How to Root & Install CWM Recovery for Lava Iris X5


Lava Iris X5 is a low budget 5 inch smartphone announced in September 2014 with 1.2 GHz quad core processor, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage, 8 MP HD rear camera, 5 MP front camera (both camera having flash). This device is also known as Selfie Android Smartphone. So here is how to root & install CWM recovery for Lava Iris X5.

You can root Lava Iris X5 easily with Vroot, Towelroot or Kingo Root.

Updated : 19/10/2015

After rooting your device follow the procedure given below to flash CWM Recovery on your Lava Iris X5:

  1. Install Flashify on your device from Google Play Store.
  2. Download CWM Recovery Image.
  3. Copy recovery image on your device storage.(Don’t place it in any folder)
  4. Launch Flashify app on your phone from app drawer.
  5. Select Recovery Image -> Choose a file.
  6. Choose desired file manage if asked and select the downloaded recovery image.
  7.  Click Yup!
  8. Within few seconds CWM recovery will be flashed on your device.

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  1. Sir when I am trying to root my Lava X5 with Vroot its not getting rooted because I am unable to open phone recovery mode. Is there any option to root my device or to open recovery mode. I tried –volume + power button.

  2. Kya koi root software work karta He. Saare use krke dekh liye par koi aisa nahi mila go root kar sake. No one.

  3. Thanks For this tutorial
    i successfully rooted my phone with kingo
    but when i use flashfy app to install cwm
    error occur
    says cant flash this file
    i granted super permission and also put file into root of sdcard

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