Install TWRP/CWM Custom Recovery on Nokia X Android Phone

Own a Nokia X phone? Congratulations that you finally got a brand that you trust powered with love of Android. Yes, the Nokia X, XL and X+ are three first ever Nokia Android phones launched at Mobile World Congress 2014 in February 2014.Nokia X Custom Recovery

For those who are looking to install the custom recovery on their Nokia X phone, then here we have gone through instructions on how you can do it easily. Please make sure that you have a rooted Nokia X phone along with requirements like USB debugging should be enabled, charge to 100 % battery life and back of your phone.

Required Files

Nokia X Custom Recovery Installation

Follow the instructions mentioned below carefully –

  • Download the CWM or TWRP Recovery img files first from the download links mentioned above.
  • Extract the ADB& Fastboot Zip file after downloading it on your PC.
  • Copy the custom Recovery image either CWM or TWRP which you have choosen to Fastboot ADB extracted folder.
  • On your PC, on any empty area within the folder, press and hold Shift Key and Right Click button.
  • Select Open Command Window Here.
  • Connect your phone to PC using USB cable now.
  • Write adb device in command prompt and hit enter.
  • Now write adb reboot bootloader and hit Enter again.
  • If you want to go with CWM Recovery then enter this code –
fastboot -i 0x0421 flash recovery cwm-6048-normandy.img

or else there is different text to be entered for TWRP recovery, which is –

fastboot -i 0x0421 flash recovery TWRP-2.7.0.2-normandy.img
  • Now type fastboot reboot again in CMD window.

Also Read – Download Nokia X Launcher APK

With that custom Recovery has been installed on your Nokia X phone. If you want to verify then type adb reboot recovery in CMD windows there.