Tuesday, May 24, 2016

How to Install ClockworkMod Recovery on the Xperia Arc

The post below will show you the next step that will take your Xperia Arc to custom ROMland - installing a custom recovery. A custom recovery is a pretty useful thing compared tostockrecovery, as you will be able to flash ROMs, make/restore backups, wipe cache/data, etc. If that’s what you want, rd on then to know how to install ClockworkMod Recovery (a very popular custom recovery) on your Xperia Arc.By EditAndroidI. Before You Begin1. Make sure that you back up everything that is important before you proceed.2. This procedure is designed to work with 7; so make sure that is what you are running on your desktop before you begin.3. This procedure works on the Xperia Arc running Gingerbrd or Ice-Crm Sandwich.4. You do not need an unlocked bootloader to install CWM on the Xperia Arc using this procedure.5. You need to be rooted before you can install CWM on your device. Useour guideto help you with this if you aren’t alrdy rooted.II. Necessary DownloadsRecoverX.zipIII. Installing ClockworkMod Recovery on the Xperia Arc1. ExtractRecoverX.zipto a folder on your desktop.2. From the extracted folder, double-click onRecoverX.exeto run the program.3. From the “Choose your device” drop-down menu, select Xperia Arc.4. Select the either CWM Recovery (Android 4.0) option or CWM Recovery5.0.2.7 (Android 2.3)5. Enable USB Debugging on your device by going toSettings > Appliions > USB Debugging(if you are on Android 2.3) or by going toSettings > Development(Android 4.0) and ticking theUSB Debuggingcheckbox.6. Connect your device to your PC.7. Click on Next on the RecoverX program and follow the on-screen instructions.8. Grant superuser access on your device when prompted.9. Wait for RecoverX to finish installing CWM.And you are done!

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