How to Root Lenovo Vibe P1m [100% Working]

So you have been searching long for a genuine method to root Lenovo Vibe P1ma40 which is the international or ROW version of Lenovo P1m. My loving Indian buddy can also root their Lenovo Vibe P1ma40 using this method. If you are a Chinese user then stay away else, you will leave comments here and I will not be able to fix your problem. Lenovo Vibe P1m is the low budget version of flagship Lenovo P1. In this post, I am going share you a-z guide to root Lenovo Vibe P1ma40 with a genuine way. But before rooting your Lenovo P1ma40 you must know pros and cons about rooting an Android device, so check it yourself from the internet.

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How to Root Lenovo Vibe P1m (P1ma40)

NOTE: This rooting method is for Lenovo Vibe P1m, model no P1ma40 ROW version. If you have a Chinese version of Lenovo Vibe P1m then don’t try this method.

 A. Download tools

Driver  for Lenovo Vibe P1ma40

USB VCOM DRIVER

SP the Flash Tool Win v5.1524.00

SuperSU-v2.49.zip

TWRP_2.8.7.3_P1ma40.7z

B. File Preparation

1. Now send the SuperSU-v2.49.zip file from your PC to the external memory of your Lenovo Vibe P1m

2. Now right click on TWRP_2.8.7.3_P1ma40.7z file and select Extract to TWRP_2.8.7.3_P1ma40.7z\,  you will find recovery_TWRP_2.8.7.3_P1ma40.img  and MT6735M_Android_scatter.txt  inside the folder.Screenshot (108)

3. Unrar the SP flash tool.

C. Enable USB Debugging

Go to Settings>> About>> Build number and tap it 7 times to unlock Developer options. Then return to Settings>> Developer options and tick the USB Debugging option.

D. Install Driver

Install the driver then restart your PC, then connect your phone to PC via USB cable and wait till Windows configures it. Make sure the USB Debugging is enabled in this process. Once the configuration has completed, again restart your PC.

Install the USB VCOM Driver also!

If you are using Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 then you may face problem to install the driver so follow these steps to install an unsigned driver.
For Windows 8:

1. Win + I -> Change the computer settings -> General -> Special boot options -> Restart Now.

2. When you turn off the tap Diagnostics -> Advanced Settings -> Boot Options -> Restart.

3. A menu appears, select it in the “Disable the mandatory driver signing checks” – for this you have to press F7.

For Windows 8.1:

1. Win + I -> Change the computer settings -> Update and Restore -> Restore -> Restart Now.

2. When you turn off the tap Diagnostics -> Advanced Settings -> Boot Options -> Restart.

3. A menu appears, select it in the “Disable the mandatory driver signing checks” – for this you have to press F7.

E. Install TWRP Recovery and root Lenovo Vibe P1m

NOTE: Before doing this process make sure you have a backup of contacts, SMS, call log or files in internal memory. As it will format your whole phone. 

1. Charge your phone up to 80% and disable all those firewalls or antivirus on your PC.

2. Run as Administrator the flash_tool.exe from the SP_Flash_Tool_v5.1524.00.000 folder.

3. Click on “Scatter-loading” and browse the scatter file MT6735M_Android_scatter.txt, you will find this in 2.8.7.3_P1ma40 folder.

4. Now it will show like this, make sure only recovery selected and selected the Download only option.

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5. In the menu “Option” tab, go to “Download“, and put a “tick” in the “Storage Checksum“.

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6. Now hit the Download button

7. Now turn off the phone and wait for 10-30 seconds

8.  Connect your Phone to PC via USB, this will start the flashing process.

9. Once the process has completed, we will see a huge green tick. Now we can disconnect the phone from the cable. You have successfully installed TWRP recovery

10. Make sure phone is switched off. Now first press and hold volume down button, then press power button untill you see the menu of the three option like first one is recoery, second one fastboot. Now use the Volume Down button to navigate to recovery and press Volume Up button to select it.

11.  Browse the SuperSU-v2.49.zip from your external sd card and flash it

12. Reboot your Phone

Now you have root access on your Lenovo Vibe P1m. Just go to Google play store and install Root Checker and run it to check whether your Lenovo K3 Vibe P1m has root access or not.


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