How To Unlock Bootloader, Root Honor 8C And Install TWRP Recovery

How To Root Honor 8C, Install TWRP Recovery & Unlock Bootloader

Hey, there I have come with the guide on How To Unlock Bootloader, Root Honor 8C And Install TWRP Recovery. You can easily Root Honor 8C, Unlock Bootloader & Install TWRP Recovery. Honor 8C was recently launched and there are a lot of developments going around. We will keep updating you on Custom ROMs, Custom Kernel for Honor 8C.

About Honor 8C

This Honor 8C is having a 6.26 Inch HD IPS LCD Screen which is protected by Gorilla Glass (unspecified version). Honor 8C is powered by the Qualcomm SDM632 Snapdragon 632 which is an Octa-core processor. It has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of Internal Storage. It’s a dual-SIM device (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). Moving to the OS this device runs on EMUI 8.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.

On talking about the camera it has a Dual rear-facing camera of 13MP + 2MP and the front-facing camera is an 8MP shooter and moving to the battery it has a Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery. We also have a fingerprint scanner (rear-mounted), and face unlocking feature.

Also Read: How To Root Honor 8X

Unlock Bootloader Of Honor 8C {UnOfficial Method}

Now to unlock bootloader follow the steps shown below:

Purchase Unlock Code For Honor 8C

As you might know that Huawei has stopped providing unlock code. So, you won’t be able to unlock the bootloader of any Huawei smartphones for now. But there are third-party services available from which you can buy unlock codes to unlock your phone bootloader.

If you are a Huawei user then you might know that Huawei provides unlock code for free but now you have to pay to get unlock code. Below I have mentioned the sites from which you can buy unlock code to unlock the bootloader of Honor 8C.

Step 1: First Off We Need To Enable Developer Options For That Go To Settings >> About Phone >> Now Tap On Build Number 6-7 Times

  • Now Go Back >> Go To Advanced Settings >> Developer Options
  • Enable OEM Unlock Option

Note: Try This Method With Your Own Risk MyPhoneUpdate Is Not Responsible For Any Damage To Your Phone

Step 2: Now Setup ADB And Fastboot On Windows (Important Step)

Step 3: Once Done Go To Platform Tools Folder >> Type “cmd” In The Address Bar & Press Enter To Open Command Prompt

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Unlock Bootloader On Honor 8C

Step 4: Boot Your Phone Into Fastboot Mode

  • Power Off Your Phone >> Now Press & Hold Volume Up + Power Button Together Till You See Boot Logo

Step 5: Once Done Now Connect Your Honor 8C To PC/ Laptop Using USB Cable.

Step 6: Now On Command Window Type The Following Command

adb reboot bootloader
  • Hit Enter, Now To Unlock Bootloader Type The Following Command
fastboot oem unlock .......

(Replace ……. With Unlock Code) You, Will, Get Your Unlock Code On Your Mail. Hit Enter

Step 7: That’s It 🙂 You Have Successfully Unlocked The Bootloader Of Honor 8C. Now you can Flash SuperSu, Custom ROM, TWRP Recovery, & Custom Kernel.

Also Read: How To Root Meizu Note 8

Install TWRP Recovery On Honor 8C

  • First Off Go To Settings >> About Phone >> Tap Build Number 5-6 Times To Enable Developer Options >> Go Back & Tap On Developer Options >> Enable USB Debugging & OEM Unlocking

You Must Disable All Your Security Locks

  • Now Boot Your Phone Into Fastboot Mode (To Do That Press & Hold Volume Down + Power Button Together)
  • Connect Your Phone To PC/Laptop
  • Download These Files:
    TWRP Recovery Files (Download Both TWRP Image & Installer File)
    Platform Tools
  • Download TWRP Recovery Files According To Your Android Version
  • Once The Files Are Downloaded Go To Platform Tools Folder >> Type “cmd” In The Address Bar & Press Enter To Open Command Prompt
Install TWRP Recovery On Honor 8C
Install TWRP Recovery On Honor 8C
  • Now Enter The Following Commands
fastboot devices
  • Hit Enter & Type
fastboot oem unlock
  • Hit Enter & Again Type
fastboot reboot bootloader
  • Now Move The Recovery File To The Platform Tools Folder
  • Now In Command Prompt Type
fastboot boot rec
  • After That You Have To Press The Tab Key So, That The Recovery Image File Name Gets Added Automatically >> Hit Enter
  • After That Your Phone Will Boot Into TWRP Recovery
  • In TWRP Recovery Go To Reboot >> And Change The Slot To “A” If The Current Slot Is “B” Or Change The Slot To “B” If The Current Slot Is “A”
  • Once Done Go Back To Main Screen >> Again Connect Your Phone To PC
  • Now Move The Recovery Installer File On To Your Phone
  • Go Back To Your Phone >> In TWRP Recovery Tap On Install >> Locate The File That You Just Moved From Your PC >> Select It & Swipe To Confirm Flash
  • Once Done Tap On Reboot
  • That’s It 🙂 You Have Successfully Installed TWRP Recovery On Your Honor 8C

Also Read: Root Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2

Root Honor 8C With Magisk Root Method

(Note: For this Method, You will need to have a TWRP Recovery Or CWM Recovery Installed on your device. The Link to Install & Flash TWRP Recovery Or CWM Recovery is mentioned Above)

  • First You Need To Download Magisk.zip File On Your Phone
  • Now Boot Your Phone To Recovery Mode By Pressing Volume Down + Power Button At Same Time Until You See The Boot Animation.
  • After That Tap On Install >> Then Locate The Magisk.zip File And Select It >> And Then Tap On Swipe To Confirm Flash
  • Once The Flashing Process Is Done. Tap On Reboot
  • That’s It 🙂 You Have Successfully Rooted Your Honor 8C

Final Words: So, this is all about How To Unlock Bootloader, Root Honor 8C And Install TWRP Recovery. I have shown you the easiest method to Unlock Bootloader, Root Honor 8C And Install TWRP. I hope this method worked on your phone. If you want to ask any questions related to this post then make sure to comment down below. We would love to hear from you.

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