Rooting your Android smartphone is one awesome thing that can happen to any Android user as you will be able to access super extra abilities on your Android device, and today I will be giving a total step by step gide to root your Infinix Hot S. The Infinix Hot S is a recent Infinix device that runs on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. This device features a 13MP rear camera, and a biometric scanner which sits close to the rear camera. If you are yet to purchase this device, I think it is going to be a huge value for your money.
It’s good news that TWRP Recovery is now available for Infinix Hot S, so it will be easier to root or port into any Custom ROM via recovery mode if you have already installed TWRP Recovery on your Infinix Hot S X521 device. Although other tweaks via recovery mode can also be done, such as flash boot images, stock ROMs and other flashable file.
Let’s get to work, quickly follow the below guide to install TWRP Recovery on Infinix Hot S x521 using SP flash tools and then the rooting giude follows.
- SP Flash tools (Download)
- VCOM drivers (Read installation guide)
- Recovery Image (Download)
- USB cable for communicating the device with your PC.
How to Install TWRP Recovery on Infinix Hot S x521
Step 1: Download the recovery zip file from here, quickly extract the “Recovery.img” and “MT6753_Android_Scatter.txt” file to the desktop screen of your computer or create a folder and extract to it.
Step 2: Power off your device, if possible, remove your battery.
Step 3: Next, download the SP Flash tool, and extract the files to your computer. You should get the following files as seen below, after extraction.
Step 4: From the extracted files, open Flash_tool.exe
Step 5: Once the flash tool is launched, then click on the download/upgrade tab and click on scatter loading button
Step 6: Now, locate the “MT6753_Android_Scatter.txt” file, which is on your desktop.
Step 7: After that, click download to begin flashing process.
Step 8: Immediately, connect your device (without battery if possible) to your computer via USB cable, and press Volume Down or up key, so it would be detected easily by your computer.
Step 9: The Flashing process would be in progress, and a Green button would appear once the process is completed.
Confirm! TWRP Recovery is now installed on your Infinix Hot S x521, to boot to recovery mode, simply press and hold Volume Down button + press Power button. Let’s proceed to how you can root this device.
How to Root Infinix Hot S x521 on Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Step 1: Download the SuperSU file from here, and move the downloaded files to the internal storage of your Infinix Hot S x521 device.
Step 2: Now boot in recovery mode (press and hold Volume Down button + press Power button).
Step 3: Go to the recover main menu, and then choose install, and then select the SuperSU Zip file and flash immediately.
Step 4: Once this process is completed, simply go back main recovery menu and tap on Reboot system, and your device would be rebooted.
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Confirm! Your Infinix Hot S X521 has been rooted. If you encounter any issue while following this guide, please do not hesitate to let us know using the comment box below, and we will be glad to help you out. Make sure you share this guide it might be of help to a friend out there.