How To Root Huawei Mate 8 On Android 7.0 Nougat
The recovery for Huawei Mate 8 on Android 7.1 and can be used to flash custom ROMs and make full backups. Full touch is also working ok for easy navigation. For those who want to root by flashing supersu, this is a recommended custom recovery. Find out more features when you install it.
Thing To Know
  • This TWRP Recovery tutorial is only for Mate 8. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the phone.
  • Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.
  • This will void your warranty.
  • Sony Sync should be installed with full working ADB/Fastboot before performing the tutorial.

Feature Of The TWRP Recovery

1. NVRAM backup
2. boot.img backup
3. Recovery.img backup
4. Uboot backup
5. Emmc repair
6. Recovery.img and boot.img install/flash
7.more features now working.
8.Most features are working…
9. TWRP features working correctly….
We are not responsible if you brick your phone at the process of flashing the recovery  

How to Install TWRP 3.0.2 Custom Recovery On Huawei Mate 8

1. Make sure ADB and Fastboot are configured on your PC. How? See here: How to Set Up ADB and Fastboot with Android SDK. This is important!

2 – Connect Your Mate 8 to the PC with a USB cable and install ADB drivers.

3 – Download Twrp Recovery For Mate 8 and copy/paste it in the android-sdk-windowsplatform-tools directory.

4 – Go to Fastboot/Bootloader mode now. How? Navigate to android-sdk-windowsplatform-tools directory and open Command Prompt (Shift + Right-click & Open Command Prompt).

5 – Type in the following command and press Enter.

adb reboot bootloader

6 – Your Mate 8 should be switch OFF and then boot into the Fastboot Mode. Once the drivers are installed, proceed below.

NOTE: Alternatively, you can also enter Fastboot Mode by switching OFF your phone first. Then turn it ON by holding Volume Down + Power buttons together.

7 – Then type the following command and press Enter.

fastboot flash recovery twrpnougatdata.img

8 – Once completed, choose RECOVERY from the Fastboot menu and enter Recovery Mode. Navigate up and down using the volume keys.9 – If you see TWRP Recovery, then everything so far has been successfully performed and custom recovery is installed.

10 – Since everything is going on well, you can go back to your normal phone by rebooting Huawei Mate 8. Select “reboot system now” from the recovery menu. The phone will boot now. 

How to Root Huawei Mate 8 on Android 7.0 Nougat

  1. Download and transfer the SuperSU 2.78 file to your phone’s storage.
  2. Tap on Install and select the SuperSU zip file that you transferred to your device in Step 1.
  3. After selecting the .zip file, do Swipe to Confirm Flash on the bottom of the screen to begin the flashing process.
  4. Once SuperSU is flashed, you’ll get Reboot System option, select it.



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