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How to Root Honor 5C and Install TWRP Recovery [Official]

Checkout the list of steps on how to install TWRP Recovery and Root Honor 5C

Honor 5C is the latest mid-range Android Smartphone from Huawei Mobiles and in this tutorial we are going to Root the device. Official TWRP for Honor 5C is available for download with new material design and supports Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Once the TWRP Recovery is installed you can Root Honor 5C. So follow this guide to install TWRP Recovery and Root Honor 5C.

install TWRP Recovery and Root Honor 5C

Before we proceed follow the below instructions to prepare Honor 5C for the installation and Rooting process.

Early Preparations:

  1. This tutorial is only for Honor 5C. Don’t try it on other devices.
  2. Backup all the important data to avoid data loss.
  3. Make sure the device is left with at least 65% – 75% charge.
  4. Download and install Huawei USB Drivers on PC.
  5. Install ADB and Fastboot Drivers.
  6. Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlock on Honor 5C. How? Follow here.
  7. Unlock Bootloader on Honor 5C.

Disclaimer: Rooting Honor 5C will void the device warranty and we are not responsible for any damage to your device. Proceed with the below steps at your own risk.


TWRP for Honor 5C – Download

SuperSU for Honor 5C – Download

Also Read: Download and Install Stock Firmware on Honor 5C

How to install TWRP Recovery on Honor 5C:

Step 1: Download TWRP Recovery for Honor 5C and rename it to recovery.img and copy it inside the Fastboot folder.

Step 2: Let the Fastboot folder be 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 Honor 5C to PC and enter the below commands in CMD:

adb devices

This command lists the devices connected to PC with USB debugging enabled. It is used to confirm whether Honor 5C is connected to PC properly or not.

adb reboot bootloader

This command boots Honor 5C into Fastboot Mode.

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

This command flashes TWRP Recovery on Honor 5C.

Step 4: That’s it now you have successfully installed TWRP Recovery on Honor 5C.

Now it’s time to install SuperSU.zip package and Root Huawei Honor 5C.

How to Root Honor 5C:

Step 1: Download SuperSU for Honor 5C from downloads section.

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

Step 3: Boot Honor 5C into Recovery Mode.

  • Power off Honor 5C.
  • Press and hold the Volume Up and Power buttons together.

Step 4: Once the device boots into TWRP Recovery, follow the instructions listed here and install SuperSU on Honor 5C.

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

This how we can Root Honor 5C and Install TWRP Recovery. Have any questions, then comment below.

Written by Alpesh

Tech Lover, Gadget Freak and the founder of Gizmo Advices who loves to play with Custom ROM's, Kernel's etc.

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