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How to Install TWRP Recovery and Root Honor 8

In this tutorial checkout how to install TWRP Recovery and Root Honor 8 Smartphone

Are you looking for a guide on how to install TWRP Recovery and Root Huawei Honor 8, then you are at right place. TWRP for Honor 8 is now available and can be downloaded from this tutorial. Once the TWRP Recovery is installed on Honor 8, you can Root the device and enjoy the Root Privileges. TWRP comes with Material design so you can enjoy the new material design even in the Recovery Mode. So without any further ado, let’s proceed and Install TWRP Recovery and Root Honor 8.

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Install TWRP Recovery and Root Honor 8

First of all we have to follow some of the instructions to prepare Honor 8 for the installation process.

Early Preparations:

  1. This tutorial is only for Honor 8, don’t try it on other devices.
  2. Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlock options from Settings > Developer Options. Developer Options missing? Follow the guide here.
  3. Charge the device to at least 75%.
  4. Backup all the important data to safe place.
  5. Unlock Bootloader on Honor 8.
  6. Install Huawei USB Drivers on PC.
  7. Setup ADB and Fastboot drivers on your PC or Mac.

Disclaimer: Rooting Honor 8 will void the device warranty. Proceed with the below steps at your own risk. Gizmo Advices is not responsible for any damage to your device.

Also Read: Download and Install Stock Firmware on Honor 8


TWRP 3.0 Recovery for Honor 8 – Download

SuperSU v2.67 for Honor 8

How to install TWRP Recovery on Honor 8:

Step 1: Download the TWRP Recovery and rename it to recovery.img and paste it inside the Fastboot Folder.

Step 2: Make sure Fastboot folder is still open and press and hold the shift key and right click inside the folder at the empty space and choose Open command window here.

Step 3: Connect Huawei Honor 8 to PC and enter the below commands to install TWRP Recovery.

adb devices

This command lists the devices connected to PC with USB Debugging enabled. It is to confirm whether the device is connected to PC properly or not.

adb reboot bootloader

This command boots Honor 8 into Fastboot Mode or Bootloader Mode.

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

This command flashes TWRP Recovery on Honor 8.

Step 4: With this we are done with installing TWRP Recovery on Honor 8.

Now let’s proceed to Root Huawei Honor 8.

How to Root Honor 8:

Step 1: Download SuperSU.zip package from the above downloads section.

Step 2: Transfer the package to your device’s internal or external storage.

Step 3: Boot Honor 8 into Recovery Mode.

  • Power off Honor 8.
  • Press and hold Volume Down and Power buttons together.

Step 4: Follow the instructions listed here and install the SuperSU zip package on Honor 8.

Step 5: Reboot and check for Root Permissions using Root Checker App.

This is the complete guide on how to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Honor 8. Have any questions? Ask them in the comment section below.

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