Looking for a way to root your Lenovo Z5? In our today’s guide, we’ll tell you how you can install TWRP Recovery and root Lenovo Z5.
Previous month Lenovo launched their latest smartphone of Lenovo Z Series. The named of the device is Lenovo Z5. After launching the Lenovo Z5 device, Shortly after the TWRP Recovery for Lenovo Z5 is now available. So now you can easily root Lenovo Z5 and install custom ROM and much more. Thanks to the Chinese developer “Wzsx150” to share this on Lenovo Chinese forum.
Here we share “TWRP for Lenovo Z5” which will make it easier to root Lenovo Z5. First, we will install TWRP recovery using ADB. If you have Lenovo Z5 and you want to install TWRP Recovery on your device and root Lenovo Z5. Then you are in the right place.
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Install TWRP and Root Lenovo Z5
Before doing all those processes first, need to unlock the bootloader of Lenovo Z5. Without unlocking the bootloader you can’t root or install TWRP in your device. Unlock bootloader of Lenovo Z5 first, then follow the guide below to install TWRP on Lenovo Z5.
After installing TWRP recovery on the device, you can easily install latest magisk on Lenovo Z5 for root access. If you want to install custom ROM or any mod then need to install TWRP Recovery and root access. Here we provide TWRP v3.2.3 for Lenovo Z5. So let’s go to the steps below to Root Lenovo Z5 with Magisk and Install TWRP Recovery.
Download Lenovo Z5 TWRP Recovery
- TWRP recovery for Motorola One Power: recovery-TWRP-3.2.3-1002.img
Download other required files:
Install TWRP For Lenovo Z5:
1.) Make sure your device bootloader must be unlocked.
2.) Download “adb-fastboot-tool-2018.zip” extract it in a desktop.
- Download TWRP img from above.
3.) Rename TWRP recovery IMG file “recovery-TWRP-3.2.3-1002.img” to “recovery.img” and copy to adb-fastboot-tool-2018 Folder.
4.) Open cmd windows in “recovery-TWRP-3.2.3-1002.img” folder by Shift + Mouse Right click.
5.) Connect your device to the PC, make sure USB Debugging is enabled.
6.) Now Reboot your Lenovo Z5 in Bootloader Mode, using this command.
adb reboot bootloader
7.) Change the active partition to slot A, using the following command:
Set active partition from B to A: fastboot –set-active=_a
8.) Once your device in fastboot mode, Now paste this command on command window and hit enter to install TWRP recovery on Lenovo Z5.
fastboot boot recovery.img
9.) Now enter into TWRP mode, first press the “Volume -” button to switch to “Recovery mode”, then press the “Power” button to confirm, then the device will start into TWRP Recovery mode and go to the root steps below.
Lenovo Z5 Root
- Download Magisk zip, copy it to the Internal Storage or external storage.
- Turn off your phone and turn into recovery mode By Volume UP + Power.
- Now Don’t Allow Modifications.
- Change language from setting Chinese to English (If you want to change).
- Then go to Install Navigate to Magisk.zip Swipe to install.
- Reboot your phone.
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