Tuesday, June 27, 2017

How to Root Tecno Camon CX and Install Twrp recovery

Grant root access to Tecno Camon CX and install twrp recovery

The Tecno Camon CX is one of the latest Android phone from Tecno running Android 7 Nougat. If you want to root the Tecno Camon CX, then you've come to the right place.

Benefits Of Rooting Tecno Camon CX

Here are some advantages of granting root access to the Tecno Camon CX

  1. You will be able to install custom ROMs
  2. You can easily remove Bloatwares
  3. You will be able to block ads in any App.
  4. You can make a complete backup of your phone
  5. You will be able to use apps that require root access.

Warning: Rooting your Tecno Camon CX would void the warranty. Sometimes, if you do not follow the steps carefully you might also brick your device and if that happens we are not liable. Please proceed with caution. Remember to backup important files and data because unlocking the Bootloader will erase your files.

Steps to Root Tecno Camon CX

There are three main steps for rooting the Tecno Camon CX
  1. Unlocking Tecno Camon CX
  2. Flashing recovery image (e.g TWRP or Philz recovery).
  3. Flashing the SuperSU.zip.

Follow the Steps below to Root your Tecno Camon CX

You will have to download the files given in the links below

Let's proceed with the steps to root the Tecno Camon CX
  • Enable USB Debugging on the Tecno Camon CX. See tutorial here.
  • Setup ADB and Fastboot on your laptop or pc. Click here.
  • Unzip and copy the TWRP or Philz recovery.img into the same folder as the fastboot.exe and adb.exe
  • Unlock the Tecno Camon CX Bootloader using this guide.
  • Copy the SuperSU.zip file to both the phone’s internal and external memory
  • Check and make sure that OEM unlocking and USB Debugging is enabled
  • Connect the phone to the PC via USB cord while switched On and boot it into Fastboot
  • When in Fastboot, load the TWRP or Philz recovery to the phone by typing the command below then pressing Enter.
    • fastboot boot recovery.img
  • The phone should automatically boot into Philz recovery or TWRP recovery mode.(this depends on the one you flashed)
  • While in recovery, use the Volume buttons to navigate and Power button to select.
  • Select Install Zip
  • Navigate to the location of the SuperSU2.78.zip on the SD Card and select it.
  • Wait till flashing is complete.
  • If you are prompted to fix root, select No.
  • Reboot the phone.
  • Confirm Root by installing and running Root Checker

If you encounter any problem while following this tutorial, do let me know using the comments section below.

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Thanks to Team Hovatek for the rooting guide. 




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