How to Root Huawei Honor 5X using TWRP Recovery and SuperSU


Root Huawei Honor 5X

Rooting process one of the important process for smartphones, and the rooting process for those users that want to use our smartphone with the latest features and advance usage. So once you get root your smartphone then you will have many effort and many good customizations. And you will also able to install the third party apps, your battery life is increased and able to install the latest custom ROM and much more. Your smartphone performance is better and you will be authorized for unofficial software and also will be free from the internal system restrictions.

So if you want to root Huawei Honor 5X, then you are the right place. Here I will share the simple and easy steps for root Huawei Honor 5X. So don’t be hesitated keep proceed the tutorial step by step and root Huawei Honor 5X by the easy and simple way. If you are interested to root Huawei Honor 5X then keep in your mind, the rooting process is the unofficial way to root your smartphone. And also, your smartphone warranty will be voided, if once you root Huawei Honor 5X. So be very careful to rooting your smartphone.

First of all to more proceed the process, to make sure you have to unlock the bootloader of your smartphone. And you have successfully installed the TWRP recovery on your Huawei Honor 5X. Basically, the SuperSU root exploit will be flashed through by the TWRP recovery software. Therefore, the TWRP recovery is important before the root Huawei Honor 5X.

And make sure before gaining the process, you will have the full backup of your Honor 5X. Cause if you didn’t do this and proceed the process then your data will be lost. So before starting the process keep backup your important data and save on the safe location where you want.

Basic Requirements:

  • Charge your Huawei Honor 5X battery up to 60 % before starting the process.
  • Backup your important data and save on the safe location before gaining the process.
  • To make sure you have installed the TWRP recovery on your smartphone.
  • Enable developer option just simply go to menu>setting>about phone>software information>build number and then tap it 5 or 8 times, then you will be notified by a message “you are developer”.
  • Then enable USB debugging, go to menu > setting > developer option and then enable USB debugging.
  • Download the suitable USB drivers for your computer. USB Drivers
  • Download the SuperSU file on your computer and save on the desktop for easy access. SuperSU
  • If you have any problem in during to downloading the file, then temporarily turn off your anti-virus or other security protection. And then proceed.
  • For connecting your Huawei Honor 5X and your computer required the suitable USB data cable. So keep it the USB cable during to gaining the process.

How to Root Huawei Honor 5X using SuperSU and TWRP recovery


Step 1: Connect your Huawei Honor 5X to your computer via USB cable.

Step 2: Then copy the downloaded file, and paste in the root folder of your smartphone. And then remove the USB data cable from your Honor 5X.

Step 3: After that, turn off you Huawei Honor 5X. Simply press and hold the power button for a while, or once press the power button and select the “power off” option and turn off your smartphone.

Step 4: Once you get to turn off your smartphone, then boot your smartphone to the TWRP recovery menu, (it’s you have already installed before of this process).

Step 5: And then, in the recovery menu click on the install button and pick the SuperSU file.

Step 6: After that, follow the screen prompts and root Huawei Honor 5X.

Step 7: Once the process completes then turn back in the main recovery menu and select the “Reboot”.

Step 8: Restart your smartphone, once your smartphone restart successfully, then you have successfully rooted Huawei Honor 5X.

Step 9: If in the boot loop will have issued, then go back to the recovery menu and clear the cache partition, and make a hard reset. Select the “wipe data factory reset” along with the “wipe cache partition”.

That’s it! You have successfully rooted Huawei Honor 5X. Keep enjoy your Honor 5X with the benefit of rooted advantages.


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