How to Root Infinix Zero 3 X552 and Install TWRP Recovery

Infinix Zero 3 is the latest flagship device from Infinix Mobility, and comes with premium features and well-grounded specs. To mention a few, the device is endowned with a 20.7MP rear camera, 3GB RAM, Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system (out of the box), 2.2GHz Octa-core processor and 4G LTE capabilities.

Previously, I published a guide on how to change the IMEI of Infinix Zero 3 X552, and I know that most of you’ve already tweaked your IMEI to enjoy some certain features. Today, I’m happy to inform you guys that the TWRP recovery file for Infinix Zero 3 has been ported by Team Hovatek, and root is now possible via recovery mode.

In this guide, I would brief you guys on how to install TWRP Recovery on Infinix Zero 3 X552 using SP flash tools and then rooting follows.

  • -          SP Flash tools (Download)
  • -          VCOM drivers (Read installation guide)
  • -          Recovery Image (Download)
  • -          USB cable for communicating the device with your PC.

How to Install TWRP Recovery on Infinix Zero 3 X552

Step 1: First download the recovery zip file from here, and then extract the “Recovery.img” and “MT6795_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: Now, power off your device, and remove the battery if possible.

Step 3: 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 4: From the extracted files, open Flash_tool.exe

Step 5: Once the flash tool is launched, then click on the download/upgrade tab and click on scatter loading button

Step 6: Now, locate the “MT6795_Android_Scatter.txt” file, which is on your desktop.

Step 7: After that, click download to begin flashing process.

Step 8: Immediately, connect your device (without battery if possible) to your computer via USB cable, and press Volume Down or up key, so it would be detected easily by your computer.

Step 9: 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 Infinix Zero 3 X552, to boot to recovery mode, simply press and hold Volume Down button + press Power button.

How to Root Infinix Zero 3 X552

Step 1: Firstly, download the SuperSU file from here, and move the downloaded files to the internal storage of your Infinix Zero 3 X552 devices.

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 recover 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 rebooted.

That’s it. Your Infinix Zero 3 X552 would be rooted successfully. To verify root access, simply download root checker and confirm if your device has gained root access.
Credits: Team Hovatek

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How to Root Infinix Zero 3 X552 and Install TWRP Recovery
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11 July 2016 at 04:23 delete

i can't enter recovery mode , it says i'm in factory mode