Install CWM, Root Tecno Camon C8 On Marshmallow (Android 6)

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Install cwm on tecno camon c8 hios Marshmallow

The Tecno C8 is getting more popular since Tecno provided  an upgrade from Android 5.1 to Android 6.0 Marshmallow with HioS.

I know so many people have upgraded theirs and would love to root it immediately so as to change imei numbers for Glo Bis, install root only apps etc.  What ever might be your reason to root, below is a tutorial on how to root any Camon C8 within minutes.

How To Easily Root Your Tecno C8 Running On Marshmallow (Android 6.0)

  1. First of all, you need to Install VCOM drivers on your PC if you haven’t done that before.
  2. Now Download SuperSU
  3. Copy the to both your memory card and phone’s internal storage. 
  4. Download CWM for Tecno Camon C8 Marshmallow by Hovatech.
  5. Switch off the phone (still with battery inside)
  6. Flash the Clockworkmod recovery.img to the phone using SP Flash tool.
  7. Boot the phone into recovery mode using Volume up + Power button combo.
  8. In the CWM recovery mode, you use the Volume up and Volume down button to scroll up and down while the Power button is to select.
  9. Scroll down to Install zip and select it.
  10. Select Choose zip from /storage/sdcard1
  11. Navigate to the location of and select it.
  12. Select Yes – Install to confirm flashing.
  13. Wait till installation is complete.
  14. Return to the Clockworkmod recovery home screen (using the back button) then select Reboot. 


If CWM offers to help fix a missing Root, please select No.

Want to confirm the authenticity of the rooting, download Root Checker to check if you have successfully gained root access on your Tecno C8 HioS Marshmallow.
Credits – TeamHovatek

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