Root Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro and Install TWRP Recovery 3.5.0

Many Android users consider rooting to be an essential part of the Android experience. By rooting your Android device, you can gain access to features that aren’t normally available on your phone, such as the ability to run apps as an administrator, overclock your processor for better performance, or completely change your Android ROM. While it’s possible to root your Android device without unlocking its bootloader, doing so will often void your warranty. Alternatively, you can root your device while retaining warranty access by rooting it through a custom recovery image.

If you have followed me till now and haven’t got your device rooted yet, you can download SuperSU and Magisk from the links below. Both the zip files are attached with this post and you can download them and flash them on your Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro.

If you are the owner of a Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro smartphone and you also want to customize this rugged smartphone, then you are on the right page. If you want to root your device and flash TWRP Recovery 3.5.0, follow our guide. The specifications of the Ulefone Armor X7 Pro include Mediatek MT6761 Helio A20 chipset (12nm), Quad-Core 1.8GHz Cortex-A53 CPU/Processor, PowerVR GE8320 GPU, 5.0 inch Display, 68.9 cm2 (~58.2% screen-to-body ratio), IPS LCD, 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (density ~294 ppi), 32GB internal memory/ RAM, 4GB RAM, Dual sensor main camera / 13MP, f/2.2, (wide), AF / 2MP, (deep), 5MP selfie camera, f/2.2, 4000mAh Li-Po battery, non-removable. If you are an Android enthusiast and want to install TWRP recovery on your favorite phone, then you are on the right page. In this article, we will explain how to install TWRP and root the Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro. TWRP has a tangible design and a responsive user interface (UI). With this guide, you can install the latest version of TWRP for Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro. You can download TWRP Recovery from the links in the Requirements section of this article. Please note that this is an unofficial TWRP recovery and only applicable to Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro (confirm model by going to Settings>General). The following process is only for rooting and installing TWRP on Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro, do not try to use this method on any other device. If you want to unlock the full potential of your Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro hardware, then rooting and flashing TWRP is the most important task. Stock ROMs often have limited and unsupported functionality in terms of customization. If you have a rooted device and have flashed TWRP Recovery, you can install any custom ROM, mods, kernels, Xposed, etc, as well as many apps that require root access to function properly. Relevant Tecno Phantom 9 AB7 stock ROM install/upgrade to Android 9.0 Pie … READ also the guide to root the Ulefone Armor X2 and install TWRP recovery. 21. July 2019.

Brief information and benefits of TWRP recovery

TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) is an open source project developed by a community of developers. With TWRP you can install any custom firmware, root your device, use zip mod files for modifications, Xposed modules for modifications, root and unroot processes with one click. You can also create a full backup of Nandroid and restore it later, flash an image file with a single click, remove unwanted programs, and over- and underclock. With TWRP, you can easily erase data, clear cache and clear after flashing an image file to reflect changes and correct minor cache errors. Your Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro phone must have an unlocked bootloader to install TWRP. This means that you must first unlock the bootloader to get the root code on the device, and also to perform a configuration. Denial: Although AndroidWeblog.com handles everything in a very orderly fashion so that our readers get exactly what they need, there is still a small chance of major problems that may result from the steps listed here. It is therefore in the interest of the user to follow these steps very carefully to avoid any incident with the device. Rooting and flashing custom ROMs will permanently void your device’s warranty, and AndroidWeblog.com is in no way responsible for voiding your warranty or picking on your device.

Condition

Check the model number, which should be as follows:

  • Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro (runs on Android 10 OS)

You should ensure that before you start rooting your phone, you have carefully read the disclaimer and agree to act at your own risk. Your phone must be at least 70% charged, otherwise complications may occur during the experiment. Don’t take any chances and charge it fully. READ ALSO How to root the Ulefone Power 3S and install TWRP recovery. If you plan to root your phone or install a custom ROM, it’s a good practice to back up your phone. Back up all your media files, like photos, videos and everything else on your computer, as well as your contacts in the cloud. You must enable the USB debugging option by going to Settings, Apps and Development Options.

downloads for root Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro on Android 10

Download the MediaTek USB VCOM drivers here (MT6xxx_USB_VCOM_drivers. zip). Download TWRP recovery for Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro from here : TWRP Recovery 3.5.0 Download the Chainfire SuperSU from here. Download Magisk Manager from here. Download the latest version of SPFlash Tool for Windows here.

Steps to flash/install TWRP recovery 3.5.0 on Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro (Android 10)

Step one: Start by downloading all the files listed in the requirements section above. Step two: Browse the downloaded files, then right-click and extract the archived file MT6xxx_USB_VCOM_drivers. zip. Then navigate to the unzipped folder and click on InstallDriver.exe. This will install the VCOM preloader on your system. Step three: Assuming you downloaded SP FlashTool (Win) from the link above, click on the archive and unzip it. Then locate the flash_tool. exe file and run it.

word-image-9477 Step four: Find the broadcast file in the TWRP zip file you downloaded. Rename the TWRP file (.img) to recovery.img. Now navigate to the flash tool interface and select the release file from the unzipped stock ROM folder (Download Stock ROM for Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro Smartphone). word-image-9478 Step 5: At this point, just leave the recovery as a ticket/check. Now on the Location tab, click on the Recovery Storage Location field and find the custom recovery image file that depends on the device (as shown in the figure above). Then click on the Download button. Step six: Now connect your Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro to your computer via the USB port. By connecting your smartphone, the flash process starts automatically and takes only a few seconds. Seventh step: At this point, the custom restoration has been flashed to your device. You can now disconnect the device from the computer. Now you need to activate/load the device in TWRP recovery. To do this, start the device by pressing and holding the volume up button. Note that the key combinations may vary depending on the model of the device. You can confirm the right key combination for your Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro. The volume up key also activates bootloader mode on some devices, which contains a menu for accessing recovery mode. You can try using the Volume Up and Volume Down keys as a key combination. That’s it, you have successfully flashed TWRP on the Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro. READ ALSO How to root the Ulefone Gemini Pro and install TWRP recovery.

Rooting procedure for Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro / Magisk or SuperSU installation

Make sure you have downloaded SuperSU or Magisk Manager (link in the Requirements section of this article). Then perform the following steps. Warning: You can use both Magisk Manager and Super SU, but only one, so choose wisely. If you are not sure, choose Magisk Manager. Step one: Transfer the downloaded SuperSU.zip or magisk.zip file to the internal memory / SD card of your Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro smartphone. Step two: Just get started on the recovery. In the TWRP interface, you can make a backup of the stock ROM. However, I recommend you make a backup of the stock ROM. Because if the process fails, you can flash the default ROM. word-image-9479 Step three: Click Install, then navigate to the SuperSU.zip or magisk.zip file and confirm the firmware by dragging it (at the bottom of the screen). The Magisk/SuperSU flash process has started and will take a few seconds. Congratulations, you have now rooted the Ulefone Armor X7 / X7 Pro and also flashed TWRP. Now you can install Xposed Framework and customize your smartphone as you like. If you want to check it, you can download and check the root status through the Root Checker application.

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