How To Root & Install TWRP On Lenovo Vibe S1

In this article we will guide you how to root Lenovo Vibe S1 and install TWRP custom recovery. If you’re willing to root your Lenovo Vibe S1 in a simple way then follow any of the tutorial listed below. After installing TWRP custom recovery and rooting your device you’ll be able to explore many hidden features and unlock the depth of usage. You can even install custom roms on your Lenovo Vibe S1 after rooting and installing a custom recovery. A rooted device helps in removing the bloatwares or the pre-installed application which consume the space of the internal storage and also you will be able to installed certain application like xposed framework. So lets go through the tutorial for installing TWRP and rooting Lenovo Vibe S1.

How To Root & Install TWRP On Lenovo Vibe S1

Method 1 Using SP Flash Tools

Pre-Requisites :

Step 1 : Install the Lenovo Vibe S1 Driver & Mediatek Driver

Step 2 : Extract SP Flash Tools on your desktop

Step 3 : Extract TWRP folder on your desktop

Step 4 : Open flash_tool.exe from the SP Flash Tools folder and clock Scatter-loading and then browse the TWRP folder and select the MT6752_Android_scatter.txt

Step 5 : In the Flash Tool Window Press CTRL + SHIFT + O a new options window will open. Click download and then tick USB Checksum and close the window

Step 6 : Now click the download button

Step 7 : Switch off your Lenovo Vibe S1 and then connect it using the USB to the computer/laptop

Step 8 : You will get the Download Complete window within a moment

twrp vibe s1

Method 2 Using Minimal ADB & Fastboot

Pre-Requisites :

Step 1 : Extract the files which you downloaded.

Step 2 : Copy the recovery.img file to C:Program Files (x86)Minimal ADB and Fastboot or C:Program FilesMinimal ADB and Fastboot directory.

Step 3 : Open the C:Program Files (x86)Minimal ADB and Fastboot directory and press and hold shift key and right click anywhere inside the folder at the empty space and choose open command window here.

Step 4 : Now in CMD type:

adb devices

Step 5 : Now type

adb reboot bootloader

This will reboot your device into Bootloader / Fastboot Mode.

Step 6 : Now type

fastboot boot recovery.img

Once flashed type the following command to reboot Lenovo A6000.

fastboot reboot

How To Root Lenovo Vibe S1

Pre-Requisites :

Step 1 : Copy the downloaded file UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.46.zip in the root folder of your SD card.

Step 2 : Now in CMD type:

adb reboot recovery

This will boot Lenovo Vibe S1 into Recovery Mode

Step 3 : Once you land into the Recovery Mode, choose install from SD card and choose UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.46.zip

Step 4 : When the installation is done, Reboot your device

Step 5 : Download Root Checker app from Playstore and check your device root status

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  • Fauzi

    Please notify if the TWRP is for lollipop or marshmallow version for Lenovo S1A40. you just wrecked my fon.