Infinix Hot 4 X557 is a beautiful smartphone, newly released Android device by Infinixmobility that runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow Chameleon XOS. The Infinix X557 (Hot 4) comes with premium features such as Fingerprint Senor and the amazing Battery Life, powered by 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 processor type, Mediatek MT6580 chipset coupled with 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage plus micros SD Card support, and lots more.

I know you will like to root your Hot 4, probably because you want to explore more, but the last OS, Android M is very stubborn when it comes to rooting, because the popular and easiest apps such as Kingroot, Vroot, Framaroot, Tecnoroot, Rootgenius etc., not working for it. The below tutorial will guide the Infinix X557 users to install TWRP Recovery and Root their Smartphone.

Important Notice
After rooting your phone, it’s advisable to unroot before performing an OTA update or restoring factoring settings. We have a comprehensive guide on that here.

Materials Needed For Rooting
» USB Cable - for communication within the smartphone and PC.
» SP Flash Tool - Download it Here
» VCOM Drivers - Downloading link and installation instruction, check here
» TWRP Recovery Image for Infinix Hot 4 - Download it Here
» - Download it Here

How to Install TWRP Recovery and Rooot Infinix Hot 4 X557
» Save the SuperSU 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? Check out this link for the instruction:

» Now, boot your phone into TWRP Recovery Mode (by Holding the Vol Up and Power button simultaneously for 5 seconds)
» In TWRP, if you get a prompt asking you to swipe to allow modification of the System partition, tap Keep Read Only
» If TWRP offers to root the phone, select NO
» In TWRP recovery, tap Install
» Navigate to the location of the SuperSU and select it
» Swipe to confirm flashing of and wait till flashing is complete 
» 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.

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  3. These china phone manufacturers are playing with us imagine the 2gb ram and 16gb rom this is utterly useless while other phone makers have moved to 3-4gb ram and 64-128romfor 2016, and they have the balls to produce this piece of crap for Africans at a ridiculous price

  4. Finally my infinix hot 4 have been rooted thanks to this guide

  5. Enter your trying to Change Imei on hot 4 must I Root first cos I can't see CDs information on my mtk engineering