Many of you are requesting me how to install custom ROM on Lenovo P780 and the official or Stock KitKat ROM is not good. But recently s227 update is out and its fine still now. But still if you want to try other custom ROM on your Lenovo P780 then you need to first root your device. Root mean gaining some administrative access on you phone. And Here I want to mention than rooting your device violates warranty of your Phone. But in lenovo you can gain it back just by again installing Stock ROM or the official ROM.
So how to root your Lenovo P780 whether 4GB or 8GB version? Rooting you Lenovo P780 is easy and there is no big thing to be scared. Before going to proceed make it clear that procee is different for Kitkat version and jelly Bean version. Don’t apply Jelly bean method on your Kitkat version Lenovo P780 vice versa.
Here I have discuss how to root both KitKat version and Jelly Bean. Try according to your Android Version.
How to root Lenovo P780 KitKat Version
Method 1: Root Lenovo P780 Using Kingo Root (Recommended)
Step 1: Download Kingo root from here and install on your PC
Step 2: On your phone go to Settings>About Phone>Version Information
Step 3: Now tap “Build number” for 7 times, this will enable Developer option
Step 4: Now go to Settings> Developer option the enable USB debugging
Step 5: Now connect your Lenovo P780 to your PC via data cable and run Kingo Root
Step 6: It will take some time to connect your phone, after successful connection you will see this
Step 7: Just hit on “Root”, it will automatically do process to root. It may take 5 minutes.
Step 8: After successful root you will see like this
Step 4: Connect your switched on Lenovo p780 to pc
Step 5: iRoot will root the phone and install superuser(Chinese)
Now you have successfully rooted your Lenovo P780 Kitkat version. And you will get three new apps in your phone. You can uninstall those two except blue one which is SuperUser App.
But here is another problem as the Super User app or the above blue app is in Chinese language so I am going to tell you how to make it in English Language. For this you need to do some more work. Here its is
1> Change stock recovery to TWRP Recovery from here
2> Download SuperUser.Zip and place it your Phone internal memory or sd card. ( Don’t unzip it)
2> Switch off your phone and go recovery mode by press and hold “Power + Volume Up + Volume Down” button. In TWRP Recovery it will show like this
3> Now hit Install button, then browse the SuperUser.Zip file that you download in “2>”
4> Just by tapping the SuperUser.Zip file you will see like this, to flash just swipe it as in this pic.
It will take few time to flash. After flashing you will get notification. Now restart your phone. You have successfully flashed SuperUser.Zip.