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[Development] How to root the Infinix Hot S Pro (X521) (Marshmallow)

(This post was last modified: 08-18-2017, 02:13 PM by hovatek. )

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The Infinix Hot S Pro (e.g X521-J508H1-M-161202V7) is an MT6735 powered phone running on Android 6 (Marshmallow)

How to root the Infinix Hot S 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 TWRP for Infinix Hot S Pro ported by Team Hovatek @ [ Please, Login to view this link]
  • Copy the TWRP recovery.bin and scatter file from the TWRP zip file downloaded above into the Hovatek folder, making peloader.bin, scatter file and recovery.bin (TWRP) 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 TWRP, if you get a prompt asking you to swipe to allow TWRP modify the system partition, tap KEEP READ ONLY
  • In TWRP recovery, tap Install
  • Navigate to the location of the SuperSU.zip and select it
  • Swipe to confirm flashing of SuperSU.zip and wait till flashing is complete
  • 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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