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[Development] How to root the Infinix Hot 4 Pro

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[Image: Hovatek-How-to-root-Infinix-Hot-4-Pro.png]

The Infinix Hot 4 Pro (e.g X556-H371A1-M-161221V133) is an MT6735 powered phone running on Android 6 (Marshmallow)

How to root the Infinix Hot 4 Pro
  • Dump your firmware in scatter format using Miracle Box @ https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-13347.html
  • Download SuperSU 2.78 @ [ Please, Login to view this link] and save to both phone storage and SD card
  • Create a new folder named Hovatek on your PC
  • Copy preloader.bin from your Miracle Box backup into the Hovatek folder
  • Download Philz for Infinix Hot 4 Pro ported by Team Hovatek @ [ Please, Login to view this link]
  • Copy the Philz recovery.bin and scatter file from the Philz zip file downloaded above into the Hovatek folder, making peloader.bin, scatter file and recovery.bin (Philz) in the folder
  • Flash the preloader.bin and recovery.bin using Miracle Box @ https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-14106.html
  • Boot the phone into recovery mode (Vol up + Power) after flashing
  • In Philz recovery, you use the Volume buttons to navigate and Power button to select
  • Select Install Zip
  • Navigate to the location of the SuperSU2.78.zip on the SD Card and select it
  • Wait till flashing is complete
  • If you are prompted to fix root, select No
  • Reboot the phone normally
  • Confirm Root by installing and running Root Checker @ https://play.google.com/store/apps/detai...heck&hl=en


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(01-10-2017, 11:02 AM)hovatek Wrote: [Image: Hovatek-How-to-root-Infinix-Hot-4-Pro.png]

The Infinix Hot 4 Pro (e.g X556-H371A1-M-161221V133) is an MT6735 powered phone running on Android 6 (Marshmallow)

How to root the Infinix Hot 4 Pro
  • Dump your firmware in scatter format using Miracle Box @ https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-13347.html
  • Download SuperSU 2.78 @ [ Please, Login to view this link] and save to both phone storage and SD card
  • Create a new folder named Hovatek on your PC
  • Copy preloader.bin from your Miracle Box backup into the Hovatek folder
  • Download Philz for Infinix Hot 4 Pro ported by Team Hovatek @ [ Please, Login to view this link]
  • Copy the Philz recovery.bin and scatter file from the Philz zip file downloaded above into the Hovatek folder, making peloader.bin, scatter file and recovery.bin (Philz) in the folder
  • Flash the preloader.bin and recovery.bin using Miracle Box @ https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-14106.html
  • Boot the phone into recovery mode (Vol up + Power) after flashing
  • In Philz recovery, you use the Volume buttons to navigate and Power button to select
  • Select Install Zip
  • Navigate to the location of the SuperSU2.78.zip on the SD Card and select it
  • Wait till flashing is complete
  • If you are prompted to fix root, select No
  • Reboot the phone normally
  • Confirm Root by installing and running Root Checker @ https://play.google.com/store/apps/detai...heck&hl=en

Thanks for your detailed explanations and the download links provided, the the processes worked as described but i noticed that the recovery bin you provided did not make the phone to boot into recovery mode after pressing the key combination.
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(06-06-2017, 04:03 AM)africaken Wrote: Thanks for your detailed explanations and the download links provided, the the processes worked as described but i noticed that the recovery bin you provided did not make the phone to boot into recovery mode after pressing the key combination.

Which mode did the phone boot into and in what order did you hold the buttons?
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(01-10-2017, 11:02 AM)hovatek Wrote: [Image: Hovatek-How-to-root-Infinix-Hot-4-Pro.png]

The Infinix Hot 4 Pro (e.g X556-H371A1-M-161221V133) is an MT6735 powered phone running on Android 6 (Marshmallow)

How to root the Infinix Hot 4 Pro
  • Dump your firmware in scatter format using Miracle Box @ https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-13347.html
  • Download SuperSU 2.78 @ [ Please, Login to view this link] and save to both phone storage and SD card
  • Create a new folder named Hovatek on your PC
  • Copy preloader.bin from your Miracle Box backup into the Hovatek folder
  • Download Philz for Infinix Hot 4 Pro ported by Team Hovatek @ [ Please, Login to view this link]
  • Copy the Philz recovery.bin and scatter file from the Philz zip file downloaded above into the Hovatek folder, making peloader.bin, scatter file and recovery.bin (Philz) in the folder
  • Flash the preloader.bin and recovery.bin using Miracle Box @ https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-14106.html
  • Boot the phone into recovery mode (Vol up + Power) after flashing
  • In Philz recovery, you use the Volume buttons to navigate and Power button to select
  • Select Install Zip
  • Navigate to the location of the SuperSU2.78.zip on the SD Card and select it
  • Wait till flashing is complete
  • If you are prompted to fix root, select No
  • Reboot the phone normally
  • Confirm Root by installing and running Root Checker @ https://play.google.com/store/apps/detai...heck&hl=en



Can it root on nougat upgraded hot 4 pro?
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(07-17-2017, 06:47 AM)desexiet Wrote: Can it root on nougat upgraded hot 4 pro?

We can help if you create a new thread for it
see https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-514.html for how to create a thread

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(07-17-2017, 11:38 AM)hovatek Wrote:
(07-17-2017, 06:47 AM)desexiet Wrote: Can it root on nougat upgraded hot 4 pro?

We can help if you create a new thread for it
see https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-514.html for how to create a thread




Ok
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#7
I've tried and tried but can't get miraclebox to detect my phone, every other software out there can detect my phone. Can you post the scatter file and recovery so I can flash via SPflashtool?
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(08-08-2017, 11:53 AM)set Wrote: I've tried and tried but can't get miraclebox to detect my phone, every other software out there can detect my phone. Can you post the scatter file and recovery so I can flash via SPflashtool?

You can try holding vol down button before connecting or running miracle on a pc running windows 7.
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(08-08-2017, 12:15 PM)innagee Wrote:
(08-08-2017, 11:53 AM)set Wrote: I've tried and tried but can't get miraclebox to detect my phone, every other software out there can detect my phone. Can you post the scatter file and recovery so I can flash via SPflashtool?

You can try holding vol down button before connecting or running miracle on a pc running windows 7.

already tried that, it boots to factory mode when I do that
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(08-08-2017, 12:35 PM)set Wrote:
(08-08-2017, 12:15 PM)innagee Wrote:
(08-08-2017, 11:53 AM)set Wrote: I've tried and tried but can't get miraclebox to detect my phone, every other software out there can detect my phone. Can you post the scatter file and recovery so I can flash via SPflashtool?

You can try holding vol down button before connecting or running miracle on a pc running windows 7.

already tried that, it boots to factory mode when I do that

Run miracle on a pc with windows 7 OS.
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