Philz Custom Recovery is now available for the Sony Xperia E1. To install it on your android phone, you will require unlocked bootloader. You will also need to have particular kernel of your phone model. For instance, Xperia E1 D2005 20.1.A.0.47, Xperia E1 D2105 20.1.B.2.15 and Xperia E1 Dual TV D2114 20.1.B.0.65 have different kernels.
Steps on how to download and install Sony Xperia E1 Philz Custom Recovery
1. Download the kernels and extract zip to somewhere on your computer. Place img in the directory of fastboot.exe
2. Connect your phone in fastboot mode press vol + button while connecting to USB
3. Flash via fastboot. Then to enter into recovery press vol+ button once when green led appears.
Kernel links – courtesy of XDA:
CWM links – courtesy of XDA: