Redmi 1S

How to Install Custom Recovery on Xiaomi Redmi 1S – Tutorial

Xiaomi Redmi 1S smartphone was first announced inChina in May 2014. It features a 4.7-inch 720×1280 pixel IPS-LCD display with AGC Dragontrail glass protection and a pixel density of roughly 312ppi. It runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with MIUI v5 skinned on top.

Xiaomi Redmi 1S (7)

Xiaomi’s Redmi 1S is powered by a 1.6GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 SoC (MSM8228), coupled with Adreno 305 GPU and 1GB of RAM. It has 8GB of built-in storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). The Redmi 1S also features an 8-megapixel rear autofocus camera with flash, alongside a 1.6-megapixel front-facing camera.

The Redmi 1S comes with 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with Direct and hotspot functionality, Micro-USB, Bluetooth 4.0, FM radio, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB OTG connectivity options. It is powered by a 2000mAh battery, weighs 158 grams, and has dimensions of 137x69x9.9mm.

Following is the detailed guide to Install ClockworkMod (CWM) Recovery on Xiaomi Redmi 1s.


  1. Download the CWM recovery for Redmi 1s smartphone.
  2. Create a backup of all the data present in your device.
  3. Your smartphone should be ROOTED to install CWM Recovery.If you’ve not yet rooted your Xiaomi Redmi 1s device before, follow the Steps to root the Xiaomi Redmi 1s Smartphone.

Steps to Install ClockworkMod (CWM) Recovery

  • Rename the recovery file which you downloaded earlier as
  • Now, copy that file in the internal memory of Redmi 1s device.
  • Open the updater app on your smartphone.
  • Press menu button and then click on “Select update package”
  • Now select the file.
  • Reboot the device.
  • Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues while installing.

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