How to Install ClockworkMod Recovery on the Acer Iconia A500

There are thousands of custom ROMs available for various Android Devices and the most preferred way to install them is to utilize the ClockworkMod Recovery. The CWM Recovery is available for almost all the devices out there and it includes the tablets, too. In the following procedure, we are going to show you how you can install ClockworkMod Recovery on the Acer Iconia A500 tablet.

I. Before You Begin:

1. You must have rooted your tablet before doing this procedure. Please head to our How to Root Acer Iconia A500 procedure first, finish it, then return to this procedure and continue.

II. Downloading Required Files:

1. Acer Recovery Installer (Google Play Link)

III. Installing ClockworkMod Recovery on the Acer Iconia A500:

1. Download the Acer Recovery Installer App on your tablet using the link given above.

2. Install the app on your tablet, just follow the usual installation steps and it will be installed.

3. Launch the app from your App Drawer by tapping its icon.

4. From the Main Interface of the app, tap the Install Recovery Image button.

Acer Recovery Installer

[ Hit Install Recovery Image button ]

5. Follow the instructions displayed on your screen.

6. After going through all the steps displayed on your screen, you will have the CWM Recovery installed on your tablet.

Cheers ! Your tablet is now loaded with the CWM Recovery to bring those stylish custom ROMs to your 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 Acer Iconia A500 to learn how to do that.

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

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

This is part of our Android How To’s. We have how to’s on rooting, loading ROMs, and tons of other tips and tricks for your specific device or for Android devices in general! For all of our Android How To’s, head here.

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