How to Install TWRP Recovery on Honor 8C? Official Tutorial!


Welcome, in this article I will demonstrate how to install TWRP Recovery on Honor 8C. So stay until the end of the article and with the help of step by step guide, install TWRP on your phone.


What is TWRP Recovery?

TWRP or TeamWin Recovery Project is a custom recovery project and is flashable on Android smartphones. TWRP recovery, when installed on a smartphone over stock recovery, can provide more features. So, now let’s see about Honor 8C.


About Honor 8C

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched Honor 8C smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has a 6.26 inches display with a resolution of 720 by 1520 pixels. A total of 269 pixels per inch.
  • And Honor 8C also comes with Android 8.1 OREO.
  • And under the hood, the phone has a Snapdragon 632 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 4GB Ram and 64GB/32GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor is – 13MP + 2MP dual rear camera and 8MP front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on the phone is a non-removable 4000 mAh.

MUST READ Various Issues on the Honor 8C & How to Fix Them. 


What are the Advantages of Installing TWRP Recovery on the Honor 8C?

There are quite a few benefits of installing TWRP on Honor 8C. Here are some of them :

  • Firstly, you can root your phone.
  • And also install ZIP files and custom Roms on the phone.
  • You can wipe cache and reset your smartphone.
  • And take a backup of your current data and restore it whenever you want to on the Honor 8C.

Furthermore, let’s now take a look at some of the disadvantages of installing TWRP recovery.

Some Disadvantages of Installing TWRP Recovery on the Honor 8C

Below are some of the cons of TWRP recovery which you should keep in mind before installing on your Honor 8C.

  • First of all, it will void your warranty.
  • And you may brick your Phone if you do not follow the steps correctly.
  • Also, the user will not be able to get OTA updates anymore on the device.
  • Now that you have read some of the Pros and cons of TWRP recovery on the Honor 8C, let’s start with the installation procedure.

How to Install TWRP Recovery on Honor 8C?

Prerequisite

Before starting the installation process on the Honor 8C, do keep the following things in mind.

TWRP Honor 8C

Let’s Install TWRP Recovery: Method 1

  • First of all, download TWRP recovery image of the Honor 8C. (Check Below For The File)
  • And rename it as TWRP.img
  • Also, download appropriate USB drivers of the Honor 8C and install it on PC.
  • Reminder, Unlocking Bootloader is an important step before you install TWRP recovery. It is not recommended to install TWRP recovery before unlocking the bootloader.
  • Now, set up ADB and Fastboot on your PC. To do that download ADB here.

Install procedure For ADB Fastboot :
1. Launch it That Require administrator privileges.
2. Click Yes to install ADB and Fastboot or No to not.
3. Press Yes to install ADB system wide or No for the current user only
4. Click Yes to install Drivers or No to skip
5. Continue the Driver installation
6. 15 seconds passed – it will finish the process                                    Source – XDA 

  • And now open the folder – “TWRP.img
  • Furthermore, open a command window in the folder itself. To do that, Shift + Right-click on any empty space and then select open command window.
  • Now, connect your Honor 8C to PC.
  • And, boot your Honor 8C device into Fastboot mode. To do that type the following code in the command window

adb reboot bootloader

Now the device will boot into the Fastboot mode. After that type the following code –

fastboot flash recovery twrp-2.8.x.x-xxx.img.

  • And do replace TWRP.img above with the name of your TWRP recovery image file.
  •  Now it will start flashing TWRP Recovery and after that type the following –

fastboot reboot

  • This command will reboot your device.
  • And congrats, finally you have successfully installed TWRP Recovery on the Honor 8C.
  • TWRP Image File for Honor 8C will be added once available. The article will be updated 😀

NEXT – How to Install custom ROM on Honor 8C.


How to Install TWRP custom recovery on the Honor 8C? Method 2

  • Firstly, Download Flashify app on the Honor 8C. The app is available to download from the play store.
  • And open the app and furthermore you will see three options, “Boot Image” “Recovery Image” and “Zip File”. 
  • First, click on “Recovery Image” as soon as you click you will be able to see some more options.
  • Next, click on download TWRP. You will also see an option of downloading CWM custom recovery too, but consider downloading TWRP custom recovery.
  • And now it will download TWRP file for the Honor 8C. And after the downloading finishes. Finally, click on “Yes install custom Recovery”.
  • That’s it now sit back and relax till the recovery installs on the phone.
  • Finally, congratulations you have successfully install TWRP recovery on your Honor 8C. Now, you can install your favorite custom ROMs and zip files on the phone.

Related Article. Unroot Honor 8C and go back to stock ROM.

In conclusion, do the steps carefully to install TWRP Recovery on the Honor 8C and also make sure to see the pre-requisite before starting the process. Before flashing TWRP Recovery, check for the supported model number. And you can also check for your device here on TWRP website and make sure about the recovery file.


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