Although Huawei is going through some serious problems with Google, this Chinese smartphone company has crossed all the barriers with the launch of Honor 20 series of phones. The all new Honor 20 series includes Honor 20, Honor 20 Pro, Honor 20i and Honor 20 Lite. Huawei started this year with the release of Honor View 20. Due to its tremendous response, the company has rolled some more flagship devices. In this easy steps guide, we’ll manually root Honor 20 without using PC.

Root Honor 20

Honor 20 is a premium flagship smartphone, with impressive camera, large display, and great performance. For now, the Honor 20 series will continue to support Android and will receive security updates as well. This is indeed a great news because the Honor 20 is probably best smartphone of 2019 yet. Moreover, Honor 20 release date in India and UK is 26 June 2019. But there are already Honor 20 review and unboxing videos on YouTube. Talking about the Honor 20 specs, it comes with 6.26 inches of display with 1080 x 2340 pixels of resolution.

Furthermore, Honor 20 features 128 GB storage with 6 GB RAM. This smartphone is launched with Android 9 Pie Magic 2.1 operating system. The Honor 20 price in India starts from Rs. 32,999 onward. With such price tag and features it will give tough competition especially to OnePlus 7 Pro, Samsung A50, Vivo V15 Pro and Oppo Reno. If you compare Honor 20 vs OnePlus 7, this Honor device wins in all aspects. Do you want to root Honor 20? Do you want to install custom ROM on Honor 20? Then move to our detailed tutorial mentioned below.

Disclaimer:

Rooting Honor 20 will void your phone’s warranty. It is strongly recommended to proceed at your own risk. We will not be held liable for any damage.

Pre-Requisites:

  • Charge your Honor 20 at least 50% in order to avoid any interruption.
  • It is essential to unlock bootloader of Huawei phone before going further. Refer our guide:
  1. How to Unlock bootloader of Honor 20.
  • Also enable Unknown Sources option from mobile settings.

How to Root Honor 20

Method 1: iRoot App

Root Honor 20

Steps to Root Honor 20:


Step 1: Download iRoot app.

Step 2: Install the app on open it.

Root Honor 20

Root Honor 20

Note: If you get ‘Blocked by Play Protect’ error, press the Details option.

Root Honor 20

Step 3: Then select the Install anyway.

Root Honor 20

Note: If iRoot fails to install, then refer our guide:

  1. How to Fix Blocked by Play Protect error.

Step 4: Launch the installed iRoot app.

Root Honor 20

The main screen of iRoot app will be shown as given below.

Root Honor 20

Step 5: Select the menu icon ‘≡’ present on the top left corner.

Step 6: Open the fourth option as given below.

Root Honor 20

Step 7: Scroll down and select the Update checking option.

Root Honor 20

Root Honor 20

Step 8: A Update now popup option will appear in the app. So click on it.

Root Honor 20

Step 9: Then install the updated iRoot app.

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Root Honor 20

Step 10: Then go to your phone settings.

Step 11: Open Accessibility, and enable iRoot option under Services.

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Root Honor 20

Root Honor 20

Step 12: Go back to Settings, and Open Apps.

Root Honor 20

Step 13: Open the iRoot app present there.

Root Honor 20

Step 14: On the next page, click on clear data and cache tab.

Root Honor 20

This will wipe out data and cache partitions from the iRoot app.

Step 15: Close it and launch the installed iRoot app from the app drawer.

Root Honor 20

Step 16: Click on I Agree terms and conditions.

Root Honor 20

Let’s start the rooting process of Honor 20 now.

Step 17: For that, simply lick on Get Root access option.

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This will initiate the Honor 20 rooting process.

Root Honor 20

Wait until it finishes. It will hardly take few minutes to complete.

Root Honor 20

Upon completion, a Root succeeded message will appear as shown below.

Root Honor 20

Finally! This is how you can root Honor 20 using iRoot app without PC.

Note: To confirm whether your Huawei Honor 20 is successfully rooted or not, use Root Checker app from Google Play Store.

Method 2: KingRoot

Root Honor 20

Steps to Root Honor 20:


Step 1: Download KingRoot.

Step 2: Install the application.

Root Honor 20

Step 3: Go to your phone settings and open Accessibility.

Root Honor 20

Step 4: Under Services, click on KingRoot.

Root Honor 20

Step 5: Enable accessibility for KingRoot as shown below.

Root Honor 20

Step 6: Close the settings and launch the installed KingRoot app from the app drawer.

Step 7: To initiate the rooting process, just click on Try Root option from the main app screen.

Root Honor 20

This will actually start the process of rooting Honor 20.

Root Honor 20 using KingRoot app

After few seconds, the following successful message will appear in the app.

Root Honor 20 using KingRoot app

Finally! This is how you can root Honor 20 using KingRoot app without PC.

Method 3: Framaroot App

Root Honor 20

Steps to Root Honor 20:

Step 1: Download Framaroot.

Step 2: Install the app and launch it.

Root Honor 20

Step 3: Click on Install Superuser or Install SuperSU option.

Root Honor 20

Step 4: Now click on Gandalf in order to initiate the Honor 20 rooting process.

Root Honor 20

Wait and be patient until the rooting process completes. As soon as the process finishes, a successful message will appear in the app.

Root Honor 20

Step 5: Click on OK to restart your phone.

After reboot, Superuser app will be installed on your device. This will confirm that your Huawei Honor 20 is successfully rooted.

Root Honor 20

Finally! This is how you can root Honor 20 using iRoot, kingroot and framaroot apps. In conclusion, you can now install custom ROM on Honor 20, flash custom kernel, mods like Xposed framework etc. For any difficulty or suggestions, do comment below.

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