How to Install CWM Recovery on Tecno Phantom 5

Tecno Phantom 5 is a newly launched flagship by Tecno, and the phablet runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop from the box and powered by a 1.3GHz Quad-core CPU, Mali-T720 GPU, MediaTek 6753 (64-bit) chipset and coupled with a 3GB RAM component alongside with 32GB internal storage memory.


Assuming you’ve gotten your own copy of the Tecno Phantom 5, the first mode of operation that you're to execute on the device is to install CWM Recovery, which helps render you an administrative usage over your device like, letting you flash custom roms easily, stock roms and other related options.

In this guide, I would walk you through the process on how to install cwm recovery image on Tecno Phantom 5.

Requirements:
-          SP Flash tools (Download)
-          Recovery Image (Download)
-          USB cable for communicating the Tecno Phantom 5 device with your PC.

How to Install CWM Recovery on Tecno Phantom 5

Step 1: First download the recovery zip file from here, and then extract the “Recovery.img” and “MT6753_Android_Scatter.txt” file to the desktop screen of your computer, as seen in the image below.

Step 2: After that, download Tecno USB drivers, and install on your PC.

Step 3: Now, power off your device, and remove the battery.

Step 4: Next, download the SP Flash tool, and extract the files to your computer. You should get the following files as seen below, after extraction.

Step 5: From the extracted files, open Flash_tool.exe

Step 6: Once the flash tool is launched, then click on the download/upgrade tab and click on scatter loading button

Step 7: Now, locate the “MT6753_Android_Scatter.txt” file, which is on your desktop.


Step 8: After that, click download to begin flashing process.

Step 9: Immediately, connect your device (without battery) to your computer via USB cable, and press Volume Down or up key, so it would be detected easily by your computer.

Step 10: The Flashing process would be in progress, and a Green button would appear once the process is completed.

That’s it. CWM recovery is now installed on your Tecno Phantom 5, to boot to recovery mode, simply press and hold Volume Down button + press Power button.

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Anonymous
13 October 2015 at 17:24 delete

how do you remove the battery?

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16 October 2015 at 05:58 delete

Tecno Phantom uses non-removable battery, so i meant switch device off completely...

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6 March 2016 at 14:55 delete

those links are not working...i really need recovery for tecno phantom 5

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6 March 2016 at 22:09 delete

Pls there is a bug on the cwm file.. use TWRP recovery.. working perfectly.. read update.. http://www.guruswizard.com/2016/01/root-tecno-phantom-5-and-install-twrp-recovery.html

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