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How To Root Lenovo Vibe P1m & Install Custom Recovery

How To Root Lenovo Vibe P1m

Lenovo Vibe P1m is has a nano-coating which should make it splash-proof. Just like its bigger brother it will become available for purchase in India on October 28th on Flipkart, but it will be significantly cheaper at Rs. 7,999.

The smartphone integrates a 5-inch IPS screen with 720 x 1280 resolution and it’s powered by a quad-core 1.0 GHz MediaTek MT6735P processor. It has 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB on board storage, microSD support up to 32 GB, and it comes pre-loaded with Android 5.1 Lollipop with Vibe UI.

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Lenovo Vibe P1m is 141 mm tall, 71.8 mm wide, 9.3 mm thick, and has a weight of 148 grams. In terms of connectivity it arrives with dual-SIM support, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy, and WiFi. It has an 8 MP / 5 MP camera combo and it’s available in Onyx Black and Pearl White body colors.

How To Root Lenovo Vibe P1m

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 gurantee 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 previous step.

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  • Make sure you have at least 50% battery.
  • Go to Settings > Security and enable Unknown Sources option.
  • Connect your Lenovo Vibe P1m smartphone to your PC and install the drivers

Installing CWM or TWRP On Lenovo Vibe P1m

[su_heading]METHOD 1 [/su_heading]

Pre-Requisites :

  • Setup ADB and Fastboot drivers on your PC from here
  • Download the following  Recovery.img to root Lenovo Vibe P1m from the below:
    • TWRP Recovery for Lenovo P1m – Download it from here

Step 1 : Extract Lenovo-Vibe-P1M-TWRP-Techolaty.Com.zip the files which you downloaded

Step 2 : Copy the recovery.img file to C:Program Files (x86)Minimal ADB and Fastbootor C:Program FilesMinimal ADB and Fastboot directory

Step 3 : Open the C:Program Files (x86)Minimal ADB and Fastboot directory and press and hold shift key and right click anywhere inside the folder at the empty space and choose open command window here.

Step 4 : Now in CMD type:

adb devices

Step 5 : Now type

adb reboot bootloader

This will reboot your device into Bootloader / Fastboot Mode.

Step 6: Now type

fastboot boot recovery.img

Once flashed type the following command to reboot Lenovo Vibe P1m

fastboot reboot

Now you have successfully installed TWRP or custom recovery on your Lenovo Vibe P1m smartphone. The next step would be rooting your device.

[su_heading]METHOD 2[/su_heading]

Pre-Requisites :

  • Flash Tools & Recovery Image – Lenovo P1M Techolaty.Com.zip

  • Lenovo USB Drivers

How to Install TWRP Recovery in Lenovo Vibe P1m

Step 1 : Extract the Flash Tool – Lenovo P1M Techolaty.Com.zip file and then open flash_tool.exe

And then Select MT6735M_Android_scatter.txt. It will automatically select the Lenovo Vibe P1m 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 Vibe P1m
  • 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 VIBE P1m

  • 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.

Rooting Lenovo Vibe P1m

Pre-Requisites

  • SuperSU-v2.52.zip

Step 1 : Copy the downloaded file Root-SuperSU-v2.52.zip in the root folder of your SD card.

Step 2 : Now in CMD type:

adb reboot recovery

This will boot Lenovo Vibe P1m into Recovery Mode.

Step 3 : Once you land into the Recovery Mode, choose install from SD card and choose Root-SuperSU-v2.52.zip

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

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

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One comment

  1. Installing TWRP On Lenovo Vibe P1m after step 6 can’t be done. Please provide some screen shots or make a video

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