How to Root Lenovo ZUK Z1 and install TWRP recovery

Root and install TWRP on Lenovo ZUK Z1: Welcome folks! In this guide we will be sharing the process to Root and install TWRP on Lenovo ZUK Z1 by following the same process we earlier used for other Lenovo devices. Official TWRP recovery is now available for ZUK Z1 running on Android Lollipop or above, so if you wish to upgrdaes your device firmware by installing Nougat or Oreo based custom ROMs then you have to install TWRP recovery on your device and root 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 ZUK Z1.

Lenovo ZUK Z1 is equipped with decent hardware specifications, including Quad-core 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor along 3GB RAM of board and 64GB internal storage. The device sports a 13MP rear sensor while 8MP selfie shooter on the front as well. The device is powered by a 4100mAh battery enough for a day long activities, while box opened device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Further you can get more of it’s powerful hardware by installing Nougat or Oreo ROM by rooting and installing TWRP recovery on it.

If you think you are all set to go then follow the complete instructions in sequence to root Lenovo ZUK Z1 and install TWRP recovery on it.

How to root Lenovo ZUK Z1 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 ZUK Z1

Download TWRP recovery for Lenovo ZUK Z1. Click here

Save the downloaded TWRP recovery file in a new folder on your PC.

Now follow this guide to see how to install TWRP recovery on Lenovo ZUK Z1.

Process to root Lenovo ZUK Z1

Download the Magisk v15.2 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 ZUK Z1.

That’s it! If you have successfully flashed TWRP recovery and rooted your Lenovo ZUK Z1, give us your feedback and share it the guide with others.

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