I have to admit that root-access has given me more options to customize my Android device than anything else. From the launcher on my phone to the way its kernel works, everything now works as I want and the credit goes to root.

If you’ve got yourself a ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini, you should probably root it to gain access to a wide array of apps and tools that can help you do many cool things on your device. These cool things include the ability to flash a custom recovery and installing root-requiring apps, among many.

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So, here’s how you can go about rooting your device:

Files You Need

  1. Please make a backup of your phone before doing the following tutorial as it may erase the data stored on your phone.
  2. You must have a Windows running computer to do this tutorial.
  3. You don’t need to install the drivers separately as they’re covered in the tutorial below.
  4. Download One Click Tool to your computer. It’s the tool that contains everything you need to root your phone.

Rooting the ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini

  1. Extract files from One Click Tool to your computer by right-clicking on the tool archive and selecting Extract here.
  2. On your phone, go to Settings followed by About phone. Tap on Build number for 8 times and it’ll say you’re a developer.
  3. Head back to Settings and tap on Developer options. Turn on the toggle for USB debugging.
  4. Plug in your phone to your computer using a USB cable.
  5. Double-click on ThemePush.bat available in the folder where you extracted the files.
  6. When the tool launches, press 1 on your keyboard and hit Enter. It’ll install the required drivers for you.
  7. Once the drivers are installed, press 5 and hit Enter. It’ll root your phone with the Superuser method.
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions to gain root-access on your phone.
  9. When it’s done rooting, reboot your phone.
  10. You’re now rooted!

Hooray! Your ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini is now rooted and is installed with Superuser to help you manage root-permissions for various apps on your phone.

Your device is now compatible with a custom recovery and you can follow our how to install a custom recovery on the ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini tutorial to install a custom recovery on your device.