Root And Install TWRP recovery On iMan X5

In this tutorial we are here to show you the step by step process to root and install TWRP recovery on iMan X5. iMan X5 is tough and rugged device released for the rough handler, hiker and mountaineers. The device carries a 4.6-inch FWVGA display with a resolution of 854×480 pixels. Under the hood the iMan X5 is equipped with a Quad-Core 1.4GHz MediaTek MT6580 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM on board and 8 GB ROM storage capacity. The device sports a 5MP rear snapper while 0.3MP selfie shooter on the front, powered by a 3200mAh battery. The box opened device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, other quality include IP67 Waterproof and dust proof technology and shock proof as well.

The iMan X5 is a development friendly device that means you can easily install custom ROMs, Root and install TWRP recovery on it. Fortunately custom recovery TWRP is now available for iMan X5 thus in this all in one guide you will be able to install TWRP recovery on iMan X5 and then flash the SuperSU zip via TWRP recovery to obtain root access on iMan X5. Below we have listed the benefits of rooting and TWRP recovery, you can have an overview of them.

Advantages of TWRP Recovery

  • With a TWRP recovery you can flash custom ROM on your device.
  • TWRP recovery allows you flash any mod zip file for tweaking your device.
  • Install new Xposed modules.
  • You can create Nandroid Backup/Restore of your complete device.
  • Allows you to flash overclocking and underclocking CPU kernel.
  • You can even sideload firmware installation as well.

Advantages of Rooting

  • A rooted device is more customizable then stock Android
  • Once you root your device, you can access the system file for modifications.
  • You can easily remove bloatware(carrier apps) from the device.
  • In some cases rooted device is necessary for TWRP recovery flashing and unlocking bootloader.

How To Root And Install TWRP Recovery on iMan X5

Before you begin:

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

Download and install latest iMan X5 USB 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’.

Ensure bootloader is unlocked!

How to install TWRP recovery on iMan X5

Download TWRP Recovery for iMan X5 – Download

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

Now follow this guide to see further instructions on how to install TWRP recovery on iMan X5 via SP Flahstool.

Once the done with the TWRP recovery installation now follow the guide below to root iMan X5 via SuperSU.

How to root iMan X5 via SuperSU

Now follow this guide to root your iMan X5 via SuperSU

That’s it! If you have successfully flashed TWRP recovery and rooted iMan X5, give us your feedback and share it the guide with others.

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