Rooting Guide

How to Root ZTE Axon 7 and Install TWRP Recovery

Here we are sharing a step by step guide to safely Root ZTE Axon 7 and Install TWRP Recovery on it.As you guys know ZTE Axon 7 users can now unlock its bootloader which means now the root is also possible.Follow the detailed guide to root and install TWRP recovery On ZTE Axon 7

ZTE Axon 7 officially supports bootloader unlock but you have to inform the support team and they will guide you, but if you want to do it manually then we have posted a proper guide to unlock the bootloader of ZTE Axon 7.Guide  How to Unlock Bootloader On ZTE Axon 7

The great news is that now an unofficial build of TWRP recovery 3.0.2-0 is available for the Axon 7. Once you install the TWRP recovery you can flash the latest supersu .zip root file to get root access on your Axon 7 and you can even install custom ROMs, kernels and MODs on your  ZTE Axon 7

Remember, the TWRP recovery is only for the ZTE Axon 7 A2017U model number.Don’t try flashing this recob=very image on any other variants of ZTE Axon 7 otherwise, your device will be soft bricked.

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.

Warning will not be held responsible for any damage happens to your device.Do it at your own risk


Download ZTE Axon 7 TWRP recovery (.img)

Download the latest SuperSu file

Steps to Root ZTE Axon 7 and Install TWRP Recovery

How to Root ZTE Axon 7 and Install TWRP Recovery

  1. First, Unlock bootloader on your ZTE Axon 7
  2. Then Download and save the ZTE Axon 7 TWRP recovery .img file to your PC and install it via Fastboot on your device. Guide  How to Install TWRP Recovery via Fastboot
  3. Once TWRP is installed, now root ZTE Axon 7 by flashing the latest SuperSu root file.Guide  How to Flash SuperSU Zip using TWRP Recovery.
  4. Done!!! You have succeeded to Root ZTE Axon 7 and Install TWRP Recovery

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