If you are done rooting your MyPhone Agua Rio, next top will be flashing TWRP or ClockworkMod (CWM) Recovery for your smartphone. Rooting is not that enough for you to enjoy custom mods and ROMs as most of them can be applied through flashing from a custom recovery. If you have read and understood what is a custom recovery, you will surely be wanting to port it into your MyPhone Agua Rio.
This article will be presenting you a guide how to install TWRP or CWM Recovery to your Rio. What you will need to do is carefully read the steps for this to be successful.
Disclaimer: Flash at your own risk.
TWRP / CWM Recovery for MyPhone Agua Rio
- Superuser rights (Root Access).
- Updated Busybox installed (download Busybox Installer and install it to your phone. Open the app and install the Busybox binaries on /system/xbin/)
2 From your device, find Recovery Installer.apk in your SD-card and install it normally. (If you can't install it, go to Settings - Security - and check Unknown Sources. Now install it again.)
3 Launch m|p RIO Recovery Installer app from your app drawer.
4 Select the recovery you wanted to install. (TWRP and CWMR are custom recoveries. Stock Recovery is the default recovery installed by MyPhone.)
5 Confirm the Installation. (Wait for the process to be done.)
6 Finally, reboot your phone to recovery. (Turn off your phone then press and hold Volume up + Volume down + Power button all at once then further choose volume up for Recovery)
7 Enjoy flashing!
Recommended Method using Computer
Refer to this main thread for flashing Clockwork Recovery for your MyPhone Agua RIO any version.
Alternative Method (Without using Computer)
1 Download and Install Mobile Uncle from Play Store
2 Also, download this already created CWM recovery image for S5500 or S5501 v1.06, if its not your model, you have to find a way to get an image otherwise do the first method using Recovery Installer. Place it anywhere on your SD-card
3 Open Mobile Uncle Tools from your app drawer and click Recovery update.
4 Look for the recovery.img that you have downloaded on step 2 and select it.
5 When prompted to flash the recovery, select OK. Wait a little while.
6 If the process goes well, go to Into Recovery Mode and select Reboot into recovery mode, press OK.
7 Your MyPhone Agua Rio will now boot into ClockworkMod Recovery mode.
If you can't boot to your custom recovery after trying the methods above, you have to follow this method from the link below in order to fix and reflash CWM recovery for your RIO.
Flash CWM Recovery to any MediaTek Device (like MyPhone Agua RIO)
This works on any version of RIO, I hope you can solve your problems now.
Recovery Update: Flash through Mobile Uncle Tools or Rashr Flash Tool
Rio Jelly Bean:
Big thanks to Edmhar Laoag also Mr. Abdul Tarim for his mod: