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As you know Huawei P8 and its sister phone Huawei P8 Lite have received the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow update with its stunning EMUI 4.0 OS. Now if you have already updated your Huawei device, then you might want to root it as well to get the most out of your Smartphone. Well, here is a simple way to gain root access.
Get the latest build of SuperSU and the listed TWRP for your Huawei P8 device from the download section below. The latest SuperSU build is the v2.68 and comes with many features like the systemless boot and much more. So head over to the tutorial below to root your device in no time.
Download Root Files:
Huawei P8 TWRP → Download | File: twrp-126.96.36.199-p8.img 25.3M
Huawei P8 Lite ALE-Lo4 → Download | File: TWRP_2.8.7.x_P8Lite_kirin_v2.img
Huawei P8 Kirin Variant → Download | File: TWRP_2.8.7.x_P8Lite_kirin_v2.img
SuperSU v2.68 → BETA-SuperSU-v2.68-20160228150503.zip
SuperSU APK → SuperSU-2.67.apk
How to Root Huawei P8 on Android 6.0 Marshmallow
1. Verify your device before you proceed.
2. Make sure you have a custom recovery installed on your device. Latest build from TWRP is highly recommended. Flash TWRP using this tutorial.
3. Make sure you have latest device drivers setup on your PC in order to transfer the files to your device’s internal storage. Get it from the official page of your device manufacturer.
4. Fully charge your device as the process make take a while.
Step 1: Download the SuperSU from above.
Step 2: Transfer all the necessary files to you device’s internal storage or SDcard. Place the files where you can easily locate it.
Step 3: Now boot into TWRP recovery. To do so, turn off your device completely and then press and hold the power button and volume down key for a few seconds. Once you see the TWRP logo, that means you have successfully booted into the recovery.
Step 4: Once into TWRP, take a Nandroid backup. To do so, tap Backup option and select all the partitions including the system, data, boot, recovery, EFS and cache(optional).
Step 5: Now return to the home screen again and tap Install option. Navigate to the SuperSU file from your internal storage and select it.
Step 7: Now swipe right on the confirmation action button below to install the ROM.
Step 8: Once installation completes, you can wipe the Dalvik cache or simply choose reboot to system option.
If the ROM doesn’t boot or you come across boot loop, a factory reset from the recovery should do the trick. If that fails, you can restore your previous ROM from the TWRP recovery.
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