This guide will walk you through the process of taking the Honor 4/4X (Unified) from stock to having a custom recovery image and the ability to flash the latest version of CyanogenMod. Installing a custom recovery enables device to flash custom roms, custom kernel, gains root access and many more. So, let’s begin.
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
- Unlock Huawei Honor 4/4X Bootloader
- Download Custom Recovery
- USB Cable
- Enable USB debugging. This happens from the ‘Developer options’ menu in ‘Settings’. If you don’t see it, head to the ‘About’ menu and start tapping on the ‘Build number’ entry until you get a notification saying “You are now a developer”.Now enable USB debugging.
FLASH HUAWEI HONOR 4/4X CUSROM RECOVERY
Step 1: Download and install minimal adb and fastboot in C drive. You probably get “C:\Minimal ADB and Fastboot”. Skip this step if minimal adb and fastboot is already installed.
Step 2: Download “cofface_cwm_honor4c.zip” to your PC and extract the IMG file in “C:\Minimal ADB and Fastboot” folder.
Step 4: Connect your Honor 4/4X to your computer and execute the following command in cmd window:
adb reboot bootloader
Your device boots in bootloader.
Step 6: Now flash the custom recovery by executing this command:
fastboot flash recovery cofface_cwm_honor4c.img
Step 7: It usually takes 5-10 seconds to flash the recovery. You should see Okay message in the terminal window.
Step 8: Now reboot your phone using this command:
Step 9: You can easily reboot your Honor 4/4X into the Cofface recovery by issuing this command:
adb reboot recovery.
ROOT HUAWEI HONOR 4/4X (OPTIONAL).
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