How To Root Nokia N5

How To Root Nokia N5

How To Root Nokia N5

Today I will be telling you How To Root Nokia N5 within some few minutes.

All you have to do is give us a little of your time and you can be on the row with others.

We all have our reasons of rooting Nokia N5. It differs from one person to another. Some might be rooting to get a custom recovery flashed to their phone, some might be rooting to crack some games, while some might be rooting to get a custom rom flashed to their phone.

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Whatever reason you have for rooting Nokia N5, we got your back.

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How To Root Nokia N5.

For you to be able to Root Nokia N5, there are some certain processes you have to take. All you have to do is to follow our instructions one after the other.

There is a three process in rooting Nokia N5. The three process is

  1. Unlocking Bootloader
  2. Installing Custom Recovery and
  3. Rooting the phone.
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This three process is very important and should be followed one after the other.

Another thing important is the requirements.

For you to root Nokia N5, you will need to have all of this.

  1. A PC.
  2. A Nokia N5.
  3. A working USB Cord.
  4. A Little Coding Knowledge.
  5. SuperSU zip file.
  6. A TWRP, CWM, CTR or Philz Recovery.
  7. An ADB Fastboot script.
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Having all this gives you a 100% chance of doing anything you want with your phone even installing a custom rom.

Now, from the processes above, let us take them one after the other.

DOWNLOAD TWRP

First Process

Unlocking Bootloader.

There are many Android phones that come with locked bootloaders and Nokia N5 is one of them.

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Before you can do anything like rooting with the phone, you need to, first of all, unlock the bootloader.

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To Unlock Nokia N5 Bootloader.

  • Backup all your Stuff.
  • Go to settings.
  • Check if there is any Developers option.
  • If there is none.
  • Go to About phone.
  • Consequently, Tap on Build number till you get Developers Option.
  • Go back and you will see developers Option.
  • Go to Developers Option before About Phone.
  • Look for OEM Unlocking option.
  • Click on it to Enable it if it’s not enabled.
  • If enabled, Disable and enable it again.
  • You will get a warning message. Accept it.
  • If your phone is security code, you might be prompt to enter it and continue.
  • You will need to enable USB Debugging too.
  • Power off your phone.
  • Boot to Fastboot by pressing volume up and power Button Simultaneously.
  • To make sure your device is connected, enter this command.
    fastboot devices
  • If your phone is well connected and ready, it will tell you.
  • To Unlock your phone, send this command
    fastboot oem unlock
  • Wait for the progress Bar to finish.
  • Your phone bootloader is now unlocked.
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SECOND PROCESS

How to Install recovery on Nokia N5.

  1. Copy the Downloaded TWRP to PC.
  2. Open CMD on PC.
  3. send this command
    fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  4. Reboot your phone with this command
    fastboot reboot
  5. You now have TWRP on Your Phone.
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You have to move next to the next step which is Rooting your phone. Follow the next step to root your phone. You have to copy the Downloaded SuperSU zip file to the root of your SD Card.

THIRD PROCESS

How To Root Nokia N5.

  • Boot to Recovery.
  • Select Install Zip.
  • Select the SD where SuperSu zip file is.
  • Flash it.
  • Your phone is rooted.Reboot to see SuperUser on your phone.
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The Processes above is the three-stage we told you at the beginning of the post. Once you follow it, you will get everything you want with your Nokia N5.


If you don’t want to flash a custom recovery to your phone, you can consider rooting your phone without installing a custom recovery. But you must first of all, unlock your bootloader, then you can root your phone with a software like One click Root and RootGenius.

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Root Genius is a software developed by Shuame and one of the best rooting software for Android phones.

How to root Nokia N5 with Root Genius.

  • Download the software.
  • Install the software to your pc.
  • Get a detectable working USB cord.
  • Enable USB debugging on your phone.
  • Connect your phone to the PC.
  • wait for it to detect your phone.
  • Click Root it to start rooting your phone.
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In case you get a failed message when rooting your phone, Kindly tell us to know how we can help you. You can also try one of these methods.

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John Daniel

The Mastermind behind Blog The Tech, Love the future Tech and a big fan of Android Mobile Development. In his early 20s and an undergraduate of Electrical Electronics Engineering.

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