How to Flash a Custom Recovery on the Huawei Ideos U8150

After rooting your Huawei Ideos U8150, you should try out some custom ROMs on it. Well, to do so, you’ll need a custom recovery on it. The popular ClockworkMod Recovery is available for this smartphone and installing it doesn’t take more than a minute. All you need is a decent Internet connection and follow our guide.

I. Before You Begin:

1. You must have rooted your device before doing this procedure. You can check out our guide on how to root the Huawei Ideos U8150.

2. This will install the latest version of ClockworkMod Recovery on your device.

II. Downloading Required Files:

1. ROM Manager (Google Play Link)

III. Installing ClockworkMod Recovery on the Huawei Ideos U8150:

1. Download and install the ROM Manager app on your device using the link provided above.

2. Open Menu on your device and tap on the ROM Manager App icon. The app should launch.

3. Tap on the Flash ClockworkMod Recovery option in the app.

Flash ClockworkMod Recovery

[ Tap Flash ClockworkMod Recovery ]

4. You will see a list of devices for which the CWM Recovery is available. Just choose your device and go ahead.

5. The installation process should begin and you have to wait till it finishes.

6. After the recovery is installed, choose the Reboot into Recovery option. It will reboot your device into the CWM Recovery mode. It confirms that the Recovery is successfully installed.

Reboot into Recovery

[ Tap Reboot into Recovery ]

Now you’ve both Root access and a custom recovery on your device, go ahead and try out the custom ROMs made for this device.

IV. Flash a Custom ROM (Optional):

1. If you are ready to flash custom ROMs on your device, head to the How To Flash a Custom ROM on the Huawei Ideos U8150 to learn how to do that.

If this procedure helped you please thank/donate to the original developers here and here.

If you need help with this procedure, please ask in the comments below or in the forum.

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  • J

    The huawei U8150 is not listed in the “flashclockworkmod recovery” section!! So now what??

    • Nils Mueller

      your right

    • HackerW32

      install an older version. worked for me.

      • Mark

        and how do you do that?