How to Root and install TWRP on ZTE Blade X3

In this tutorial we will guide you on the detailed process to Root budget tagged Blade X3 and install TWRP custom recovery on ZTE Blade X3. ZTE Blade X3 is an older device but still it is popular phone and a pretty good number of users are still using it, so this guide is for all those who wish to root Blade X3 with TWRP recovery on it. This guide is divided into two sections, in the first section we will install TWRP recovery on ZTE Blade X3 and then root it via TWRP recovery. Root ZTE Blade X3 and install TWRP recovery on ZTE Blade X3.

Once you successfully install TWRP recovery on your device, you would be able to flash different custom ROM like Lineage OS, CyanogenMod or others along mods and tweaks via TWRP recovery. On the other side, a rooted device allows you to modify the system files including removing bloatware(unnecessary apps), setting third party apps as system file, overclocking CPU and much more. Root & install TWRP recovery on ZTE Blade X3.

If you think you are all set to go then follow the complete instructions in sequence to root ZTE Blade X3 and install TWRP recovery on it.

How to root ZTE Blade X3 and install TWRP recovery

Before you begin:

Charge your device battery to a safe level, it must be above 70%

Download and install latest ZTE Blade X3 drivers on PC. Download here

Install ADB & Fastboot drivers on PC, follow this guide to install the adb-fastboot drivers within 15 seconds.

Enable USB debugging on your device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging.

If you can’t see the Developer options in settings menu, then you need to enable them. Go to Settings > About device > Tap the build number 7 times until it says ‘You are now a Developer’.

Process to install TWRP recovery on ZTE Blade X3

Unlock bootloader on your device or follow this guide to do so.

Download TWRP recovery for ZTE Blade X3. Download

Save the downloaded TWRP recovery file in a new folder on your PC.

Now follow this guide to see how to install TWRP recovery on ZTE Blade X3.

Process to root ZTE Blade X3

Download the Magisk v14.3 zip.

Connect your device to PC and copy the downloaded Magisk zip on the internal storage of your device.

Now it’s the time to reboot your device into TWRP recovery mode.

Once in recovery mode, now flash the Magisk zip from there.

One completing the process, simply reboot your device and enjoy the freedom to flash custom ROMs and tweaks on your ZTE Blade X3.

That’s it! If you have successfully flashed TWRP recovery and rooted your ZTE Blade X3, give us your feedback and share it the guide with others.