Root Honor 8 pro

How To Root Honor 8 pro And Install TWRP Recovery Safely

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Once again we are with another root guide to root Honor 8 pro Smartphone. Here in this post we are going to discuss about how to Root Honor 8 pro and how to install TWRP recovery on Honor 8 pro Smartphone safely? In order to root Honor 8 pro mobile you have to unlock bootloader of Honor 8 pro and then you can change system file of your device. After unlock bootloader of Honor 8 pro, you can install twrp recovery to root Honor 8 pro without any issue. So make sure bootloader is unlocked on your device and then go for the next step.

Huawei Honor 8 pro was launched in April 2017. If we talk about its performance then we can see it comes with Octa-Core 1.8 GHz cortex CPU and HiSilicon Kirin 960 chipset to boost its performance and speed. In other hand Honor 8 pro have wonderful features like 4/6 RAM and 64 Gb internal storage and fingerprint sensor etc. But if you are an advance android user then no one can’t set limitation for you. So rooting is another option for you and after root you can modify or customize your device in your own way. Today we will show you an easy method to root Honor 8 pro phone.

Rooting is advance level task for advance android users. Just root your Honor 8 pro safely and then you can install custom ROM, kernel on your device, can remove preinstalled apps or third party apps, can take full ROMs backup and also can change IMEI number of your device for different android tweaks.


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How To Root Honor 8 pro & Install TWRP Recovery

In order to root Honor 8 pro you have to follow three major steps one by one.

[a] Unlock bootloader of Honor 8 pro.

[b] Install TWRP Recovery On Honor 8 pro.

[C] Flash SuperSu file to Root Honor 8 pro.

[a] Unlock bootloader of Honor 8 pro

Bootloader should be unlock on your Honor 8 pro. Most of the device comes with locked bootloader. If bootloader is locked on your device then you can’t modify or change system files of your device. So make sure bootloader is unlocked on Huawei Honor 8 pro. Go through the below link and unlock bootloader on Honor 8 pro.

How to unlock bootloader on Honor 8 pro?

[B] How To Install TWRP Recovery On Honor 8 pro

After unlocking bootloader of you device, now you have to install TWRP recovery on Honor 8 pro Smartphone. So follow the below instructions and flash twrp recovery on Honor 8 pro.

Step01 Enable USB Debugging & OEM Unlock

  • Go to phone Setting>> About phone>> Tap 7 times on Build Number and you will see a message “You’re now a developer”.
  • Go to phone setting >> Developer option>> enable usb debugging & OEM unlock

how to enable USB debugging & OEM unlock?

Step02 Install & Setup Minimal ADB tool On PC.

At first download and install minimal adb and fastboot tool on pc.

[ adb folder location – My computer >> C Drive >> adb folder]

Step03 Download Files To Root Honor 8 pro




Step 4

Steps to Install TWRP Recovery on Honor 8 pro

  • Make sure bootloader unlocked on your device.
  • Make sure USB debugging is already enabled on your device.
  • Make sure USB drivers are installed on your pc.[if required]
  • Copy the downloaded twrp recovery and paste it into the adb folder and rename it as recovery.img

  • Go to minimal adb folder and then press & hold Shift key + Right mouse key and select “open command window here” as shown in screenshot.

[ adb folder location – My computer >> C Drive >> adb folder]

oneplus 5 twrp recovery install

  • Now a new command window will appear in front of you.
  • Now connect your device with pc via USB cable.
  • Now type the below command and hit enter.

adb reboot bootloader

[Command will boot your device into bootloader mode automatically]

Or

If command is not working for you then boot device into bootloader mode or fastboot mode manually.

[Power off your device and then press & Hold Volume Down + Power key together at the same time, now select Reboot to bootloader option]

Honor 8 pro fastboot mode

  • Now again type the below command and hit enter.
[Command will show all fastboot attached devices with pc]

fastboot devices

  • Now type the below command and hit enter. [Make sure TWRP recovery is already placed into adb folder]

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

[Command will flash TWRP recovery file on device]

  • Now again type the below command and hit enter.

fastboot boot recovery.img

[Command will boot your device into recovery mode (twrp recovery)]

All Done!! You have successfully installed TWRP recovery on Honor 8 pro Smartphone.

[C] Flash SuperSu File To Root Honor 8 pro

Ok after installation of twrp recovery on your Honor 8 pro, now you are ready to flash supersu file via TWRP recovery and after that you will get full root access on Honor 8 pro without any issue.

  • Now boot your device into twrp recovery if it’s not.
[Press & hold Volume up + Volume Down + Power Key together at the same time]
  • click on “Wipe” option and “Format data” to clean all phone data.

twrp format data

  • Again go to main recovery Menu and copy the downloaded supersu file and paste it into the internal storage of your device without any folder.
  • Click on “Install” option and browse the supersu file which you placed on your phone storage and swipe to confirm flash.

twrp flash supersu

  • Here it may take few minutes to complete the flashing process.
  • All Done!!! You have successfully rooted your Honor 8 pro.

Important 

  • If Honor 8 pro is not rooted but bootloader is unlocked then you can update it without any issue.
  • But don’t update your Honor 8 pro after root.
  • Flash Stock ROM on Honor 8 pro to unroot it again and then you can update it for latest version.

Check Root Access On Honor 8 pro Mobile

If you followed all the above steps carefully then there should be a Supersu application in your rooted Honor 8 pro Smartphone. If you are able to find supersu file on your device that means your device is fully rooted and getting root access on Honor 8 pro without effort.

Otherwise download and install “root Checker app’ on your rooted Honor 8 pro and launch it. If it’s showing green successful message on the screen that means you have a rooted Honor 8 pro mobile in your hand.

Root Honor 8 pro

This is all about how to root Honor 8 pro with pc? In order to root Honor 8 pro you have to install twrp recovery first and then flash supersu file to root Honor 8 pro Smartphone. If you are trying to root Honor 8 pro without pc then don’t waste your time. You can’t root Honor 8 pro without computer Or Pc in anyhow condition.

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