How to Change IMEI and Root Tecno W4


This article will guide you on how to change IMEI and root Tecno W4, the first ever tecno’s Smartphone to run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow which was launched few weeks back. Rooting will make you the boss of this Dual SIM, stylish, cute smartphone.

The right root strategy to root Tecno W4 from popular and easiest apps such as Kingroot, Vroot, Framaroot, Tecnoroot, Rootgenius etc., is not yet available. The below tutorial will guide the Tecno W4 users to Root and change the IMEI of their smartphone.

Fortunately, Team Hovatek have succeeded in porting the CWM for Tecno camon C8 (Android 6.0) with full root access and in this tutorial, the full guide is made available.

There a several reasons to root your smartphone that is why as always, we must remind you that rooting does come with some risks  and you have to know reasons not to root your phone. Of course, i am not discouraging you but helping you make sure you know what you are doing. If you have considered both options and feel the need to root your Tecno Camon C8, then proceed.

Materials Needed For Rooting

» PC with internet connection
» USB Cable
» SP Flash Tool – Download it Here
» – Download it Here
» TWRP for Tecno W4 – Download it Here

To Root Tecno W4

» Save the that you downloaded to your phone’s SD card
» Unzip the TWRP zip file that you downloaded and flash the recovery image to the phone using SP Flash Tool.
How Can I Flash it Using SP Flashtool? You may check out this link instructions here.

» Now, boot your phone into TWRP Recovery Mode (by Holding the Vol Up and Power button simultaneously for 5 seconds)

» In TWRP Recovery, Choose install zip from SD card – to choose a zip from SD card use Vol up and down scroll up and down, then choose the file from the root of your SD card.

Scroll to yes and install, after a successful flashing go back and reboot.

It is simple as that. You may download Root Checker from Play Store to verify your root privileges. After downloading, simply Install Root Checker, run it and you should get a success message after then. 

How To Change Your Tecno W4 IMEI

We change IMEI for many reasons and one of such is to enable us use tweaks like Airtel BIS on Android or Glo BIS on Android. In this method, we are going to use an application called Chamelephon. It’s simple and short for those who are new to this. First download the app below: 

Simply follow the steps carefully. No need of CDS information or engineering mode at all. See full guide here.

You are now rooted! Getting root access gives you total control over your device. Let us know about your experience in getting root access using the comment box below.


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