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How To Install TWRP Recovery and Root Neffos X1

How to Root Neffos X1 and Install TWRP Recovery: The Neffos X1 was launched in September 2016. The phone features a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with 720P resolution. The Neffos X1 is powered by 1GHz octa-core processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage (expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card). The Neffos X1 sports a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. The Neffos X1 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow and houses a 2250mAh non-removable battery

Rooting your Neffos X1 will allow you to flash different Custom MODs, ROMs, and such stuff onto the device. If you are a Neffos X1 user and want to gain root access then don’t worry, we have got you covered here. As it is an Android smartphone and comes with an unlockable bootloader, it can be rooted easily and now there is a working TWRP recovery made available for the device. Follow the steps given below to Root Neffos X1 and Install TWRP Recovery.

Android is the most advanced mobile operating system ever made and it’s getting better and better with time. Android users can root their device to get the most of it. Rooting an android is not that difficult as it seems. Rooting Neffos X1 gives you additional benefits like you can install special apps, flash custom ROMs, you can streamline your phone performance and many extra features. The real performance of an Android smartphone can only be unlocked once it is rooted.

Android Rooting Process

Rooting may seem very difficult but it is not. In the earlier days, users were afraid to root their device as there were not many guides available and the process was very hard, but now things have changed. Nowadays, rooting is very simple and can be achieved in few minutes. First, you have to unlock the bootloader, after which you can install TWRP recovery. Once TWRP is installed, you can root the device by flashing supersu or magisk root file.

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Now here we come with a full working guide on how to install TWRP Recovery and Root Neffos X1 . While rooting you have to be very careful and process with great caution, anything wrongs you may get your device bricked.If you want to root your device without PC or Laptop using one click root tools, then you can follow our guide linked below.

If you are new to TWRP recovery and rooting then here we first share some facts about Android rooting.

What is Rooting An Android Device Mean?

Rooting is the process of gaining full admin control of the Android device. You can use the device to its full potential,‘Rooting’ means giving yourself special privilege or “root permissions” on your phone. It’s similar to running plus grams as administrators in Windows.

Rooting Android -Wikipedia

After rooting your device you can install different MODs, kernel, ROMs on your device. You can install latest Android updates (like the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow) On old device by installing third party ROMs like CyanogenMod 13. You can overclock the CPU and GPU of your device to get the best performance. You can hibernate any app you want. You can underclock the CPU to get better battery life.

| For more information about Android rooting, check out our detailed post here > What Is Rooting Android Phone? Advantages And Disadvantages

What Is TWRP Recovery and Some of its benefits?

TWRP is a custom recovery for Android. It is the most popular Android custom recovery. It replaces the stock recovery On Android devices. It comes with many extra features compared to the stock recovery. It needs the bootloader to be unlocked. If your bootloader is locked then check out the guide here > How To Unlock Bootloader Of Any Android Using Fastboot. Some devices like Xiaomi and Huawei phones need a unlock code.

 

  • Some Of the benefits Of Having TWRP Recovery
    • Users Can Install Custom ROMs, MODs, Kernel via TWRP recovery
    • Users can flash system image (.img) file via TWRP
    • You can flash modding zip files
    • It is being used to install Xposed Modules
    • Easy to Root and Unroot using TWRP Recovery flashable zip SuperSU
    • Users can root by flashing magisk via TWRP recovery
    • You can create nandroid backup via TWRP
    • Can remove all bloatware using TWRP Recovery.
    • You can flash Custom Kernel To underclock and overclock.
    • You can clean Wipe, Cache, and Data via TWRP recovery.

Warning

rootmygalaxy.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your device while following this tutorial. Do it at your own risk. This will void the warranty of your device.

Pre-Requirements

  • Device’s bootloader must be unlocked.
  • Make sure battery percentage is more than 60%
  • Make sure you have installed USB Drives on your PC.
  • Install ADB & Fastboot drivers on your computer. Guide: For windows or For Mac
  • Now Enable Developer option.
  • Create a nandroid backup on your device.

→ Full Guide to safely root Neffos X1 and Install TWRP Recovery

The first method you can Install the TWRP recovery then flash the SuperSu or Magisk to get your device rooted

Guide: Root and Install TWRP Recovery On Neffos X1

Install TWRP Recovery and Root Neffos X1

Step 1: Install TWRP Recovery On Neffos X1

The first method you can Install the TWRP recovery then flash the SuperSu or Magisk to get your device rooted

  • Check out the Pre-Requirement Section above (Important)
  • Make sure your device’s bootloader is unlocked. Check out the link given above to unlock the bootloader if you haven’t done it yet
  • First of all, make sure you have followed each and every step mentioned in the pre-requisites section
  • After that, you have to download the TWRP Recovery  and transfer it to the Fastboot folder (Pre-requirement section) || (Mega)
  • Once transferred, follow this guide from below to install TWRP recovery on your Neffos X1.

Note: Find the Scatter File from the downloaded TWRP zip file, which you have downloaded. Rename the TWRP (.img) file to recovery.img. Now, on the flash tool interface, navigate and select the scatter file and At this stage, just leave the recovery as ticket/ checked. Now, at the location tab, click on the storage location field of the recovery and search and browse for the custom recovery image file which is device-specific

Step 2: Root Neffos X1

  • Using SuperSu To Root Neffos X1
    • Download the latest SuperSu zip (Download)
    • Now follow the given guide to Install SuperSu On your device to get root access
  • Using Magisk To Root Neffos X1
    • Download the latest Magisk
    • Now follow the guide to flash magisk via TWRP to get root access on your device.

 

How To Unroot Neffos X1

You have to flash the stock official firmware on your device to unroot it completely. Follow the guide linked below

  • First, search and download the stock ROM for the device on the web, then flash it via SP Flash Tool

| Guide: How To Install Stock ROM On Neffos X1

That’s it. Your Neffos X1 has been rooted successfully. Keep reading roomygalaxy for more news and updates.

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