How to Root Huawei Mate 8 and Install TWRP Recovery on It

The Huawei Mate 8 is the latest phone from Huawei, a Chinese company. This phone comes with powerful specs and impressive features. It has a 6inch screen that is protected by Gorilla Glass 4. It comes with a 16MP rear camera while the secondary camera is 8MP for selfie lovers.Root Huawei Mate 8 Install TWRP on It

Although, it’s enough a powerful phone, you can improve it by rooting it. For people who do not know once you have rooted your Huawei Mate 8 you can do many things such as remove in built apps, install apps that require root access, install custom ROMs and lot more.

How to Install TWRP on Huawei Mate 8

  • Download the TWRP Recovery file from above and save it on your PC or MAC.
Download TWRP Recovery for Huawei Mate 8
  • Connect your device with your computer via USB Cable.
  • Go to the folder where you have saved TWRP recovery, and open a command window. You can do that by pressing and holding the Shift key and clicking an a black space at the same time.
  • Now, in the command window which is also known as CMD, you need to enter the device into fastboot mode. Type: adb reboot bootloader.
  • Then, type fastboot devices.
  • Lastly, type the name of the TWRP recovery file and wait until the flashing process is done.

As you now have installed TWRP on Huawei Mate 8 you can root it.

How to Root Huawei Mate 8

  1. Download the root package from here and save on desktop.
  2. Make a connection between your Huawei Mate 8 and your PC using USB Cable.
  3. Copy, paste the root package on your phone.
  4. When ready, turn off your device.
  5. Boot it into recovery mode. This can be arrived by pressing and holding
  6. When you are in TWRP Revocery, from main menu tap on the install option. Find the Root package named BETA-SuperSU-v2.65.zip and install it. Swipe to the left to confirm the installation process.
  7. Once the file has been installed successfully, reboot the phone.

You now know how to Root Huawei Mate 8 and install TWRP Recovery on it. If you have any questions do not hesitate to use the comments field.

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