A custom recovery has already hit the Lenovo A6000 and here comes a root method for this lovely device. In case you don’t know, root-access on an Android device allows you to enjoy the true power of the device by getting the best out of it. In simple words, root lets you install root-requiring apps that are designed especially for rooted phones that can do more things than those ordinary Android apps.
What’s more, once you’re rooted, you can even flash a custom ROM. Are you excited? Great.
Here’s how you can go about rooting your Lenovo A6000:
Files You Need
1. In order to root your device, you must have a custom recovery installed on it. If you haven’t done so yet, please follow our how to install a custom recovery on the Lenovo A600 tutorial and you should be all set.
2. Download SuperSU to your computer. It’s the file that will root your device.
Rooting the Lenovo A6000
1. Make sure you haven’t extracted the SuperSU file. Leave it as is.
2. Connect your phone to your computer using a USB cable.
3. Copy SuperSU from your computer over to the SD card storage on your phone.
4. When the file is copied, unplug your phone from your computer.
5. Turn off your phone.
6. Reboot your phone into recovery mode. To do that, hold down Volume UP+Volume DOWN+Power buttons at the same time.
7. Your phone should reboot into the recovery mode.
8. Once in there, select install zip from sdcard followed by choose zip from sdcard.
9. Choose SuperSU to be flashed on your phone.
10. When the recovery is done installing the file, reboot your phone.
11. You’re now rooted!
And there you go.
Your Lenovo A6000 is now rooted and you can start tinkering around with it without any restrictions. It’s all yours now.
Rooting Android opens the doors to being able to install more apps. It is true what they say when rooting also helps remove apps, but you need to install an app first before that help then helps you remove the existing apps that are already on the device. That is why installing these apps is always as the center of rooting Android and not the other way around.
If you would like to do some research to find out the names of root apps that you think you might like to try, you can check out the article that goes into lots more detail about what the best root apps for Android are and where to find them. Most of the root applications are available from the Google Play Store that you already visit for your standard apps that don’t require root access to run. You can stumble upon these root apps just as you are browsing and see in the description that the app require root access to run, or you can remember the names after researching the root apps and then browse for the musing the search box available from the Google Play Store.