Tuesday, May 24, 2016

How to Root and Install CWM recovery in the One

With thvailability of the Superuser in ZIP format, it has become sier to root the smart. You just flash the Superuser file using the custom recovery on your device and your phone is rooted. The One is compatible with this root method and here we have a guide for the same. It explains all the required steps you should follow to root your One smartphone.By EditAndroidI. Before You Begin:1. You must have installed ADB on your PC. See our guide onhow to install ADB.2. This will void the warranty of your device, keep this in mind and go ahd.II. Downloading Required Files:1.ClockworkMod Recovery 2.SuperuserIII. Bootloader of the One:1. Download and place the ClockworkMod Recovery into the folder where you have installed ADB. It is the folder where the adb.exe and fastboot.exe files are loed.2. Put the Superuser file onto your Desktop.3. Turn OFF your device.4. Reboot your device into the Fastboot mode. To do so, press and hold theTrackball+Powerbuttons together.5. Connect your device to your PC using the USB cable.6. Open a Command Prompt Window in the ADB folder. To do that, right-click on any empty ar on the screen while holding down theShift on your board, chooseOpen command window herefrom the context menu.7. Type in the following commands into the Command Prompt Window:fastboot oem unlock8. A prompt will appr on your device asking you if you want to unlock the bootloader. Just hitYesand the bootloader of your device will be unlocked.Grt! You have successfully unlocked the bootloader, let’s move to the next section to lrn how to flash a custom recovery .IV. Installing ClockworkMod Recovery on the One:1. If your device is ON, just turn it OFF.2. Reboot your device into the Fastboot mode by pressing and holding theTrackball+Powerbuttons together.3. Connect it to your PC using the USB cable.4. Open a Command Prompt Window in the ADB folder. To do so, press and hold theShift on your board and right-click on any empty ar on the screen, then chooseOpen command window here.5. Issue the following command using the Command Prompt Window:fastboot flash recovery recovery-clockwork- After the Recovery is flashed on your device, enter the following command:fastboot reboot7. Your device should reboot.Excellent! You have successfully installed the ClockworkMod Recovery on your device with the help of Fastboot. Let’s see how you can root your device.V. Rooting the One:1. Connect your device to your PC using the USB cable.2. Transfer the Superuser file you have on your Desktop to the root folder of your device’s SD card.3. Disconnect the device from your PC after the file has been successfully transferred.4. Turn OFF your device.5. Reboot your device into the HBOOT mode. To do that, simply press and hold theTrackball+Powerbuttons together.6. ChooseRecoveryfrom the HBOOT menu.7. After the Recovery is loaded, chooseinstall zip from sdcard>>choose zip from sdcard.8. Choose the Superuser file you transferred rlier to be flashed on your device.9. Reboot your device after the file has been flashed.Wonderful! You’re now rooted ! You now have unlocked bootloader, a custom recovery and root access on your device. These things are enough to perform most of the advanced tasks on your device.

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