How to install TWRP recovery on Huawei Mate 8 by Simple Steps


One of the most popular smartphones on Huawei Mate series is Huawei Mate 8. It will launch on November 2015 with the latest Marshmallow 6.0 OS. It will have a great shape and nice look. The Huawei Mate 8 performance is great, but the advanced users want to more improve his performance and features. And get some changes on it. Just like install TWRP Recovery on Huawei Mate 8 and rooting our smartphone and much more. And then improve our smartphone performance and others results.

install TWRP Recovery on Huawei Mate 8

Today we share about to install TWRP Recovery on Huawei Mate 8 by the easy and simple steps. So if you are interested to install TWRP Recovery on Huawei Mate 8, then follow the full tutorials and keep install the custom recovery on your smartphone. But before to more begin to the main steps. We share some important tools. Keep on your mind to installing the TWRP Recovery on your smartphone before unlocked your bootloader and then proceed the process.

Basic Requirements:

  • Before starting the process charge your battery up to 60% and then proceed.
  • Backup your important data and keep save on the safe location.
  • You will have a suitable USB cable for connecting your smartphone to your PC.
  • You must have unlocked the bootloader of your smartphone before to begin the process.
  • Download the USB drivers and install on your computer. USB Drivers
  • Download the TWRP Recovery and keep safe. TWRP Recovery
  • Download the Minimal ADB and save on the desktop for easy to access. Minimal ADB

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How to Install TWRP Recovery on Huawei Mate 8


Step 1: Download the Minimal ADB from the above link and then extract it.

Step 2: After that download the TWRP Image file from the above link and then rename the recovery image file to “twrp.img”.

Step 3: And then save the twrp.img file on the Minimal ADB extracted folder.

Step 4: After that boot your Huawei Mate 8 into bootloader. For that Press & hold the Power + Volume Down button at the same time for a while.

Step 5: Once your smartphone enter to the bootloader then connect your smartphone to your PC.

Step 6: And then open command.bat file from the ADB folder.

Step 7:  Now, type the below command to flash the recovery image.

fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

Step 8. After that for rebooting your smartphone then type in fastboot reboot.

Step 9: Once your smartphone reboots and turn off completely then hold and press Volume Up + Power button at the same time until it turns on and keep holding in volume up button until your smartphone boots into the TWRP recovery menu.

Step 10. That’s it, you’ve successfully install TWRP Recovery on Huawei Mate 8.

And after that, you are able to root your Huawei Mate 8, so if you want to Root Huawei Mate 8 then follow the below link.

How to Root Huawei Mate 8


The above guideline for install TWRP Recovery in Huawei Mate 8, if in the process anything goes wrong. Smarts Guide cannot be held to responsible. Keep proceed at their own risk and complete understanding.

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