How To Root Infinix Hot 4 Pro Using TWRP Recovery Mode

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Recently, we put up an article on how to root Infinix Hot 4 using twrp recovery mode which seems to be the best method for now to gain root access. Not long ago Infinixmobility unleashed the pro version of Hot 4 which comes with added specs in comparism to hot 4 which made most hot 4 users wished they had waited a little while to get the hot 4 pro version instead.

Users who got the hot 4 pro version and have sourcing for ways to root their hot 4 pro, this article will help you in rooting your Infinix hot 4 pro. The method is just the same with that of hot 4 but twrp recovery for Infinix hot pro is what we will be using instead of twrp recovery for hot 4.

NOTE: We will be installing TWRP Recovery for Infinix Hot 4 pro and then use it to root Infinix Hot 4 pro afterwards. Lets begin…

REQUIREMENTS

PC/Laptop Running Windows.
Working USB Cable
SP Flash Tool latest version. Download Here.
ADB VCOM Drivers (normally I use PDAnet). Go here to learn how to install Mediatek Vcom Drivers to your PC. See also  how to install Vcom drivers on windows 8, 8.1 and windows 10
Infinix Hot 4 pro TWRP Recovery image and scatter file. Download Here
SuperUser v2.76.zip. Download Here


HOW TO INSTALL TWRP RECOVERY ON INFINIX HOT 4 pro

Step 1: First download twrp recovery zip file for Infinix Hot 4 from given link, and then extract the “Recovery.img” and “MT6737_Android_Scatter.txt” file to another folder in your PC desktop screen
how to root infinix hot 4

Step 2: Now, power off your Infinix Hot 4 pro, its time to install TWRP recovery for Infinix Hot 4 pro


Step 3: Next, download the SP Flash tool, and extract its files to another folder your computer. You should get the following files as seen below, after extraction.

twrp recovery for infinix hot 4


Step 4: From the extracted files, open “Flash_tool.exe”

Step 5: Once the flash tool is launched, then click on the download/upgrade tab and click on scatter loading button

Step 6: Now, locate the “MT6737_Android_Scatter.txt” file, which is on your desktop.

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Step 7: After that, click download to begin flashing process.

Step 8: Immediately, connect your switched-off Infinix Hot 4 pro  to your computer via USB cable

Step 9: The Flashing process would be in progress, and a Green button would appear once the process is completed.

Step 10. Do not turn on your phone or attempt to boot to recovery mode. Repeat the twrp recovery flashing process again so it will stick.


That’s it. TWRP Recovery is now succesfully installed on your Infinix Hot 4 pro, hence rooting can now be done using twrp recovery mode. Now, pay attention to below method of booting to twrp recovery mode on Infinix Hot 4 pro.

HOW TO BOOT TO TWRP RECOVERY MODE ON INFINIX HOT 4 PRO

The initial booting to custom recovery mode which is Volume Up + Power button is a bit different on that of Infinix hot 4 pro, though press and holding Volume Up + Power button is still required but this time, trickish. See below on how to trickishly boot to twrp mode on Infinix Hot 4 pro.

→ To boot to recovery mode, simply press and hold Volume up button + Power button until the phone comes on.

→ When the phone comes on, quickly release power button, while still holding volume up button, quickly press power button again twice and hold to boot to twrp recovery mode.
Now let’s move to the next phase on how to root Infinix Hot 4 pro

HOW TO ROOT Infinix Hot 4 Pro

Granted you have successfully installed TWRP Recovery after going through the detailed instruction on how to install Recovery image via Sp flashtools to your Infinix Hot 4, now do the following:
  1. Boot your Infinix Hot 4 pro phone into TWRP recovery mode.
  2. In TWRP recovery mode, Choose “Install zip”. 
  3. Then navigate to the location you placed SuperUser v2.78.zip file and proceed to install
  4. After installing SuperUser.zip, reboot your phone
That’s it, you have successfully rooted your Infinix Hot 4 pro Android smartphone. To verify if its properly rooted, goto Google playstore and download “Root Checker.apk” to verify.
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20 Comments
  1. Anonymous says

    please should i backup?

    1. admin says

      If you need to, yes

  2. Xrystal Blacck says

    the phone dont come on when i press volume up plus power. did i do anything wrong

    1. admin says

      Please read the how to boot to recovery part in above article

  3. Ger-hard Ivoirdev says

    Hello i need your help
    When i start downlaoding itddoesn't start and and the phone don't appear in my taskbar

    1. admin says

      You need to properly install USB Vcom drivers to your pc

  4. Ger-hard Kouadio says

    Hello
    I need help with recovery downloading
    My phone driver is successful installed but when I clicked in download button, sp_flash don't start
    It show 0B/s 0bytes EMMC High speed 0:00 USB:DA Download All(high speed, auto detect)
    After 1hour it show time out

    1. admin says

      There is still issue with the drivers.

      Did you turn ON usb debugging and also turn off your phone before trying to install recovery?

  5. Ger-hard Kouadio says

    I was installed correcty a vcom driver
    And usb debogger is enable

    1. admin says

      Ok. which version of sp flashtool are you using?

  6. Anonymous says

    can i use these steps to root x557 after updating to nougat???

  7. Ger-hard Kouadio says

    Hello are there other method to root infinix hot 4 pro without PC??

    1. admin says

      No. Just PC method for now

  8. Unknown says

    Hi i got to install twrp using sp flash tool. but whenever I try to boot to recovery I keep getting stuck to the xos screen, no command screen and nothing happens.

    I already tried quickly releasing power button, while still holding volume up butto then quickly pressing power button again twice and hold to boot to twrp recovery mode. but nothing happens I keep getting back to the xos screen, no command screen

    1. Michaels Jeremiah says

      After installing, do not turn on the phone. Boot straight to twrp recovery. If porblem persist, reflash twrp

  9. Tijani Bashir says

    Thanks bro good job

    1. admin says

      Thanks Tijani for your comment

  10. Mayor says

    Pls is there any harm to my phone if is not properly done?

    1. admin says

      No but ensure to backup your phone first

    2. admin says

      Not really but you have to be careful. Also ensure to backup your phone first

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