How To Root Huawei P9 Plus And Install TWRP Custom Recovery

Guide about how to gain root access and install/flash TWRP custom recovery on Huawei P9 Plus using ADB and Fastboot. Huawei P9 Plus is a high-end Android smartphone from Chinese manufacturer Huawei. The device come packed with a 5.5-inch full HD display, Octa-core processor, 4GB RAM and 64 GB Internal storage, Dual 12 MP rear cameras and a 8 MP front camera. In this article, we’ll show you the easiest way to root your Huawei P9 Plus and install TWRP custom recovery in it.


Before You Begin

  • This guide is only for Huawei P9 Plus, not try this on any other smartphone.
  • Create a backup of all your important data and documents.
  • Download and Install Huawei P9 Plus USB Drivers in your PC.
  • Enable USB Debugging in your device from Developer Options and also enable OEM  Unlock and Advanced Reboot Option from Developer Options.

Download Required Files

How To Install TWRP Custom Recovery And Root Huawei P9 Plus

  • Connect your device to PC using USB cable and transfer the downloaded SuperSU zip file in Internal storage of your device.
  • Download and extract ADB and Fastboot zip file in a folder and move the download TWRP Recovery image file into the same folder.
  • Now open the folder and hold down the Shift key and right-click on the mouse to select Open Command Prompt here. 
  • Type adb reboot bootloader command to boot your smartphone into bootloader mode.
  • Once your device is in Bootloader mode, type the command fastboot flash recovery TWRP.img and hit enter button. This command will flash TWRP Recovery image in your smartphone. Now disconnect your device and turn it off.
  • Now boot your device into Recovery mode, to do that make sure your device is turned off and start your device by pressing Volume Down and Power button together.
  • Once you’re in Recovery mode, select Install and then browse and select the SuperSU zip file and install it.
  • Once the installation process is complete, reboot your device normally.

Congrats, Your Huawei P9 Plus is successfully rooted now and TWRP Custom Recovery is also flashed.

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