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[Tutorials] How To Root Lenovo K8 Note & Install TWRP(UnOfficial) + Stock Rom

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By ysalunke007, Member on 8th October 2017, 11:12 AM
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Warning
Before Proceeding backup your data
TRY at OWN risk I'm NOT Responsibe if you BRICK YOUR DEVICE

Update- This method is tested & working with latest ota update NMB26.54-74

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IF ANYTHING GOES WRONG Download & Flash Stock ROM
Stock ROM link
SPFlashTool link
Updated Stock ROM 54-74 GDrive - here
Old version Stock ROM Google Drive Link Stock Rom
nvram backup file by @peacelover94 - here

Solution For
>Tool img DL fail
Just check/tick these option in spflashtool settings & Flash stock rom again
tick these


Video Guide For Stock Rom Flashing - Youtube

How to Flash Stock Rom via Fastboot Method -
1. Open CMD by Shift + Right Click in Folder where your stock firmware .img files are.
2. Reboot to Fastboot Mode by using cmd command
adb fastboot reboot
Or
Switch off then Press & Hold Vol Up + Power button for while once menu appeared Select fastboot by using Vol Up key & confirm by pressing Vol Down Key
3. In fastboot type following command in CMD Window
For checking devices is connected in fastboot enter
fastboot devices
If Connected then proceed following commands
fastboot flash boot boot.img

fastboot flash cache cache.img

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

fastboot flash system system.img
flashing system takes 10+ mins

fastboot flash data userdata.img

fastboot reboot


Download & Install ADB from here

First Unlock your bootloader
1. First of all, enable the Developer Option
To Enable the Developer Option, Go to your Settings -> About -> Software Information -> More -> Now Tap on the Build Number 7-8 Times until you see a toast message “Developer option enabled"
2. Go back to settings -> Now you need to enable the OEM Unlock by going to Settings -> Developer Option and Enable OEM Unlock and USB Debugging
3. Now connect your phone to Computer using USB Cable.
4. When you connect your Phone to Computer, please wait until all the drivers get installed.
5. Open a command prompt window by pressing Shift Key + Right Mouse Click.
6. Now type the command below to reboot your phone to bootloader
adb reboot bootloader
7. If you see a pop up to allow USB Debugging on your phone, Click OK.
8. proceed to unlock the bootloader with the following command:
Remember that this step will wipe EVERYTHING off the phone
fastboot oem unlock
Say Yes to unlock bootloader and then it will some time format your data
9. Reboot Your Device , You will see Orange Status bla bla bla Don't panic Its normal thing now setup your device but do not restore backup yet


Flashing TWRP and ROOT
Updated Black Screen Fix TWRP - Download
Old Download TWRP
Download latest Magisk zip from here
Or
SuperSu zip from here
Flahed & Tested SuperSU v2.82 works fine but SafetyNet Fails
Sock Recovery if needed Link

1. Connect your device to PC
2. Open CMD by Shift+Right click open cmd where your TWRP_3.1.1.0.img is downloaded.
3. Reboot to Bootloader by
adb reboot bootloader
4. Now enter following command in fastboot
fastboot flash recovery TWRP_3.1.1.0.img
5. DO NOT USE fastboot reboot
Use "vol up + down + power button" to manually switch off you k8 note, otherwise twrp will restore to stock if you use fastboot reboot command.
6. After Switch Off Press & hold vol up + power button then select recovery by vol up & press vol down key to enter in recovery.
7. Now Wait for 30 Sec/ till phone vibrates, Then press power button + vol up simultaneously until you see twrp lock screen.
8. Just Cancel if It asks for Enter password to decrypt and Allow modification by swipe.
9. If you see internal storage 0mb Then GoTo Wipe and FORMAT DATA once & reboot to recovery
10. GoTo install browse and select Magisk.zip or SuperSU.zip & flash.(optional if needed install Busybox for Android NDK by osm0sis magisk module for busybox)
11. Reboot Enjoy
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Known bug in TWRP-
Battery always shows 50% in TWRP

Video Guide https://youtu.be/HrbppEWlOhs

Join Lenovo K8 Note Development Group on Telegram for direct Conversation Link
WhatsApp Group Link
Enable Wireless Display/MiraCast Magisk Module - Video

Thanks to:
@andy_zhang - for stock rom post link
and me @ysalunke007 for TWRP

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8th October 2017, 12:16 PM |#2  
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Big Thanks for the Tutorial. If anything happens wrong while rooting like boot loop or something worse, is there stock rom or firmware to flash or push through adb ?
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Big Thanks for the Tutorial. If anything happens wrong while rooting like boot loop or something worse, is there stock rom or firmware to flash or push through adb ?

yes, there is stock ROM
link also provided in this post end.
btw here's direct link Stock ROM
FlashTool link
8th October 2017, 12:45 PM |#4  
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yes, there is stock ROM
link also provided in this post end.
btw here's direct link Stock ROM
FlashTool link

Thank you very much. The flash tool link does not seems to work. Hope its SP flash tool you are talking about.
8th October 2017, 12:58 PM |#5  
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flash via adb fastboot methoad i have succesfully flash adb method
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Big Thanks for the Tutorial. If anything happens wrong while rooting like boot loop or something worse, is there stock rom or firmware to flash or push through adb ?

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Nice Job
Finally rooting tutorial for Lenovo K8 Note has become available.
8th October 2017, 01:27 PM |#7  
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Does SuperSu work fine?
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Does SuperSu work fine?

Not tested by me but some user says in original rom post that he flashed superSU from old twrp also works fine.
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Thank you very much. The flash tool link does not seems to work. Hope its SP flash tool you are talking about.

Yes it's SP flash tool but you can use adb fastboot also
8th October 2017, 01:39 PM |#10  
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Not tested by me but some user says in original rom post that he flashed superSU from old twrp also works fine.

I'll confirm it tomorrow
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Yes it's SP flash tool but you can use adb fastboot also

Please tell me how to flash firmware.Im new to this device firmware flashing
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