How to root Lenovo A2010 on Android 5.1 [Guide]

Lenovo-A2010Many people want root access on the Lenovo A2010 so they can install the Viper4Android audio modification app. The Viper4Android gives you full control over how the audio sounds from your speakers, headphones and Bluetooth devices. The Viper4Android app has its own effects to give you far greater control over your music than anything else we have seen on the market. You can get a full demo of the Viper4Android application after the guide.

Another app that is great for rooted users is the ROM Toolbox. If music isn’t your thing and you have no interest checking out the Viper4Android application, you might want to check out the ROM Toolbox. The ROM Toolbox application gives you an all-in-one app that lets you take NANDroid Backups without the need for a custom recovery, an app manager, a file browser, the ability to uninstall system apps, a new font installer and much more.


  • You must install a custom recovery on the Lenovo A2010 before you can use this guide to get access to the root file system.
  • You must have the Lenovo A2010 smartphone to use this guide. You need to install the custom recovery before the rooting and the custom recovery file is only for the Lenovo A2010 smartphone. you can check out what your device is by tapping on the Menu > Settings > About Device > Model Number and then searching for that model number using Google.


  • Note that by rooting the Lenovo A2010, you are agreeing to void the warranty until you unroot the device again. You can swap back and forth between a rooted and unrooted Lenovo device as many times as you want. Each time the warranty will work after you unroot the device.
  • Enable the USB Debugging Mode on your Lenovo smartphone by tapping on the Menu > Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging Mode.


  1. Download the SuperSU zip file for the Lenovo A2010 from here.
  2. Connect the Lenovo A2010 to the computer with the USB cable.
  3. Copy the SuperSU file over to the internal storage SD card.
  4. Unplug the device from the computer once you are finished.
  5. Boot the Lenovo A2010 to the recovery mode and it will boot the custom recovery you installed earlier.
  6. Choose the ‘Backup’ option from the main recovery menu and follow the prompts to take the NANDroid backup so you can restore the data later if you need it restored.
  7. Tap on the ‘Install’ option from the recovery menu and follow the prompts to browse your SD card and upload the SuperSU zip file — remembering that it should still be zipped to work.
  8. Once you have installed the SuperSU on the Lenovo A2010 device, choose the ‘Reboot System Now’ option from the main recovery menu.

In conclusion, your Lenovo A2010 should now have a custom recovery installed and root access to your file system so you have full control over your operating system. That kind of control can be used for apps like the Viper4Android application we mentioned in the introduction.

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