How To Root Infinix Hot 4 Lite Using PhilzTouch Recovery

Infinix Hot 4 Lite, the third variant of the Infinix Hot 4 series. The smartphone offers just about the same specs as the Hot 4 with the significant differences being that the Lite variant drops the fingerprint sensor and offers half the ram with only 1GB RAM.

Recently we talked about how to root Infinix hot 4  2gb+16gb and also how to root Hot 4 LTE  using TWRP recovery mode which was a success  to all who were interested in rooting their Infinix hot 4.

Today we will be talking about how to root Infinix Hot 4 lite for all users of Hot 4 lite who has been searching on how to root and install custom recovery on their device to enjoy the benefit of rooting.

NOTE: We will be installing PhilzTouch Recovery for Infinix Hot 4 lite and then use it to root Infinix Hot 4lite afterwards. Lets begin…


PC/Laptop Running Windows.
Working USB Cable
SP Flash Tool latest version. Download Here.
ADB VCOM Drivers: See  how to install Vcom drivers on windows 8, 8.1 and windows 10
Infinix Hot 4 lite PhilzTouch Recovery img and scatter file. Download Here
SuperUser Download Here


Step 1: First download philz touch recovery zip file for Infinix Hot 4 lite from given link, and then extract the “Recovery.img” and “MT6580_Android_Scatter.txt” file to another folder in your PC desktop screen
how to root infinix hot 4

Step 2: Now, power off your Infinix Hot 4 lite, its time to install philz touch recovery for Infinix Hot 4lite

Step 3: Next, download SP Flash tool, and extract its files to another folder your computer. You should get the following files as seen below, after extraction.

twrp recovery for infinix hot 4

Step 4: From the extracted files, open “Flash_tool.exe”

Step 5: Once the flash tool is launched, then click on the download/upgrade tab and click on scatter loading button

Step 6: Now, locate the “MT6580_Android_Scatter.txt” file, which is on your desktop.

Step 7: After that, click download to begin flashing process.

Step 8: Immediately, connect your switched-off Infinix Hot 4 lite to your computer via USB cable

Step 9: The Flashing process would be in progress, and a Green button would appear once the process is completed.

Step 10. Do not turn on your phone or attempt to boot to recovery mode. Repeat the twrp recovery flashing process again so it will stick.

That’s it. PhilzTouch Recovery is now succesfully installed on your Infinix Hot 4 lite, hence rooting can now be done using philztouch recovery mode.

Now, pay attention to below method of booting to PhilzTouch recovery mode on Infinix Hot 4 lite incase the usual method dosnt work  as usual.


The initial booting to custom recovery mode which is Volume Up + Power button is a bit different on that of Infinix hot 4 lite, though press and holding Volume Up + Power button is still required but this time, trickish. See below on how to trickishly boot to twrp mode on Infinix Hot 4 pro.

→ To boot to recovery mode, simply press and hold Volume up button + Power button until the phone comes on.

→ When the phone comes on, quickly release power button, while still holding volume up button, quickly press power button again twice and hold to boot to twrp recovery mode.
Now let’s move to the next phase on how to root Infinix Hot 4 pro

HOW TO ROOT Infinix Hot 4 Pro

Granted you have successfully installed PhilzTouch Recovery after going through the detailed instruction on how to install Recovery image via Sp flashtools to your Infinix Hot 4 lite, now do the following:
  1. Boot your Infinix Hot 4lite phone into recovery mode.
  2. In PhilzTouch recovery mode, Choose “Install zip”. 
  3. Then navigate to the location you placed SuperUser file and proceed to install
  4. After installing, reboot your phone

That’s it, you have successfully rooted your Infinix Hot 4  lite. To verify if its properly rooted, goto Google playstore and download and install “Root Checker.apk” to verify.