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[Development] How to root the STK Sync 5z


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The STK Sync 5z (e.g stk_sync_5z_ds_921_v.0.1.7_20170613) is an SC7731C powered phone running on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

How to root STK Sync 5z
  • Setup ADB-Fastboot on your PC to detect your Spreadtrum phone using https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-2137.html
  • Download TWRP for STK Sync 5z ported by Team Hovatek @ [ Please, Login to view this link]
  • Unzip the TWRP zip and copy the recovery.img into the same folder as adb.exe and fastboot.exe
  • Download SuperSU 2.78 @ [ Please, Login to view this link] and save it to both phone storage and SD card
  • Launch adb and run the following commands
adb devices
adb reboot-bootloader
  • Once the phone is in fastboot, flash recovery.img using the command below
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  • Power off or reboot the phone then boot into recovery mode (see https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-2167.html )
  • In TWRP, if you get a prompt asking you to swipe to allow TWRP modify the system partition, tap KEEP READ ONLY
  • 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

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