Whenever you buy a new smartphone, you are restricted to use only those features which are integrated by the manufactures. However, if you want to customize or access more features of Android OS, then rooting is the best way to add much more, and can fully customize the UI you like. Hence, we have come to help you to unlock bootloader and root the Huawei Honor 7X.
Whether you want to install new custom ROM and kernel or uninstall pre-loaded apps, you will need to root your Honor 7X first. For that, you will need an unlock code and use ADB to unlock Bootloader on the phone. Once you have unlocked Bootloader on your Honor 7X, you will be able to root your smartphone. Let me show you how to do it!
How to Unlock the Bootloader and Root Honor 7X
Make sure that you have a complete back up of your data. And, before heading to the guide, visit this link and create an account to get the unlock code first. Once you have created a new account, go to download → unlock bootloader and fill out the form to get the unlock code.
How to Unlock the Bootloader on Huawei Honor 7X
First of all, enable OEM Unlock and USB debugging under the Developer option in the settings. If you cannot see that option, go to About phone → tap on Build Number for seven times to get the Developer option.
Step #1. Install ADB on your computer and connect your phone to the computer via USB.
Step #2. Enter the following command in CMD window and hit enter to get the bootloader mode.
adb reboot bootloader
Step #3. Now type the following command while your device in bootloader mode.
fastboot OEM unlock [unlock code]
Step #5. Now you have unlocked Bootloader on Honor 7X. Type “fastboot reboot” to restart the system.
How to Root Huawei Honor 7X
Step #1. Go to Settings → Developer Option → and turn on USB Debugging. Head over to this post to know how to enable USB Debugging option on Android phone.
Step #2. Now, connect your phone to PC via USB cable.
Step #3. Enter ‘adb reboot bootloader’ in the CMD windows and hit Enter to get the Bootloader mode.
Step #4. Type the following command once you are in Bootloader mode.
fastboot flash recovery twrp_Honor_7x.img
Step #5. Now reboot your phone by entering ‘fastboot reboot’ and disconnect your phone from the PC.
Step #6. Next, power off your device and then Hold Power + Volume Up to Launch TWRP.
Step #7. Swipe to allow notifications and go to Install and then select SuperSU file.
Step #8. Now swipe to install SuperSU, wipe Dalvik cache and reboot your device.
Well, the Honor 7X rooting process is similar to the previous Honor X devices. Hence, it was pretty easy. Hope you have rooted your device without any problem. Once you have rooted your phone and looking forward to customize your device, then you can install Xposed Framework on your Android Oreo running device.
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