How to Install CWM Recovery on Redmi 2

Owners of Redmi 2 users would surely need their phones to be rooted with custom recovery like CWM installed on it before they are able to flash custom ROMs or root apps on it. So if you happen to own Redmi 2, then follow these steps to install CWM recovery on your Xiaomi phone easily.

Install CWM Recovery on Redmi 2

At present, Redmi 2 is very famous in Indian market and this powerful budget phone which comes with 4.7 inches of display, 1.2 GHz of processor and 2GB of RAM is available on flipkart for just Rs. 6,999.

Steps to Install CWM Recovery on Redmi 2

Step 1: Download CWM Recovery Image for your Redmi 2 and Place it on desktop.

Step 2: Rename the recovery image to recovery.img.

Step 3: Once done with renaming, copy the .img to fastboot folder.

Step 4: Turn off your Redmi 2 and boot it to Bootloader Mode by pressing and holding “Volume Down + Power” buttons for few seconds.

Step 5: When Redmi 2 is in fastboot mode, connect it to your computer.

Step 6: Open CMD in the fastboot folder. [Press and hold “Shift” key and then right click in the fastboot folder –> select Open command window here option]

Step 7: There in CMD, type the commands below: [Press Enter after each command]

  • fastboot devices
  • fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  • fastboot reboot

After successfully executing all the above commands, CWM recovery should be installed on your Redmi 2. If you have any queries, don’t be hesitant and ask us in comments.

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