How To Root Leagoo M8 Pro and Install TWRP Recovery

Here we will share a detailed guide to Root Leagoo M8 Pro and Install TWRP Recovery: If you are a Leagoo M8 Pro user, then we have a great news for you.Finally a working TWRP Recovery For Leagoo M8 Pro is available for download which means users can flash TWRP recovery On Leagoo M8 Pro and after that they can root Leagoo M8 Pro by Flashing SuperSu or Magisk.

The Leagoo M8 Pro has a large 5.7-inch display which supports HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, with 257ppi.It is powered by a MT6737 Quad-core processor.It houses a 3500 mAh battery.It sports a dual-camera setup and a 8 megapixels front-camera is also provided.There is a 128GB expandable storage support, apart from the 16 GB of internal storage.The device sports a finger print scanner on the back side.

Rooting Leagoo M8 Pro can also be beneficial to you as rooting has its own benefits of using. With a rooted device, you can try those things on your smartphone which requires root permission like if you want to remove an unwanted system application then you need the root permission or if you have to install applications which work with the rooted smartphone or you can create titanium backup. Rooting a device sometimes causes various problems but rooting Leagoo M8 Pro hardly creates any problem because Leagoo M8 Pro can handle rooting. So if you want to root Leagoo M8 Pro and install TWRP on Leagoo M8 Pro then follow this guide.

Now, there are many advantages of a phone like the Leagoo M8 Pro which has an openable bootloader which means that the smartphone can be rooted easily and the TWRP recovery or any custom recovery can be installed on your phone. Now, we have attached a method below so that you can install TWRP recovery on Leagoo M8 Pro and root it by installing SuperSu root pack

Also, if you install TWRP recovery on your smartphone then you can also root your smartphone and then you can install any other ROM as well. Now, you should follow this guide properly for a successful installation of recovery on your phone.

You need a computer in order to flash the TWRP recovery on your device. Once the installation process is complete, you can follow the below step by step instructions to download and flash the superSU zip file or latest Magisk on your to grant the root permissions to your device. Follow the guide carefully and make sure to a complete backup before you proceed.

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

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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 programs as administrators in Windows.

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 bootoader 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.

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  • Users Can Install Custom ROMs, MODs, Kernel via TWRP recovery
  • Users can flash system image (.img) file via TWRP recovery.
  • 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.

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WARNING will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your device while following this tutorial. Do it at your own risk.


→ Full Guide to safely Root and Install TWRP Recovery On Leagoo M8 Pro

How To Install TWRP and Root Leagoo M8 Pro (Both SuperSu and Magisk)

Root Leagoo M8 Pro

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 Download TWRP  New and transfer it to your Leagoo M8 Pro
  • Once transferred, follow this guide from below to install TWRP recovery on your Leagoo M8 Pro. (Same as flashing the stock ROM)

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

How to Flash TWRP With SP Flash Tool

#1 Using SuperSu (Root Leagoo M8 Pro )

  • Download the latest
  • Now follow the given guide to Install SuperSu On your device  to get root access

How To Flash SuperSU using TWRP Recovery & Root Any Android device

#2 Using Magisk (Root Leagoo M8 Pro )

  • Download the latest Magisk
  • Now follow the guide to flash magisk via TWRP to get root access on your device

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Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
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Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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