Install TWRP 3.1 Recovery and Root Huawei Mate 8 in EMUI 5.0

Huawei launched Huawei P10 and P10 Plus with Huawei’s new UI EMUI 5.1 Huawei also released EMUI 5.0 for Huawei P9, Huawei Mate 8 and other Huawei  Phones. We always post Huawei phones rooting guides we already posted Huawei P9, Honor 8 root in EMUI 5.0. So here our new guide Install TWRP 3.1 Recovery and Root Huawei Mate 8 in EMUI 5.0 Android 7.0 Nougat. This is an unofficial TWRP recovery with Decryption Support for Mate 8 EMUI 5.0 by dexz. We will guide you how to install Twrp 3.1 recovery on Huawei Mate 8 and root with systemless root to get updates with phh’s superuser.

About Mate 8: – The smartphone was launched in November 2015. The phone comes with 6.0 inches with Resolution of FHD 1920 x 1080 pixels. The Mate 8 is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 950 1.8 GHz quad-core processor with 3GB of RAM. 32 GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB. Mate 8 comes with Back camera 16MP and front shooter of 8 megapixels for Selfie. The Mate 8 runs on Android 6.0 EMUI 4.0 and is powered by a 4000mAh non-removable battery.

Huawei Android phones always released with the locked bootloader so also Mate 8 launched with the locked bootloader. New Huawei device can’t be rooted or other customization first you need to unlock the bootloader. The new device launched with bloatware only rooted phone user can remove this bloatware. Twrp recovery will help you to install custom ROM’s mods viper4android, Xposed framework, and other mods.

This guide helps you to Install Busybox Root Mate 8 in EMUI 5.0 with phh’s superuser and how to systemless root to get updates. First, you need to unlock the bootloader to do this here Huawei unlock bootloader guide. This guide helps you to flash TWRP 3.1 recovery on Huawei Mate 8.

Supported Devices:- 

All Mate 8 NXT–**** Models.


  • Charge Your Device.
  • Backup Phone Apps, Contacts, SMS (All data will erase).
  • You Need Unlock Bootloader to Install Twrp Here Guide -> Link
  • Enable developer options.

Go To Settings -> About Phone -> Tap On “Build Number” 7 Times To Enable Developer Options.

  • Enable USB Debugging.

Go To Your Settings -> Developer Options -> Tick The “Usb Debugging” Checkbox .

  • Enable OEM Unlock.

Go To Your Settings -> Developer Options -> Tick The“Oem Unlock” Check box

  • Install Huawei ADB Fastboot Driver  -> Link.
  • Download ADB Tool, Twrp Recovery Phh’s superuser, phh apk.
  • Read Guide.

⇓⇓ Download Mate 8 Twrp Phh’s superuser, phh apk  Adb Tool ⇓⇓


Superuser_2.0 App / Mirror Link


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Guide To Install Twrp 3.0 On Huawei Mate 8 In EMUI 5.0

1.) Download and“.

2.) Download “twrp-3.1.0-next-v3.img rename it to recovery.img and copy it to adb-fastboot-tool-2016 folder.

3.) Go To adb-fastboot-tool-2016 Folder and open Cmd here by Shift + Mouse Right Button.adb fastboot cmd

4.) Turn Off Your Phone.

5.) Turn On It FASTBOOT Mode by (Volume Down + Power or Connect USB ).

6.) Connect Your Phone To Pc.

7.) Paste this commands and hit enter in the cmd window.

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  • Install temporary to flash super-su for rooting.
fastboot boot recovery.img

8.) Reboot The Device.

fastboot reboot

Huawei Mate 8 Twrp 3.1

Guide To Root Huawei Mate 8 IN EMUI 5.0

  1. Download “SuperSU-v2.79.****.zip” .
  2. Copy “SuperSU-v2.79.****.zip” To Your Phone .
  3. Turn Off Your Phone.
  4. Turn On It Recovery Mode by (Volume Up + Power ).
  5. Go To Install Navigate To The SuperSU-v2.79.****.zip To Install.
  6. Back and Reboot Your Phone.

Guide To Systemless root Huawei Mate 8 with phh’s superuser:- 

  1. Download “” and “Superuser App” and copy it to phone or sd card.
  2. Turn Off Your Phone.
  3. Turn On It Recovery Mode by (Volume Up + Power ).
  4. Go To Install Navigate To The “ Swipe To Install.
  5. Back and Reboot Your Phone.
  6. Install “phh’s Superuser App” .
  7. Done.

huawei mate 8 rooted emui 5.0

Note: – Install Stock Recovery To Updates Ota Here Link, Install the Same method of twrp.

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