New Method: How to Root Tecno Camon C8

Where are the selfies guys using Tecno Camon C8? Coming in here cos I’ve got good news for you. I know it’s been a while you’ve been trying to root your Camon C8 but always unsuccessful… this time, it will be successful.

God bless Team Hovatek for providing this guide in rooting tecno camon c8, tested and trusted; hence neglect the old thread.

Requirements
==>PC with enabled internet connection
==>Patience in following
==>SP Flash tool

How Can I root Tecno Camon C8?
==>Download SuperSU.zip  here  and save it to your phone’s SD card
==>Download the ported  TWRP for Tecno C8 by Team Hovatek here (old)
==>Download the ported TWRP for Tecno C8 by Team Hovatek here (New)
==> Unzip the TWRP zip file and flash the recovery image to the phone using Sp flash tool ( You can download SP Flashtool here)

How Can I Flash it Using SP Flashtool?Please see guide here

==>Boot the phone into TWRP recovery mode (by Holding the Vol Up  and Power button for 5 seconds)
==>In TWRP recovery, Choose install zip from sdcard- to Choose zip from sdcard use vol up and down scroll up and down then choose the Supersu.zip file from the root of your sdcard.
Scroll to yes and install, after a successful flashing go back and reboot.

You are now rooted! To be fully sure your Tecno C8 is rooted, go  straight to Google Playstore and download root checker to verify your root status.

Are you still confuse? Ask your questions.

All Credit goes to Team Hovatek.

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26 thoughts on “New Method: How to Root Tecno Camon C8

    • Hello friend,
      To root your device, follow the guide below

      1. Download Super-Root.apk for Gionee Marathon M5 from this link : http://goo.gl/tWNOjk

      2. Connect your device to your PC using the USB cable.

      3. Copy the Super-Root.apk over to the root of your SD card.

      4. Once it’s been copied, disconnect your device from your PC.

      5. Head to Menu>>Settings>>Security on your device and enable the Unknown sources option.

      6. Open the File Manager app on your device and install the app you copied earlier to your device.

      7. Once the app’s been installed, launch it from your App Drawer.

      8. Select Install SuperSU from the first dropdown menu.

      9. Select exploit, tap on it in the app.

      10. The app should begin rooting your device, shouldn’t take too long to finish.

      11. Reboot your device once it’s been rooted.

      12. You’re all done! Excellent! You’ve successfully rooted your Android device using the Super-Root.apk app and you should now be able to see the SuperSU app in your App Drawer!

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  2. pls I know dis is not meant here
    but I need help. my x507 is showing gionee logo on boot b4 infinix bootanimation .
    pls how can I revert it,it started after I ported a custom ROM to my x507
    pls I need ur help on it

  3. Oga Yomi, is it possible to tweak tecno c8 IMEI without rooting? if yes, will de changed IMEI affect de phone when trying to upgrade de phone coz I heard it's not advisable to uprage a rooted phone.

    • Yes, it is very possible. Go to playstore, download engineering mode apk >>>install it on you camon c8 and use it to change your imei without roooting.

    • WHat version is your Camon C8? Old or new? if you download the twrp for old, and your device is new, then it will always give you dat error. Check your version of Camon C8 and download the TWRP accordingly.

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