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Two Ways to Easily Root Tecno L8 Plus Smartphone

Rooting Tecno L8 Plus is one of the things the phone user will consider most, in order to enjoy unlimited privileges in performing special tasks. With this article, you will be acquainted on how to root the phone in simple and advanced method.

Tecno L8 Plus runs on Android 5.1 lollipop operating system and powered by MediaTek 6572 chipset with Quad-core processor clocking at 1.3GHz. It has 2GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt memory storage, expandable to 32GB using a microSD.

However, Tecno L8 Plus has a locked bootloader which makes it difficult to root with apps like kingroot and others. Though, some people attest to use kingroot in rooting their Tecno L8 Plus which is known as the simplest method.

In this article, the simplest method will make use of kingroot while the advanced method will definitely make use of installing TWRP recovery method. This tutorial was helped by Hovatek.

How to Easily Root Tecno L8 Plus Smartphone

Simple method:

  • Download and launch your Kingroot application.
  • You will see a rounded shape like ball, and look down below to tap on “START ROOT“.
  • Now, switch on your data connection and wait till it completes.
  • Wow! You have successfully rooted your Tecno L8 Plus smartphone.
  • Enjoy!


Advanced method:

  • Dump your phone firmware in scatter format using miracle box, use this guide.
  • Download SuperSU 2.78 file by clicking here, save on both SD card and phone memory and after that, create a folder and name it PrexBlog on your PC.
  • Now, copy the preloader.bin file from the miracle box backup to PrexBlog folder. 
  • After that, download TWRP for Tecno L8 Plus by clicking here.
  • Copy the TWRP recovery.bin and scatter file from the TWRP zip file downloaded above into the PrexBlog folder, making preloader.bin, scatter file and recovery.bin (TWRP) in the folder.
  • Now, flash the preloader.bin and recovery.bin using miracle box, use this guide.
  • After flashing, boot to recovery mode (Volume down + power button).
  • In TWRP, tap KEEP READ ONLY if a prompt ask you to “ALLOW TWRP TO MODIFY SYSTEM PARTITION”.
  • In TWRP recovery, tap INSTALL. 
  • Locate and select SuperSU.zip and swipe to flash.
  • After successful flashing, reboot phone normally and confirm your root using Root Checker app.

There are the two methods in rooting Tecno L8 Plus smartphone. Rooting allows you to enjoy some special privileges which may not be available ordinary on Android. Though, it also have some demerits.

Helpful? Encounter any problems, kindly ask and if it works for you, kindly share your experience!

16 Comments

  1. Ebenco Real Ebenco Real August 26, 2017

    This rooting of this phone make sense especially with this procedure

  2. AUWAL ISHAKA AUWAL ISHAKA August 26, 2017

    i suggest you understand the steps very well before attempting especially the advanced method , becos doing something wrong might brick a phone. but the advantages are worth a try though

  3. Rockboiz Comedy Rockboiz Comedy August 26, 2017

    I have used king root for years now and it's Been the best root application so far. I used it to root all my previous devices successfully ,

    Apart from my inifinx hot 4 because it will be bricked if I do that

  4. Hayzweb Hayzweb August 26, 2017

    Good, what of itel 1409? Can it be rooted?

  5. meeky bash meeky bash August 26, 2017

    Hmmmm, this article really help some prexblogers who mind to root their phone and some didn't root their phone because they don't really know d value of rooting phone. . .nice bro, keep up d good.

  6. meeky bash meeky bash August 26, 2017

    Hmmmm, this article really help some prexblogers who mind to root their phone and some didn't root their phone because they don't really know d value of rooting phone. . .nice bro, keep up d good.

  7. Harun Kholid Harun Kholid August 26, 2017

    Bro… I have successfully rooted mine with miracle box, but there is problem that I encountered…
    Whenever I reboot my phone, it will always optimize my application, and it will take a long time almost 197 apps, please is there any way to solve this issue….?

  8. AUWAL ISHAKA AUWAL ISHAKA August 27, 2017

    harun, your phone need one or all of these three
    1. free up some space , cos this may happen due to low space on your phone
    2. clear your phones cache
    3. update ur apps, some might not be up-to date especially if you have updated your phones OS

  9. AUWAL ISHAKA AUWAL ISHAKA August 27, 2017

    harun, your phone need one or all of these three
    1. free up some space , cos this may happen due to low space on your phone
    2. clear your phones cache
    3. update ur apps, some might not be up-to date especially if you have updated your phones OS

  10. Paul Damy Paul Damy August 27, 2017

    OK, what of infinix hot 4 , is it possible to root it successfully without crashing, if yes, then how ??.

  11. Paul Damy Paul Damy August 27, 2017

    How?, is it by using this same technique explained here or what???

  12. AUWAL ISHAKA AUWAL ISHAKA August 28, 2017

    @ paul, what version do u have, is it 6 or you have upgraded to seven

  13. Paul Damy Paul Damy August 28, 2017

    @AUWAL ISHAKA,..It's version 6(not upgraded)

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