How to Succesfully Root Infinix Hot S (Infinix -X521)

This post is sourced from HOVATEK, you can get the original post HereInfinix Hot S runs on Android 6 (Marshmallow) OS it's also a MT6573 powered phone, making it not fully supported by rooting apks at the moment. This brief guide will explain how to flash TWRP and root the Infinix Hot S. You can also view Infinix Hot S Spec Here
how to root infinix hot s

How to Root Infinix Hot S

  • Install VCOM drivers on your PC using here
  • Download SuperSU at here
  • Copy the to both the phone’s SD card and internal storage
  • Download TWRP for Infinix Hot S ported by Team Hovatek at here
  • Switch off the phone (still with battery inside)Flash the TWRP recovery.img to the phone using SP Flash tool at here
  • Boot the phone into recovery mode using Volume up button + Power button (see it here)
  • In TWRP, if you get a prompt asking you to wipe to allow modification of the System partition, tap KEEP READ ONLY
  • If TWRP offers to root the phone, select NO
  • In TWRP recovery, tap Install
  • Navigate to the location of the SuperSU and select it
  • Swipe to confirm flashing of and wait till flashing is ccomplete
root checker infinix hot s rooted
Confirm Root by installing and running Root Checker

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