In previous page, you learn what to do before proceeding for rooting and installing ClockworkMod recovery aka CWM recovery. In this page we will continue our step-by-step guide. First we will install ClockworkMod recovery and then using CWM recovery we will root HTC Wildfire S. To achieve our purpose, first you need to download HTC Wildfire S All-In-One Toolkit by hasoon2000 and then follow below mentioned guide as it is.
File Required(Download by clicking on it)
- HTC Wildfire S All-In-One Toolkit [Filename: Wildfire_S_All-In-One_Kit_v1.0.rar]
- CWMR 188.8.131.52 [Filename: recovery-clockwork-184.108.40.206-marvel.img]
How to Install ClockworkMod (CWM) Recovery on HTC Wildfire S
- Extract downloaded Wildfire_S_All-In-One_Kit_v1.0.rar in a folder of your.
- Now connect your mobile to your computer. Make sure it’s on charging mode and SD Card isn’t mounted.
- Run exe file located under extracted folder [see step 1]. If your device bootloader isn’t unlock then you can use this tool to unlock it first.
- Rename recovery-clockwork-220.127.116.11-marvel.img to cwm5028.img. Then copy cwm5028.img to HTC Wildfire S All-In-One Toolkit folder/Data folder/recoveries and replace the one inside.
- Come back to HTC Wildfire S All-In-One Toolkit window. In recovery section select Your Own Recovery and then click on Flash Recovery.
- Wait few seconds and ClockworkMod recovery v18.104.22.168 is now installed on your HTC Wildfire S.
CWM Recovery now installed, it’s time to root HTC Wildfire S now. [To boot into CWM recovery press and hold Volume Down button and Power button together]
How To Root HTC Wildfire S
- Now, boot into recovery. To do so, select Boot into Recovery under Commands section in HTC Wildfire S All-In-One Toolkit and then click on Do Command.
- Once your device is in recovery, select Perm Root (GB/ICS) under Extras section in HTC Wildfire S All-In-One Toolkit and then click on run.
- When everything done, reboot your device. To do so, select Reboot Phone under Commands section in HTC Wildfire S All-In-One Toolkit and then click on Do Command. You can now disconnect your device.
Congrats! You now have rooted HTC Wildfire S with ClockworkMod Recovery installed on it. You can now install apps that require root access as well as flash custom ROM through CWM Recovery. You can use the same tool to install TWRP custom recovery.
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