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How to root the Infinix Hot 4 (X557)


The Infinix Hot 4 (X557) is powered by the MT6580 System on Chip (SoC) and ships with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. In this guide, I’ll be teaching you how to root the Infinix Hot 4 (X557).

How do I root an Infinix Hot 4 (X557) ?


  • Install VCOM drivers on your PC using
  • Download SuperSU 2.76.zip
  • Copy the SuperSU.zip to both the phone’s SD card and internal storage
  • Download TWRP for Infinix Hot 4 at https://docs.google.com/uc?id=0B_-waNKLvNRcMXVObzJoS2pPZms&export=download
  • Switch off the phone (still with battery inside)
  • Flash the TWRP recovery.img to the phone using SP Flash tool
  • Boot the phone into recovery mode using Volume up button + Power button
  • In TWRP, if you get a prompt asking you to swipe to allow modification of the System partition, tap KEEP READ ONLY
  • If TWRP offers to root the phone, select NO
  • In TWRP recovery, tap Install
  • Navigate to the location of the SuperSU 2.76.zip and select it
  • Swipe to confirm flashing of SuperSU.zip and wait till flashing is complete
  • Reboot the phone normally
  • Confirm Root by installing and running Root Checker

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