Hi, This is a tutorial to root HTC U Play and install TWRP recovery. In this guide you will find all steps with image, therefore it is safe and easy method of root HTC U Play and install TWRP recovery.
HTC U Play has Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 processor along with 3/4 GB RAM and 32/64 GB ROM. This phone has 5.2 inches Super LCD5 capacitive touch screen size with 1080 x 1920 pixels. HTC U Play has 16 mega pixels rear camera with LED flash and 16 mega pixels front Flash camera in HTC U Play.
HTC U Play is great phone and you must be root HTC U Play, because root allows for you to use a maximum of your phone without any restrictions. After root you will install custom Rom, apps, and setting in your phone. But before root you must read Root Advantage and Disadvantage by this post. Then after follow these steps to root your phone.
Preparation of flash or update:
Download tool for root HTC U Play and install TWRP recovery
|FILE NAME||DOWNLOAD LINK|
|HTC U Play ADB Driver||Download|
|HTC U Play TWRP Recovery||Download|
|HTC U Play SuperSU Zip||Download|
|HTC U Play Fast-boot tool||Download|
Steps to root HTC U Play and install TWRP recovery:
Step 1: Download and install HTC U Play ADB driver on your PC and enable Developer option and USB debugging mode on your HTC U Play by this guide . Download and copy SuperSU Zip file in the phone SD card. Now download and extract TWRP Recovery and Fast-boot tool and move TWRP Recovery (recovery.img) file in the Fast-boot tool folder. Then press and hold shift key in the keyboard and right click in the extracted Fast boot tool folder and select “Open command window here”. See in this image.
Step 2: Now connect HTC U Play with PC via USB cable and type adb reboot bootloader to boot your phone in the bootloader or fastboot mode. if this CMD command is not work for reboot bootloader or fastboot mode, then switch off your HTC U Play and press volume down and power button. You will get a vibration and your device will boot in recovery mode, then you select Reboot to Bootloader.
Note: Now your HTC U Play in the bootloader or fastboot mode, So you type fastboot devices in the command window then press enter key. This command show connected device in the command window and you can see your Smartphone serial number. If command window is not show your device serial number. Then install USB driver correctly or change your USB port of the PC.
Step 3: If your HTC U Play connected, then type fastboot flash recovery recovery.img command in the command window and press enter key to flash TWRP recovery on HTC U Play.
Step 4: Now type fastboot boot recovery.img to boot in recovery mode. Then tap on install tab or button and select “SuperSU.zip”file from your save location on your phone SD card and install this file.
Now reboot your phone. If you want to check your Mobile rooted or not try this app Root checker.
How to unroot HTC U Play:
It is must for you to know, how to unroot HTC U Play Smartphone. When you feel that you don’t want rooted phone, then you can easily unroot your phone by un-install root app. Here is simple steps to unroot your device. You can also see unroot process in this image.
Step: First of all open Su App from your app menu and tap on Setting. Now scroll and find “Full Unroot” option and tap on it. that’s all.
I hope you like this root HTC U Play and install TWRP recovery guide from which you will be able to easily root HTC U Play and install TWRP recovery without any extra efforts. If feel any problem in this guide then please use comment box. Thanks to all.
Note: I am not responsible if you make Mistakes and Bricked Devices.