How To Root Tecno W5 Smartphone

Are you looking for how to root the stubborn Tecno W5 Smartphone? It is very easy and simple to root. Tecno W5 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow which means, you won’t be able to root it using Kingroot Application. So this tutorial, will help you to root your Tecno W5 Smartphone successfully.

Tecno W5 is a smartphone that supports 4G LTE network, 5.5-inch Touch Display, 13MP Rear or back Camera and 5MP Front-facing Camera and others. So let’s see how to root the Tecno W5 Smartphone.

How To Root Tecno W5 Smartphone – Step By Step Guide

Before you proceed, make sure you have an original USB chord, 50% and above battery life and note that this tutorial is only meant for those using Tecno W5.

Requirements

  1. Download TWRP recovery ported for Tecno W5 by clicking here.
  2. Set up ADB and Fastboot on your PC by clicking here.
  3. Unlock the bootloader of Tecno W5 by clicking here.
  4. Download SuperSU 2.76.zip by clicking here.

STEP 1: After you are done with the requirements above, you can now extract and copy the ported TWRP recovery.img into the same folder as the fastboot.exe and adb.exe.
STEP 2: Copy the SuperSU zip you downloaded earlier into your phone memory or SD card and connect your phone to your PC using USB cord while switched on and boot into Fastboot ( as instructed in the bootloader unlocking guide).
STEP 3: After it has enter the Fastboot, just flash the recovery IMG to your phone by typing this command below;

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

STEP 4: After it has been flashed successfully, kindly boot into recovery mode by holding your volume down + power button.
STEP 5: In TWRP, if TWRP offers to root the phone, tap on NO and if prompt asks you to swipe to allow modification of the System partition, tap on KEEP READ ONLY.
STEP 6: In TWRP recovery, tap on INSTALL and locate  SuperSU2.76.zip file then select it with power button and then swipe to confirm flashing of SuperSU.zip and wait till flashing is complete.
STEP 7: Reboot your phone normally and confirm root by Using root checker app.

Is it helpful? Do you encounter any problems or issues while trying to root your Tecno W5 Smartphone, kindly ask more questions and if it works for you, kindly share your experience!

13 Comments

  1. I could remember the time when this blog was blazerwap, you wrote a post on apps that can make one phone behave like a PC. I have forgotten those apps. I hope you write something on that. Thank you.

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