Xperia M and Xperia M dual are the two additions of Android phones in Sony’s Xperia series of awesome smartphones. Users who own either of these devices and have efficiently rooted it must be looking for reliable recovery, here and there. Your search ends here as we have brought CWM recovery for your Xperia M and Xperia M dual in this tutorial.
As you all know, CWM recovery is the best and most reliable recovery for a rooted Android device. Read below carefully and then follow carefully as well to learn how to install CWM recovery on your Xperia M or Xperia M Dual.
Warning: This article is intended to be used only either on Xperia M or Xperia M Dual. Do not try this article on any other device or else you will be responsible for whatever happens.
Measures to take before proceeding with the tutorial:
Step 1: You should fully backup your Android device before rooting it. Backup all your SMS, Backup/Export Contacts, Backup APN settings. You can take help from our article on Tutorial for creating backup of Android device without root access.
Step 2: You should Backup all apps on your device, unrooted users can follow this method procedure to backup apps. If you have already rooted your device then use Titanium to Backup and restore apps and cache data.
Step 3: You should enable USB debugging on your device, to activate USB Debug go to “Settings>Developer options” and check the USB debug option box. Problem enabling USB Debugging you can follow article on How to enable USB debugging on Jelly Bean, Ice Cream Sandwich and Gingerbread.
Step 4: There should be 50% or more amount of battery juice on your device. To know how much charge your device is having you can use our tutorial on how to get battery percentage on Status bar.
Step 5: You should disable security apps and programs like Antivirus and Firewall on your Android device as they may interrupt the procedure.
Assuring that you have followed all the above mentioned steps, you can proceed further. If there is something which worries you, let us know we are always here for you.
CWM Recovery for Xperia M and Xperia M Dual:
Step 1: First of all, backup TA partition, so that you can relock it (if you want, or else you can skip this step) for future.
Step 2: Reboot your Xperia device pressing and holding the power button, when the LED turns pink then press the Volume Up button now the LED will turn Cyan.
Step 3: Now, connect your phone to the PC using original USB cable which came with the device.
Step 4: Next, open up a command prompt window and then type in the commands that follows:
fastboot flash boot combined-xperia-m-boot.img
or the recovery you have downloaded according to your device.
Step 5: Wait for the completion, you will be notified that the installation has finished.
Step 6: Now, you can disconnect your device and then reboot it as well.
Cool! You’ve successfully installed CWM recovery on your Xperia M or Xperia M Dual. Let us know if you have any queries, we are here for you always.