Android Tips & Tricks

How To Install CWM Recovery On QMobile i12 – Exclusive

Yesterday we posted a guide to Root your Qmobile Noir i12 here and now today we are going to guide you to install cwm recovery on your i12. CWM recovery is a custom recovery usually used to flash the zip files or custom update files. It is a replacement of stock android recovery which can’t flash the custom zip packages. Its other useful features are nandroid backup, adb shell, ignore asserts and signature checks and others.



  • A QMobile i12
  • Rooted( if you haven’t rooted then follow this guide to root i12 here )
  • Mediatek usb vcom drivers – download
  • Mtk droid root tool – download


  1. Firstly Enable Usb debugging simply by going to Settings > Development > and Turn On USB Debugging there.
  2. Now extract the mediatek usb vcom drivers zip file on desktop and connect your phone to pc via usb cable.
  3. Now just install the drivers by opening ‘InstallDriver.exe’ file (not the ‘installdrv64.exe’ file, its for 64 bit system).
  4. After the installing drivers, now open the Mtk droid root tools and wait for it to recognize your phone.
  5. After it detects your phone, it will give you a option of ‘Root’ at bottom.(see belomtkdroid1
  6. Just select yes when it asks for, after that you will see the box at bottom left corner of Mtk droid tools turn into green.
  7. Now select ‘root, backup, recovery’ and click on backup button. Now wait for it to complete, it will take 30 mins or a hour. MTKD_Root
  8. During the backup process you will get a popup asking about to compress backup, just press yes.
  9. After the completion, select ‘ To use boot from phone’ and select yes on every popup it gives.second
  10. When it will complete the process, your phone will be automatically restart and will boot into cwm recovery.

Congrats you have successfully created and flashed CWM recovery on your qmobile i12.


  • Daniyal Sheikh for writing this guide.
  • Admin of MGeeky for providing this platform.
  • Shaeel Iqbal – Team Mgeeky
  • Saad for testing this method for us.

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By Daniyal Sheikh

I am an experienced android developer and technology lover who loves to write about any topic related to technology. In short em a technology freak!

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