Android smartphone Flashing Tutorial: Lenovo K80

27 Oct 2017
How to root/flash your Android smartphone: Lenovo K80

How to root/flash your Android smartphone: Lenovo K80

The Android smartphone company Lenovo launched Lenovo K80 in April 2015. Lenovo K80 is featured with 1.8GHz quad-core processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that cannot be expanded. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Lenovo K80 packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The Lenovo K80 runs Android 5.0 and is powered by a 4000mAh non-removable battery.

Are you getting bored of your Lenovo K5 Note due to lack of customization and slower performance? Nothing to worry about here is a solution!! Flashing/Rooting your Android smartphone. Flashing any Android smartphone gives you extra features, customize your home screen the way you want, upgrading your smartphone to latest Android version.

In this article, we are going to teach you to flash your Android smartphone Lenovo K5 Note. Lenovo K5 Note has been a hugely successful Android smartphone for Lenovo especially in India and millions of Lenovo K5 Note users can now customise their smartphones the way they like using this tutorial.

Note: Flashing/rooting your Android smartphone voids warranty and not following the flashing/rooting procedure properly may brick your Lenovo K80 Android smartphone.

Guide for rooting/flashing your Android smartphone Lenovo K5 Note

Downloads

  1. TWRP recovery 
  2. ADB fastboot drivers

There are two methods to root/flash your Android smartphone Lenovo K5 Note

  1. Via Kingroot
  2. Via TWRP with SuperSU

Root/Flash via Kingroot

Kingroot Guide

Root/Flash via TWRP with SuperSU
1. Download SuperSu.apk for Lenovo K80
2. Connect your device to your PC using the USB cable.
3. Copy the SuperSu.apk over to the root of your SD card.
4. Once it’s been copied, disconnect your device from your PC.
5. Head to Menu>>Settings>>Security on your device and enable the Unknown sources option.
6. Open the File Manager app on your device and install the app you copied earlier to your device.
7. Once the app’s been installed, launch it from your App Drawer.
8. Select Install SuperSU from the first drop-down menu.
9. The Select exploit, tap on it in the app.
10. The app should begin rooting your device, shouldn’t take too long to finish.
11. Reboot your device once it’s been rooted.
Done!! You have successfully rooted/flashed your Android smartphone Lenovo K80. Now you can customize your Lenovo K80 the way you want it to look like.
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