How to root and Install TWRP Recovery on Huawei Honor 6

It’s an easy step to root and install CWM or TWRP recovery on Huawei honor 6. However, Huawei honor 6, as a high end smartphone is still required to be rooted for RAM management, as the device is powered with a 3GB RAM. Installation of custom roms would be made possible and easy once TWRP recovery is already installed on the device, and some other easy task and high customization is being made on the device once you’ve passed the process.



Rooting Huawei Honor 6 is the first stage of the guide, and I would give you guys a brief procedure on how to root any Huawei honor 6, even on Android 5.1 lollipop.

Supported device – Huawei honor 6 running on Android 5.1 Lollipop, if yours isn’t working, then learn how to update your Huawei honor 6 device to Android 5.1 lollipop here.



How to Root Huawei honor 6 – a 5 minutes Guide

Before you begin the rooting process, first download Huawei USB drivers on your computer, then enable USB debugging on your Huawei honor 6smartphone, go to settings >> developers option. If developer’s option isn’t visible on your Huawei device, simply go to about phone under settings and scroll down to build number, then tap build number up to 7 times to make developers option visible.

Rooting Procedures:

1.       First download SuperSU file from here, and transfer to your device storage (SD Card).

2.       After that, boot your device to recovery mode, simply run the below command and it would be on recovery mode. Command: (to run command prompt, simply hold shift key, right click on empty white space from your computer).

adb reboot recovery

3.       Once you get to recovery main menu, select Install Zip from SD card, and locate the download SuperSU zip folders.

4.       Once you’ve selected the zipped folders, then start flashing process via installation.

5.       Now, reboot your device from recovery menu once the flashing process is completed and you will find Super SU icon in your applications, launch it and click on “binaries”.

6.       After that, reboot smartphone again.

That’s it, your smartphone would be fully rooted, you can easily unroot your smartphone here. Now we can proceed to the next guide, which I would detail you guys on how to install TWRP recovery on your Huawei honor 6.

How to Install TWRP recovery on Huawei honor 6


2.       After that, extract the files from the zipped folder.

3.       Now, from the extracted file, run command prompt under the recovery’s.img.

4.       Run the following commands:

adb reboot bootloader
fastboot devices
fastboot flash recovery twrp_2.8.7.0_hwh6_5.1.img

NB: the above commands performs a specific function, abd bootloader is to boot your device to bootloader mode, fastboot device is to check if the fastboot is working fine, while fastboot flash recovery is to flash or install TWRP on your Huawei honor 6 smartphone.

Read also: Download and Install Android M Launcher on Any Android Phone

That’s it. The TWRP recovery image would be installed on your Huawei honor 6 smartphone.

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