How to root Tecno W3 successfully

This post will walk you through how to root your Tecno w3 with PC. As at the time of writing this post, research revealed that there is no known android app yet to root Android 6.0 Marshmallow- the MTK processors. The likes of king root and frama root have been used to easily root the previous Android versions of MTK processors.

Check Tecno W3 specification

Now, considering Tecno W3, which is one of the mid-range and most affordable smartphones from the stable of Tecno-Mobile. The phone was launched in April 2016 with lower specifications compared with Tecno W4.

Owing to the fact that it runs a more recent Android version, it requires more than the usual android apps, but with the use of appropriate Softwares/drivers via your PC.

It is highly recommended that you know some facts about rooting before you proceed.

Should you wish to really comprehend what ROOTING is and its benefits? Learn everything you need to know about rooting your android phone.

The requirements are;

 Disclaimer: I wouldn’t be responsible in case you brick your phone or void its warranty as a result of your incompetence or any related reasons. 

Tecno W3 will be rooted by flashing the TWRP and eventually granting you root access.

The following steps will guide you through successful rooting of Tecno W3;

  1. Install VCOM drivers on your PC using this guide


  1. Copy SuperSU to both the phone’s SD card and internal storage.

  1. Switch off the phone without removing the battery.

  1. Flash the TWRP img to the phone using SP flash tool with this guide.

  1. Boot the phone into recovery mode using volume up bottom + power bottom.

In TWRP, if you are prompted to swipe to allow TWRP modify the system partition then swipe- by placing your finger on the green circle and slide to the right.

  1. Tap install in TWRP recovery. Browse and locate the you downloaded and select.

  1. Swipe to confirm flashing of the zip and wait till flashing is complete.

Reboot the phone normally. Confirm root access by installing and running Root checker. Enjoy!!

Root Tecno w3 not without pc


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