How to Root and install TWRP on ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini

Now you can root ZTE Nubia Z9 mini and install TWRP custom recovery on Nubia Z9 mini easily by following our guide below. Finally TeamWin enhance it’s support and released the latest official TWRP custom recovery for ZTE Nubia Z9 mini, but in this guide we have mentioned the process to root and install official TWRP recovery on ZTE Nubia Z9 mini.

If you are a custom ROM lover and getting bore of watching the same UI every time then you are free to install custom firmware via major sources including AOSP, LineageOS, CyanogenMod, Resurrection Remix and much more. You can also perform a tons on other operation with a rooted device with TWRP custom recovery installed on it. Just see the advantage of TWRP recovery and a rooting.

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 files 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 ZTE Nubia Z9 mini and install official TWRP recovery

As you know we are going to root and install TWRP custom recovery on ZTE Nubia Z9 mini so custom recovery will replace the stock recovery which is provided by the device manufacturer for installing the OTA updates. So we warn you that you will not taste any OTA update once the device is rooted and never able to install OTA zip via custom recovery that is designed to be installed via stock recovery on your device. We advice you to think twice before proceeding to the rooting and TWRP recovery installation process, performing custom operation with Android is always risky so Team at Droidvendor will not held responsible for any damage. If you think you are all set to go then just start the following the instruction to root and install TWRP recovery on ZTE Nubia Z9 mini.

Make sure you met all these requirements:

Charge the battery of your phone to a safe level, better if above 60%

You will need to connect your device to PC multiple times so for a smooth connection we recommend you that you own a PC with latest ZTE USB drivers installed on it. Don’t worry if you haven’t, you can download latest ZTE USB drivers on PC from here

Once the USB drivers are installed on your PC, then you need to Install ADB & Fastboot drivers on PC. These drivers are very important because these are responsible for carrying fastboot commands from PC to phone so follow this guide to install the adb-fastboot drivers on your PC within 15 seconds.

Your PC will not recognize your phone until you enable USB debugging on your device. To enable them just head to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging.

Note: 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’.

Now it sounds like you are all done with the pre-requisites section, just head to the download and install section below.

Download and install TWRP recovery on ZTE Nubia Z9 mini

Download TWRP Recovery for ZTE Nubia Z9 mini – Download [twrp-3.2.1-0-nx511j.img 21.6M]

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

Now follow this last step to see further instructions on how to install TWRP recovery on ZTE Nubia Z9 mini.

Once the custom recovery TWRP recovery is flashed on your device you can easily get root access on your device if you wish to do so. Rooting ZTE Nubia Z9 mini is now super easy because you have already installed TWRP recovery on it, all you need to do is just flash the SuperSU zip file (available to download below) via TWRP recovery on your device.

How to root ZTE Nubia Z9 mini via SuperSU

Just follow the link below that will directly leads you to the root process along link for downloading latest SuperSU zip file.

Follow this guide to root your ZTE Nubia Z9 mini via SuperSU

That’s it! If you have successfully flashed TWRP recovery and rooted ZTE Nubia Z9 mini, give us your feedback and share it the guide with others.

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