How to Root Tecno Camon C8 and Install TWRP Recovery

Tecno Camon C8 is a recent Tecno device that runs on Android 5.o Lollipop from the box and powered by a 1.3GHz Quad-core CPU, Mali-T720 GPU, MediaTek 6735 chipset and coupled with a 1GB RAM component alongside with 16GB internal storage memory.

Assuming you’ve gotten your own copy of the Tecno Camon C8, the first mode of operation on the device is to install custom recovery Recovery , which would render you an administrative usage over your device like, letting you flash custom roms easily, stock roms and other related options, then rooting follows.

In this guide, I would walk you through the process on how to install TWRP Recovery on Tecno Camon C8 device.

-          SP Flash tools (Download)
-          Recovery Image (Download)
-          USB cable for communicating the Tecno Camon C8 device with your PC.

How to Install TWRP Recovery on Tecno Camon C8

Step 1: First download the recovery zip file from here, and then extract the “Recovery.img” and “MT6735_Android_Scatter.txt” file to the desktop screen of your computer.

Step 2: After that, download Tecno USB drivers, and install on your PC.

Step 3: Now, power off your device, and remove the battery.

Step 4: Next, download the SP Flash tool, and extract the files to your computer. You should get the following files as seen below, after extraction.

Step 5: From the extracted files, open Flash_tool.exe

Step 6: Once the flash tool is launched, then click on the download/upgrade tab and click on scatter loading button

Step 7: Now, locate the “MT6735_Android_Scatter.txt” file, which is on your desktop.

Step 8: After that, click download to begin flashing process.

Step 9: Immediately, connect your device (without battery) to your computer via USB cable, and press Volume Down or up key, so it would be detected easily by your computer.

Step 10: The Flashing process would be in progress, and a Green button would appear once the process is completed.

Now that TWRP Recovery is installed on your device, next is rooting your device. Simply couple your device back and power it on.

Credits: Team HovaTek

How to Root Tecno Camon C8

1.       Firstly, download SuperSU from here and move to the internal memory of your device.

2.       Now, boot your Tecno Camon device to recovery mode. Simply press and hold Volume Down and Power buttons.

3.       After that, from recovery menu, click on install and locate the SuperSU zipped file you transferred to the internal memory of your device, and then install it.

4.       Once you’ve successfully flashed both files, then go back to recovery menu and reboot your device.

Read also: 10 Best Android Root Apps for Android Phones

That’s it. Your device will reboot and the root process would be completed. You can verify root by using root checker. Hope this helps? If you encounter any difficulty, feel free to let me know via comment section.

Credits goes to Team HovaTek.

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How to Root Tecno Camon C8 and Install TWRP Recovery
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31 January 2016 at 20:50 delete

Nothing seems to have changed cos it never worked.

1 February 2016 at 07:33 delete

it works... u can verify with root checker

9 March 2016 at 12:09 delete