Finally! The long awaited TWRP Recovery file for Tecno Phantom 5 is now available with no issues and that means rooting can be possible and flashing of custom roms can be easily executed via recovery mode. Months back (as of the time of publishing this article), an XDA developer ported CWM recovery for Tecno Phantom 5, although it wasn’t tested, but he assured that it will work fine. Most of my readers testing it and complained of bug issues so we decided to provide you guys with the TWRP Recovery file which was ported by Team Hovatek.
In this articles, I will be showing you all how to install TWRP Recovery to your Tecno Phantom 5 and Rooting guide afterward. Please follow below guide carefully.
★ PC/ Laptop running windows
★ VCOM drivers or download and install Pdanet from here
and follow onscreen guide to install your device needed drivers to your PC
★ TWRP Recovery Image and Scatter file. Download
★ Working USB cable
How Install TWRP Recovery On Tecno Phantom 5
Step 1: First download the recovery zip file from above link and then extract the “Recovery.img” and “MT6753_Android_Scatter.txt” file to the desktop screen of your computer or create a folder and extract to it, as seen in the image below.
Step 2: Next, download SP Flashtools and extract the files to another folder on your computer. You should get the following files as seen below after extraction.
Step 3: From the extracted files, open “Flash_tool.exe”
Step 4: Once the flash tool is launched, then click on “scatter loading” button.
Step 5: Now, locate the “MT6753_Android_Scatter.txt” file, which you extracted and open. you should be seeing below image afterward
Step 6: After that, click “Download” button
Step 7: Immediately, switch off your device completely and connect your device to your computer via USB cable
Step 8: The Flashing process would be in progress, and a Green button would appear once the process is completed.
That’s it. TWRP Recovery is now installed on your Tecno Phantom 5. To boot to recovery mode, simply press and hold Volume Down button + press Power button.
How To Root Tecno Phantom 5
Step 1: Firstly, download the SuperSU file from here
, and move the downloaded files to the internal/ external storage of your Tecno Phantom 5 device.
Step 2: Now, switch off your device and boot to recovery mode (press and hold Volume Down button + press Power button).
Step 3: After that, go to the recovery main menu, and then choose install, and then select the SuperSU Zip file and flash immediately.
Step 4: Once the installation process is completed, simply go back main recovery menu and tap on Reboot system, and your device would be reboot
That’s it, your device has now gotten root permission. You can download Root Checker from playstore to verify root.
Was that too difficult? I don’t think so. If you have any question, feel free to ask via the below comment form.
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