How to Root HTC Desire 310 (Single/Dual SIM) & Install CWM Recovery

HTC Desire 310 is a mid-range smartphone and looking at its specifications, we recommend to gain root access on same to power up its performance. Agree? If you agree, then you should follow the guidelines posted below to root your Desire 310 smartphone and install CWM custom recovery on it.

Root HTC Desire 310 with CWM

On you have rooted your HTC Desire 310, you can install any apps including those apps that require root access, install themes, mods and can remove the bloatware that comes pre-installed on your device. Apart from that, there are many performance tweaks available for rooted Android devices that improve the battery life and overall speed on your phone.

This guide is meant for HTC Desire 310 both single SIM and dual SIM variants. However for installing custom recovery, make sure your device build number is 1.00.411.7 or similar to this. If it is so, only then proceed with cwm recovery installation instructions otherwise you might explode your phone.


  • Your phone should have at least 80% of charge remaining.
  • It’s highly recommended to have a full backup of all your important data including call logs, contacts, sms etc.

Files Required

How to Root HTC Desire 310 and Install CWM Recovery

Root Instructions:

Step 1: First of all download the iRoot apk on your Desire 310.

Step 2: Make sure you have enabled the option to allow installation of apps from outside Play Store by checking “Unknown Sources” option in Settings –> Security.

Step 3: Install the APK using any 3rd party file manager like ASTRO file manager.

Step 4: After installation is completed, launch the app and tap on “Root Now” button to start rooting process which will be completed in few minutes.

Once you have successfully rooted your Desire 310, its time to install CWM recovery on it.

CWM Recovery Installation Instructions

Step 1: Rename the downloaded recovery file to “recovery” and place it on your desktop.

Step 2: Connect your Desire 310 to your computer and copy the recovery file to your phone SD card.

Step 3: Download and install “Rashr Flash tool” from Google play store. Once it is downloaded, launch the app and tap on “Flash recovery”.

Step 4: Browse for the transferred recovery file and select it. This will start installation of CWM recovery on your HTC Desire 310.

If everything went fine, then congratulations as you have successfully rooted your HTC Desire 310 along with CWM recovery installation.