How to install TWRP recovery and root HTC One X9

A simple, safe and easy tutorial to install TWRP recovery and root HTC One X9 with image guide. After root you can install custom Rom and Apps.

Hi, This is a tutorial to install TWRP recovery and root HTC One X9. In this guide you will find all steps with image, therefore it is safe and easy method of install TWRP recovery and root HTC One X9.

HTC One X9 has Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10 Octa-core 2.2 GHz processor along with 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM. This phone has 5.5 inches capacitive touch screen size with 1080 x 1920 pixels. HTC One X9 has 13 mega pixels rear camera with LED flash and 5MP front camera in HTC One X9.

HTC One X9 is great phone and you must be root HTC One X9, 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 HTC One X9

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Download tool for install TWRP recovery and root HTC One X9

HTC One X9 ADB Driver Download
HTC One X9 TWRP Recovery Download
HTC One X9 SuperSU Zip Download
HTC One X9 Fast-boot tool Download

Steps to install TWRP recovery and root HTC One X9:

Step 1: Download and install HTC One X9 ADB driver on your PC and enable Developer option and USB debugging mode on your HTC One X9 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 HTC One X9

Step 2: Now connect HTC One X9 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 HTC One X9 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 HTC One X9 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 HTC One X9 by Fastboot

Step 3: If your HTC One X9 connected, then type fastboot flash recovery recovery.img command in the command window and press enter key to flash TWRP recovery on HTC One X9.

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.

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How to unroot HTC One X9:

It is must for you to know, how to unroot HTC One X9 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 HTC One X9

I hope you like this install TWRP recovery and root HTC One X9 guide from which you will be able to easily install TWRP recovery and root HTC One X9 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.


  1. Hello, my device won’t flash recovery as “Stop flashing due to S-ON” error appeared.thanks n help

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