How to Root Infinix Hot S x521 and Install TWRP Recovery

Infinix Hot S is one of the most recent Infinix devices to run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system out of the box. The device features a biometric scanner which is close to the rear camera. However, the rear camera of the device clocks 13 mega-pixels.

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I’m pretty sure that most of you have already purchased the device, as it’s a good choice for those of you looking for a budget smartphone. if you’re still yet to buy, then you can buy and get back to this guide for rooting procedures.

TWRP Recovery is now made available for Infinix Hot S, so having installed TWRP Recovery on your Infinix Hot S X521 device makes it easy for you to root or port into any custom rom via recovery mode. However, you can be able to flash boot images, stock ROMs and other flashable files via recovery mode.

In this guide, I would brief you guys on how to install TWRP Recovery on Infinix Hot S x521 using SP flash tools and then rooting follows.


How to Install TWRP Recovery on Infinix Hot S x521

Step 1: First download the recovery zip file from here, and then extract the “Recovery.img” and “MT6753_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 “MT6753_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 Hot S x521, to boot to recovery mode, simply press and hold Volume Down button + press Power button.

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How to Root Infinix Hot S x521 on Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Step 1: Firstly, download the SuperSU file from here, and move the downloaded files to the internal storage of your Infinix Hot S x521 device.

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 Hot S x521 would be rooted successfully. To verify root access, simply download root checker and confirm if your device has gained root access.

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