In our previous tutorial, we have told you the way to install How to install TWRP 3.1.0 Custom Recovery on Huawei P9 plus, In this tutorial, you will learn how to root Huawei P9 Plus while running Android 6.0 Marshmallow or Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 4.1. Using SuperSU package, which is the best available method to root this phone.

Root Huawei P9 Plus – SuperSU Root Package Details:

The SuperSU app is much more robust and comes with better features than the previously popular SuperUser app. SuperSU provides you advanced management of Superuser access rights for all the apps on your device that need root. SuperSU is used to gain root access on your different Android phones.

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An unlocked bootloader and TWRP custom recovery installed on your Huawei P9 Plus in order to be able to root your phone.
If you already have a custom recovery (ClockworkMod, TWRP etc.) installed on your phone, we strongly recommend a backup using that as it creates a complete image of your existing phone setup.
Backup your data which includes (Apps, SMS messages, Contacts, Gmail and Google Data, Call History, APN Settings: GPRS, 3G, MMS Settings etc),before proceeding. During the rooting procedure, you will have to wipe all data from your phone.
Make sure your Android device is charged up to 80-85% battery level because if your phone gets shut down during the installation of a custom ROM, flashing an official firmware update or installing mods etc. — your phone might get bricked or go dead permanently
Bootloader should be unlocked
This will void your warranty.
Huawei P9 Plus USB Drivers
Make sure you installed USB drivers on your computer to connect your Android phone with the computer. You need to enable USB debugging mode. If not, you can download the latest Huawei official drivers and Android USB Drivers .

Step by StepTutorial on how to Root Huawei P9 Plus with SuperSU:

Please remember that this root method tutorial is only for Huawei P9 Plus. If you have Installed custom recovery TWRP 3.1.0 on Huawei P9 Plus then you can follow these steps. Please read this tutorial carefully below.

Step 1 – Download SuperSU Root ( to your computer.
Step 2 – Connect your P9 Plus to your computer using the USB cable.
Step 3 – Now copy/paste the downloaded file to your internal storage. Make sure the file is in the internal storage root (not in any folder).
Step 4 – Then turn OFF your phone and disconnect from the USB cable.
Step 5 – Now to get in the Recovery Mode (TWRP Recovery). Switch ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Down + Power buttons together.

NOTE: Screenshots of the Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP Recovery) may change as new versions are released.

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Step 6 – Once you are in TWRP Recovery, tap on the ‘Install’ button from the list, choose the ZIP file that you copied to your phone memory in Step 3.
Step 7 – Confirm installation on the next screen by swiping on the “Swipe to Confirm Flash” option. The installation procedure should start now as show below.
Step 8 – Once the installation is completed, you will be shown a similar screen like shown below.
Step 9 – You can now reboot your phone by selecting the “Reboot System” button.

After finishing above steps, your Huawei P9 Plus will root with SuperSU package. Now you can check for the SuperSU app in your apps list to verify. You can also verify it with Root Checker, to make sure you have correctly installed the above root method and it’s working fine, verify with Root Checker as given in the link.

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