You may need software like WinZip for extraction).

Take USB cable and plug the phone with the PC using the USB.

Now, enable USB debugging on the device. It can be done this way: On your phone go to Settings>Developer option>Check USB Debugging.

Now, pull down the notification bar and see what is there on USB connection type. You will find an option Charge only, switch to that option.

Now double click install.bat to run the script.

Congratulations! You have done it. Just that your phone will be rebooted multiple times and then CWM will be installed.

We hope you found this step by step tutorial quite helpful. Kindly share your views with us.

 

 

 

 

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