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How to install CWM recovery on HTC Desire C [Guide]

HTC-Desire-C [1]While it’s true installing a custom recovery on some device from certain manufacturers is easier than others, all the main OEMs have devices that can have a custom recovery installed. That’s what really counts. HTC devices are sometimes harder for installing a custom recovery, but you can install install CWM recovery on HTC Desire C nonetheless.

REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE WE BEGIN

INSTALLING CLOCKWORKMOD RECOVERY ON THE HTC DESIRE C

  1. Download the CWM recovery file from this XDA Developers thread [3].
  2. Download Fastboot from here [4].
  3. Unzip both packages to the desktop. You must extract/unzip the files before you can use them.
  4. Connect the HTC Desire C into the computer where you have the files waiting. Do that with the USB cable that comes with the device.
  5. Hold the Shift key and right-click the mouse from inside the Fastboot folder. You should get a new menu on the computer display.
  6. Choose to open the command prompt window here from that now menu.
  7. Now you are ready to type some commands. Type ‘adb reboot bootloader’.
  8. Press the Enter key and the HTC Desire C should reboot in botloader mode.
  9. Type the next command: ‘fastboot flash recovery recovery.img’.
  10. Issuing the above command will now flash the custom recovery on the Desire C smartphone.
  11. All you need to do now is reboot the HTC device.