LeTv or LeEco is doing a great job by launching new budget killer phone one by one. Recently they launched LeEco Le 2 in India through online retail Flipkart, this LeEco Le 2 comes with unibody metal design that looks great and great feature from Octacore Snapdragon 652 CPU to 3GB RAM and 32GB storage with 5.5 inches Full HD IPS display. In this article I am going to share you how to root LeEco Le 2 (Le X526). If you are thinking to root LeEco L2 then you can try this method to root your Le2 Le X526.
Rooting android device gives you an extra hand to control your device but on the other hand, you lose warranty and sometimes OTA updates. But if you are that type power user and want to explore more then rooting is nice, you just need to know why you are rooting your device and what are the pros and cons of rooting Android device.
Now let’s Root LeEco Le 2 Model number Le X526. Rooting this device is quite easy as apart from other Android devices. Here is the step by step method to Root LeEco Le 2, just follow the steps carefully.
Warning:All rooting should be the responsibility of the user and we at Cyber Key are only informing you of the method to do it after testing it ourselves. However, we don’t claim responsibility should things not go as described in this article. For a deeper understanding, check out our post on pros and cons of rooting an Android device.
In the mean time of rooting LeEco Le 2, KingRoot installs a third party app name Purify. You can uninstall it if you don’t like it. Another thing is you don’t need SuperSU as KingRoot itself works as SuperSu. So Root LeEco Le 2 using KingRoot and enjoy the super user power.
Note:Before rooting make a backup of your data and contacts etc.
Go to Settings>> About>> Build number and tap it 7 times to unlock Developer options.
Enable USB debugging by Settings> Developer Option > USB Debugging
Enable OEM unlock by Settings> Developer Option> Unlock OEM
Part 3: Install driver
Connect your via USB cable to PC. Now unzip the adbdriver.zip, inside you will get ADBDriverInstaller.exe, just run as administrator. Select your device from the list & click on Install. This process might take 2-3 mins to complete.
If you are using Windows 8/10 64bit then try this method to install driver.
Part 4: Unlock Bootloader+ Install TWRP+Flash SuperSu
Connect your Phone via USB
Now open ADB Folder
Inside the folder press and hold shift key then right click and select “Open Command Window here”
Command prompt will open
Now on the command prompt, type this command and hit enter.
If everything ok, it will show list of devices attached like this
Now type bellow command and hit enter
adb reboot bootloader
It will reboot into bootloader mode and it will show like this
Now type this command and hit enter to unlock the bootloader
fastboot oem unlock-go
Once this finish your device bootloader unlocked. To check whether its unlocked run this command
fastboot oem device-info
It will show like this if bootloader is unlocked
Now you need to flash TWRP, so run this command( make sure recovery.img file is in ADB Folder)
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
Don’t unplug the device
Now press and hold Vol Up + Power button until it shows LeEco logo, once it show just release the buttons
It will boot in TWRP Recovery mode.
First change the language to English by tapping on Settings then Global icon then language
Now Tap on Wipe in the TWRP main menu, then tap Format data to format your device
You need to type “yes” to format your data
Once it done, go Back to main menu. Now tap on Backup and select everything and backup
Now Copy SuperSU Zip file and paste it in your device internal memory ( If your devcie is not showing on My Computer then Tap on Mount in TWRP and select USB Mount)
Once you have done, click on Install in TWRP main menu and select the SuperSu zip file to flash
Now tap on Reboot System( This boot may take some times)