How to Root and install TWRP custom recovery on Lenovo K8 Note is the topic for today’s post. Lenovo K8 Note was released a few months back in August 2017, now great news is that latest TWRP recovery for K8 Note has been released, the TWRP 126.96.36.199 that supports multiple newer flagships as well as older devices. This guide is divided into two sections, in the first section we will install TWRP recovery on Lenovo K8 Note and then root it via TWRP recovery. Root Lenovo K8 Note and install TWRP recovery on Lenovo K8 Note.
Lenovo’s K8 Note is equipped with decent hardware specifications, including 1.4GHz MediaTek Helio X23 processor along 3GB RAM of board and 32GB of expandable internal storage. The device sports a 13MP rear sensor while 13MP selfie shooter on the front as well. The device is powered by a 4000mAh battery enough for a day long activities, while box opened device runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Further you can get more of it’s powerful hardware by rooting and installing TWRP recovery on it.
Once you successfully install TWRP recovery on your device, you would be able to flash different custom ROM like Lineage OS, CyanogenMod or others along mods and tweaks via TWRP recovery. On the other side, a rooted device allows you to modify the system files including removing bloatware(unnecessary apps), setting third party apps as system file, overclocking CPU and much more. Root & install TWRP recovery on Lenovo K8 Note.
If you think you are all set to go then follow the complete instructions in sequence to root Lenovo K8 Note and install TWRP recovery on it.
How to root Lenovo K8 Note and install TWRP recovery
Before you begin:
Charge your device battery to a safe level, it must be above 70%
Download and install latest Lenovo drivers on PC. Download here
Install ADB & Fastboot drivers on PC, follow this guide to install the adb-fastboot drivers within 15 seconds.
Enable USB debugging on your device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging.
If you can’t see the Developer options in settings menu, then you need to enable them. Go to Settings > About device > Tap the build number 7 times until it says ‘You are now a Developer’.
Process to install TWRP recovery on Lenovo K8 Note
Download TWRP recovery for Lenovo K8 Note. Download
Save the downloaded TWRP recovery file in a new folder on your PC.
Process to root Lenovo K8 Note
Download the Magisk v14.3 zip.
Connect your device to PC and copy the downloaded Magisk zip on the internal storage of your device.
Now it’s the time to reboot your device into TWRP recovery mode.
Once in recovery mode, now flash the Magisk zip from there.
One completing the process, simply reboot your device and enjoy the freedom to flash custom ROMs and tweaks on your Lenovo K8 Note.
That’s it! If you have successfully flashed TWRP recovery and rooted your Lenovo K8 Note, give us your feedback and share it the guide with others.