How to install TWRP Recovery on Huawei Honor 8

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How to install TWRP Recovery on the Huawei Honor 8, with the installation of TWRP on the Huawei Honor 8 you will be able to make any kind of customization. This is the best custom recovery ever created. TWRP is compatible with most custom ROMs, and is especially useful if you are thinking of installing one of them on your device. TWRP is also useful for installing the Chainfire SuperSU application, useful for receiving root permissions on Android devices.

Caution: this tutorial is for Huawei Honor 8. Do not try this guide on any other Android device. Furthermore, we are not responsible for any damage caused by the instructions provided on this page. Try this guide at your own risk. However, it is very unlikely that the device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions that have been mentioned in the procedure.

I recommend that you make a backup of your device, in case something goes wrong.

First thing to do before moving on to the guide is to install the USB drivers of your device on the PC, otherwise your smartphone will not be recognized by the computer, and will not be able to communicate with it, therefore, download the USB drivers. ed installateli.

How to install TWRP Recovery on Huawei Honor 8

Read also: How to root Huawei Honor 8 with Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Once the drivers have been installed, now you need to enable the USB DEBUG on your smartphone, in order for the PC to see all the internal memory of your phone, to do this, read this very simple guide.

Now some devices may need to unlock the OEM, another easy procedure, which you can find in this guide.

Now you need a good backup of your deviceand this can be done in a lot of ways, I like Nandroid Backup, which can only be done if you have a custom recovery installed. If you haven't installed it yet then read here.

You must make a backup of your phone, because at the end of the procedure all the data on your phone will have been deleted

ADB and Fastboot installed, read here or here to find out how.

Unlock the Bootloader read here to know how to do it

Download this Zip file, which contains the TWRP package and the file for the root | Link

How to install TWRP Recovery on Huawei Honor 8

  1. Follow our step-by-step guide which demonstrates how to set up ADB on Windows, then come back to continue with this guide when you're done.
  2. Install the ADB drivers on the computer.
  3. Download the TWRP image for Huawei Honor 8 to your computer and then open the Downloads folder to find the TWRP file.
  4. Connect the Huawei Honor 8 smartphone to the computer with the USB cable.
  5. Extract the TWRP file to the Download folder and then copy all the TWRP file to the same ADB folder.
  6. Hold down the Shift key and click on the white background of the ADB and TWRP folder and choose to open a command window here from the menu.
  7. Type the command "adb reboot bootloader”To restart the Honor 8 in bootloader mode.
  8. Type the command "fastboot flash recovery twrp-3.0.2-0-frd-modaco-rc1.img”To install custom recovery on Honor 8.
  9. Type the command "adb reboot”To restart the phone normally.
  10. As soon as it reboots, hold down the hardware key combination, read here should be fine.

It is recommended to immediately reboot into custom recovery so as not to lose the installation you just made.

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