Monday, November 9, 2015

How To Root Tecno Camon C5 And Install TWRP Recovery Mode

We all know Android device without root permission is not yet a complete Android and i'm certain gurus reading this will agree on that with me. Lols. Tecno Camon C5 has been a sturbon device to root when using our well known one click app Kingroot to try to root it. But in this post, i'll be showing us how to easily root Tecno Camon C5 and also install TWRP recovery mode. For those who don't know what TWRP is, it simply means TeamWin Recovery Project. TWRP is a fully touch-based custom recovery which enables you to gain full control of your android recovery and also makes rooting our Tecno camon c5 easily.

Before we proceed, i'll like to give credit to Hovatek for porting the TWRP recovery to our Tecno camon C5

NB* Simply follow the below guide to install TWRP Recovery on Tecno Camon C5 and flash the file afterward from recovery mode to gain complete root access.


-  SP Flash tools. Download Here

-  VCOM drivers. Click To See Guard

-  TWRP Recovery Image. Download

-  Working USB cable.

-  And patience.

How To Install TWRP Recovery On Tecno Camon C5

Step 1: Download the recovery zip file from here, and extract the "Recovery.img" and "MT6735_Android_Scatter.txt" file to the another created folder in desktop screen of your computer or pc as seen from the image below.

Step 2: Power-Off your device, and remove the battery if possible.

Step 3: Download the SP Flashtools, create another folder from your computer desktop and extract Sp Flashtools files to your computer. You should get the following files as seen below, after extraction.

Step 4: From the extracted files, double click "Flash_tool.exe"

Step 5: Once the flash tool is launched, click on the download/upgrade tab and click on scatter loading button

Step 6: Now, locate the "MT6735_Android_Scatter.txt" file, which is on your desktop folder you 1st created.

Step 7: After that, click "Download" and also click "Start" to begin flashing process.

Step 8: Immediately, connect your device to your computer via USB cable to begin flashing TWRP into your phone.

Step 9: The Flashing process would be in progress, and a Green button would appear once the process is completed.

Welldone. TWRP Recovery is now installed on your Tecno Camon C5. To boot to recovery mode, simply press and hold Volume Down button + press Power button.

How To Easily Root Tecno Camon C5

  1. Firstly, download the SuperSU file from here, and move the downloaded files to the internal storage of your Tecno Camon C5 device.
  2. Now, switch off your device and boot to recovery mode (press and hold Volume Down button + press Power button).
  3. After that, go to the recovery main menu, and then choose install, and then select the file and flash immediately.
  4. Once the installation process is completed, simply go back main recovery menu and tap on Reboot system, and your device would be rebooted.

That’s it. Your Tecno Camon C5 would be rooted successfully. To verify root access, simply download root checker and confirm if your device has gained root access or permission.

If you have any questions or didn't really understand the above tutorial, please feel free to drop a comment.

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  1. Did not work..twrp not installing..if I boot into recovery mode,there is this Chinese or whatever language

    1. Please follow installation process carefully. Also redo installation process 2nd time, it works..

  2. If possible do a video on YouTube.

  3. Hi everyone, I have problems rooting my tecno c5. I followed every steps but when I finished flashing the TWRP recovery and tried to boot in the recovery mode, it showed some kind of Chinese recovery. So I am asking myself why I can't boot the TWRP recovery I just flashed. Is my tecno a fake one?
    Ps: I checked the imei and VC code on tecno platform, it says my phone is genuine.

    Please help me.

    1. No, your c5 is not fake. Try reflashing TWRP again, it will stick

    2. I tried many times, but no success. Any other solution?

    3. Goodnews. The new kingroot one click apk can do the job. you can search this site to download it to easily root your C5

  4. Thank you very much for everything you've done so far. I got it rooted with the new KingRoot yesterday. As you told, it works like a charm. Thank you for your time and your support.

    1. You're welcome...enjoy the benefit of root access on your device

  5. Download links for kingroot pliz

    1. I don't remember where I found the link, I replaced KingRoot with superuser. Maybe you've to Google search... If I find the link, I'll post it.

    2. The KingRoot link is at the end of this tutorial notice that I tried 2 or 3 times before it works for me.

    3. Download the latest kingroot 4.8.2 →

    4. download the latest kingroot 4.8.2 at

      install it, turn on your data connection and proceed to root with kingroot. ensure you have data

  6. Thanks guys kingroot worked perfectly but I still need to install twrp on my phone.Can I flash the twrp zip using flashify or twrp manager on android?


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