How To Root Tecno Camon C8 After Upgrading To Marshmallow 6.0

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Recently, Tecno released Android 6.0 update for its Camon C8 flagship and many have been able to port to the new update but for the lovers of a rooted Android, the newly released update seems to make their Android incomplete. 

root camon c8 running marshmallow 6.0

Goodnews, TeamHovatek has unleashed CWM recovery for Tecno Camon C8 running on Marshmallow 6.0, thereby making rooting process very possible for all C8 users running Android 6.0.

Below guide will help you successfully root your Camon C8 running on Marshmallow 6.0, follow it carefully.

How To Root Tecno Camon C8 After Upgrading To Marshmallow 6.0 Using ClockwokMod Recovery
  1. Install VCOM drivers on your PC using the manual method here or go here to use Pdanet method
  2. Download SuperSU 2.66.zip here.
  3. Copy SuperSU.zip to both root of SD card and internal storage
  4. Download CWM for Tecno C8 Marshmallow ported by TeamHovatek here
  5. Now, switch off the phone completely (still with battery inside)
  6. Flash the Clockworkmod recovery.img to the phone using SP Flash tool. See how to flash/ install custom recovery using Sp flashtools.
  7. After flashing or installing CWM recovery, boot the phone into recovery mode using Volume up button + Power button for 5sec.
  8. In Clockworkmod recovery mode, you use the Volume up button to scroll up, Volume down button to scroll down and Power button to select.
  • Scroll down to Install zip and select it
  • Select Choose zip from /storage/sdcard1
  • Navigate to the location of SuperSu.zip and select it
  • Select Yes – Install SuperSU to confirm flashing
  • Wait till flashing is complete
  • Return to the home screen (using the back option) then select Reboot
  • If CWM offers to help fix a missing Root, select No
  • Confirm Root by installing and running Root Checker
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It’s as easy as that.. Ask questions where you don’t understand using the comment system below.

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38 COMMENTS

  1. Yes I did, I followed every procedure carefully. I'm not sure whether it could be my phones build number before i upgraded to marshmallow, it was a 2016 build. The upgrade was succesful anyway

    • My tecno c8 has upgaded to marshmallow using Tcard update… I have TWRP for marshmallow installed via sp flash tool.
      Successful rooted. My problem is on xposed framework.
      My architecture is arm64
      Tried to install the compatible framework but ending up stucking at SMART EXPIRIENCE

      any possible xposed framework working on TECNO C8 MARSHMALLOW?

      Appriciated for a reply

    • My tecno c8 has upgaded to marshmallow using Tcard update… I have TWRP for marshmallow installed via sp flash tool.
      Successful rooted. My problem is on xposed framework.
      My architecture is arm64
      Tried to install the compatible framework but ending up stucking at SMART EXPIRIENCE

      any possible xposed framework working on TECNO C8 MARSHMALLOW?

      Appriciated for a reply

  2. Hello fellas… I tried upgrading my C8 via the T Card method, but also got stock at the Tecno Smart Experience page. pls how can I use the SP Flashtool method or what can I do or the procedure I need to follow to carefully root my phone. I need to root this phone badly, I can't use it without rooting, kindly help and respond asap

  3. Thanks brother for your previous comment, now I have successfully upgraded my phone with the sp flashtool method, I was able to flash in CWM too, I installed my superuser but when I restarted my phone… Still getting stucked at Smart Experience page, kindly help it's really getting frustrating.

  4. I tried flashing xposed framework on my c8 which is android 5.0.2 i end up getting stuck in install aborted pliz help me with a link for the wright xposed framework link to suite my device

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