[Q] how to install CWM on the HongKong x29i (LT29i) phone
I've had my first Android phone 10 months ago. Now I have broken apps (Google Play and Google+) and I want to try alternate firmwares but most importantly I first want to have a safe backup, as I cannot afford bricking it.
About the phone:
I have a x29i (LT29i) that I got shipped from Hong Kong in January 2013 (dx.com/s/168057)
I understand this is an unbranded/generic Sony Xperia XT / LT29i
I have succesfully rooted the phone using 'Root_with_Restore_by_Bin4ry_v31'
I can also connect to the phone using 'Xperia flashing tool Version 0.9.11.0" (Bin4ry Androxyde).
I did NOT manage to install CWM, it appears not to be supported.
Also, instructions I found refer to the Sony Companion software, which I tried but did not have success with. I don't know if/how this phone differs from the real Sony phones.
I don't know if my bootloader is unlocked. Probably not, I did not unlock it myself.
Hardware: MT6577 rev:65fb8a00
Model number: LT29i
Android version: 4.1.1 (however the 'easter egg' in "About phone" pops-up with 'Android 4.0: Ice Cream Sandwich'!)
Baseband evrsion: MAUI.11AMD.W12.22.SP.V5.P1 .. 2012
Kernel Version: 3.0.13 yujiadong@chivin-desktop. .. SMP PREEMPT ... 2012
I've found lots of information/instructions for the real Sony phones but I'm not sure if it all applies to that unbranded phone... and if I can safely use these files and instructions I find here and there...
If someone knows and is kind enough to tell me I'll appreciate.
Does anyone know of instructions I could follow to backup/restore this particular phone?
I guess the question boils down to: 'how to install CWM on the HongKong x29i (LT29i) phone' ?
Your help will be greatly appreciated.