Huawei MediaPad S7 is little bit old but a popular Android tab out there. Because of the affordability and its true value for cost MediaPad S7 became famous mostly in the Asian region. MediaPad S7 comes with 1.2Ghz dual core processor,1GB ROM,8GB storage and 7inch 1280×800 IPS LCD display. There are several different models of Huawei MediaPad S7 out there such as S7-301U,S7-301-W. This guide focuses on how to Root all of the MediaPad S7-30XX models and install CWM or TWRP recovery on it so you can install custom ROM’s and do other OS level modifications to your MediaPad.
Alert!As always make sure that installing custom ROMs/Recovery is about modifying the system files of your phone and there is always a risk of damaging your phone by doing so. HuaweiNews.com isn’t liable for any damages that may occur so proceed at your own risk.
First of all download the files that you need to follow this procedure. USB driver is only needed if you doesn’t have it installed already.
Download USB drivers for MediaPad S7 – http://dl.huaweinews.com/Tools/HUAWEI-MediaPad-Driver.7z
Download the Rooting tool – http://dl.huaweinews.com/Tools/Auto_recovery_installer_for_huawei_mediapad.zip
* Download and install the USB drivers on your PC and restart it. Enable USB debugging by navigating to settings on your MediaPad S7 then connect it to your PC
* Unzip the downloaded rooting tools zip file and run “install_recovery.cmd” and follow onscreen instructions to Root and install CWM or TWRP recovery on your MediaPad S7. You can install TWRP instead of CWM (ClockworkMod recovery) but CWM is recommended.
* After the process is complete your MediaPad S7 will automatically reboot and verify the Root by installing a Root checker app from Google Play.
This post is just a start for a series of posts about MediaPad S7 . Keep reading Huaweinews.com to find out about new custom ROM’s for your MediaPad and many more.