Root And Install TWRP Custom Recovery on Huawei Honor 7X

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Huawei launched their latest smartphone Honor 7X in December 2017. The Honor 7X  is quite a piece of hardware and offers an edge-to-edge display at a very affordable price. Huawei Honor 7X comes with HiSilicon Kirin 659 Octa-core processor. The smartphone comes with 5.93-inch display which has a resolution of 1080X2160 along with 4GB of RAM and 32/64 GB of Internal Storage. The device bring Dual 16Mp cameras at the back end and an 8 Mp camera is provided at the front end for taking selfies.

So if you want to root and install TWRP recovery on your Honor 7X then you are at right place. TWRP recovery the best environment to use when thinking to customize and optimize its built-in Android system or applying further tweaks on your Honor 7X. Also, you can add features that we can’t find on the default Android platform, removing bloatware, flash custom MODs and kernels, make Nandroid backups for saving the stock Android system, update with custom ROMs (like Lineage OS, AOKP or Paranoid Android) and so on. You can root and install this latest TWRP recovery by following this simple and easy step by step guide.

TWRP Custom recovery image is developed and also offered by third party developers which is not an official operation but a process that cannot be associated with your OEM in any manner. After installing TWRP recovery then your device performance is power up, upgrade the battery life, customize the looks and much more. If you are interested to root and install TWRP custom recovery on your Huawei Honor 7X then go ahead and follow the given steps.

Huawei Honor 7X

Warning:

AndroidBlog will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Honor 7X during or after the installation of TWRP custom recovery. Please keep in mind that replacing the stock recovery with TWRP recovery isn’t an official process so that you will lose the warranty of your Honor 7X.

Pre-Requirements:

  • Take a proper backup of all your important data like your contacts, call logs, texts, images, videos and audio files on Honor 7X before starting the flashing process. It is recommended to keep everything safe and secured by syncing your files with your account.
  • A Windows-based PC will be required for this process to install the Honor 7X USB drivers and the Android SDK toolkit.
  • The bootloader of your phone should be unlocked, otherwise, you’ll not be able to flash the TWRP.
  • Enable USB Debugging option by navigating to Menu – Settings – Developer Options.
  • The battery level of your Honor 7X smartphone should be at least about 70% to avoid unexpected shutdowns during installation.

Required Files:

Steps To Install TWRP Recovery On Huawei Honor 7X

Step No 1: First of all transfer the SuperSU zip package to your Honor 7X plus that you have already downloaded from the above link.

Step No 2: Now rename Honor 7X TWRP Recovery file to recovery.img.

Step No 3: Move recovery.img to platform-tools folder in the Android SDK folder.

Step No 4: After moving the image to Android SDK folder, connect Honor 7X to your PC via USB cable.

Step No 5: Now launch a command prompt window from inside the platform-tools folder and type the following command:

adb reboot bootloader

Step No 6: After the bootloader screen appears on the screen of your Honor 7X, type this command:

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

Step No 7: When the recovery is flashed to the device, give the following command:

fastboot reboot

Step No 8: Just reboot your Honor 7X into recovery mode to flash SuperSU by giving this command:

adb reboot recovery

9: Simply tap on the Install option in TWRP, browse UPDATE-SuperSU-vx.xx.zip where you’ve transferred. Select it.
It will take some time, wait till it’s flashed after confirming the installation.

Step No 10: Now you’ll need to reboot your Honor 7X by navigating to Reboot > System option.

Congrats! You have successfully rooted Honor 7X is now rooted, and installed TWRP Recovery on it. To confirm that either your Honor 7X is properly rooted or not, download and install the Root Checker app from the Play Store.

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About the Author: Aamir Jamal

An Android Geek and audiophile who love to read and write reviews/tutorials about gadgets and new tech stuff. He has written 1007 guides and other posts.

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