Today we will briefly discuss how to root Lenovo S820 smartphone. Root access allows you to do all kinds of amazing things, such as installing custom firmware, removing stubborn applications and generally gaining more control over your device.
Lenovo S820 smartphone was launched in June 2013. The phone comes with a 4.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels.
The Lenovo S820 is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core processor and it comes with 1GB of RAM. The phone packs 4GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Lenovo S820 packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 2-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
The Lenovo S820 runs Android 4.2 and is powered by a 2000mAh removable battery. It measures 139.50 x 69.70 x 8.95 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 143.00 grams.
The Lenovo S820 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Regular and Regular. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM and 3G. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.
FramaRoot is one method that you can do straight from your phone without the need for a PC to assist, and is simple enough to use. However, just like any rooting procedure there are a few steps to take to make sure you don’t end up with a new paperweight.
Before going further let me tell you the most important thing first – Rooting Voids Warranty . Once you root your device you can unroot it anytime.
Method 1: Root Lenovo S820 With Framaroot
- Download the latest version of Framaroot and install the APK.
- Now, Open Framaroot select the action to perform. Select “Install SuperSU”.
- Thereafter, in the rooting menu, Select an exploit in list above to potentially root your device as BOROMIR and proceed further. The rooting has now started and you will be getting an awesome success message.
- After the process and after restart , you will see the root permission granter app , i.e SuperUser app (SU app).
Method 2: Root With Kingroot
- Before installing kingroot, you have to disable the internet on the phone first
- Open the APK file with your default file manager
- If your device displays Installation Blocked or something like this message then Go To Setting – Security and there you can tick the Unknown sources box.
- When the installation is complete, enable again your mobile internet
- Click “try root” button to start rooting
- If your device is compatible, it will finish rooting after few minutes. If rooted successfully, you will see rooted screen which means you device has been successfully rooted.
- To become more sure, you can go to google play, search and download Root Checker app to Check if the Root is successful.