How to Root Lenovo K3 Note & Install CWM Recovery

Here we share a detailed step by step guide On How to Root Lenovo K3 Note & Install CWM Recovery.The process is very simple and easy.Just follow all the steps carefully to get root on K3 Note.

Lenovo K3 Note is one of the best budget friendly android smartphones in the market.If you have a Lenovo K3 Note and you want to root it then just follow this guide.It will help you to Root Lenovo K3 Note & Install CWM Recovery.

Here we will be using a windows computer and a few ADB & Fastboot commands to Install CWM recovery On Lenovo K3.After Installing the CWM, we will be3 flashing the SuperSu v2.46 via CWM recovery to get root access On Lenovo K3 Note.

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Download & Install Lenovo K3 Note Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA Update


*Make sure there is at least 80% battery left on your smartphone before begin rooting your device.

How to Root Lenovo K3 Note & Install CWM Recovery

Related Tutorial:How to Safely Root & Install TWRP On Samsung Galaxy J7

Warning: will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Lenovo K3 Note while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.

Remember Before rooting:

How to Root Lenovo K3 Note & Install CWM Recovery

  • This tutorial is only for Lenovo K3 Note
  • Rooting your phone can void your warranty
  • After rooting you can tweak your phone
  • You can unroot it if you want
  • You can overclock or underclock your CPU to make your phone faster
  • Make sure you have unlocked the bootloader


Before proceed follow some of the given steps

  • Backup your device completely, including storage, SMS, contacts, etc.
  • Enable USB debugging on your phone.

Setting->About Phone->Build Number->Tap 7 times on  build number->It will enable the developer mode in the main setting->Go to Developer->Enable the Debugging

How to Root Lenovo K3 Note & Install CWM Recovery

Lenovo USB Drivers

CWM Recovery + ADB and Fastboot drivers – Link

Also Read: How To Safely Root Infinix Hot Note X551 On 5.1 Lollipop


Step By Step Guide

How to Safely Root Lenovo K3 Note & Install CWM Recovery

Step 1: Download the CWM Recovery and from the above links.

Step 2: Copy the to the root of Lenovo K3 Note’s internal storage. Make sure not to copy it inside any folder, just copy at the root of device’s internal storage.

Step 3: Extract the CWM Recovery Package on PC.

Step 4: From the extracted folder run py_cmd.exe, this will open a command prompt inside that directory.

Step 5: Connect Lenovo K3 Note to PC using OEM USB cable.

Step 6: Now in CMD type the following commands and hit enter after each command:

adb reboot bootloader

This command boots Lenovo K3 Note into Fastboot / Bootloader Mode.

fastboot devices

This commands shows the list of devices connected to PC in Bootloader Mode. It is used to ensure that Lenovo K3 Note is successfully connected to PC.

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

This command will flash the recovery.img file to Lenovo K3 Note.

fastboot reboot

This command will reboot your device into normal mode.

Once the device boots up successfully. Boot it into Recovery Mode using the below command:

fastboot reboot recovery

Step 7: Now from the Recovery Mode Follow given instruction to Root Lenovo K3 Note

  • Now from the CWM recovery. Select the install option and then browse and select the SuperSU file (
  • Once the flashing process is completed, go back to recovery main menu and reboot system.

DONE!!! Your Moto X Play is now rooted and CWM is installed on your Phone

To verify the root status install Root Checker.

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
An NIT Rourkela Graduate in CS, Blogger, Android Geek, and a Tennis Fanatic. I have been writing about Android OS for Last 8 years.

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