How To Root, Unlock Bootloader And Installing TWRP recovery Huawei Ascend G8
Huawei Ascend G8 Also known as Huawei Ascend GX8, Huawei RIO in some country
Unlock Code :
- Go to hwid5.vmall[dot]com an Register to get a Huawei ID.
- Login at the unlock page : https://hwid5.vmall.com
- Accept Unlocking Agreement
- Enter model number (on your phone you find it at: Settings > About phone > Model number)
- Enter serial number (on your phone you find it at: Settings > About phone > Status > Serial number)
- Enter IMEI (on your phone you find it at: Settings > About phone > Status > IMEI or IMEI1)
- Enter Product ID (on your phone enter: *#*#1357946#*#*)
- Submit and get the unlock code. Save it somehow.
- Download Tools from https://www.mega.nz
- Unzip everything to folder HUAWEI G8
- Copy HUAWEI G8\SuperSU-PRO-V2.46.zip on your devices storage or sd-card.
- Install ADB Driver : http://boycracked.com/2016/01/15/universal-window-adb-driver/
- Enable developer options on phone: Settings > About phone > build number (tap number 10 times)
- Enable oem-unlock on phone: Settings -> developer options -> activate oem unlock
- Power off your phone, attach USB cable from phone to pc, hold VOLUME DOWN + POWER BUTTON for some seconds until you see the Fastboot Mode
- You should see PHONE Locked and FRP Unlock
- On PC go to HUAWEI G8 folder hit SHIFT + RIGHT-CLICK and “Open Command Prompt here”
- Enter Command : fastboot oem unlock YOUR_UNLOCK_CODE
- Phone should be unlocked. Reboot phone.
Installing TWRP Recovery on Huawei Ascend G8 :
- Boot phone to fastboot (VOLUME DOWN + POWER BUTTON)
- Enter Command: fastboot devices
- The command should list your phone
- Flash TWRP recovery with command : fastboot flash recovery twrp.img
Root Huawei Ascend G8 :
- Boot to recovery with VOLUME UP + POWER BUTTON
- Make a backup
- Choose Install Zip and install SuperSU-PRO-V2.46.zip (the zip you copied to the device in the beginning)
- Reboot. Done!