How To Root Honor 5X: Very Easy Methods You Can Follow

How To Root Honor 5X: Very Easy Methods You Can Follow – The Huawei Honor 5X was announced in October, 2015 and was eventually released in November, 2015. The smartphone has great specs for a mid-range mobile phone and can handle everyday tasks with ease.

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Check out Huawei Honor 5X specifications below:

  • Octa-core (4×1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) Central Processing Unit (CPU)
  • Qualcomm MSM8939v2 Snapdragon 616 Chipset
  • Adreno 405 Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)
  • 5.5 inch In Plane Switching (IPS) LCD Capacitive touch screen (capable of displaying 16 million colors)
  • 1080 x 1920 (401 pixels per inch)/Multi-touch with EMUI 4.0 user-interface (Android OS v5.1.1/Lollipop)
  • 5.96 inch (L) x 3.00 inch (W) x 0.32 inch (T)/5.57 Ounces
  • Dual SIM (Micro-SIM/Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • 16 GB internal memory/2 or 3 GB RAM/Micro-SD Card Slot (supports up to 256GB external memory)
  • Supports GSM/HSPA/Long-Term Evolution (LTE) Network
  • 13 Megapixel Back-Facing Camera(f/2.0, 28mm focal length, LED flash, face detection, geo-tagging, HDR, panorama, touch focus, video capture – 1080p@30fps)
  • 5 Megapixel Front-Facing Camera (f/2.4, 22mm focal length)
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct/Bluetooth v.41/A2DP/GPS with A-GPS/GLONASS
  • FM Radio
  • MicroUSB v2.0
  • Sensors: Accelerometer/Compass/Fingerprint Scanner/Proximity
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery

Powerful specs for a mid-range smartphone! Now we come to the good part – how to root Honor 5X.

Note: As always, it is recommended that you make a backup of all your mobile’s data before attempting to tinker with it. Inforaid.com will not be responsible for any damage or loss of important files if you follow the guide below.

How To Root Honor 5X: Using Framaroot (PC Not Required)

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Before rooting your Honor 5X, make sure of the following:

  • Your smartphone is charged to at least 60% full.
  • Unknown Sources” is enabled.
  • You have a backup of all your mobile’s data (just to be safe).

Follow the steps below to gain root access to your smartphone.

Step 1. Using your phone’s browser, download Framaroot from this link and install it on your Honor 5X.

Step 2. After installing the app, run it on your device.

Step 3. You will be presented with the screen below. In “Select an action to execute after root“, choose “Install Superuser“. Under the list of exploits, select “Gandalf” and let the app do its work.

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Step 4. The program will need at least a couple of minutes to root your smartphone. You will get a message once root has been achieved. Also, you will have Superuser and SU binary on your device.

Step 5. Reboot your newly rooted Honor 5X!

This is a convenient way of rooting your smartphone because you do not need a computer to do it. Next, I will show you another way to root Honor 5X using a PC.

How To Root Honor 5X: Using KingoRoot And A PC

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KingoRoot for Android is the best one click rooting software/apk with highest success rate. Boost your Android Phone by rooting it with KingoRoot!

Follow the procedure below to root your Honor 5X using KingoRoot and a PC.

Step 1. Download KingoRoot for the PC from this link.

Step 2. Install the KingoRoot program after the download completes.

Step 3. Launch the app by clicking on its icon on your desktop.

Step 4. Connect your smartphone to your computer using the provided cable (see to it that it is powered up).

Step 5. Click on “Root” to start the rooting process.

Step 6. Wait for the program to do its magic. The process may take several minutes. Your mobile may restart a couple of times.

Step 7. Install a root checker after the program completes the rooting process to verify root access.

Done! You have now a rooted Honor 5X on your hand. Watch the video below to see the complete process similar to the first procedure (KingoRoot without a PC).

Rooting your mobile allows you to uninstall “bloatware” that comes bundled with your phone. You can save space by doing this. Also, you can sideload apps when your phone is rooted.

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