Root Lenovo Z6 and Install TWRP Recovery

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the installation process of TWRP on the Lenovo Z6. If you wish, you can stop after installing the TWRP recovery. However, if you wish, you can also start the process to root Lenovo Z6. All the necessary downloads are linked below, as well as all the requirements that you need to fulfill.

Warning

If you root your Lenovo Z6, your warranty will be canceled. In addition, flashing a custom recovery and using it to flash third-party mods can be risky. You could end up breaking your device. Even if you correctly follow all the steps mentioned below, there is always a chance that things will go south for you. Make sure you know what you are doing and do everything at your own risk. DroidViews or whoever can not be held responsible in such circumstances.

The rooting process does not require you to format your device or format it automatically. However, make sure you have backed up everything important, including files and folders stored on your device’s internal storage. Creating a backup is never a bad idea. If you have not unlocked the boot loader yet, your device will be erased, including the internal memory, when you unlock it.

requirements

Before you can root Lenovo Z6, make sure to meet you.

    1. A Lenovo Z6 with an unlocked bootloader.
    2. You will need a Windows, Mac or Linux computer with the tools of the Android SDK platform. We have a specific and detailed guide explaining how to do exactly that for the three platforms, linked below.
    3. Extract the downloaded zip file anywhere on your PC.
    4. The extracted platform-tools folder contains all the necessary tools to run ADB and Fastboot.
  • Since you need to connect your phone to your PC with a USB cable, make sure the cable is not loose.
  • Activate USB debugging and OEM open on your device, found in Developer options.
    • Go to settings > About phone.
    • Press on Construction number 7 times.
    • You will see a message of toast saying, “You are a developer”.
    • Go back to Settings now, and you’ll find a new option called “Developer Options”, select it.
    • Scroll through the list and discover OEM unlocking and USB debugging and enable it. OEM unlocking should already be enabled or dimmed if you have unlocked your boot loader.
  • Make sure that there is at least 50% battery left in your Lenovo Z6 in order to avoid accidental shutdown.
  • Windows users will also need to install Lenovo USB drivers.
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Downloads

Install TWRP on Lenovo Z6

  1. Open the platform tools folder.
  2. On Windows, go to platform tools folder and enter cmd in the address bar.launch cmd in the tools folder of the platform "srcset =" https://www.droidviews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/platform-tools-folder.jpg 1032w, https: //www.droidviews .com / wp -content / uploads / 2019/05 / platform-tools-folder-768x511.jpg 768w, https://www.droidviews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/platform-tools-folder- 225x150.jpg 225w, https://www.droidviews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/platform-tools-folder-90x59.jpg 90w "data-lazy-values ​​=" (maximum width: 1032px ) 100vw, 1032px "src =" https://www.droidviews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/platform-tools-folder.jpgOn Mac and Linux, you can simply right-click on the folder and select Open in the terminal to launch a terminal window and start using ADB. terminal window to flash Lenovo z6 twrp "srcset =" https://www.droidviews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Open-in-Terminal-Linux.jpeg 902w, https://www.droidviews . com / wp-content / uploads / 2019/07 / Open-in-Terminal-Linux-768x562.jpeg 768w "data-lazy-values ​​=" (maximum width: 902px) 100vw, 902px "src =" https: / / www.droidviews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Open-in-Terminal-Linux.jpeg
  3. Connect your Lenovo Z6 to your PC.
    • On your phone, you may be asked to grant USB debug permission to the PC. If it does not show up yet, you can trigger it manually by entering the command below in the terminal or in the command prompt.
      adb devices
    • If all goes well, the above command will return the serial number of your device. install twrp on lenovo z6 "srcset =" https://www.droidviews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/adb-devices-command.jpg 675w, https://www.droidviews.com/wp- content / uploads / 2019/07 / adb-devices-order-225x150.jpg 225w, https://www.droidviews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/adb-devices-command-90x59.jpg 90w " data-lazy-values ​​= "(max-width: 675px) 100vw, 675px" src = "https://www.droidviews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/adb-devices-command.jpg
  4. Now, restart your device in quick start mode by entering the command below.
    adb reboot bootloader
  5. Once in quick start mode, flash the vbmeta image using the command below.
    fastboot --disable-verity --disable-verification flash vbmeta vbmeta.img
  6. Restart the boot loader again with the same command as before.
    adb reboot bootloader
  7. Then flick the twrp image on the Lenovo Z6 by entering the following command.
    fastboot flash recovery twrp_3.3.1_decrypt_works_by_alexeei.img
  8. Once the recovery is flashed, you can restart your device with this command.
    fastboot reboot

Note: If you want to continue rooting your device, skip step 8. Simply press the volume button to select restart recovery and press the power button to reboot in order to boot directly into recovery mode. Since you are already recovering, skip steps 1 to 3 mentioned below.

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Lenovo Z6 root

  1. When your device is turned on, connect it to your PC.
  2. Launch a command prompt or terminal window in the platform-tools folder.
    • On Windows, go to platform tools folder and enter cmd in the address bar.
    • On Mac and Linux, you can simply right-click on the folder and select Open in the terminal to launch a terminal window and start using ADB.
  3. Use the command below to restart your device in recovery mode.
    adb reboot recovery
  4. Once the TWRP recovery is complete, you can flash Magisk and root your device. But it is wise to start with a full NANDroid backup of your device, just in case you want to restore your device.
    • To do this, go to safeguard and select all partitions. Swipe down to start the backup process.
  5. To root Lenovo Z6, select Install in the TWRP main menu.
  6. Browse to the downloaded Magisk file, select it and select it.
  7. Swipe down to flash the zip.
  8. When this is done, you will see a system reboot button at the bottom, tap it and your device will reboot.
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