How to Root Infinix Hot 2 X510 on Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Infinix Hot 2 finally receives the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. I already published a guide on how to install Android 6.0 Marshmallow update on Infinix Hot 2, so if you’ve not yet updated yours, I advise you do that to enjoy full features of Android marshmallow.

If you’ve already updated your to Android 6.0 Marshmallow, you can gain back your root access following the guide am about revealing to you. However, you’ll be able to tweak dark corners of your android device and other root benefits.

Most of you know the importance of rooting your device. To mention a few, gaining root access lets you tweak your device to the fullest, helps in RAM management, improved smartphone experience, battery optimization, killing bloatwares (I call them crapwares), install custom roms and lots more.

Today, I’ll be your guide on how to root Infinix Hot 2 X510 on Android 6.0 Marshmallow….
Before you can root your Infinix Hot 2 X510, you’ve to first flash TWRP Recovery file on your Infinix Hot 2 X510, and then install SuperSU via recovery mode.

-          SP Flash tools (Download)
-          VCOM drivers (Read installation guide)
-          Recovery Image (Download)
-          Recovery Enabler (Download).

How to Install TWRP Recovery on Infinix Hot 2 X510

Step 1: First download the recovery zip file from here, and then extract the “Recovery.img” and “MT6580_Android_Scatter.txt” file to the desktop screen of your computer or create a folder and extract to it. Also download the recovery enabler file and extract to same folder.

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

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 “MT6580_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 2 X 510, to boot to recovery mode, simply press and hold Volume Down button + press Power button.

How to Root Infinix Hot 2 X510 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 2 X510 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 2 X510 would be rooted on Android 6.0 Marshmallow successfully. To verify root access, simply download root checker and confirm if your device has gained root access.

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25 February 2016 at 02:19 delete

My phone got stuck at Infinix logo but recovery was successfuly installed. Could boot into recovery using volume(+) and power bottom but my phone can't boot into Android system. When boot into normal boot, got stuck on Infinix logo. So I flashed a whole ROM again to get back my device working and loss recovery

16 March 2016 at 16:23 delete

When will I use the Recovery enabler? Couldn't read anywhere in the steps where the Recovery Enabler is used

16 March 2016 at 17:03 delete

same way you did flashed the recovery image, that same way you're to flash recovery enabler, so that at the end of the process, you get to install superSU from recovery mode section...

18 March 2016 at 15:01 delete

Your welcome.. keep visiting :)

11 May 2016 at 08:23 delete

Pls is the flash tools gonna format my phone

11 May 2016 at 08:36 delete

make use of firmware upgrade on the dropdown and you won't loss your data

25 June 2016 at 03:23 delete

hi i am using a mrashmallow >> when i press the volume down and power button noting happens it just open the phone as if i am prssing just power button

19 September 2016 at 10:05 delete

Pls hope my fone won't get bricked

30 September 2016 at 12:42 delete

so if I use firmware upgrade I won't any data(apps, media, contacts, settings) in my device?