Guide on How To Root Vivo Z1 Pro

Rooting your smartphone may cause severe damage to your phone or risk of smartphone bricking is high, if you are not aware of rooting it through the proper way. You will also lose the privileges you got by purchasing a smartphone-like warranty etc. By rooting your smartphone, you will no more be able to claim the warranty of your phone, in case if any damage happens to your smartphone. If you are Vivo Z1 pro user and want to root your smartphone, then you are in the right place here.

In this post, we will guide you through different methods of how to root your Vivo Z1 Pro that includes rooting with TWRP recovery, Rooting with Kingo root, and Rooting without PC. All these methods will be covered in this article in detail so that you can easily manage to root your Vivo Z1 Pro smartphone by following any method you want.

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Guide On How To Root Vivo Z1 Pro Via Different Methods

Before rooting and following any method, you will need to unlock the bootloader on your Vivo Z1 pro as it is compulsory. Without it, you won’t be able to root your smartphone. So, follow this carefully, we will show you how to unlock the bootloader on Vivo Z1 Pro.

  • Method 1: Rooting With TWRP & Magisk.
  • Method 2: Rooting without Computer.
  • Method 3: Rooting with Kingo Root.

How To Unlock The Bootloader on Vivo Z1 Pro

Before unlocking the bootloader, you might need to know that it will void your smartphone warranty and you will no longer be able to claim it. First, follow the pre-requisites and then proceed to general unlocking bootloader steps.

Pre-Requisites:

1. You need to make a complete back-up of your important data.

2. Your phone should be fully charged or at least to 70% or above.

3. Download and install the USB driver for your Vivo Z1 Pro and follow the below video tutorial to install it. Link

4. Download ADB & Fastboot setup and then install it on your computer. Link

Final Steps To Unlock Bootloader on Vivo Z1 Pro

Step 1: Grab your Vivo Z1 Pro and then go to the “Settings” on your phone. In Settings, go to “About Phone” and then tap on “Build Num” several times until you see the pop-up “Developer has been enabled”.

Step 2: Now, go the “developer option” on your Vivo Z1 Pro and then locate & enable the option “enable OEM Unlocking”. When it gets enabled, now turn your phone off completely.

Step 3: After download and installing ADB & Fastboot driver as mentioned above with video guide, you need to go to C:\adb and then right click anywhere in the whitespace while holding shift key and then select the option “Open command windows here” or “powershell windows here” from the option.

Step 4: Now, this time you need to connect your smartphone to your computer. First, press and hold simultaneously power and volume up buttons in order to boot into fastboot mode. When you enter into it, release the buttons and then connect your Vivo Z1 Pro to computer via original cable.

Step 5: Navigate the command or powershell windows and then type the following command and press enter to execute:

fastboot bbk unlock_vivo

Step 6: By executing the above command will unlock the bootloader and will reset your Vivo Z1 Pro successfully.

Finally, you are done with unlocking bootloader on your Vivo Z1 Pro smartphone.

Now, proceeding to Method 1 in order to root Vivo Z1 Pro.

Method 1: Rooting Vivo Z1 Pro Via TWRP & Magisk

Before proceeding to Root your Vivo Z1 Pro, you need to follow some pre-requisites first that are as follow:

Pre-requisites:

  • Bootloader Unlocking (discussed in detail above).
  • Download & install TWRP Recovery on your Vivo Z1 Pro (It is discussed in detail below). You can also download TWRP Recovery from the official TWRP website.
  • Download Magisk Zip & Magisk App.
  • Take a complete back-up of your important data.
  • The installation of ADB & Fastboot Driver is compulsory. If you have already installed it from above, then it’s ok, otherwise, download it from above and then install it by along with the video guide provided above.
  • Download the TWRP custom recovery for Vivo Z1 Pro. Link

Simple Steps To Install TWRP Recovery on Vivo Z1 Pro

Step 1: Go to the “settings” on your Vivo Z1 Pro and then go to “About phone” and locate the “Build Num” option. Tap on it several times until the developer option gets enabled.

Step 2: After that, go to the “Developer option” in settings and enable the “OEM Unlocking” option.

Step 3: Now, grab your smartphone and connect it to your computer via original cable.

Step 4: After downloading the TWRP recovery image from above pre-requisite section, copy and paste it to adb folder C:\adb.

Step 5: in ADB folder, hold the shift key and then right click anywhere in the whitespace and select the “open command windows here” or “open powershell windows here” from the list of options.

Step 6: In command windows, type the following command and then press enter to execute it.

adb devices

Step 7: After entering the above command, now type the following command to enter into bootloader mode.

adb reboot bootloader

Step 8: Now, enter the following command in order to flash the twrp recovery on your Vivo Z1 Pro.

