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How to root Lenovo Zuk Z1 on Android 5.1.1 [Guide]

ZUK-Z1 [1]When we talk about rooting Android, we usually talk about apps. More importantly, it’s the apps you couldn’t have installed with that root access to your internal file system that so many great apps need to run.

Anyone into music who enjoys listening to music from the Lenovo Zuk Z1 smartphone might be interested in downloading the Viper4Android application [2] once they complete the guide below. The Viper4Android is an audio modification app that enhances your sounds with a variety of options that will make you will like one of the world’s best DJ’s and allow you to listen to your music with greater control than you have probably experience ever before. You can really perfect your songs with the Viper4Android app so you get the sounds you want from your speakers.




  1. Download the KingRoot APK from here [3] and have it on the desktop of your computer.
  2. Enable the Unknown Sources option from your Settings by tapping on the Menu > Settings > Security > Device Administration > Unknown Sources.
  3. Connect the Lenovo Zuk Z1 to the computer with the USB cable.
  4. Copy the KingRoot APK file to the root of the Zuk Z1’s internal SD card storage.
  5. Unplug your Zuk Z1 from the computer and the USB cable.
  6. Launch a File Manager on your device — either one that might come with it, or by visiting the Google Google Store and installing a File Manager app — and install your KingRoot APK file.
  7. Tap and open the KingRoot application from your app drawer.
  8. Tap on the large rooting button that is on the main app page.
  9. Wait for the KingRoot tool to do its thing and the progress bar to eventually reach 100%.
  10. Once the universal one click rooting applications gives you the success message, close the app and reboot the device.

In conclusion, that’s how to root Lenovo Zuk Z1 devices using the trusty universal one click rooting tool called KingRoot. It’s the only way known to root the device to date.