TWRP Recovery for InFocus M370 & M370i and ROOT guide

  

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    TWRP Recovery for InFocus M370 & M370i is now available to download. this post guides how to download and install TWRP on InFocus M370 & M370i and also guides how to ROOT InFocus M370 & M370i (using TWRP recovery).

    The TWRP download for InFocus M370 & M370i is brought to you by developer(s) Akhil99

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL UNOFFICIAL TWRP FOR InFocus M370 & M370i. FLASH AT YOUR OWN RISK

    INSTALLING THE TWRP FOR InFocus M370 & M370i NEEDS AN UNLOCK BOOTLOADER ON InFocus M370 & M370i.
    DURING THE BOOTLOADER UNLOCK PROCESS ALL THE PHONE DATA WILL BE ERASED.

    InFocus M370 & M370i ROOT MAY BRICK THE PHONE.
    MAKE SURE YOU READ THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF ANDROID ROOT BEFORE YOU PROCEED FURTHER.
    Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone.

    You are the only person making changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

     

    TWRP Recovery for InFocus M370 & M370i and ROOT guide
     

    INFORMATION OF THIS TWRP FOR InFocus M370 & M370i:

    – TWRP version: 3.x.x
    – Supported Android Version: Android 5.1.1
    – Built from – CM source
    – Custom ROM supported: CyanogenMod and CyanogenMod based Android Lollipop 5.1.1 ROM

    DOWNLOAD LINK OF TWRP FOR InFocus M370 & M370i, OTHER DOWNLOADS AND REQUIRED GUIDES:

     

    STEP BY STEP GUIDE OF HOW TO DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL TWRP FOR InFocus M370 & M370i:

     

    1. Connect the InFocus M370 & M370i to the PC using the USB cable and install required USB driver
    2. Install ADB and fastboot utility on Windows PC or Linux or MAC as per the PC you have
    3. Reboot the InFocus M370 & M370i into bootloader mode and Unlock bootloader of InFocus M370 & M370i
    4. Download the TWRP 7z zip file and extract it.
    5. Now connect your phone to the PC using a USB cable, if not connected yet.
    6. Enter the following command on the opened command window:
      adb reboot bootloader

      to put your phone into bootloader mode where you can flash/install TWRP for InFocus M370 & M370i.

      If your phone asks for permission; such as “Allow USB debugging” then just tap on OK to proceed.

    7. If you are on a Windows PC then just double click on the Flash-TWRP.bat or simply Flash-TWRP file to flash the TWRP.

    Above is the easiest way to flash TWRP on InFocus M370 & M370i.
    For some reason, if you are unable to flash using the above procedure, then follow the below steps to install TWRP on InFocus M370 & M370i.

    1. Connect the InFocus M370 & M370i to the PC using the USB cable and install required USB driver
    2. Install ADB and fastboot utility on Windows PC or Linux or MAC as per the PC you have
    3. Reboot the InFocus M370 & M370i into bootloader mode and Unlock bootloader of InFocus M370 & M370i
    4. Then, on your PC, go to the directory where you have downloaded the TWRP for InFocus M370 & M370i and then open the command console or terminal on this directory on your PC.

      – To open a command window on Windows OS in the current directory, press shift + Right Click anywhere on Windows explorer, or some folder.
      – Then on the menu opened, just press the “w” key on the keyboard or select “Open command window here” to open a command window.

    5. Now connect your phone to the PC using a USB cable, if not connected yet.
    6. Enter the following command on the opened command window:
      adb reboot bootloader

      to put your phone into bootloader mode where you can flash/install TWRP for InFocus M370 & M370i.

      If your phone asks for permission; such as “Allow USB debugging” then just tap on OK to proceed.

    7. Now when your phone is on the bootloader mode just execute the following command on the console:
      fastboot flash recovery twrp-3.2.x.x-xxx.img

      While executing this command make sure to replace the twrp-3.2.x.x-xxx.img with the actual filename of the TWRP for InFocus M370 & M370i

    8. Wait for the fastboot command to install the TWRP for InFocus M370 & M370i.
      Once it is done, execute the below command:

      fastboot reboot recovery

      on the command console to start the phone in TWRP recovery mode.

    That’s all. You should have the TWRP installed on your InFocus M370 & M370i.

    You may now want to ROOT InFocus M370 & M370i or may want to install some custom ROM or want to explore what else can you do with this TWRP? Head over to the following section to know more.

    What to do after you install TWRP for InFocus M370 & M370i:

    • You can enable InFocus M370 & M370i ROOT access
    • You can install one of the custom ROMs available for InFocus M370 & M370i
    • You can install some of the mods available for InFocus M370 & M370i

    Well, this isn’t it. You can install customized themes, sound mods, Xposed modules etc. after installing the TWRP for InFocus M370 & M370i.
    TWRP recovery is the gateway to many goodies for your phone.

    Now, if you want to ROOT InFocus M370 & M370i then below is a step-by-step by guide for the same.

    REQUIRED DOWNLOADS OR LINKS FOR InFocus M370 & M370i ROOT GUIDE:

    Make sure you have already unlocked the bootloader and installed TWRP for InFocus M370 & M370i

    – Well, this is a very important aspect to enable ROOT for InFocus M370 & M370i. The SuperSU zip file is developed in a way to be installed via a TWRP recovery or other custom recovery. Stock recovery may not be able install this SuperSU or Magisk ROOT on InFocus M370 & M370i.

     

     

    IMPORTANT NOTE:
    • The InFocus M370 & M370i will not be rooted just by installing the SuperSU APK file on your Android phone.
    • SuperSU APK Free or Pro version is just a SuperSU ROOT management application.
    • The SuperSU APK Free or Pro app will ONLY work if you have already ROOTED your Android Phone.

     

    Step-by-Step guide on how to ROOT InFocus M370 & M370i using SuperSU or Magisk zip file:

     

    1. Download and copy the SuperSU or Magisk ROOT file to InFocus M370 & M370i. (I hope you have already downloaded the SuperSU zip file from the above downloads section)
    2. Now restart the InFocus M370 & M370i to boot into TWRP recovery.
    3. Then, Select the Install from TWRP home screen, then select the SuperSU ROOT zip file from the file browser.
    4. Flash or install the SuperSU or Magisk zip file for InFocus M370 & M370i, by Sliding the Swipe to Confirm Flash on TWRP screen.

      Here is a screenshot how to flash the SuperSU ROOT for InFocus M370 & M370i via TWRP:
       
      Flash SuperSU ROOT for InFocus M370 & M370i via TWRP

    5. Wait for TWRP to flash the SuperSU or the Magisk. Once the flashing is done just reboot your device.
    6. Profit!!! You should now have a InFocus M370 & M370i ROOT enabled phone.

    How to check if ROOT is enabled on InFocus M370 & M370i or NOT?

    Install the ROOT checker app from the Play Store and verify if your phone is ROOTED or not.

    If you face any problems on this guide to install TWRP for InFocus M370 & M370i or to following the InFocus M370 & M370i root guide then, you can login and reply here. Either me or some other user on this forum will reply back to your query as soon as possible.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the InFocus M370 & M370i forum For other Android Custom ROMs, Lineage OS ROMs, and all other device specific topics.

     

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