Root and Install TWRP recovery on Huawei Nexus 6P



In this you will be able to root and install TWRP custom recovery on your Huawei Google Nexus 6P. The latest flagships emerge from two different manufacturers, one from Huawei and the other from LG, the Huawei Google Nexus 6P is the latest giant device manufactured under Google’s collaboration with the Chinese manufacturer Huawei. The device is packed with decent specification and powerful hardware components which make this device really awesome, further you can root and install custom recovery in your Huawei Google Nexus 6P to get more out of it’s powerful hardware.

There are multiple benefits of root and having a custom recovery installed on your device including you can install Xposed Framework, mods and Custom ROMs to enhance user experience. Just follow the guide as mentioned below in the step sequence.

How to install TWRP recovery & Root Huawei Nexus 6P

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations which includes installing Custom recovery and root. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.

Enable USB Debugging (Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging)

Your phone battery should be charged minimum 60%

Your device bootloader should be unlocked or Click Here

Download these files:

Download Nexus 6P USB drivers.

Download and Extract adb fastboot.

Download TWRP recovery

Download SuperSU v2.46

Process to install TWRP custom recovery on Huawei Nexus 6P

Just follow the below simple steps in sequence to install TWRP custom recovery on Huawei Nexus 6P.

Extract the downloaded custom recovery file and rename in to recovery.img

Now connect your device to the PC using USB cable.

Open the adb-and-fastboot folder you extracted earlier and copy the custom recovery inside the adb-and-fastboot folder.

Inside adb-and-fastboot folder, press SHIFT and Right-Click on an empty space inside the same folder.

Click on Open command prompt here as shown in picture below.


Now enter the following command to boot your device into bootloader mode,

“adb reboot bootloader”

Then type the following command to flash custom recovery in your device,

“fastboot flash recovery recovery.img”

Wait for the process to complete.

Once you have successfully installed custom recovery now its time to root your Huawei Nexus 6P

How to root Huawei Nexus 6P using TWRP custom recovery

Just follow the below steps in sequence to obtain root access on your Huawei Nexus 6P

Connect your device to your PC

Copy the in the internal memory of your Huawei Nexus 6P

Turn off your device and enter into Recovery mode by using hardware key combination or by typing the following command.

         ” adb reboot recovery “

Once your device reboot into recovery mode, hit Install

Select the file and swipe the slider to start flashing.

Once the installation process is complete, select Reboot.

That’s it, you have successfully rooted your Huawei Nexus 6P along installing TWRP custom recovery. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your comment in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.

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