How To Root Honor 7 And Install TWRP Recovery

Huawei Honor 7 smartphone was launched in June 2015.Here, I am going to explain you how to root Honor 7. There are many models of this mobile depending on your country.Some models are Honor 7, PLK-L01, PLK-AL10, PLK-TL01H, PLK-UL00, PLK-CL00.This tutorial works with any model of Honor 7. To root honor 7 all you need is a computer(requires windows os),some files and honor 7 phone.Get prepared to root honor 7.

Please note that rooting the phone will void warranty.I am not responsible for any damages occurred.Also please make a backup of your phone including personal data such as photos,videos,contacts etc.,

Following this “How To Root Honor 7” tutorial properly will not brick your device.However following this method will factory reset your phone.Proceed with caution!

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How To Root Honor 7 and Install TWRP Custom Recovery

To root Honor 7 first you need to unlock the bootloader then you need to install Custom Recovery. Using the custom recovery, we will flash SuperSu to get root access on Honor 7.

Required Files(Downloads To Root Honor 7)

  1. Java Runtime for Windows.
  2. Universal Android ADB Driver for Windows.
  3. ADB FASTBOOT FILES Can be used for all android smartphones
  4. TWRP_Honor7_EN.img TWRP Custom Recovery For Honor 7 (Suitable for Android 5.0.x)
  5. UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.65-20151226141550.zip
  6. HiSuiteSetup_2.3.55.1.zip

Preparing Files

  1. Install Java runtime on your Windows Computer(Skip if already installed).
  2. Install Universal Android ADB Drivers.
  3. Install HiSuite on your computer.Now restart your computer to ensure all drivers are properly installed and are working.
  4. Connect your Honor 7 phone to your computer.
  5. Transfer “UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.65-20151226141550.zip” file from your PC to Phone’s external memory card as internal will be formatted
  6. Unzip “ADB FASTBOOT FILES” to C Drive.
  7. Now put the TWRP_Honor7_EN.img file inside the ADB FASTBOOT FILES folder

Preparing Phone

  1. Enable Android debugging by going into Settings > About phone and tapping on “Build number” 7 times until it displays “You are a developer” toast notification
  2. Go to Settings > Developer options and check “Android debugging”.Scroll down and also check “Allow Mock Locations“.
  3. Now, in Your Phone go to Settings >> About phone >> General Information.
  4. Note down IMEI No. and Serial No.
  5. Open dialer and enter     * # * # 1357946 # * # *    to note down Product Id

Unlocking Honor 7 Bootloader To Flash TWRP Recovery

  1. Go to This Site and login via FB or create a new account using your email address.
  2. Fill in all the required fields and then click on Submit. You will get a bootloader unlock code.Note it down.
  3. Connect your Phone to PC via USB cable.
  4. A dialogue box will pop up on your Phone if you have enabled “USB Debugging” properly. Just click on “Always allow from this computer”.
  5. Open the “ADB FASTBOOT FILES” folder
  6. Inside the folder, hold down “Shift” Key and then Right Click and select “Open command Windows here”. root honor 7
  7. A Command Prompt Window will open.
  8. Now in the Command Prompt, type or copy&paste the below code and hit enter.
    adb devices
  9. If everything is ok, It should show the serial number of your device. If it is not showing then install the driver again and restart your PC. root honor 7
  10. Now type this command and hit “Enter” key.
    adb reboot bootloader
  11. You will that phone will go into bootloader mode.
  12. Now type this command and hit enter, where XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX –is your bootloader unlock code you had.
    fastboot oem unlock XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
  13. TYour phones bootloader is  now unlocked! Now disconnect your Phone from PC.

Installing TWRP Recovery And Rooting Honor 7

  1. Turn on your Honor 7 Phone.
  2. Again enable Android debugging by going into Settings > About phone and tapping on “Build number” 7 times until it displays “You are a developer” toast notification.
  3. Go to Settings > Developer options and check “Android debugging”.Scroll down and also check “Allow Mock Locations“.
  4. Connect your Phone to PC via USB cable.
  5. Open the “ADB FASTBOOT FILES” folder.
  6. Inside the folder, hold “Shift” Key then “Right Click” and select “Open command Windows here“.
  7. A Command prompt window will open.
  8. Now in the command prompt, type this and hit “Enter” key.
    adb devices
  9. If everything ok, it should show the serial number of the device same as before. If it is not showing any serial number then install the driver again and restart your computer.
  10. Now on the command prompt, type this and hit enter.
    adb reboot bootloader
  11. Device will now reboot into fastboot mode.
  12. Type this below command and hit Enter (Make sure TWRP_Honor7_EN.img file is in ADB FASTBOOT FILES folder.)
    fastboot flash recovery TWRP_Honor7_EN.img
  13. Once it’s done, type this below command and hit Enter to reboot your phone in normal mode
    fastboot reboot
  14. Turn off the phone.
  15. Press and hold the button “Volume UP” and “Power” button at the same time till you feel the vibration.Now stop holding the power button till TWRP appear.
  16. It will boot into TWRP Recovery mode.
  17. Now you must make a backup of your stock ROM, so click on Backup.(Note that this is just optional step.This is not mandatory.Skip to step 22 if you dont want a backup)
  18. To backup your stock ROM,  check the following options:“Boot”, “System”, and “Data” .  You can also set a Backup Name and choose either Internal Storage or your external micro-SD card.
  19. When done setting it up, simply swipe “Swipe to Back Up” to starting backing up your stock ROM.
  20. Backup file will be saved in Backup folder in internal or external storage as you chose before.Make a copy of this folder and keep it in a safe place in your computer. (You can do this after rooting too.)
  21. Now you can root honor 7.To root honor 7 go to the Main Menu of TWRP Recovery.
  22. Click on “Install,” browse UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.65-20151226141550.zip on the SD card, then install it.
  23. Reboot the phone. It should be rooted now.
  24. To check whether you Honor 7 has root access or not, just go to Google Play store and install Root Checker and run it.
  25. Now you can perform unlimited tweaks of your phone to your liking.You dont need to unlock bootloader again and again if you remove the root.Just flash the supersu file to root honor 7.

 

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