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Rooting Lenovo k8 note

2017-09-01, 15:18 PM

Can you root Lenovo k8 note,

 

1. Install TWRP Recovery in Lenovo k8 note may cause any problem while the Oreo update coming?

 

2. Rooting is it good for optimizing the phone.?

 

3. Can it cause the removal of Warrenty related to every aspect? Like hardware breakage etc.?

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Re: Rooting Lenovo k8 note

2017-09-04, 22:04 PM

OTA UPDATES: Rooting and/or installing custom recovery means you are modifying the stock rom. OTA update system generally check for any modification before downloading the update. And if any modification found, it blocks the download. Some OTA update systems removes the modification you made while installing the update. This method has one advantage though: a modified system with new ota update can cause conflict making your device soft-bricked.

Solution: Just flash stock firmware and then download ota update and then root again. Or, for some OEMs (like Samsung) the newest firmware including all updates are easily available. Just flash the newest firmware available and root again.

 

Warrtenty: OEM like Samsung has a system status flag, called 'KNOX', which tracks the system. If you ever modify your system, the KNOX will be tripped. It is very hard to reset KNOX status.

Other than the spacial cases, just reflash stock rom to revert any changes and you get the warrenty back.

 

 Rooting:

As per my opinion, rooting will open endless possibilities of a device. From customisation to performance, even you can try a whole new rom way before the OTA update hits your device (or even the OEM doesn't provide the update at all). You can be the master of every aspects of your device. Some great apps require root access to work with their full potential: like Tasker, Greenify, Titanium Backup, Substratum Theme Engine etc. Rooted android+Tasker= The reason of my Android love over iOS.

 

Caution: even rooting provide endless possibilities, it can also be reason of a dead device. So we need the stock firmware as a backup (so that you can get your hands dirty without worring  about a soft brick) and also for development.

 

My conclusion:  I bought the device with stock android just becuse it is easy for 3rd party development. So I am waiting to get the Lenovo firmware. Without rooting, the stock android experience fells like device capabilities are limited (your device isn't yours : you have to happy with the features that Google provide)

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Re: Rooting Lenovo k8 note

2017-09-04, 22:38 PM

I'm with the above person. We need to have the rom, it's, firmware, or system dump in order to do ANY development. Bring us developers one of those things and we can do everything we can to provide the tools to you. 

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Re: Rooting Lenovo k8 note

2017-09-29, 13:52 PM

Finally rooted Lenovo K8 Note thanks to XDA developers. Rooting steps for Lenovo K8 Note:  https://forum.xda-developers.com/android/development/lenovo-k8note-original-firmware-t3679499/post73975228

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Re: Rooting Lenovo k8 note

2017-10-01, 15:42 PM

Hi, I need Stock Rom. which i can use to flash my lenovo k8 note. i tried to root my friends lenovo k8 note and he ended up in a boot loop, but now he needs rom file so he can flash it back. so PLease help him. And Also me. I am also looking for a sucessful way to root. so giving the stock rom would be great. please help him

 

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Re: Rooting Lenovo k8 note

2017-11-06, 8:16 AM

wrote:

Hi, I need Stock Rom. which i can use to flash my lenovo k8 note. i tried to root my friends lenovo k8 note and he ended up in a boot loop, but now he needs rom file so he can flash it back. so PLease help him. And Also me. I am also looking for a sucessful way to root. so giving the stock rom would be great. please help him

 

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Latest lenovo k8 note ROM link... 

 

https://youtu.be/ntIudDJdlRY

 

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Re: Rooting Lenovo k8 note

2018-04-24, 3:06 AM

If  I root now , will I get the next ota update?

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