beautiful smartphone, newly released Android device by Infinixmobility
that runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow Chameleon XOS. The Infinix X557
(Hot 4) comes with premium features such as Fingerprint Senor and the
amazing Battery Life,
powered by 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 processor type, Mediatek MT6580
chipset coupled with 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage plus micros SD Card
support, and lots more.
I know you will like to root your Hot 4, 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 Infinix X557 users 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
» TWRP Recovery Image for Infinix Hot 4 – 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