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

Step 9: When the twrp recovery gets installed on your Vivo Z1 Pro, enter the following command to reboot your smartphone.

fastboot reboot

Finally, you have successfully installed TWRP recovery on your Vivo Z1 Pro.

Easy Steps To Root Vivo Z1 Pro Smartphone

Step 1: Connect your Vivo Z1 Pro to your computer and then copy and paste the Magisk zip and APK file to your smartphone that you have downloaded before from the above pre-requisite section.

Step 2: Now, disconnect your phone and power off it completely.

Step 3: After when your phone gets powered off, then press & hold volume up and power buttons simultaneously until you enter into twrp recovery mode.

Step 4: When you enter into twrp recovery, tap on “install” and then locate & select the “Magisk Zip” file from your phone storage that you have transferred before in order to add it to twrp recovery.

Step 5: After selecting and adding Magisk Zip file to TWRP recovery, now swipe the slider located at the bottom of the TWRP interface in order to flash the file to root your Vivo Z1 Pro.

Step 6: When the flashing process gets complete, reboot your smartphone.

Step 7: When it boots up again, now install the Magisk APK that will let you manage root access on your Vivo Z1 Pro smartphone.

Method 2: Rooting Vivo Z1 Pro Without Computer

Step 1: You need to download the Android app aka “iRoot” on your Vivo Z1 pro. Link

Step 2: During the installing process, if you get a warning “Blocked by play protect”, then tap on “Details” and proceed with tapping on “install anyway”.

Step 3: When it gets installed, simply run the iRoot app and then tap on the “menu” that is located at the top left corner of the iRoot interface.

Step 4: in menu, check for the latest updates of iRoot app, if any available. Download and install the updates.

Step 5: Now, launch the updated iRoot application.

Step 6: Navigate to your mobile settings and tap on “Accessibility” and then enable “iRoot”.

Step 7: Now, you need to clear app data and cache. To do that, go to settings and then tap on “Apps”. In “Apps”, find the iRoot app and then tap on it. Now, tap on both the options “Clear data” & “Clear cache”.

Step 8: After that, go to homescreen of your smartphone. Close everything and then run the iRoot application from app drawer.

Step 9: After launching the iRoot app, it will pop-up the terms & conditions. Simply tap on “agree” in order to proceed.

Step 10: Now, you enter successfully in iRoot app, now tap on “Get Root Access” option.

Step 11: Wait for the flashing process to complete and at the end you will get a message “Root succeeded”.

Finally, you have successfully rooted your Vivo Z1 pro without PC. For confirmation, you can also use the Root checker application available on playstore.

Method 3: Rooting Vivo Z1 Pro With KingoRoot

Follow the pre-requisites first before proceeding to root your Vivo Z1 pro.

Pre-requisites:

  • Take a complete back-up of your important data.
  • Charge your phone to at least 70% or above.
  • Enable the USB Debugging option that is available in developer option on your Vivo Z1 pro.
  • Download and install USB driver for your Vivo Z1 Pro from above.

Simple Guide To Root Vivo Z1 Pro Smartphone

Step 1: Download the “KingoRoot” application from the link given here. Link

Step 2: Now, connect your smartphone to your computer via original cable and launch the KingoRoot application on your computer.

Step 3: After the detection of your smartphone, you will see the message on KingoRoot application that will like “Vivo Z1 Pro: Normal mode, Root status: NO“.

Step 4: Finally, click on the “Root” button available on KingoRoot interface at the bottom of the screen.

Step 5: The rooting process will start, be patient, wait for it and you will get a “success” message at the end of the process.

Finally, you have successfully rooted your Vivo Z1 Pro using KingoRoot application. Enjoy!…

About Vivo Z1 Pro

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Vivo Z1 Pro comes with supporting a Dual-Sim. Regarding the display, the phone is packed with 6.53 inches IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen supporting the resolution of 1080×2340 pixels. The default version of software installed on it is Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 10 with Funtouch 10 powered by an Octa-Core processor.

When it comes to internal storage, the phone includes three variants 64 GB with 4 GB RAM or 64 GB with 6 GB RAM or 64 GB with 128 GB RAM and also supports micro-SD card for additional storage. The camera of the phone includes triple 16MP + 8MP + 2MP primary camera with LED flash including features and 32MP secondary camera for selfies. The connectivity medium of the phone includes WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, Radio and USB.

Vivo Z1 Pro is powered by Li-Po 5000 mAh battery and comes in three awesome combination of colors that are sonic Blue, sonic Black and Mirror Black. Vivo Z1 Pro price in dollar is $265.

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