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[ROOT][CWM][ROM's] Lenovo IdeaPhone (LePhone) K860(i)

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1st October 2012, 05:49 PM   |  #11  
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The stock OS has an option to use an English UI. Market and some other Google Apps might not yet be installed.
To do this you can read the following topics:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1632945
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1582422
1st October 2012, 06:45 PM   |  #12  
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so anyone running the phone on its stock ui or know if the stock ui comes with google play? if not can i just take a g play apk from here and install it on mt k860?
1st October 2012, 08:26 PM   |  #13  
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Hello, can I ask to you about the Lenovo.

How about the battery life?
Have stock ui call record?
Have it IP telephony client like in miui?
Thank you a lot

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1st October 2012, 09:58 PM   |  #14  
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hi is it easy to replace stock OS? i m in china and want to use english OS

I read somewhere that the Android it ships with supports Chinese, English, and possibly Vietnamese.
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I think you probably read that over here
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Originally Posted by dandv

I read somewhere that the Android it ships with supports Chinese, English, and possibly Vietnamese.

yeah thanks i nearly forgot i read it proximately 3 posts prior anyway, i wanna know if theres an option fro easy market apk install, i hope i dont have to root or anything i thought i can just put market as apk on the sd card and install it.

btw. is the UI great or does it make sence to find a miui jelly beans... i m not sure if lenovo does code a JB
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I don't really think there is a way without root for the Lenovo.
Someone reported that it works on a Galaxy 5 (i5503) without doing root:

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How To Enable Android Market on i5503 or Galaxy 5 and Galaxy S
Filed under: Android by Ahmed Ali — 38 Comments
December 22, 2010

recently i bought Samsung i5503 (Galaxy 5) and i took more than two weeks to be able to use android on my handset
so i decided to share what i got with u .let’s start

U must move your data from internal memory to external memory

there r two method
The First :

1. ensure your handset “Galaxy 5″ is set to use 24-hour format
(applications-> Settings-> date and time -> Use 24-hour format

2. launch the Phone-pad

3. enter the following
*#272* the follow it with the time on the phone (4 digits) then follow it with #
example, the time on my phone now is 15:33 hence I shall enter *#272*1533#

4. the phone shall display a new window

5. select “XSG” and hit “install”

the Phone shall reload and your “Market Apps” icon which be there

this method didn’t work with me but it works with some friends of mine
The Second Method

1. ensure your handset “Galaxy 5″ is set to use 24-hour format
(applications-> Settings-> date and time -> Use 24-hour format

2. launch the Phone-pad

3. enter *#06# and store the number which will appear

4. in the phone-pad write *#272*xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx” xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx is the number u got from step 3

5. the phone shall display a new window

6. select “XSG” and hit “install”

the Phone shall reload and your “Market Apps” icon which be there

enjoy

Thanks To @Khal3d

Sorry for the big quote but I can't post any outside links.
11th October 2012, 11:04 AM   |  #18  
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is lenovo release the source code for this handheld?
11th October 2012, 09:28 PM   |  #19  
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So,did you receive your K860.Is it really possible to root without risk
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Because I recently bought the Lenovo K860 and am waiting to receive it, I did some research on how to root it.
I found some steps on a Chinese website.

What I understand form it is you have to do the following steps to root:

- Set the phone to USB debugging in the settings
- Make sure drivers are installed and the phone is recognized well by the default phone PC software
- Close all the PC phone software applications
- Make sure no other android or smart/USB-device is connected except for the phone itself.
- Download this file: root files
- Unzip it and launch the .exe (executable file) with the Chinese characters (should be first .exe in directory). Launch it with Administrator privileges.
- The shell should start the root process.
- The phone will automatically restart, don't touch it or any button, don't interrupt the shell program!!
- Now after the reboot you should press a key.
- The shell program should continue, the phone will restart again!
- Again press a key to continue and wait for the shell program to reboot your phone for the third time (this can take some time).
- When rebooted the "Operation was successful" message should appear in the shell program.
- Now your K860 is rooted! Look for the root app in your phone to confirm. If rooting didn't work, try this process again.

I want to note that I'm not responsible for any bricked phone by using this root process! I didn't do it myself yet, so it's all at your own risk!
Also backup all data before rooting the phone!

Because I don't have this phone at the moment I can't try to root it just yet. So if anyone got it rooted using this method, let me know!

11th October 2012, 09:33 PM   |  #20  
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No not yet still waiting for it.
I'll update when I have it and post my findings about routing it and putting Google Play and so on it.
Also, I think that someone in this thread has said this method works

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