How to root Huawei Honor 5C and install TWRP recovery

A easy tutorial to root Huawei Honor 5C and install TWRP recovery with image guide. After root you can install custom Rom, App and Setting.

Hi, This is a tutorial to root Huawei Honor 5C and install TWRP recovery. In this guide you will find all steps with image, therefore it is safe and easy method of root Honor 5C and install TWRP recovery. Huawei Honor 5C has Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 + quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 processor along with 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM. This phone has 5.2 inches IPS LCD capacitive touch screen size with 1080 x 1920 pixels. 

Huawei Honor 5C is great phone and you must be root Huawei Honor 5C, because root allows for you to use a maximum of your phone without any restrictions. After root you will install custom Rom, apps, and setting in your phone. But before root you must read Root Advantage and Disadvantage by this post. Then after follow these steps to root your phone.

Preparation of flash or update:

1. First you should take a backup of your phone.
2. Your phone battery should be charge minimum 80%.
3. Make sure proper power backup of your PC.
4. Unlock bootloader of Huawei Honor 5C

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Download tool for root Huawei Honor 5C and install TWRP recovery

Huawei Honor 5C ADB Driver Download
Huawei Honor 5C TWRP Recovery Download
Huawei Honor 5C SuperSU Zip Download
Huawei Honor 5C Fast-boot tool Download

Steps to root Huawei Honor 5C and install TWRP recovery:

Step 1: Download and install Huawei Honor 5C ADB driver on your PC and enable USB debugging mode on your Huawei Honor 5C Smartphone by this guide . Download  and copy SuperSU Zip file in the phone SD card. Now download and extract TWRP Recovery and Fast-boot tool and move TWRP Recovery (recovery.img) file in the Fast-boot tool folder. Then press and hold shift key in the keyboard and right click on extracted Fast boot tool folder and select “Open command window here”. See in this image.Run fastboot command window for Huawei Honor 5C

Step 2: Now connect your Huawei Honor 5C Smartphone with PC via USB cable and type adb reboot bootloader to boot your phone in the bootloader or fastboot mode. Now your phone in the bootloader or fastboot mode, here you type fastboot devices in the command window then press enter key.

Note: This command show connected device in the command window and you can see your Smartphone serial number.  If command window is not show your device serial number, then install USB driver correctly or change your USB port of the PC.

Flash TWRP recovery on Huawei Honor 5C by Fastboot

Step 3: If your Huawei Honor 5C connected, then type fastboot flash recovery recovery.img command in the command window and press enter key to flash TWRP recovery on Huawei Honor 5C.

Step 4: Now type fastboot boot recovery.img to boot in recovery mode. Then tap on install tab or button and select “”file from your save location on your phone SD card and install this file. Now reboot your phone. If you want to check your Mobile rooted or not try this app Root checker.

Root process

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How to unroot Huawei Honor 5C:

It is must for you to know, how to unroot Huawei Honor 5C Smartphone. When you feel that you don’t want rooted phone, then you can easily unroot your phone by un-install root app. Here is simple steps to unroot your device. You can also see unroot process in this image.

Step: First of all open Su App from your app menu and tap on Setting. Now scroll and find “Full Unroot” option and tap on it. that’s all.

Unroot Huawei Honor 5C

I hope you like this root Honor 5C and install TWRP recovery guide from which you will be able to easily root Huawei Honor 5C and install TWRP without any extra efforts. If feel any problem in this guide then please use comment box. Thanks to all.

Note: I am not responsible if you make Mistakes and Bricked Devices.

One Comment

  1. Hi, I have a 5c (L51 model) running android nougat, I have flashed twrp several times but honors “erecovery” boots instead of twrp.
    In your post i see that you use “fastboot boot recovery.img” this might be the solution i am looking for.
    Can anyone confirm?

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