How to root Tecno W5 - Step by Step

How do I root a Tecno W5 Android phone? - The Tecno W5 is the lattest addition to the W Series an MT6737M powered Android phone running on Android 6 (Marshmallow), Follow the detailed guide provided bellow to root this awesome device

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    How To Root Tecno W5 Android phone?

  • Download TWRP for Tecno W5 ported by Team Hovatek at Here
  • Setup ADB and Fastboot on the PC using the guide at Here
  • Extract and copy the TWRP recovery.img into the same folder as the fastboot.exe and adb.exe 
  • Unlock the Bootloader of the Tecno W5 using the guide at Here
  • Download SuperSU 2.76.zip at Here
  • Copy SuperSU.zip to both the phone’s SD card and internal storage 
  • Connect the phone to the PC via USB cord while switched On and boot it into Fastboot (as instructed in the Bootloader unlock guide) 
  • When the phone enters Fastboot, flash the TWRP recovery image to the phone by typing the command below then pressing Enter

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

  • Once recovery is flashed in fastboot, hold the Volume up + Power button and don’t release till the phone reboots into recovery 
  • In TWRP, if you get a prompt asking you to swipe to allow modification of the System partition, tap KEEP READ ONLY 
  • If TWRP offers to root the phone, select NO 
  • In TWRP recovery, tap Install 
  • Navigate to the location of the SuperSU2.76.zip and select it 
  • Swipe to confirm flashing of SuperSU.zip and wait till flashing is complete 
  • Reboot the phone normally 
  • Confirm Root by installing and running Root Checker @ Here

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