How to Root Lenovo Vibe K5 or K5 Plus [100% Working]

Rooting Lenovo phones continue with this Lenovo Vibe k5 phone. In this post, I am going share you how to root Lenovo Vibe K5 by installing TWRP Custom Recovery and then flashing the SuperSu zip file. Lenovo Vibe K5 is a low budget phone powered by Quad-core Snapdragon 415 CPU with 2GB RAM. Where Lenovo K5 Plus has the Snapdragon 616 Chipset.  It has 13 MP camera on its back and a 5MP camera on the front. As its Snapdragon means KingRoot will not work here so we need to flash TWRP Custom Recovery the flash SuperSu to root Lenovo Vibe K5 or Lenovo K5 Plus.

Root Lenovo Vibe K5

Before we are going to proceed to root Lenovo Vibe K5, you must know what is smartphone rooting by Googling. Here I want to let you know that rooting a device mean you are violating the warranty terms and condition. So be sure before rooting your Lenovo Vibe K5 or K5 Plus.

Note:-

  1. This root method works on following Lenovo Vibe K5 models, so be sure about your device model no.
     A6020a40
     A6020i36
     A6020a46 (Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus)
  2. Make a backup of all your data, contacts, message etc before rooting
  3. By attempting any of the processes listed in this thread you accept full responsibility for your actions. I will not be held responsible if your device stops working, catches fire, or turns into a hipster and claims to have been modified before it was cool.

How to Root Lenovo Vibe K5 or K5 Plus

Part 1: Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking
  1. Go to Settings>> About>> Build number and tap it 7 times to unlock Developer options. 
  2. Enable USB debugging by Settings> Developer Option > USB Debugging
  3. Enable OEM unlock by Settings> Developer Option> Unlock OEM
Part 2: Download and Install Driver Lenovo Vibe K5

Download this driver here. Unrar this!  just install it. Now connect your phone via USB.  Once the configuration has completed, again restart your PC.

Part 3: Download Tools

Download Minimal ADB and Fastboot.zip ( TWRP included here and its twrp-k5-3.0.2-r1_shreps.img )

Download SuperSU v2.46

Part 4: File preparation
  1. Copy and paste the UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.46.zip file to your Phone’s external memory from your PC.
  2. Unzip Minimal ADB and Fastboot.zip
Part 5: Root Lenovo Vibe K5
  1. Open the “Minimal ADB and Fastboot” folder
  2. Inside the folder you will get py_cmd.exe, just run as administrator
  3. It will open a command prompt
  4. Connect your phone to PC via USB, if you get any pop up on your phone, just allow it.
  5. Now on the command prompt, type this command and hit enter.
    adb devices
  6. If everything ok, it will show list of devices attached like thisroot lenovo k3_2
  7. Now type bellow command and hit enter
    adb reboot bootloader
  8. Again type this and hit enter
    fastboot devices
  9. Now on your phone you will see something like Fastboot mode
  10. Now type execute this command
    fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  11. Turn off your phone, then you need to press and hold both Volume UP+Power button.
  12. A screen appears with various options, just choose “recovery”
  13. You will be in TWRP Recovery mode
  14. Now select Install Zip then Select Install Zip from /sdcard and browse the SuperSu Zip file that you copy pasted earlier
  15. Select the UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.46.zip file, then choose Yes-Install SuperSu.zip to flash it.
  16. Once it’s done, just go back the select reboot the select reboot system to reboot your phone.
  17. Now your Lenovo Vibe k5 has been rooted.

To whether you Lenovo Vibe K5 has root access or not, just go to Google play store and install Root Checker and run it.

How to Root Lenovo Vibe K5 or K5 Plus [100% Working]
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