How to install TWRP recovery and root Huawei Honor 8

A easy step by step guide to install TWRP recovery and root Huawei Honor 8 tutorial. After root you can install custom Rom, App and Setting.

Hi, This is a tutorial to install TWRP recovery and root Huawei Honor 8. In this guide you will find all steps with image, therefore it is safe and easy method of install TWRP and root Huawei Honor 8.

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Huawei Honor 8 has HiSilicon Kirin 950 Octa-core 1.7 GHz processor along with 4GB RAM and 32/64GB ROM. This phone has 5.2 inches LTPS capacitive touch screen size with 10800 x 1920 pixels. Huawei Honor 8 has 12 mega pixels rear camera with LED flash and 8MP front camera in Huawei Honor 8.

Huawei Honor 8 is great phone and you must be root Huawei Honor 8, 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 8

Must Read: How to boot Android phone into safe mode

Download tool for install TWRP and root Huawei Honor 8

Huawei Honor 8 USB Driver Download
Huawei Honor 8 TWRP Recovery Download
Huawei Honor 8 SuperSU Zip Download
Huawei Honor 8 Fast-boot tool Download

Steps to install TWRP and root Huawei Honor 8:

Step 1: Download and install Huawei Honor 8 ADB driver on your PC and enable Developer option and USB debugging mode on your Huawei Honor 8 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 in the extracted Fast boot tool folder and select “Open command window here”. See in this image.

Run fastboot command window for Huawei Honor 8

Step 2: Now connect Huawei Honor 8 with PC via USB cable and type adb reboot bootloader to boot your phone in the bootloader or fastboot mode. if this CMD command is not work for reboot bootloader or fastboot mode, then switch off your Huawei Honor 8 and press volume down and power button. You will get a vibration and your device will boot in recovery mode, then you select Reboot to Bootloader.

Manually reboot bootloader or fastboot mode

Note: Now your Huawei Honor 8 in the bootloader or fastboot mode, So you type fastboot devices in the command window then press enter key. 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 8 by Fastboot

Step 3: If your Huawei Honor 8 connected, then type fastboot flash recovery recovery.img command in the command window and press enter key to flash TWRP recovery on Huawei Honor 8.

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.

Root process

Now reboot your phone. If you want to check your Mobile rooted or not try this app Root checker.

Must Read: How to add recycle bin feature on Android phone

How to unroot Huawei Honor 8:

It is must for you to know, how to unroot Huawei Honor 8 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 8

I hope you like this install TWRP and root Huawei Honor 8 guide from which you will be able to easily install TWRP recovery and root Huawei Honor 8 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.

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