Sony Xperia Z — [Recovery] ClockworkMod for Xperia ZL

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Apr 1, 2013 10:51:53 AM via Website

I. Requirements

- Locked bootloader
- Root : guide at
- Windows pc with adb drivers : download and intall at

II. How to enter recovery

Press volume up or down when green LED is on while booting

III. Installation

- Download the package and extract it to your pc.
- Run the script to install the recovery

Error with creating file for faster backup?

This isn’t a problem, it always gives an error if the file already exists, so it means you have the file already

Phone hangs when cleaning cache?

Just leave it for a few minutes, it’s needs some time to clean cache

IV. Infomation for ROM CHEFS

1. Rename /system/bin/chargemon to /system/bin/chargemon.stock

2. Put the following files in /system/bin:
- recovery.tar
- charger
- chargemon
- ric

3. Add these lines to updater-script to set permissions:


set_perm(0, 2000, 0644, "/system/bin/recovery.tar");
set_perm(0, 2000, 0755, "/system/bin/ric");
set_perm(0, 2000, 0755, "/system/bin/charger");
set_perm(0, 2000, 0755, "/system/bin/chargemon");

V. Download

Download CWM for locked bootloader v1 at: