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How to install TWRP Recovery on Huawei P9 Lite [Guide]

huawei-p9-lite-28374 [1]A custom recovery is not usually able to be installed on an Android-based smartphone because the stock recovery is locked. The developers do this knowing all too well that a new recovery could open up doorways to installing things, and that is why you stock recovery partition does not have any features apart from the bear basics. Still, nobody minds if you do swap it over for a custom version, it just takes a little extra work.

Here is everything you need to install TWRP Recovery on Huawei P9 Lite smartphone so you can take NANDroid Backups and flash SuperSU to become a root user:




  1. Open the SRK Tools file so it is running on the computer once again.
  2. Connect the Huawei P9 Lite smartphone to the computer with the USB cable. (You need to have the USB Debugging Mode unlocked still from the Developer Options menu so that your software can have developments do to it).
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  3. Choose the third option (the recovery) this time from the menu.
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  4. Select the Huawei P9 from the list of devices from the menu.
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  5. Select the second option from the next screen which is for installing TWRP Recovery on Marshmallow.
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  6. Choose the “Y” option from the next screen to confirm you want to install the TWRP on your P9 Lite device.
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  7. Wait as it reboots the smartphone into the fastboot mode. Also, check the P9 Lite’s display for messages stating that your phone is unlocked, and FRP unlock. Press the Enter key on the keyboard once again.
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  8. TWRP Recovery is now being installed. Press the Enter key when it is completed, and then the P9 Lite smartphone reboots back into the normal mode.
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In conclusion, that is how to install TWRP Recovery on Huawei P9 Lite smartphones so you can use the recovery for its features or continue with another guide that teaches you everything that you need to root the Huawei P9 Lite smartphone [10] when it is running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.