INSTALL TWRP AND ROOT INFINIX HOT S X521
Infinix Hot S is one of the newest and hottest device
in town and it has been on sell for the past few weeks. It’s known to be
the first ever Infinix device feature the Fingerprint sensor (biometric
scanner). Infinix Hot S runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with
Infinix XUI out of the box and its visually stunning design, sharp
cameras, 3,000mAh battery; a combination of Android operating system,
octa core processor and memory expandable to 128GB all for a superior
I know you will like to root your Infinix Hot S X521,
probably because you want to explore more, but the last OS, Android M is
very stubborn when it comes to rooting, because the popular and
easiest apps such as Kingroot, Vroot, Framaroot, Tecnoroot, Rootgenius
etc., not working for it. The below tutorial will guide the HOT S users
on how to install TWRP Recovery and Root their Smartphone.
After rooting your phone, it’s advisable to unroot before performing an
OTA update or restoring factoring settings. We have a comprehensive
guide on that here.
Materials Needed For Rooting
» USB Cable – for communication within the smartphone and PC.
» SP Flash Tool – Download it Here
» VCOM Drivers – Downloading link and installation instruction, check here
» Download TWRP for Infinix Hot S ported by Team Hovatek – Download it Here
» SuperSU-v2.76.zip – Download it Here
» Save the SuperSU 2.76.zip that you downloaded to your phone’s SD card» Unzip the TWRP zip file that you downloaded and flash the recovery image to the phone using SP Flash Tool
How Can I Flash it Using SP Flashtool? Check out this link for the instruction: www.dsmedia24.com/2016/01/how-to-flash…
» Now, boot your phone into TWRP Recovery Mode (by Holding the Vol Up and Power button simultaneously for 5 seconds)
» In TWRP, if you get a prompt asking you to swipe to allow modification of the System partition, tap Keep Read Only
» If TWRP offers to root the phone, select NO
» In TWRP recovery, tap Install
» Navigate to the location of the SuperSU 2.76.zip and select it
» Swipe to confirm flashing of SuperSU.zip and wait till flashing is complete» After a successful flashing go back and reboot.
It is simple as that. You may download Root Checker
from Play Store to verify your root privileges. After downloading,
simply Install Root Checker, run it and you should get a success message
All Credit goes to Team Hovatek.