How To Unlock And Root Huawei Ascend Y300 (all versions)
Rooting your Huawei Y300 will give you further privileges that some apps may require and is also necessary to install a custom-rom in the future.
Follow this step by step guide to unlock the bootloader, flash a custom recovery and finally get root privileges on Huawei Y300.
Update 4.7.13: Unlock code can now be requested directly on the Huawei Website. Added Y300-0151 model.
Update 17.4.13: The files have been updated and the chinese language SuperSU tool has been replaced with the english language version.
Update: This guide has been updated to allow rooting the Huawei Y300-0100 phone sold in Europe.
Flashing a new recovery partition to your phone is potentially risky and can cause damage to your device. You should not try to attempt this if you are not aware of these things. Please follow this guide completely at your own risk. If any damage occurs to your device while following this tutorial, i shall not be held responsible for it.
There are three hardware versions of Huawei Y300
- Huawei Y300 (T8833) - TD-SCDMA / China Mobile
- Huawei Y300-0000 (U8833) - WCDMA China Unicom
- Huawei Y300-0100 (U8833) - WCDMA International
- Huawei Y300-0151 (U8833) - WCDMA Extra Frequency
The following tutorial is exclusively for the WCDMA models!
What You Need
- Huawei Y300-0000 / Y300-0100 / Y300-0151
- Windows PC
- Y300 Root Tools & Huawei USB driver - Download 1.4