Jan 3, 2017

How To Root Tecno W3 LITE Running On Android 6.0 Marshmallow

One of the reasons that you are here is because, you are finding it hard to root your Tecno W3 Lite running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It's no new thing that Android phones running on Marshmallows are very stubborn to root using King Root app. If you ask me, i can't use an Android phone without rooting it. Though rooting is not compulsory but it's essential to root your Android phone for more better experience and also be the Boss of your phone.

I will be dropping a quick but technical tutorial for you on how you can root your Tecno W3 Lite running Marshmallow. Thanks to Team Hovatek for porting TWRP for this stubborn smartphone. Kindly follow me along as we do this.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Download and install VCOM drivers on your PC using this steps Here
  • Download SuperSU 2.66.zip for Tecno W3 Here
  • Download TWRP for Tecno W3 Here
  • Download Sp flash tool Here


HOW TO ROOT TECNO W3 LITE VIA PC

=> Copy SuperSU.zip to both the phone’s SD card and internal storage

=> Download TWRP for Tecno W3 ported by Team Hovatek

=> Now switch off the phone (still with battery inside)

=> Next flash the TWRP recovery.img to the phone using SP Flash tool

=> Boot the phone into recovery mode using Volume up button + Power button.

=> If you get a prompt asking you to swipe to allow TWRP modify the system partition then go ahead and swipe. To swipe, place your finger on the green circle then slide it to the right.

=> In TWRP recovery, tap Install

Navigate to the location of the SuperSU.zip and select it.

=> Swipe to confirm flashing of SuperSU.zip and wait till flashing is complete.

=> Reboot the phone normally

After the above steps, your Tecno w3 should be successfully rooted.

HOW TO CONFIRM IF YOUR TECNO W3 LITE HAS BEEN ROOTED SUCCESSFULLY

To check or verify if it's rooted, kindly download root checker from Google playstore and you will see a similar result with the above shown image.

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  1. kacey3/1/17

    Please drop for W4

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  2. You're too Much Kashi... can I do the same things on my TECNO W4?

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  3. Nice one, thanks for sharing

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  4. Do people still root their phones?lol
    I ask becausethe major reason I thought many did back in the days was so they could use glo bis. Hahaha.
    But data don cheap now.

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    1. You can still change your imei without rooting your phone. So, rooting has its importance in Android phone apart from changing of Imei.

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  5. W4 IS ALSO RUNNING ON ON ANDROID 6.0

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    1. The software is different.

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  6. Anonymous10/4/17

    please Mr. Poster,where is your location?

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    1. Why do you ask, Mr Commenter?

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  7. Failed for me.After TWRMP is placed and i try to reboot it with vol and power key, i get a blue death screen error of windows version...a white screen with no message whatsoever. Luckily, i have backup to restore it from but this is annoying. My model number is : W3-H806A1-M-170204V109. Anyy idea please?

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