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

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"Overseas" firmware released (English users) for K860. gapps included.
Use Google translate. http://bbs.lephone.cc/thread-427761-1-1.html
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Can we install a Custom ROM on the k860 ?
It's a good phone for take pics ?

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Up please, can we put a custom ROM and can we hide the "android bar" in game ?
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I've bought a Lenovo K860, it works fine in Spain. It comes with english and chinese languages. Easily root as you say before. Over 12400 antutu benchmark in my device, but I see until 14500 in others. The camera works perfect and makes awesome photographies. Games and apps runs very fast, GTAIII, Bard`s Tale, PES12, FIFA12, Asphalt 7....

Cons?
Magnetometer compatibility, by the time I don`t found compass app working.

Only chinese development by the moment. In fact there is a recovery.img available and two or three MIUI roms, aal in chinese only

If you want any other info, contact me, and sorry my bad english.
Hola Superbienator,

Like you I live in Spain too and I┤ve just bought the Lenovo K860 on a Chinese website (Etotalk).
They said they┤d send it to me rooted and with a custom multilanguage MOD ROM installed including Spanish.
After a few days of e-mails (have to admit the comunication is very good) they now say the phone can be rooted and have Google Play installed, but they are not able to install Android in Spanish, only in English.
The thing is I speak English, but for my wife it┤s more complicated.
Furthermore you know that in Spanish we have the letter " ˝ " which in English doesn┤t exist.
My questions to you are various;
Are you able to put Spanish language in the phone?
Does the keypad have the option to use the " ˝ " ?
Is it possible to upgrade the phone from the fabrics installed Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the new 4.1 Jelly Bean?
Hope you can help me here.
 
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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!
does this phone supports other Custome ROMS..
 
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Hola Superbienator,

Like you I live in Spain too and I┤ve just bought the Lenovo K860 on a Chinese website (Etotalk).
They said they┤d send it to me rooted and with a custom multilanguage MOD ROM installed including Spanish.
After a few days of e-mails (have to admit the comunication is very good) they now say the phone can be rooted and have Google Play installed, but they are not able to install Android in Spanish, only in English.
The thing is I speak English, but for my wife it┤s more complicated.
Furthermore you know that in Spanish we have the letter " ˝ " which in English doesn┤t exist.
My questions to you are various;
Are you able to put Spanish language in the phone?
Does the keypad have the option to use the " ˝ " ?
Is it possible to upgrade the phone from the fabrics installed Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the new 4.1 Jelly Bean?
Hope you can help me here.
Hi, by the time there`s no way to put spanish in the phone. But don`t worry about the ˝, it's on the keyboard.
The root is very easy to do with TSparkyroot, just one click. I tell you that because if Etotalk want`s you pay for it, if you want I`ll tell you method.
There are few roms of 4.1 and also a 4.1.2 but only chinesse, and a overseas 4.1 rom in english, anyway the recovery mode is only in chinesse by the time. I'll recommend you wait for a english recovery, be pattient, and wait for a MIUI release. I think is question of time.
Anyway, the OS is based in MIUI as far I can see, is fast as hell and a beast playing apps and games.
Good purchase, enjoy it, and if you want more info, here I am.

Sorry my very very bad english, I don't talk in spanish for respect the others, if you want contact me and make a minispanishforum, send me a private. BYE!!!!
 
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CM10 (4.1.2) for K860 is out at http://bbs.lephone.cc/thread-476971-1-1.html
Support multi language. Minor bugs.
 
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I've bought a Lenovo K860, it works fine in Spain. It comes with english and chinese languages. Easily root as you say before. Over 12400 antutu benchmark in my device, but I see until 14500 in others. The camera works perfect and makes awesome photographies. Games and apps runs very fast, GTAIII, Bard`s Tale, PES12, FIFA12, Asphalt 7....

Cons?
Magnetometer compatibility, by the time I don`t found compass app working.

Only chinese development by the moment. In fact there is a recovery.img available and two or three MIUI roms, aal in chinese only

If you want any other info, contact me, and sorry my bad english.
Hello i've bought a Lenovo K860 too, it works fine in Spain. i can't put google play store in the desktop. What can I do? thanks.
abaut custom rom which is the best?
 
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Hello i've bought a Lenovo K860 too, it works fine in Spain. i can't put google play store in the desktop. What can I do? thanks.
abaut custom rom which is the best?
Ok, first of all, are you rooted?

If yes, you must put the gapps apk (all of them, gmail.apk, vending.apk, market.apk...) in /system/app and change the permissions to the same as the other apps have. I mean: Read= Owner,group, others Write=Owner Execute=None

If you want explain in spanish, send me a private.
 
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Default Google Play for Lenovo K860

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I think yes, you must download gmail.apk, play store, maps.apk, etc, second you must copy and paste with root explorer in/system, and at last open the permissions of any lenovo apk in /system and put the same permissions in google apks.

I hope you understand my bad english.
Hey guys, first of all I want to say thanks for all your posts helping people to use K860.

I've already rooted the phone according to your instructions, but I dont understand how to run Google Play. Could you explain a little steps how to do it? I apologize for my ignorance, but i had before a Nokia 3100 and now this Lenovo it's a really high jump...help please. Also, Im from Spain (BJ living now). Thanks for all,

Carlos

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