Tuesday, 6 September 2016

How to root Tecno Camon C9 100%

The Tecno Camon C9 is yet another addition to Tecno’s collection of smartphones. This phone runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) making it still unsupported by our favorite one-click root apks (at the moment). By popular demand, Team Hovatek has come out with this rooting guide for Tecno C9 users.

How can I root my Tecno Camon C9?

There are two main steps:
  1. Unlocking the Bootloader of the Tecno Camon C9
  2. Flashing the Hovatek TWRP recovery.img and
  • Download TWRP for Tecno Camon C9 ported by Team Hovatek  HERE
  • Setup ADB and Fastboot on the PC using the guide at how-to-setup-adb-and-fastboot_20.html
  • Extract and copy the TWRP recovery.img into the same folder as the fastboot.exe and adb.exe
  • Unlock the Bootloader of the Tecno Camon C9 using the guide at how-to-unlock-bootloader-of-tecno-camon.html
  • Download SuperSU  HERE
  • Copy 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, load the TWRP recovery to the phone by typing the command below then pressing Enter
fastboot boot recovery.img
  • The phone should automatically boot into TWRP recovery mode
  • 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 and select it
  • Swipe to confirm flashing of and wait till flashing is complete
  • Reboot the phone normally
  • Confirm Root by installing and running Root Checker
  • After rooting, If you want Clockworkmod recovery, download CWM for Tecno Camon C9 ported by Team Hovatek at HERE and flash it using Rashr.apk (Install from Playstore)
Credits: Team Hovatek

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