October 8, 2014

Install CWM Recovery on Xiaomi Redmi 1S

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Within two weeks I have got several messages of all those people who are willing to know - how to install CWM recovery on Xiaomi Redmi 1S smartphone. So, I decided to create this tutorial.

If you are not familiar with CWM Recovery then I would like to shortly explain, ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery is a custom recovery which provides numerous features as compared to the default MI recovery of Xiaomi Redmi 1s smartphone. With this recovery you can freely do several tasks on your android phone such as installing custom rom, taking the system backup etc.

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Recently, if you have purchased Xiaomi smartphone and want to try some useful custom ROMs on your android phone like CM11 or AOSP, then you will have to install the CWM recovery first. Let’s see the procedure to install CWM Recovery on Xiaomi Redmi 1S.

Important note: 
  • Your Xiaomi Redmi 1s phone must be sufficiently charged (more than 60%).
  • This tutorial is only for the Xiaomi Redmi 1S android phone users. So please do not try below mentioned process on any other devices (even any other device of Xiaomi).
See also: How to Root or Unroot Xiaomi Redmi 1S Android Smartphone

Install CWM Recovery on Redmi 1S

Step (1): At first, download CWM Recovery zip file for Xiaomi Redmi 1S on your desktop. Please, don’t extract the folder.

Step (2): After that rename the downloaded file from signed_cwm_update.zip to update.zip.

Step (3): Now, connect your Redmi 1S phone to the PC using USB cable and simply move the update.zip file to your SD card.

Step (4): Once the file moved then disconnect your smartphone from the PC. After that open the Updater app from the app drawer and click on menu key. From here select the Reboot to Recovery mode option.

After selecting this option, it will take you to the recovery mode instantly.

Step (5): On the recovery page just select the language as English. After that select the option of Apply Update from SD card and select the update.zip.

Step (6): Now the installation process will begin. When the installation is completed, simply reboot your device.

You are done! You have successfully installed the CWM Recovery on your Xiaomi Redmi 1S. From now, you will be able to enjoy all the features related to CWM Recovery.

Read also: Remove System or Chinese Apps from Xiaomi Mi3 & Redmi 1S

Looking for more interesting tutorials, step by step guides, how to tips and tricks, installation processes related to Xiaomi android smartphone then check out our Xiaomi tutorials section.

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