Root Honor 9 Without Risk And Install TWRP Recovery Safely

Once again we are with another root guide to root Honor 9 EMUI 5.1 Smartphone. Here in this post we are going to discuss about how to root Honor 9 and how to install TWRP recovery on Honor 9 Smartphone safely? In order to root Honor 9 mobile, first of all you have to unlock bootloader on Honor 9 and then you can change system file of your device. Bootloader must be unlock on Honor 9 to install twrp recovery to root Honor 9 Nougat 7.1 without any issue. So make sure bootloader is unlocked on your device and then go for the next step.

Huawei Honor 9 was launched in June 2017. If we talk about its performance then we can see it comes with Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) and HiSilicon Kirin 960 chipset to boost its performance and speed. In other hand Honor 9 have wonderful features like 4/6 RAM and 64 GB/ 128 GB internal storage and fingerprint sensor etc. But if you are an advance android user then no one can’t set limitations 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 9 phone.

Rooting is advance level task for advance android users. Just root your Honor 9 EMUI Nougat 7.1 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.

Rooting a Huawei Honor 9 Smartphone using Supersu root exploit is really very easy. Thus, you can change system files of your current ROM, if you want to modify or customize your prebuilt features. Therefore, keep reading the below full guide to learn more about Honor 9 rooting.

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How To Root Honor 9 & Install TWRP Recovery

In order to root Honor 9 EMUI 5.1 Nougat 7.1 you have to follow three major steps one by one.

[a] Unlock bootloader of Honor 9.

[b] Install TWRP Recovery On Honor 9.

[C] Flash SuperSu file to root Honor 9.

[a] Unlock bootloader of Honor 9

Bootloader should be unlock on your Honor 9 nougat 7.0 before you proceed to root process. Most of the device comes with locked bootloader from manufacturer. Because of it 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 9 7.0 mobile. For this go through the below link and unlock bootloader on Honor 9 Smartphone.

[B] How To Install TWRP Recovery On Honor 9

After unlocking bootloader of you device, now you have to install TWRP recovery on Honor9. So follow the below instructions and flash twrp recovery on Honor 9 Nougat 7.0 mobile.

Step01 Enable USB Debugging & OEM Unlock

enable usb debuggin and 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

Step02 Install & Setup Minimal ADB tool On PC.

install adb and fastboot

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 9

Step 4

Steps to Install TWRP Recovery on Honor 9

  • 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]

  • 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]


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.

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 9 Smartphone.

[C] Flash SuperSu File To Root Root Honor 9

Ok after installation of twrp recovery on your Root Honor 9 Nougat 7.0 mobile, now you are ready to flash supersu file via TWRP recovery and after that you will get full root access on Root Honor 9 without any issue.

  • First of all, download latest supersu root exploit for your Huawei Honor 9 from the above download link.
  • Now copy the downloaded supersu root file and paste it into the internal storage of your device without any folder.
  • Now boot your device into twrp recovery if it’s not.

  • From the recovery, Click on “Install” option and browse the supersu file which you placed on your phone storage and swipe to confirm.

twrp flash supersu

  • Here it may take few minutes to complete the flashing process.
  • When done, go back to main menu of recovery and click on Reboot.
  • All Done!!! You have successfully rooted your Honor 8 pro.

Bootloop Issue

If a boot loop is issued, go back to recovery and choose “Wipe data factory reset”, “wipe cache partition” and “wipe dalvik cache”

Check Root Access On Honor 9 Mobile

Root access is now ensured on your Huawei Honor 9. If you followed all the above steps carefully then there should be a Supersu application in your rooted Honor 9 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 9 without effort.

Otherwise download and install “root Checker app’ on your rooted Honor 9 and launch it. If it’s showing green successful message on the screen that means you have a rooted Honor 9 mobile in your hand.

This is all about how to root Honor 9 with pc? In order to root Honor 9 you have to install twrp recovery first and then flash supersu file to root Honor 9 nougat 7.0  Smartphone. If you are trying to root Honor 9 without pc then don’t waste your time. You can’t root Honor 9 without computer Or Pc in anyhow condition.

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Jagmohan Singh Negi

I am Jagmohan Singh Negi A Tech Enthusiastic Person. I always want to explore something new and experiment on Android Smartphones, here on i share solutions of Latest Android Bugs and Their Fixes, Latest Android launches, and How-to-Type Solutions for All Android Smartphones.

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