How To Install TWRP And Root ZTE Axon 7

Before you flash TWRP 3.0.2 port recovery on your ZTE Axon 7, the device bootloader needs to be unlocked first.

To unlock Axon 7 bootloader, click here.

Installing TWRP Axon 7

  1. ZTE Axon 7 TWRP – Download
  • Download the recovery file above and rename to recovery.img
  • Launch command prompt
  • Connect your device to computer while it’s turned on, then type the following commands followed by Enter button at the end of each command line

adb reboot bootloader

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

fastboot reboot


You have successfully flashed TWRP on your phone.

To access recovery, use adb reboot recovery, or shut down device and hold Power + Volume Up.

Rooting ZTE Axon 7

  • After flashing TWRP, download SuperSU from here, boot into recovery and flash the package. That’s all.

Credits: DrakenFX


  1. Collins Edim August 22, 2016
  2. Beejay Adoghe August 21, 2016

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.