How To Root Lenovo K8/K8 Plus and Install TWRP Recovery

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If you are a Lenovo K8 and K8 Plus user, then we have a great news for you.Now TWRP and Root Lenovo K8 and K8 Plus is possible.A working TWRP Recovery is available for Lenovo K8 Plus and Lenovo K8.The rooting process is very simple.Follow the guide given below to Root Lenovo K8/K8 Plus and Install TWRP Recovery

The Lenovo K8 was launched in September 2017.It has a 5.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels.It is powered by 2.3GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P20 processor coulpled with 3GB of RAM.It comes with 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.The Lenovo K8 packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front camera for selfies.The Lenovo K8 runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat and houses a 4000mAh non removable battery

Lenovo K8 Plus was launched in September 2017. The phone features a similar 5.20-inch touchscreen display with a higher resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels.It is powered by 2.5GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM.It has 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.The Lenovo K8 Plus packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the back and a 8-megapixel front camera for selfies.The Phone runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box and houses a 4000mAh non removable battery

If you happen to be a Lenovo K8/K8 Plus user who has wanted to root their device, then you are definitely in the right place as this post will be really helpful for you. Here, we will be giving you all the information that you might need before you root your device. You will also get the answers to all your questions like What is rooting? How do you root an Android device? What benefits does rooting have?

Rooting  Lenovo K8/K8 Plus gives you additional benefits like you can install special apps, flash custom ROMs, you can streamline your phone performance and many extra features. The real performance of an Android smartphone can only be unlocked once it is rooted. Rooting your Lenovo K8/K8 Plus, lets the user flash different Custom MODs, ROMs, and such stuff onto the device.

Now here we come with a full working guide on how to install TWRP Recovery and Root Lenovo K8/K8 Plus . While rooting you have to be very careful and proceed with great caution, anything wrongs you may get your device bricked.

If you want to root your device without PC or Laptop using one click root tools, then you can follow our guide linked below

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What is Rooting An Android Device Mean?

Rooting is the process of gaining full admin control of the Android device. You can use the device to its full potential, ‘Rooting’ means giving yourself special privilege or “root permissions” on your phone. It’s similar to running programs as administrators in Windows.

After rooting your device you can install different MODs, kernel, ROMs on your device. You can install latest Android updates (like the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow) On old device by installing third party ROMs like CyanogenMod 13.You can overclock the CPU and GPU of your device to get the best performance. You can hibernate any app you want. You can underclock the CPU to get better battery life.

For more information about Android rooting, check out our detailed post here > What Is Rooting Android Phone? Advantages And Disadvantages

What Is TWRP Recovery and Some of its benefits?

TWRP is a custom recovery for Android. It is the most popular Android custom recovery. It replaces the stock recovery On Android devices. It comes with many extra features compared to the stock recovery. It needs the bootloader to be unlocked. If your bootloader is locked then check out the guide here > How To Unlock Bootloader Of Any Android Using Fastboot. Some devices like Xiaomi and Huawei phones need a unlock code.

Some Of the benefits Of Having TWRP Recovery
  • Users Can Install Custom ROMs, MODs, Kernel via TWRP recovery
  • Users can flash system image (.img) file via TWRP
  • You can flash modding zip files
  • It is being used to install Xposed Modules
  • Easy to Root and Unroot using TWRP Recovery flashable zip SuperSU
  • Users can root by flashing magisk via TWRP recovery
  • You can create nandroid backup via TWRP
  • Can remove all bloatware using TWRP Recovery.
  • You can flash Custom Kernel To underclock and overclock.
  • You can clean Wipe, Cache, and Data via TWRP recovery.

WARNING will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your device while following this tutorial. Do it at your own risk. This will void the warranty of your device.


→ Full Guide to safely root Lenovo K8/K8 Plus and Install TWRP Recovery

The first method you can Install the TWRP recovery then flash the SuperSu or Magisk to get your device rooted

Guide: Root and Install TWRP Recovery On Lenovo K8/K8 Plus

Install TWRP and Root Lenovo K8/K8 Plus

Step 1: Install TWRP Recovery On Lenovo K8/K8 Plus

You can Install the TWRP recovery then flash the SuperSu or Magisk to get your device rooted

  • Check out the Pre-Requirement Section above (Important)
  • Make sure your device’s bootloader is unlocked.Check out the link given above to unlock the bootloader if you haven’t done it yet
  • First of all, make sure you have followed each and every step mentioned in the pre-requisites section
  • After that, you have to download the Download TWRP Recovery (Lenovo K8) (Coming soon..) and Download TWRP Recovery (Lenovo K8 Plus) and transfer it to your Lenovo K8/K8 Plus.
  • Once transferred, follow this guide from below to install TWRP recovery on your Lenovo K8/K8 Plus. (Same as flashing the stock ROM)

Note: Find the Scatter File from the downloaded TWRP zip file, which you have downloaded. Rename the TWRP (.img) file to recovery.img. Now, on the flash tool interface, navigate and select the scatter file and At this stage, just leave the recovery as ticket/ checked. Now, at the location tab, click on the storage location field of the recovery and search and browse for the custom recovery image file which is device-specific

Step 2: Root Lenovo K8/K8 Plus

#1 Using SuperSu To Root Lenovo K8/K8 Plus
  • Download the latest SuperSu zip (Download)
  • Now follow the given guide to Install SuperSu On your device to get root access
#2 Using Magisk To Root Lenovo K8/K8 Plus
Download the latest Magisk
  • Now follow the guide to flash magisk via TWRP to get root access on your device.

That’s it. Your Lenovo K8/K8 Plus has been rooted successfully. Keep reading roomygalaxy for more news and updates.

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