Wednesday, April 05, 2017

How to root Tecno W5

How to root tecno w5
Tutorial: Rooting Tecno W5
Tecno W5 is an Android phone running Android 6 Marshmallow. It is powered by MT6737M chipset.
It's not easy to root Tecno W5 with android apps like Kingroot, iroot or framaroot.  
Follow the steps/guides below to root your Tecno W5.

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Steps to root Tecno W5

  • Download TWRP for Tecno W5.
  • Setup ADB and Fastboot on the PC using this guide
  • Unzip the TWRP recovery for Tecno W5
  • Copy the TWRP recovery.img into the same folder as the fastboot.exe and adb.exe
  • Unlock Tecno W5 Bootloader here
  • Copy you downloaded above to both the phone's internal memory and SD card without extracting it
  • Connect Tecno W5 to the PC via USB cord make sure it's switched On.
  • Boot it into Fastboot (as instructed in the Bootloader unlock guide)
  • When the phone enters Fastboot, flash the TWRP recovery image to the phone by typing the command(in red) below and then press Enter.
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  • Once you've successfully flashed recovery in fastboot, hold the Volume up + Power button at the same time and don't release till the phone reboots into recovery.
  • In TWRP, if you get a prompt asking you to swipe to allow modification of the System partition, tap on KEEP READ ONLY.
  • If TWRP offers to root your phone, select No.
  • In TWRP recovery, tap Install
  • Navigate to the location of the on your SD card or internal memory and select it.
  • Swipe to confirm flashing of and wait till flashing is complete
  • Reboot the phone normally.
  • Your Tecno W5 should be rooted.
  • Confirm Root by installing and running root Checker, download on play Store.
If you have any questions, use the comments form below.
Source: Team Hovatek




  1. Hie, i have tried the above steps but it failed, is there any other better way of rooting tecno w5? please help me

    1. This is the only way I have tried and it worked for me. Just follow the instructions.


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