[TWRP & ROOT] TWRP for Xolo Omega 5.5 and ROOT guide

  

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    TWRP for Omega 5.5 is now available from an unofficial build and this post guides you how to install TWRP for Omega 5.5 and ROOT Omega 5.5 (using TWRP recovery).

    This TWRP download for Omega 5.5 is brought to you by developer(s) Khaos

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN UNOFFICIALLY BUILD TWRP FOR Omega 5.5. FLASH AT YOUR OWN RISK.
    INSTALLING THE TWRP RECOVERY AND ROOT Omega 5.5 NEEDS AN UNLOCK BOOTLOADER ON YOUR PHONE.
    DURING THE BOOTLOADER UNLOCK PROCESS ALL THE PHONE DATA WILL BE ERASED.

     

    ROOTING Omega 5.5 MAY BRICK THE PHONE.
    MAKE SURE YOU READ THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF ROOTING 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 for Xolo Omega 5.5 and ROOT guide
     

    INFORMATION OF THIS TWRP FOR Xolo Omega 5.5:

    – TWRP version: 3.2.2
    – Supported Android Version: Android 6.0
    – Custom ROM supported: built from OmniROM AOSP sources

    DOWNLOAD LINK OF TWRP FOR Omega 5.5, OTHER DOWNLOADS AND REQUIRED GUIDES:

     

    STEP BY STEP GUIDE OF HOW TO INSTALL TWRP FOR Omega 5.5:

     

    Follow the below step by step guide to install the TWRP for Omega 5.5

    Before installing TWRP you may require an unlocked bootloader on Omega 5.5.

    Installing TWRP on Omega 5.5 requires a scatter file to be created.
    A scatter file of a Mediatek device is what tells about the presence of different partition and the start address of each partition.

    How to create scatter file for Omega 5.5:

    This guide need the Droid MTK Tool. With the help of Droid MTK Tool we will create the scatter file for Omega 5.5.

    1. Download the Droid MTK Tool from the above Downloads section.
    2. It’s in a zip file, so extract that file or open using WinRar or some application and then open the MTKDroidTools.exe file.

      open the MTKDroidTools.exe file

    3. Enable USB Debugging under Developer Options on the Omega 5.5; to make the device accessible via ADB.

      – If you don’t know how to do this then here is How to Enable Developer Options and How to Enable USB Debugging and OEM unlock.

    4. Then connect the phone using the USB cable to the PC.

      – When you connect the phone to the PC, MTKDroidTool will show all the information about your phone.

      MTKDroidTool showing device information

    5. On the below portion of the screen you will see a Blocks Map button. Click on the button
    6. On the next screen you have all the partition information and starting address of all the partitions of Omega 5.5.
      On the bottom of the screen you see a Create scatter file button.

      – Click on the button to create scatter file for Omega 5.5.

      create scatter file for Omega 5.5 phone

    7. Save the scatter file for Omega 5.5 in a location which you can remember and access easily.

    Now Install TWRP on Omega 5.5 using SP Flash Tool:

    TWRP recovery download to a Mediatek phone is done by SP Flash tool, which uses a scatter file to know which address the recovery partition starts.
    Make sure you have downloaded the SP Flash tool and created the scatter file for Omega 5.5.

    Follow the below steps to install the TWRP on Omega 5.5 using the scatter file.

    1. Open the SP Flash tool zip file and then open the flash_tool.exe file.
    2. Click browse on the the scatter-loading file section and select the Omega 5.5 scatter file you created earlier using the MTKDroid Tool.

      After selecting the scatter file, the SP Flash tool application automatically find available partitions and other details.

      Select the Omega 5.5 scatter file

    3. Now select the location next to the Recovery partition and select the TWRP for Omega 5.5, which is in .img format.

      select the Omega 5.5 TWRP file

    4. Then click on the Download button to start downloading/flashing of the TWRP recovery on Omega 5.5 as shown in the picture.

      click on download button

    5. After clicking on the download button you will see a red bar on the bottom followed by a yellow bar.
      When the TWRP is downloaded to Omega 5.5, the SP Flash tool will alert you saying Download is done.

    That’s all.

    What to do after you install TWRP for Omega 5.5:

    • You can root the Omega 5.5
    • You can install one of the custom ROMs available for Omega 5.5
    • You can install some of the mods available on Omega 5.5

    Well, this isn’t it. You can install customized themes, sound mods, Xposed modules etc. after installing the TWRP for Omega 5.5.
    TWRP recovery is the gateway to many goodies for your phone.

    Now, if you want to ROOT Omega 5.5 then below is a step-by-step by guide for the same.

    REQUIRED DOWNLOADS OR GUIDES FOR Omega 5.5 ROOTING:

    • Make sure you have already unlocked the bootloader and installed TWRP for Omega 5.5
       

      – Well, this is a very important aspect of this SuperSU ROOT process. 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 zip file.

    • Download the latest SuprSU ROOT for Omega 5.5 or one of the following:

     

    IMPORTANT NOTE:
    • Your phone 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 Omega 5.5 using SuperSU or Magisk zip file:

     

    1. Download and copy the SuperSU or Magisk ROOT file to Omega 5.5. (I hope you have already downloaded the SuperSU zip file from the above downloads section)
    2. Now restart the Omega 5.5 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 for Omega 5.5, by Sliding the Swipe to Confirm Flash on TWRP screen.
    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 Omega 5.5 ROOT enabled phone.

    How to check if ROOT is enabled on Omega 5.5 or NOT?

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

    Here is a screenshot how to flash the SuperSU ROOT binary via TWRP:
     
    Flash SuperSU ROOT zip via TWRP and ROOT Android

    If you face any problems on this guide to install TWRP for Omega 5.5 then, you can login and reply here. Either me or some other user on this forum will revert back to your query as soon as possible.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Omega 5.5 forum For other Android Custom ROMs, LineageOS ROMs, and all other device specific topics.

     

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