Root Infinix Hot 4: Easy Method Using TWRP Recovery Mode

Root Infinix Hot 4: Easy Method Using TWRP Recovery ModeInfinix Mobility quietly released the the successor to their Hot series, the Infinix Hot 4, in September, 2016. The smartphone has the following features:

  • Quad-Core Processor (1.3 GHz/MediaTek MT6580)
  • Mali 400 Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)
  • 2 Gigabytes of RAM
  • 16 Gigabytes of Internal Storage
  • Dedicated SD Card Slot (supports up to 32 GB external storage)
  • 156.6 mm (L) x 76.2 mm (W) x 8.8 mm (T)
  • 176 grams
  • 5.5-Inch High Definition (HD) display (720 x 1280 pixels density)
  • Dual Micro-Sim (Dual Standby)
  • 8 Megapixel Back-Facing Camera (Autofocus/LED Flash/HD Video)
  • 5 Megapixel Front-Facing Camera (LED Flash)
  • Supports all existing networks except Long Term Evolution (LTE)
  • Bluetooth V4.1
  • Music & Video Player/FM Radio/Loudspeakers/3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • Accelerometer/Fingeprint Scanner/Gyroscope/Light Sensor/Proximity Sensor
  • 4000 mAh Battery
  • Interchangeable Casing

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See also: Root T Mobile Galaxy S5

Root Infinix Hot 4: Benefits of Rooting

Rooting your Infinix Hot 4 gives you the following benefits:

These are just some of the perks of rooting your smartphone. There are lots more but we will not go into them in detail. As always, with the good comes the bad – if you root your device, you will lose your warranty.

Warning: will not be responsible for any damage or data lost if you choose to follow this guide. Proceed at your your risk!

For this article, I will show you how to root Infinix Hot 4 by installing TWRP Recovery on your smartphone. By far, this is the easiest and quickest way to gain root access to your device. Just follow the steps below to root your Infinix mobile.

Root Infinix Hot 4: Install TWRP Recovery Mode & Root Your Phone

First, make sure of the following:

  • Infinix Hot 4 is charged to at least 60%
  • Your computer if connected to the main power source
  • Download Infinix Hot 4 VCOM Driver from this link.
  • Get SP Flash Tool from link and extract to your computer.
  • Download superSU and put it in your smartphone.
  • Get TWRP Recovery for your Infinix Hot 4

Before you can root your Infinix Hot 4, you must first install TWRP Recovery on your smartphone. To do this, follow the steps below.

Install TWRP Recovery On Infinix Hot 4

Step 1. Go to “Settings” then “About” and tap on “Build Number” eight times. A prompt will appear saying “You are now  a developer“.

Step 2. Go to the “Developer’s Options” and turn on “USB Debugging“.

Step 3. Now extract the VCOM Driver you downloaded and run “Installdriver.exe” to install the VCOM drivers.

Step 4. Unzip the SP Flash Tool to your computer.

Step 5. Extract “TWRP Recovery” and you will be presented with some scatter text (XXXX_Android_Scatter.txt).

Step 6. Run “flash_tool.exe“, then click on the scatter loading.

Step 7. Select the “scatter file” in the folder where you extracted TWRP Recovery.

Step 8. Let the file load.

Step 9. Now, tick on “recovery” to choose it and untick everything else.

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Step 10. Turn off your smartphone, then click on “download“. Connect your device to your computer using the USB cable.

Step 11. Wait for the flashing process to finish.

Step 12. Once the process is complete, disconnect your smartphone from your computer and reboot it into “recovery mode“.

 Step 13. Your are finished installing TWRP RECOVERY on your smartphone!
Now we are ready to root Infinix Hot 4!

Root Infinix Hot 4 With TWRP Recovery

  1. Copy or move the superSu file to the root of your smartphone’s internal memory.
  2. Turn off your phone and then boot it into “Recovery Mode“.
  3. Your will be presenter with the TWRP Menu.
  4. Click on “Install” and choose the superSU file you copied to your smartphone.
  5. Swipe to start the flashing process.
  6. Wait for the process to finish.
  7. After the process completes, reboot your smartphone.
  8. Confirm root access by downloading and installing this from the Playstore.

Pretty easy, right? You have just rooted your Infinix Hot 4 using TWRP Recovery. Now watch the video below to see the whole process.

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