Flash ClockworkMod Recovery on HTC EVO 4G LTE Easily [ Install ]

Are you rooted your HTC Evo 4G LTE? Now its time to flash ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery on your phone. Most of the time after we got root access, flash CWM for further customizations and install custom ROMs.Our earlier post we mention how to one click root HTC Evo 4G LTE android smartphone. However, if you followed that method, it will not install the Clockwork Mod. Therefore you can follow this easy guide for that.


Installing a custom recovery void your phone’s warranty. If your device bricked by this method, i can’t get its risk. Applying this method at your own risk.


  • Unlock the bootloader in here.
  • Fully backup your phone ( guide in here)
  • Fully charge your device
  • Clockwork Mod in here and renamed it as “recovery” ( without quotes and don’t change file extension)
  • Download fastboot file in here. ( only need second fastboot method)
You have two options for flash the CWM recovery, they are via terminal emulator or fastboot. You can follow one method.

Procedure One ( using terminal emulator).

  • Rename downloaded ClockworkMod recovery image as “recovery”
  • Connect your phone to the PC and copy that renamed recovery file the SD card.
  • Disconnect phone from the computer.
  • Install “Terminal Emulator” app using play store via web browser , via playstore app.
  • Now run the app and type “su” (lowercase and without quotes)
  • Superuser app will request root access and grant the permission
  • Now type the following command in your terminal emulator app (without quotes)
dd if=/sdcard/recovery.img of=/dev/block/mmcblk0p22
  • Wait for a few seconds to complete the recovery flashing process
  • Now type following command in the terminal emulator, without quotes  for boot into recovery mode
reboot recovery
  • Now you are done.

Procedure Two (using Fastboot )

This method we need to use android’s fastboot files. You can get that files by using two methods via android-sdk or download fastboot files using the above link.

  • Extract downloaded fastboot file or go to the android-sdk folder (C:\Program Files\Android\android-sdk).
  • Copy downloaded recovery file into the extracted folder or android-sdk folder.
  • Enable bootloader mode (shut down the phone and press and hold Volume down and Power buttons together )
  • After bootloader mode enabled, select the “Fastboot” using volume key and hit the power button
  • Now connect your phone to the computer via USB cable
  • Navigate to the folder, that you copied CWM recovery file
  • Press “Shift” key on your keyboard and right click inside the folder.
  • When the windows context menu appears click “Open command window here”
  • To check your Evo 4G LTE successfully connected, type “fastboot devices” on the command prompt window ( CMD ). If it displays your phone’s serial number you can go ahead.
  • Now type following command on your CMD window.
 fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  • Now clockwork mod will be flashed on your Evo 4G LTE phone.
  • After installation finished type the following command.
fastboot reboot
  • Your device will be rebooted. Disconnect phone from the computer and use it.

[via XDA forum].

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