How to Root Huawei Honor 5X and install TWRP Recovery

Root Huawei Honor 5X and install TWRP Recovery.

Rooting enables you to install apps which require root access. It voids warranty of your device.

The guide mentioned below is only for Huawei Honor 5X and is not compatible with any other device. To know the model number of your device go to Settings >> About Phone.

We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure.

How to Root Huawei Honor 5X and install TWRP Recovery

Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.

Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.

Enable “USB debugging” on your device by going to Settings >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.

Bootloader should be unlocked.

Make sure that you have installed ADB and Fastboot drivers on your computer.

Download SuperSU on your computer and transfer the SuperSU to the internal storage of your device.

Download TWRP Recovery image on your computer from here  (twrp-3.0.0-0-kiwi.img ). Rename the image to twrp.img.

Move both the files (SuperSU and TWRP Recovery image) in a folder.

Open the folder where you have copied both files that and right click on the folder to “Open command window here” option.

Open a command prompt and type:

adb reboot bootloader

 To flash TWRP recovery, type in the command:

fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

Once done, disconnect your from the PC and reboot the phone into recovery mode.

fastboot reboot

Once done, disconnect your from the PC and reboot the phone into recovery mode.

Go to Wipe & select format data to wipe data on your device.

Switch off your device and boot it into the TWRP recovery mode by pressing the Volume Down, Home and Power buttons simultaneously for few seconds.

Once your device boots into the TWRP recovery mode, flash the SuperSU package by navigating to “Install” and Select SuperSU Zip to Install.


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