Root Honor PLAY with SuperSU & Magisk + Two More Methods!

In this article, I will show you how to root Honor PLAY smartphone. And with easy step by step instruction guide on how to successfully root. So, let’s straight away dive into the tutorial guide. Stay until the end.


What do you mean by Root?

Root or Rooting a device, simply means that you are now able to take full control of your Android device. After rooting, the smartphone has the ability to customize beyond limits. So, there are quite a few benefits of rooting the Honor PLAY. So, let us see what are those benefits.

What are the Advantages or Benefits of Rooting the Honor PLAY?

Well, here are some of the Pros of rooting the Honor PLAY Android device:

  1. First of all, the user takes the control of the phone.
  2. And also customize the user interface and control the frequency of the CPU as well as GPU.
  3. There are also different available Mods that can be downloadable for free.
  4. You can also, Install Custom Roms on the phone.
  5. In conclusion, you can customize the Honor PLAY Android phone beyond limits.

So above were some of the key benefits of rooting your Android smartphone. But is it all good? NO. Below are some of the cons or disadvantages of rooting the phone.


What are the CONS of Rooting the Honor PLAY?

Now let’s see some of the cons of rooting the Honor PLAY Android smartphone:

  1. Firstly, the warranty is void after rooting the device.
  2. And your phone could be completely dead and not usable anymore. (If anything goes wrong)
  3. Also, performance issue may arrive due to lack of optimization for the particular model.

So now that you have seen Pros and Cons of rooting the Honor PLAY, Let’s see step by step tutorial on how to root the phone.

About Honor PLAY

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

  • Firstly, it has a 6.3 inches display with a resolution of 1080 by 2340 pixels. A total of 409 pixels per inch.
  • And Honor PLAY also comes with Android 8.1 OREO.
  • And under the hood, Honor PLAY has a HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 4GB/6GB Ram and 64GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor on Honor PLAY – 16MP + 2MP dual rear camera and 16MP front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on the Honor PLAY is a non-removable 3750 mAh.

Also, Read – Various Issues on the phone & How to Fix Them. 

Related – How to Fix Heating, Battery Issue & Laggy UI Problem on your Android Phone.

How to Root Honor PLAY?

IMPORTANT Points before rooting the Honor PLAY:

  • First, charge your phone Fully. (to avoid interruption)
  • And make sure to unlock the bootloader before rooting. If not see this simple guide on Unlock Bootloader.
  • Before rooting the Honor PLAY, do install TWRP Recovery or install CWM recovery on the phone. (IMP STEP) Though methods are mentioned below that require no Recovery.
  • This guide is only to root Honor PLAY Android smartphone.

Root Honor Play SuperSU Magisk

Let’s Root Honor PLAY Android Phone: METHOD 1

  • In this method, we will flash a zip file from TWRP or CWM recovery. So, make sure to install the custom recovery on your phone. (Links are above in the topic IMPORTANT POINTS before rooting)
  • First of all, download Super SU Zip file and save it to internal or external storage of the Honor PLAY.
  • And now boot into TWRP Recovery or CWM recovery.
  • Next, you will see some options, Tap on INSTALL or FLASH. Select the SuperSU file from the storage.
  • Click on confirm Flash or Swipe to flash.
  • That’s it after the process is successful, tap on reboot option. Now the phone will reboot.
  • Congratulations, you have rooted the Honor PLAY. You will see SuperSU app in the apps menu.

NEXT – Install Custom ROM on this phone.

How to root the Honor PLAY in a single click – Method 2

  • Firstly, You need to download an app KingRoot on your Honor PLAY.
  • And then Install the App on the phone. Also, enable unknown sources in the setting menu.
  • And now open the app in your Honor PLAY smartphone and click on ” the large button – No Root Permission”.
  • Do not touch your screen while the process is going on.
  • That’s it, your Honor PLAY has root access now.
  • Try different method if the process fails to root your phone.

Related Article. Unroot the phone and Go back to stock ROM.

How to root your Honor PLAY with PC – Method 3

  • And also charge the phone fully before proceeding.
  • And also enable USB DEBUGGING on the Honor PLAY by going in the setting. To do that, Go to setting>Developer options>Enable USD Debugging.
  • Launch the application on your computer.
  • Furthermore, plug your Honor PLAY to your pc via data cable provided by the manufacturer.
  • Now you need to click on One Click Android Root option.
  • Hence the process of rooting the phone will start. And after few moments, the Honor PLAY will have root access.

Method 4: How to Root Honor PLAY with Magisk: Install Magisk

  • Firstly, you need TWRP Recovery or CWM Recovery to root via this method.
  • And also download Magisk latest Zip File.
  • And now boot the Honor PLAY into the Recovery mode.
  • Then go to Install > Select the Magisk Zip File > Swipe to Install.
  • That’s it, finally, the Honor PLAY has root access via MAGISK installation.

So, that’s it for the step by step guide, I hope this article helped you in successfully rooting your Honor PLAY. And also if you have any quires, do let me know in the comment section below.