How to Install Custom Recovery CWM on Huawei P8

The installation of CWM custom recovery on your Huawei Ascend P8 is of great potential to your device, in the sense that, it helps creates and recover backups of your Huawei smartphone. However, it also helps retain existing backup. Whenever you want to install custom roms or root your device, you would need the existing backup of the device.

In this guide, I would brief you guys on how to install CWM recovery on Huawei Ascend P8.

NB: Before you proceed to the guide below, make sure you've unlocked the bootloader of your Huawei P8. And also backup important data from your device.

How to Install Custom Recovery CWM on Huawei P8

Step 1: Firstly, download and install Android SDK from Android developers website, and then setup downloads and USB Drivers package in the SDK.

Step 2: Next, Enable USB debugging of your Huawei P8 device. And connect your device to the computer

Step 3: After that, download any applicable fastboot file from the links provided below and extract to android-sdk-windows\platform-tools
Directory. Then create directory (only if it's not already there) from your computer.

Provided Links:

Step 4: Now, power off your Huawei P8 device, and download the CWM recovery and save it in the android-sdk-windows\platform-tools directory from your computer.

Step 5: After that, boot your device to bootloader or fastboot mode (to boot, simply Press Volume down & up + Power keys for few seconds till you see text on the display).

Step 6: Next, from your computer, navigate to android-sdk-windows\platform-tools directory and open command prompt (to open, simply click (Shift+ Right Click > Open Command Prompt).

Step 7: Once you've open a command prompt, simply input the below command and press Enter.

fastboot flash recovery cwm-p8-nogui.img

Step 8: After that, reboot your device using the below command;

fastboot reboot

That's it; the installation of CWM recovery on your Huawei P8 would be completed.

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