Methods to Root ZTE nubia Z11 mini S and install TWRP custom recovery
ZTE nubia Z11 mini S announced on 2016, October. Out of the box, it comes with Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow).
It has 5.2 inches (~70.8% screen-to-body ratio) IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors. It's screen has a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels (~424 ppi pixel density). ZTE nubia Z11 mini S is powered by Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 chipset. It has Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU with 4 GB RAM and it has Adreno 506 as a Graphics Processing Unit(GPU). It has internal storage of 64/128 GB with support of microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) as external storage. It has Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) with GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE network support of speed HSPA, LTE. ZTE nubia Z11 mini S has main rear camera of 23 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, LED flash. It has non-removable li-ion 3000 mah battery.
Do this on your own risk. You device's warranty may be void after following these instructions. If any thing goes wrong and you just end up with a bricked or semi-bricked device then nieghter our site or any of these app devolopers will be responsible.
- Your device must have atleat 60% of charge.
- Goto Settings -> Security and enable the "Unknown sources".
- For your safety, please take backup of your importent stuffs.
- Turn on USB debugging mode from Developer Options on your ZTE nubia Z11 mini S. To turn on USB debugging you have to enable Developer options, GoTo settings -> About and tap multiple times on build number.
- A working windows PC.
Steps to install TWRP on ZTE nubia Z11 mini S
Goto official TWRP page and download twrp-2.8.x.x-xxx.img file for your ZTE nubia Z11 mini S. Keep twrp-2.8.x.x-xxx.img file in a separate folder.
Your PC must have ADB & fastboot installed and configured. For quick installation try 15 Second ADB installer. Download link
Now connect your device to your PC and goto twrp folder and press and hold shift then rightclick on white space and "Open command window here".
Now type following commands at command prompt.
"adb reboot bootloader" - to boot your device into bootloader.
after booting into bootloader type "fastboot flash recovery twrp-2.8.x.x-xxx.img" - this will flash TWRP recovery on your ZTE nubia Z11 mini S.
"fastboot reboot" - to reboot your device.
After reboot type "adb reboot recovery" - to boot into recovery mode.
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Methods to Root ZTE nubia Z11 mini S without PC
If you Have already installed TWRP :
Boot into TWRP from your device and install/flash UPDATE-SuperSU-vX.XX.zip zip in your ZTE nubia Z11 mini S.
Congratualtions, you have successfully rooted your device and installed TWRP.
If your don't have a working TWRP installed then you can try :
Download KingRoot APK from here and install it on your ZTE nubia Z11 mini S. After installation go to app drawer and open KingRoot app and click on orange circle("FIX") then wait for some time. Now, Reboot your device.
If you want to istall SuperSU and remove any other apps like KingRoot etc the just download and install SuperSU me apk on you device and follow instructions.
After rooting check the root status with root checker app. Download it here.