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How To Root, Install TWRP Recovery On Tecno L5



Like I use to say and I'll keep on saying "An Android smartphone without root access or permission and custom recovery mode installed is not yet a complete Android device". A rooted and custom recovery installed Android device makes its user gain Administrative control over its android smartphone.


In this articles, I will be guiding on how to install TWRP Recovery to your Tecno L5 which is the first thing to do as it will be what you will be using to root your Tecno L5 afterward. Please follow below guide carefully.

Credit goes to Team Hovatek for providing the Tecno L5  TWRP recovery image which we are goin to use in this tutorial.


Requirements:

★ PC/ Laptop running windows
★ SP Flash tools. Download
★ 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 for Tecno L5. Download
★ Working USB cable


How To Install TWRP Recovery On Tecno L5

Step 1: First download the recovery zip file from above link and then extract the “Recovery.img” and “MT6580_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 “MT6580_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 L5

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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2 comments:

  1. Thanks for the informative post. Can you please help me with the the VCOM drivers for tecno L5, because SP flash tool isn't detecting my phone when i connect it.

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    1. Sorry about that. Goto this link to see how to install your device drivers on pc for sp flashtoops detection → http://www.techvillaz.com/2016/01/how-to-install-mtk65xx-vcom-adb-usb.html?m=1

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