Install CWM 6 Recovery and Root Xperia M Dual C2004, C2005

Sony Xperia M Dual C2004, C2005 has been updated to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware based on build number 15.5.A.1.5. So if you are running on this firmware and want to install CWM Recovery and Root Xperia M Dual C2004, C2005 then follow the procedure below.

Root Xperia M Dual

Pre Requisites:

  • Backup all of your data to a safe location.
  • Make sure USB Debugging is enabled on your device.
  • Make sure your device is on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean 15.5.A.1.5 firmware.
  • Setup ADB and Fastboot drivers in your PC from here.
  • Unlock Bootloader on your device from here.

Procedure to install CWM 6 Recovery on Xperia M Dual C2004, C2005:

1. Download the CWM 6 Recovery from here to your PC.

2. Rename it to boot.img.

3. Copy / Move the file to Fastboot folder.

4. Open the CMD in Fastboot folder. To do so, open the Fastboot folder and press and hold shift key and right click anywhere at the empty space inside the Fastboot folder. Now from the list select open command window here.

5. Power off Xperia M.

6. Press the Volume Up and connect it to PC. Now a blue LED blinks, notifying that your device is connected in Fastboot mode.

7. Now in CMD type: fastboot flash boot boot.img and press enter. It will flash the CWM recovery on your device.

8. Once done, type: fastboot reboot, this will reboot your device into normal mode.

9. Now while the device boots up, as soon as you see the Sony logo and the pink LED, press the Volume Up to enter into Recovery Mode.

How to Root Xperia M Dual C2004, C2005:

1. Download the SuperSU.zip file from here to your PC.

2. Transfer it to your device’s SD card. Make sure to copy at the root of SD card but not inside any folder.

3. Power off Xperia M.

4. Enter into Recovery Mode. To do so, press and power button, as soon as you see the Sony logo and pink LED, press the Volume Up button.

5. Once you are in Recovery Mode, select “Install zip from SD card” and choose the SuperSU.zip file which you have copied earlier, and install it.

6. Once done, ++++Go Back++++ and select “reboot system now”, this will boot your device into normal mode.

7. Once the device boots up look for SuperSU app in the app drawer and also confirm root permissions using Root Checker App.