How To Root & Installing TWRP Recovery to Huawei Ascend Y5 (Y560-L01)


How To Root & Installing TWRP Recovery to Huawei Ascend Y5 (Y560-L01)

File Name
ADBUniversal-ADB-driver.msiDownload 16 MB
ADB Fastboot Tool.zipDownload 302 KB
TWRPrecovery-twrp2870-y560.imgDownload 11 MB ( 11 MB
Stock ( 11 MB

Note :

  • Need Custom Rom Huawei Ascend Y5 (Y560-L01) —> HERE
  • Need Official Huawei Ascend Y5 (Y560-L01) Stock Rom / Firmware —> HERE


Do not use this recovery to flash official updates from Huawei website! You need to repack them for custom recovery or use the stock recovery to install.

  1. Install ADB driver
  2. Decompress at dekstop directories folder C:\Dekstop\…. here …
  3. Copy TWRP/CWM.img files into ADB_Fasboot Tool folder
  4. Rename TWRP/CWM.img file “recovery.img
  5. at your phone, Enable USB debugging and OEM unlocking on your device (Settings -> Developer options -> Android debugging & Settings -> Developer options -> OEM unlocking)
  6. Plug in your device via USB cable to PC60c84-connect-android-device-computer
  7. in ADB_Fasboot Tool folder You will find cmd.exe, double click or run CMD.exe, and execute following command in terminal window to boot into bootloader
    adb reboot bootloader
  8. Unlock bootloader (this will wipe your device!)
    fastboot oem unlock-go

9. Boot recovery image to make a clean backup of your firmware

fastboot boot recovery.img

10. Reboot back to bootloader and flash recovery image to recovery partition

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img


How to root your Android using TWRP?
1. Download Chainfire’s SuperSU and copy it to your sdcard
2. Follow instructions on how to install/boot TWRP recovery
3. Install the SuperSU zip in TWRP


Or using Kingroot.APK

How to restore stock recovery?
1. Download TWRP flashable zip below and copy it to your sdcard
2. Install the zip in TWRP
2. Reboot recovery

Booting to the recovery:
* Turn the phone off.
* Hold <Vol Up> + <Power> for about 5 seconds. (You have to hold them or it will just boot up normally..)

Sources for the recovery are available in my github. You can compile it yourself using OmniROM source tree.

Thanks to Dees-Troy’s


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