Custom Recovery How to

How to Install A Custom Recovery on Huawei Mate S By Easy Tutorial



If you are interesting to root the Huawei Mate S, first of all, you will required the custom recovery on Huawei mate S and  then towards the rooting process. The custom recovery is important before the rooting your smartphone, custom recovery will help you many tasks on your smartphone such as you can use it to flash a custom ROM or flash a custom kernel, and also you can backup your current ROM for restoring at a later time.

For custom recovery you will requires your bootloader is unlocked before proceeding the custom recovery process. If you have already done it, then you will proceed the below tutorial step by step.

Basic Requirement:

  • First of all you have must windows running PC for to do this process.
  • And your bootloader must be unlocked before installing the custom recovery. If your bootloader is locked, first of all, you will unlock the bootloader and then proceed.
  • You have installed the Universal ADB drivers on your computer download here.
  • download the Fastboot, it will help you to execute the command on your computer download here.
  • And download the TWRP Recovery to your computer download here.

How to Install A Custom Recovery on Huawei Mate S

Step 1: Select the Fastboot on your computer and unzip the file by right-clicking on it and selecting Extract here.

Step 2: Enable the developer option simply click on the setting>about phone>software information> build number and then tap the build number 5 or 8 times then you will show the message you are the developer.

Step 3: Now enable USB debugging option simply click on setting>developer option and enable USB debugging.

Step 4: connect your Huawei Mate S to your computer by USB cable.

Step 5: After that copy the TWRP Recovery to that folder there is the fastboot.exe and adb.exe are located.

Step 6: Now open the command Prompt window in the Fastboot folder. Just simply hold shift button on your keyboard and right-click on your screen and then select Open command window here.

Step 7: After that the Command Prompt window is launched then type the below command on and click enter:

adb devices

Step 8: Now your device should showing up in the list.

Step 9: After that type the below command and click the Enter button:

adb reboot bootloader.

Step 10: And then your smartphone should reboot into the bootloader mode.

Step 11: After that! Once your smartphone enter the bootloader mode, then issue the following command to flash TWRP Recovery on your smartphone. And keep in mind to replace the twrp.img with the actual recovery image name.

fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

Step 12: And then wait for installing the TWRP Recovery on your smartphone.

Step 13: Once the installation done, then reboot the Huawei Mate S by using the below command: fastboot reboot

Step 14: And then your Huawei Mate S should reboot normally.

That’s it! You are done and you have successfully installed the TWRP Recovery on your Huawei Mate S if you are interested in rooting your Huawei Mate S then click here. How to root Huawei Mate S


Disclaimer: the following tutorial for Huawei Mate S. if anything goes wrong the Smarts Guide is not be held to responsible. Keep proceed the guideline with your own risk and complete understanding.

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