How To Root Tecno Camon CX – Very Simple

How To Root Tecno Camon CX – The Tecno Camon CX and Camon CX Air are currently the Latest and Hottest Tecno phones at the moment. This rooting guide is only for the Camon CX (CX-H501D1-N-170405V107) which is an MT6755 powered phone by Tecno running on Android 7 (Nougat), that of the Camon CX Air will be available on our next post, Stay tuned.

How To Root Tecno Camon CX - Very Simple

How can I root my Tecno Camon CX?

Tor root your Camon CX There are three main steps involved:

  1. Unlocking the Bootloader of the Tecno Camon CX
  2. Flashing the Hovatek TWRP / Philz recovery.img and
  3. And Lastly: confirming Root by installing and running Root Checker


  • Download either of the two custom recoveries below TWRP or Philz : 
  • TWRP for Tecno Camon CX ported by Team Hovatek See Here
  • Philz for Tecno Camon CX ported by Team Hovatek See Here
  • Setup ADB and Fastboot on the PC using the guide at See Here
  • Extract and copy the TWRP / Philz recovery.img into the same folder as the fastboot.exe and adb.exe 
  • Follow this guide to Unlock the Bootloader of the Tecno Camon CX See Here 
  • Now Download SuperSU See Here
  • Copy to both the Internal and External SD cards 
  • Connect the phone to the PC via USB cord while switched On and boot it into Fastboot (as instructed in the Bootloader unlock guide; don’t forget to re-enable OEM unlocking and USB Debugging) 
  • When the phone enters Fastboot, load the TWRP / Philz recovery to the phone by typing the command below then pressing Enter 

fastboot boot recovery.img 

  • The phone should automatically boot into TWRP / Philz recovery mode (depending on which you flashed) 
  • Do a full backup by tapping Backup (Recommended) then proceed 
  • In TWRP / Philz if you get a prompt asking you to swipe to allow modification of the System partition, tap KEEP READ ONLY 
  • If TWRP / Philz offers to root the phone, select NO 
  • In TWRP / Philz recovery, tap Install 
  • Navigate to the location of the on External SD card and select it 
  • Swipe to confirm flashing of (if prompted) and wait till flashing is complete 
  • Reboot the phone normally 
  • Lastly you need to Confirm Root access on the Tecno Camon CX by installing and running Root Checker.
Source: Hovatek

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