Root Huawei Honor 7X and Install TWRP Recovery

Root Huawei Honor 7X. Huawei Honor 7X  is a 5.93-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2160 pixels, powered by 1.7GHz octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor and 4GB of RAM.

Rooting enables you to install apps which require root access, however rooting voids warranty of your device. To regain warranty you will have to install official firmware.

The guide mentioned below is only for Huawei Honor 7X International version L21 and cannot be tried on 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.

Root Huawei Honor 7X International version 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.

Download TWRP Recovery for Huawei Honor 7X from here.

Download SuperSU from here

Rename the Huawei Honor 7X Recovery.img to “recovery.img” and place the file in the ADB folder and SuperSU in External SD Card.

Connect your device to the PC via USB cable.

Reboot again into Bootloader and Plug in the Phone into the PC.

Right-click on ADB folder while holding down the Shift Key and select ‘Open command window here’.

fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

and hit enter. This will flash the recovery on your device.

Type fastboot reboot to reboot your device.

When in TWRP, flash SuperSU by selecting it from the “Install” menu.

Reboot device.

You have rooted Huawei Honor 7X and installed TWRP Recovery successfully.

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