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How to Root Honor 8C without PC

Root Honor 8C without using a computer or laptop. Just six months after the Honor 7c release, Huawei Technologies Ltd has launched their brand new Honor 8c smartphone. The company claims that this is their first smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor. This device is also considered as the low budget phone with high-end specs and features. Honor 8c price in India starts from Rs. 9,999 onward. To buy Honor 8c in the sale, just type honor 8c Flipkart on Google and you’ll see a lot of offers.

Root Honor 8c
On YouTube, the videos of Honor 8c review and unboxing are getting a million views. This is all because of the craze for this smartphone. Honor 8c release date in India was 29th November 2018, which was exactly a week after the launch of Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro. This shows that Huawei is aggressively competing with Xiaomi phones. If you compare Honor 8c vs Honor 8x vs Honor 9n, the winner is Huawei Honor 8c considering all aspects. Let’s have a look at Honor 8c specifications now.

This mid-range smartphone comes with 6.26 inches touchscreen with 720 x 1520 pixels of resolution. Moreover, it is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core processor with 4 GB RAM and 32 GB storage capacity. Unlike Honor 8, this phone comes with an expandable storage of about 256 GB. Isn’t it amazing! Speaking about the cameras, it packs a dual rear camera of 13 + 2 megapixels. While on the front, it features an 8-megapixel shooter for selfies.

How to Root Honor 8c

In this guide, we’ll manually root and install TWRP recovery on Honor 8C without using PC. We have mentioned three easy methods on how to root Huawei Honor 8c. You may refer to any one of them. So without further ado, proceed to our rooting article given below.

Disclaimer

We will not be responsible for any damage caused to your device by following this guide. Also rooting Honor 8c will void its warranty.

Pre-Requisites

  • Charge your phone at least 50%.
  • Unlock bootloader of Honor 8c. Refer our guide:
  1. How to Unlock bootloader of Honor 8c.
  • Go to Settings and enable USB debugging mode on your device. Refer our guide:
  1. How to Enable USB Debugging on Honor 8c.
  • Also, enable OEM unlocking mode from the Developer options.

Method 1: Using Framaroot App

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Steps to Root Honor 8c

Step 1: Download the Framaroot app.

Step 2: Install and launch the app.

Root Honor 8c

Step 3: Select the Install Superuser option from the drop-down menu.

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Step 4: Then select Gandalf from the Exploit section.

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This will initiate the rooting process. It will hardly finish in a minute. As soon as the process completes, the following message will appear.

Root Honor 8c

Step 5: Just restart your phone now.

After reboot, an app named Superuser will install in your phone. This will confirm that your Honor 8c is successfully rooted.

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Finally! This is how you can root Honor 8c Android phone using the Framaroot app without PC.

Note: To confirm whether your Huawei Honor 8c is successfully rooted or not, install Root Checker app from Google Play Store.

Method 2: Using the Kingo Root app

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Steps to Root Honor 8c

Step 1: Download the Kingo Root app.

Step 2: Install and launch the Kingo Root app.

Step 3: From the main menu, click on the One Click Root option.

Unlock bootloader without PC

This will start the process of rooting Honor 8c.

Unlock bootloader without PC

Be patient until the rooting process finishes. Within a few minutes, it will complete. A message on the top saying Root Succeeded will confirm the same.

Unlock bootloader without PC

Finally! Honor 8c is successfully rooted using Kingo Root app without PC.

Method 3: Using Magisk.zip

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Steps to Root Honor 8c

Note: This method requires TWRP recovery to be installed on your phone. Refer our guide:

  1. How to Install TWRP recovery on Honor 8c.

Step 1: Download the Magisk.zip file.

Step 2: Switch off your device and boot it into recovery mode.

Step 3: For doing the same, press and hold Volume up key + Power button simultaneously until the recovery mode appears.

Note: If you are not able to boot into recovery mode, use the Quick Reboot app from Google Play Store.

Step 4: As soon as you enter TWRP custom recovery, the first thing you need to do is take Nandroid backup. Refer our guide:

  1. How to take Nandroid Backup in Recovery Mode.

Step 5: After taking backup, click on the Install option from the recovery.

Root Honor 8c using Magisk and TWRP recovery

This will show you all your files and folders present on your mobile.

Step 6: Navigate to the downloaded Magisk.zip file and select it.

Root Honor 8c using Magisk and TWRP recovery

Step 7: On the next screen, swipe right to start the process of rooting Honor 8c.

Root Honor 8c using Magisk and TWRP recovery

As soon as the rooting completes, a message saying Successful will appear at the top of the TWRP recovery.

Root Honor 8c using Magisk and TWRP recovery

Step 8: Select the Reboot System option to restart your mobile.

Great! This is how you can root Honor 8c using Magisk and TWRP recovery.

After successfully rooting Huawei Honor 8c, you are free to install custom ROM, flash custom recovery, kernels, mods, remove pre-installed apps, increase internal memory, wipe data cache, etc. I hope this guide was helpful to you.

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Abhijeet Bharekar

An Engineer by Profession and Blogger by Passion.

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