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Root Cherry Mobile Flare 4, Flare S4, Flare S4 Plus

[TUT] Root Cherry Mobile Flare 4, S4 and S4 Plus with CWMR

Root Cherry Mobile Flare 4 (S4, S4 Plus)

This guide will teach you how to root your Cherry Mobile Flare 4, S4 and S4 Plus with custom recovery (cwmr), so most of the Filipino User’s of Cherry Mobile Flare is looking on how to root their android device and flash or install custom recovery to flash any Custom ROM, but before you can do flashing or installing custom recovery and Custom ROM you need first to root your device.

This guide or tutorial is for advance user’s only if you don’t know what you are doing then don’t do this to avoid damage of your Cherry Mobile Flare 4, S4 or S4 Plus.

Rooting your android device will void you’re warranty or might damage your device so take it at your own risk, we will not be responsible for any cause that might happen to your device, this is tested for many user’s so if you follow correctly the steps then your good to go.

What is the benefit for rooting my android device?

So some users asking what is the benefit of rooting, so basically rooting is only intended for developer’s or advance user’s this is not recommended to a beginner, if you are eager to learn how to root your device make sure that you are sure enough that you do research before rooting your device, when you root your device you can customized your android OS like flashing custom ROM, flash tweaks, install android application that is root required.

What is the disadvantage of rooting my android?

The disadvantage of rooting your android device is that you are going to void your warranty, but there is a lot of way that will fix to back or un-root your device, like re-flashing stock ROM.

What is STOCK ROM?

This is the default or the original firmware that is installed on your device, in case you experience bugs or you want to fully back your original firmware then stock rom is the solution, take note that you will need to flash or download stock rom that is only compatible for your device do not try to download or flash any stock rom that is not intended for your android smartphone or else you will get a big problem (hard brick).

What is Custom ROM?

It is a customize firmware of your default firmware stock ROM, which may consist tweaks, add some design and functionalities like custom theme to other devices, customize messages and many more that is not available in stock ROM.

  • Make Sure that backup first all your data and application before rooting your device, there is a lot of free application in Google Play Store to backup your data click here for our guide to backup your files and  also make sure that your battery is in 35% or 50% to avoid soft brick or hard brick.

There is a universal way to root your android device (might root in other device as well) using KING ROOT app (you need to enable OEM Unlocking in Developer options).

I can’t see Developer Options?

If you don’t know how to enable it just simply navigate to your Settings>About device>Build number just tap the Build number multiple times until a popup shows “you are now a developer” and the Developer Options will be available on the top of About Device in your settings.

Rooting your Cherry Mobile Flare S4 using stock Recovery

you can root your Cherry mobile flare S4 using only your stock recovery click here.

Rooting you Cherry Mobile Flare 4 using PC or Laptop

So here is the way on how to root your CM flare 4 using your PC or Laptop, first you need to download the files.

Required Files;

Make sure that you download the compatible Clockworkmod recovery for your Cherry Mobile Flare 4, Flare S4 or Flare S4 Plus (ex. if your device is cherry mobile flare 4 then do not download clockworkmod recovery for cherry mobile Flare S4 or S4 Plus or else your device might damage) after you download all required files above we will now going to start rooting your Cherry Mobile Flare 4, so below are the steps;

  • First, I recommend you to backup your files, there are lot’s of ways and application in play store to backup your files here are also our guide that might help you click here.
  • Enable Developer options just simply go to your Settings>About device>Build number just tap the Build number multiple times until a popup shows you are now a developer and the Developer Options will be available on the top of About Device in your settings.
  • After you enable Developer Options next is Enable USB debugging and OEM unlocking just navigate to Settings>Developer options and enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking.
  • Turn OFF your Cherry Mobile Flare 4 and boot to Fastboot Mode just simply hold both power button + volume up(+) and choose fastboot mode  or boot into bootloader.
  • Extract Minimal ADB Fastboot Tool and place the Clockworkmod recovery to the extracted folder of Minimal ADB Fastboot and connect your Flare 4 android device using USB Cable to your PC or Laptop.
  • Open the folder of Minimal ADB Fastboot tool that you extracted earlier and find Run Me.bat (right click and run as administrator).
  • After running the Run Me.bat the color black terminal will be displayed and type this command fastboot oem unlock then hit ENTER on your keyboard.
  • after you input the command Power On your Cherry Mobile Flare 4 device and follow the instructions  choose volume up(+) to unlock/volume down(-) if you don’t want to continue unlocking)Then wait for minimal adb to successfully unlock your bootloader (it will erase all your files and restore device to factory state that is why we recommend you to backup your data so that you can restore it later) Now, remove your device from USB cable then turn it on (on screen it will show android erasing– after that it will boot up wait 5 to 10 minutes) skip set up wizard and then re-enable again the USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking (see check list number 2 above) then after that proceed to next step.

Flash Custom Recovery (clockworkmod recovery)

Now we are going to flash clockworkmod recovery (cwmr) just follow the steps below.

  • Turn OFF your Cherry Mobile Flare 4 and boot to Fastboot Mode just simply hold both power button + volume up(+) and choose fastboot mode.
  • Open the folder of Minimal ADB Fastboot tool that you extracted earlier and find Run Me.bat (right click and run as administrator).
  • After running the Run Me.bat the color black terminal will be displayed and type this command fastboot flash recovery recovery.img then hit ENTER on your keyboard.
  • After you input the command remove your device from your PC or Laptop and boot to recovery mode, again Turn OFF Your Device and press or hold both power on button + volume up(+) NOTE: Make sure that you already put your SuperSU.zip that you download earlier in your SD CARD if not just open Power On your device and place it first in your SD Card and boot again to recovery.
  • After you boot to recovery just choose install files to sdcard (use volume up or volume down to select your choice) and locate or find the SuperSU.zip then flash.

If you follow all the guide above, Congratulations! you are now successfully rooted to make sure or to check if your device is rooted just simply download or install Root Check from Google Play Store for free.

Root Checker Android Apps

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About Riza Mayumi Acas

I am a WordPress Expert and a blogger who inspire to write an informative blog post and tutorials about Android, from rooting, flashing, Android Apps Reviews up to Android Games Reviews.

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