How To Root Lenovo A5000 & Install TWRP

Lenovo A5000 users can root their device with or without a PC/laptop. All you have to do is install Kingroot application on your smartphone and then easily root it without the help of a PC/laptop and also using the Flashify app you can install a custom recovery. Now the question arises how to root Lenovo A5000 & Install TWRP using a PC/laptop, for that you’ll have to follow the guide below. There are two methods to root your device and install TWRP recovery, and that is using ADB Fastboot method or by using SP Flash Tool.

How To Root Lenovo A5000 & Install TWRP

DISCLAIMER : In no means we are responsible if you brick your phone or your SD card dies or your phone behaves abnormally. It is your sole and your own responsibility to root your phone.

Things which you need to follow before:

  • Take a backup of your data. We don’t guarantee if something is erased. Always take precautions.
  • Enable USB Debugging on your device.
    • Goto > Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging.
      • If Developer Options is not located under settings then enable it by going to Settings > About Phone > Device Info and tap on Build Number for about 7-8 times. And then go back and follow the previous step.

  • Make sure you have at least 50% battery.
  • Go to Settings > Security and enable Unknown Sources option.
  • Connect your Lenovo A5000 smartphone to your PC and install the application (CDROM) which you can see in your My Computer/This PC.

METHOD 1 USING ADB FASTBOOT

Pre-Requisites :

Installing TWRP On Lenovo A5000

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 the shift key and right click anywhere inside the folder at the space and choose open command window here.

Step 4: Now in CMD type:

ADB devices

It will show something like this

How To Root Lenovo A5000 & Install TWRP

Step 5: Now type

ADB reboot bootloader

This will reboot your device into Bootloader / Fastboot Mode.

Step 6: Now type

fast boot boot recovery.img

Once flashed type the following command to reboot Lenovo A5000.

Fastboot reboot

Now you have successfully installed TWRP on your Lenovo A5000 smartphone. The next step would be rooting your device.

Rooting Lenovo A5000

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

Step 2: Now in CMD type:

ADB reboot recovery

Now your device will boot Lenovo A5000 into Recovery Mode.

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

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

Step 5: Download Root Checker app from Play store and check your device status.

METHOD 2 USING Sp Flash Tool

Pre-Requisites :

How to Install TWRP Recovery in Lenovo A5000

Step 1: Extract the Flash Tool – Sp-flash-tool-techolite.zip file and then run flash_tool.exe (run as administrator)

then Select MT6582M_Android_scatter.txt. It will automatically select the Lenovo A5000 model

Step 2: Click on Options then Download and make sure both of them are checked

Step 3:  Select the Download Only, and then click Download

Step 4:

  • Now just click on checkbox recovery and browse to the extracted files and locate recovery.img
  • Turn off your Lenovo A5000
  • Click the big download button on top right and connect the phone with USB cable in switch off condition.
  • Now you will see the red stripe showing download percentage

Step 5:  Your phone is successfully installed  TWRP now

Steps to enter Recovery mode in Lenovo A5000

  • Press and hold the Volume Down Button  + Volume Up Button + Power Button.
  • When you see the Boot Screen, Release the Power Button but keep the Volume Buttons pressed until you see the Recovery Screen.
  • ernie

    Flash this recovery.img in Rasrh flasher…

  • rob

    same error

  • likith

    hey i tried to install the recovery but when i type in “fastboot boot recovery.img”
    it says:
    downloading ‘boot.img’. . .
    OKAY [ 0.271s]
    booting . . .
    FAILED (remote: unknown command)
    finished. total time: 0.278s

    what should i do plz help

    • basel

      like me

    • subbu

      same here…what should i do?

      • Noname

        fastboot flash recovery.img