BQ Aquaris X5 Plus Root

Prerequisites

Start fastboot

Check if the device is visible to your workstation

fastboot devices

Unlock the bootloader

CAUTION: THIS WILL FULLY WIPE YOUR PHONE AND ALL DATA

You need at least fastboot version 1.41.

fastboot flashing unlock
fastboot flashing unlock_critical

Check device unlock status

fastboot oem device-info
Ausgabe:
(bootloader) Device unlocked: true
(bootloader) Device critical unlocked: true

Boot into TRWP

First download twrp-3.1.1-0-gohan.img. Then download the latest SuperSU package from here.

Temporarily boot into TRWP.

fastboot boot twrp-3.1.1-0-gohan.img

Go to advanced -> adb sideload and flash the downloaded SuperSU package via

adb sideload supersu-versionname.zip