How to Install Custom Recovery and Root Lenovo K8 Note

install custom recovery and root lenovo k8 note

Lenovo K8 note is a Budget smartphones with decent specs. The Dual camera setup on this smartphone makes it a preferred choice. Modifications and Customization are two things which are pretty simple on Android. You need Root access to perform some advanced modifications so today, we will be showing you how to flash Custom Recovery and root Lenovo K8 note.

To Root Lenovo K8 note, you need to flash Custom Recovery first. You need a PC to flash Custom Recovery and after then you can root and Flash Custom ROMs using TWRP.  Thanks to ysalunke007 for the Guide.

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Rooting may void your phone warranty so think twice before proceeding. You are doing this at your own risk so if anything goes wrong and you brick your device then We are not responsible for any damage to your phone.
You can take a backup before rooting and flashing Custom ROM.

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ADB drivers installed on PC for Lenovo K8 Note

Custom recovery and rename it to “recovery.img” after download.

You need SuperSU or Magisk to root the device. Place them in Sd card


Make sure that the phone is charged up to 50%

How to Flash Custom Recovery on Lenovo K8 note

Step 1: Connect the Device to the Phone and Rename the Download recovery to “recovery.img”

Step 2: Go to the folder where you have downloaded the Custom recovery and press Shift+Right click. This will open the Cmd

Step 3: Type this and the device will reboot to bootloader

adb reboot bootloader
cmd for k8 note

Step 4: Type this command to flash Custom Recovery

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

Step 5: Now press “vol up + down + power button” on the Phone to power off the Device. Do not use the fastboot reboot because it will revert back the stock recovery on reboot.

Step 6:  Press “power button + vol up” simultaneously on the smartphone and release after the phone boot into Custom recovery

If the Internal Storage showing 0mb then Format the Data and reboot into Recovery

How to Root Lenovo K8 Note

Step 1: Goto to Install Section and then into Sd card

Step 2: Select MAgisk or SuperSU zip and flash it. Use only one of them


Done! The Lenovo K8 Note is rooted

Rooted Lenovo K8 note

Here is a Video Guide



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