How To Root Vivo Y21L [Super Easy Detailed Guide]

Rooting your smartphone is one of the big steps that offers many privileges to Android users. You can enjoy your smartphone to an extreme level. Besides that, there are also some risks in rooting your smartphone. Some of them are related to official privileges like you will not be able to claim the warranty of your smartphone and if your smartphone got bricked, you will be responsible at your own etc.

But after taking those risks, there is a new World waiting ahead for you. If you are willing to enjoy the latest version of Android on your smartphone and not be able to get the official OTA update on your smartphone, then rooting your smartphone and flashing the custom ROMs that is released for your particular smartphone model will allows you to enjoy the latest features. This is the beauty of Android where anyone can do anything to achieve some sort of excitement, but at the same time you will need to take those steps in order to root your smartphone carefully as going wrongly might severly damage your smartphone and then you won’t be able to recover it.

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In this post, we will guide you through simple steps on how to root your Vivo Y21L smartphone. Just follow this complete article and choose the rooting method from below that bests suits you and easy for you.

Simple Guide To Root Vivo Y21L

Before rooting your Vivo Y21L, you will need to follow some pre-requisite that are mandatory.


  • Make a complete back-up of your important data.
  • Also, charge your phone to at least 70% or above.
  • Unlock the bootloader on your Vivo Y21L. To do that, click on this link and you will find “how to unlock the bootloader”.
  • Download and install Latest USB Driver for your Vivo Y21L and follow the below video tutorial to install them on your computer. Latest USB driver
  • Download & Install ADB & Fastboot Setup on Computer. Link

We have included two simple methods to root Vivo Y21L, choose the one that suits you and easy for you to implement.

Method 1: Rooting Vivo Y21L using KingoRoot

Follow the pre-requisites first before proceeding to root your Vivo Y21L.


  • 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 the developer option on your Vivo Y21L.
  • Download and install USB driver for your Vivo Y21L from above.

Simple Guide To Root Vivo Y21L 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 the KingoRoot application that will like “Vivo Y21L: 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 Y21L using KingoRoot application. Enjoy!…

Method 2: Rooting Vivo Y21L Without Computer Using iRoot Application

Step 1: You need to download the Android app aka “iRoot” on your Vivo Y21L. 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 Y21L without PC. For confirmation, you can also use the Root checker application available on the play store.

About Vivo Y21L

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The display of the phone is covered by 4.5 inches IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen supporting the resolution of 854×480 pixels. The default version of software installed on Vivo Y21L is Android 5.1 (Lollipop) powered by 1.2 GHz processor. The phone support dual-sim and offers 1 GB RAM. Regarding the storage, Vivo Y21L also support micro-SD card up to 128 GB for additional storage.

The camera of the phone includes 5MP primary camera with LED flash including features and 2MP secondary camera for selfies. The connectivity medium of the WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS and USB. Vivo Y21L is powered by 1900 mAh battery and comes in two colors that are white and black.

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