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How to Root Tecno Phantom 6 (A6)

Rooting Android, What Does it Mean?

       Rooting is a process that allows you to attain root access to the Android operating system code (the equivalent term for Apple devices id jailbreaking). It gives you privileges to modify the software code on the device or install other software that the manufacturer wouldn’t normally allow you to

The Tecno Phantom 6 Plus (A6) is powered by the MT6797 (Mediatek Helio P20) SoC and runs on Android 6 (Marshmallow).

Guide below will explain how to root Tecno Phantom 6 (A6).

How can I root Tecno Phantom 6 (A6) ?

There are two main steps:

  • Unlocking the Bootloader of the Tecno Phantom 6 (A6)
  • Flashing the TWRP recovery.img and SuperSU.zip

Steps:

Download TWRP for Tecno Phantom 6 (A6) here

Setup ADB and Fastboot on the PC

Extract and copy the TWRP recovery.img into the same folder as the fastboot.exe and adb.exe

Unlock the Bootloader of the Tecno Phantom 6 Plus (A9)
Download SuperSU 2.76.zip from here

Copy SuperSU.zip to the phone’s internal storage

Connect the phone to the PC via USB cord while switched On and boot it into Fastboot (as instructed in the Bootloader unlock guide; don’t forget to re-enable OEM unlocking and USB Debugging)

When the phone enters Fastboot, load the TWRP recovery to the phone by typing the command below then pressing Enter.

Command:

fastboot boot recovery.img
The phone should automatically boot into TWRP recovery mode

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 SuperSU2.76.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 from here

 

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