How to Root Huawei Ascend P8

Huawei Ascend P8 is a successor to Ascend P7, which looks sleek, powerful and comes with loads of unique features compared to Ascend P7. The smartphone runs on android OS v5.0.2 lollipop and powered with a quad-core processor with a 2GHz processor clock speed.

Rooting Huawei P8 is of great importance, that is, there are lots of benefits from rooting your Huawei P8 device. Benefits like;

» Running of Special Apps on your smartphone
» Easy Installation of Custom ROMs on your smartphone
» Free or Improved internal storage of your device and many more.

Today's stroll, I would brief you guys on how to root your Huawei P8.

Disclaimer: Rooting your android smartphone voids the warranty of the device.

>> Huawei P8 Drivers (Download here)

How to Root Huawei Ascend P8 Android (Easy Guide)

Step 1: Firstly, download and install Root Genius on your computer, and launch it.

Step 2: After that, enable USB debugging of your Huawei P8 (go to settings » About phone » build number (tap in 7times) to enable, then go back to developer’s option and tick on the box to activate USB Debugging).

Step 3: Connect your Huawei P8 to your computer via USB cable.

Step 4: Once your device is connected properly, then Root Genius would detect your device and display a message like Connected. Not Rooted

Step 5: Now, tick the box that is next to Users Agreement, and click on Root it button to begin the rooting process.

Read also: 5 Best Free Android Apps Recommended for Rooted Android Phone

The rooting process might take few minutes (2-3min), once it's completed, your device would restart automatically. Then disconnect your device from your computer.

That's it, your Huawei Ascend P8 android now have a root access.

NB: This method won't work on some Huawei P8 smartphones, so I advice you check this guide on how to root Huawei P8 and Install TWRP Recovery. It would definitely work.

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2 July 2015 at 19:49 delete

When i press "root it" the phone restarts and stops at 81% or 82% Then after a while with no progress, it says "Your phone is so solid to root" then two buttons which says "stop rooting" and "retry"

I cant figure out why this happens i do everything mentioned above but no success. I really need some help!

Thank You

3 July 2015 at 15:04 delete

Just confirmed from a Huawei p8 user that it's working perfectly. Pls do re-install the software and retry

15 July 2015 at 19:26 delete

Hi, no good and no root for P8 MAX

6 August 2015 at 23:34 delete

do i have to unlock the bootloader for this to work

14 June 2016 at 20:54 delete

When I press boot it loads to 100% and then it says: the phone is too solid. Please help! Thank you!

14 June 2016 at 22:34 delete

I've already provided you guys with an updated guide.. don't use this method, install twrp and flash supersu.. Link provided at the end of the guide..