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How to Root Lenovo A516

Lenovo A516 is launched by the Lenovo in the Q3 of 2013. It features a 4.5 inch IPS Capacitive touch screen display with 480 x 854 pixels resolution. It is powered by 1.3 GHz Dual-Core MediaTek processor coupled with 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage. So if you have this device and want to Root Lenovo A516, to avail most out of it, then follow the procedure below.

Root Lenovo A516


  • Make a complete backup of all of your data to a safe location, just to make sure, if any data loss is encountered we can restore it.
  • Make sure USB Debugging in enabled on your device.
  • Charge your device to level of 80% or more to avoid unnecessary power-off.
  • Make sure Unknown Sources option is enabled on your device.


We should not be held liable or responsible for any damage occurred to your Lenovo A516. So understand the risk involved and proceed further at your own risk.

How to Root Lenovo A516:

Step 1: Download the Framaroot apk file to your computer.  Copy the downloaded app to your device’s SD card.

Step 2: Navigate to the copied Framaroot app on your device using the Default File Manager and install the app.

Step 3: Once installed launch from the App Drawer. Now select Install SuperSU from the list of options and under exploit method choose Boromir or Faramir.

Step 4: Wait for a while till Framaroot completes the rooting process. Once done it will show success message.

Step 5: Reboot your Lenovo A516 and locate for SuperSU app in the app drawer.

That’s the easy tutorial to root Lenovo A516 Android smartphone.