Wednesday, 22 February 2017

How to root Tecno W5 and Install TWRP Recovery

We all know how difficult Marshmallow OS can get, when it comes to rooting. Because the usual rooting apps like kingroot does not work on the OS. Tecno W5 is no different because is comes with the Android Marshmallow pre-installed.

Rooting Tecno W5 made easy with ported TWRP Recovery for Tecno W5, which happens to be the only way to root all latest Android smartphone (Presently).

Tecno W5 has Mediatek Chipset of MT6737 running on Android 6 (Marshmallow). It comes with 1GB and 16GB RAM and phone storage respectively. Battery capacity of 3000mAh. In the Camera department, it features 13MP Rear camera and 5MP Front facing. Check full specs of Tecno W5 Here

Having said that, Below is a comprehensive guide to follow to swiftly root your Tecno W5 device.

REQUIREMENTS
1. Your Device should have 50% Charge

2. You need To Unlock Your Device Bootloader

3. TWRP for Tecno W5 (Download HERE )

How To Root Tecno W5 and Install TWRP Recovery


» Extract and copy the downloaded Tecno W5 TWRP recovery to the ADB folder

» Copy the SuperSU .zip to the SD and Phone Storage of your phone

» Connect the device to your computer via USB while On and boot it into Fastboot (as instructed in the Bootloader unlock guide)

» In Fastboot Mode
Type this Command Code in ADB
Fastboot flash recovery .img

» Once the recovery is flashed successfully in Fastboot.

Must Read: How to Root tecno W3

» Now hold the Volume up + Power button Please don’t release till the phone reboots into recovery Mode.

» In the TWRP Mode, you will get a prompt asking you to swipe to allow modification of the System partition. You are to Tap KEEP READ ONLY

» The Twrp will offer to root your Tecno W5, select No.

» Click Install on the TWRP recovery
Navigate to your storage of your device and select the SuperSU 2.76.zip

» Confirm the installation by swiping then wait till it completes

» Reboot the phone normally to effect the setup

Read Also: Tecno W5 and W5 LITE Specs. available on Konga.

Now you can root your tecno w5 easily. If you experience issues while performing the steps above, let me know via comment section.
 ref hovatek team
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Meet David Ndubuisi, CEO at GyrationTech, tech blog where you learn for free, I spend my time surfing the net with the hope of finding new ways to make technology life easier for everyone. I also offer web design services.

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