Root Lenovo K4 Note MM 6.0

bytegeeks

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This procedure has been tested by me personally on Lenovo Vibe K4 Note MM 6.0 (S219) and it worked perfectly fine.
NOTE: Do it at ur own risk. Im not responsible for if ur device is bricked or dead. Please check all the details below

DISCLAIMER:
I JUST FOLLOWED THE PROCEDURE PROVIDED BY "AYAN CHOUDHURY" ON YOUTUBE CHANNEL SO CREDIT GOES TO HIM. IF SO HAPPENED THE PROCEDURE WAS MADE BY ANOTHER DEV AND WASN'T QUOTED PROPERLY BY MR. AYAN COUDHURY. MY APOLOGIES AND GIVE CREDIT TO THE ORIGINAL OWNER OF THE PROCEDURE I WON'T BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, SOFT BRICK, HARD BRICK, AND OTHER INSTANCES FOR YOUR DEVICES AS IT WORKED PERFECTLY FOR ME 3-4X BEFORE POSTING THIS THREAD.
Before we start:
  • Here is the details of my handset
  • Model: Lenovo K4 note (PH) [MTK MT6753 8CORE 1.3GHZ 3.00GB RAM]
  • Model #: A7010a48
  • OSv: marshmallow 6.0
  • Android security patch level: April 1, 2016
  • Kernel ver: 3.18.19+ [email protected] #1, su jun12 18:27:10 CST 2016
  • Build number: A7010a48_S218_160612_ROW

Step 1: download all necessary files. all files and links are not mine and credit goes to the owner of the files ADB tools : https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-Ln022CmyR2NE5RM1pKWm9rcVk
TWRP Recovery : https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-Ln022CmyR2T1VDQUZUejl1UTg
Aroma file manager: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-Ln022CmyR2SXJNS2hSS1dHSEU
Super Su : https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-Ln022CmyR2VXVHM3I2TXR1Ykk
xposed installer : https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-Ln022CmyR2bGtNdXRGblo5cG8
xposed framework : https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-Ln022CmyR2SjEyRTB5VUlrdEk

step 2: a. back up any necessary files from your handset. b. since some computers doesn't show your lenovo k4 note while on recovery mode, it is imperative to put aroma file manager and supersu on your sd card. "do not extract. just copy them as it is" take note that the next step will definitely hard reset your device.

step 3: a. enable developer option on your handset. go to system settings/about and click build 7x or as it says "you are now a developer" b. go to developer option do this two things enable oem unlock allow usb debugging c. once you are done please connect your device to your laptop

step 4: a. run adb server (go to adb folder, shift+right mouse click and choose open command window here. b. it will prompt you to allow your pc to connect/control your devices just click YES c. on your command window, type ADB DEVICES (it will detect your lenovo k4 note) d. once detected type ADB REBOOT-BOOTLOADER (your device will reboot) e. once rebooted, type FASTBOOT DEVICES to verify if you are already in fastboot mode f. if connected proceed to step 5. if not please repeat procedure

step 5: a. once connected go to adb folder on your computer. you will see a file named unlock recovery.bat if not, copy this text

Quote: call adb.exe devices call adb.exe reboot bootloader call fastboot.exe getvar all call fastboot.exe oem unlock call fastboot.exe format userdata call fastboot.exe erase recovery call fastboot.exe flash recovery recovery/recovery.by.gursewak.img call fastboot.exe getvar all call fastboot.exe reboot echo done successful please press any key to continue echo disconnect your phone and press power button untill phone reboots pause to notepad and save as batch file, name it as UNLOCK_RECOVERY.bat b. click the UNLOCK_RECOVERY.BAT then it will ask you on your device to confirm, (will add screen shot later on) just press volume up button c. once the process has been done, (will take few seconds) extract recovery.img to adb folder d. go to your previously opened command window and type FASTBOOT FLASH RECOVERY RECOVERY.IMG (the one you extracted)

step 6: a. once flashed, disconnect your device (it will show a tiny text telling you transmission ok) b. press and hold the power button for few seconds to turn off the device IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT YOU WON'T TURN ON THE DEVICE UNLESS THE NEXT STEPS ARE DONE. IF YOU ACCIDENTALLY TURNED ON YOUR DEVICE REPEAT TO STEP 1. c. press and hold vol up+vol down+ powerbutton simultaneously for few seconds, once you felt a vibration, release power button whilst still holding the vol up and down button it will show the lenovo screen then go black. (don't worry it means you successfully flashed recovery.img) d. connect the device to your computer if lenovo shows on your device, now is the time to recopy aroma file manager and supersu. if not just wait for the screen to turn back on. e. once twrp recovery is on, go to mount and check SYSTEM. (do not touch anything aside what i unstructed) d. go back to previous menu and go to install install aroma file manager and wait for it to finish f. once installed it will go directly to aroma file manager, go to system folder and scroll down. look for recovery-from-boot.p and delet it g. once deleted exit aroma file manager (button can be found on right corner) h. go back and install beta supersu which you copied. (browse sd card) i. once flashed, reboot system,

step 7: a. if you made it this far, then you are almost done. b. just finish the lenovo start up. c. once done, connect your device again on your computer and copy xposed apk and xposed arm to internal or sdcard d. install xposed apk e. turn off your device

step8: a. reboot to recovery (press vol up and down and power button simultaneously, once you felt a vibration release power button whilst holding vol up and down button. lenovo screen will show and it will eventually go to twrp recovery) b. click install and install xposed arm c. onced install. reboot system.

THERE YOU GO... YOU ARE DONE. YOU CAN VERIFY ROOT BY DOWNLOADING ROOT CHECKER FROM GOOGLE PLAY STORE.
 

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