If you own a Lyf Water 9, which is a IP68 rugged device for rough and tough usage. If you want to root the device, then you are on the right page.
Lyf Water 9 is one of the latest smartphones by Lyf/ Reliance Jio. It provides the touch-free experience, thanks to the various gestures, including AIR Gestures, Float Gestures, Motion Gestures, and Unlock Gestures. Users can browse the photo gallery, click pictures, or scroll apps with just hovering hand over the screen. The phone supports Fingerprint sensor, and one can configure up to 5 fingerprints access the data, and phone can be unlocked with just a single tap. The display is 5.5-inch Full-HD IPS screen, with 401ppi for excellent visuals, and outdoor visibility. The high resolution display ensures that videos and games comes alive. The thin bezel, and slim frame are coupled with 2.5D curved Asahi Dragontrail glass, for enhanced viewing experience. There is a 13 megapixels front camera, while selfies camera on front is a 5 megapixel sensor. As far as battery life is concerned, then the device packs a 2800 mAh battery, which provides the longer backup, thanks to the Power saver app which increases the battery efficiency. If we talk about the hardware, then it is based on Octa-core 1.3GHz processor, and MediaTek6573 chipset, along with ARM (MaliT720-Mp3) running at 600MHz.
If you are an Android Enthusiast, and want to Root and Install TWRP recovery on your beloved, then you have landed on the right page. In the due course of the article, we will guiding you through the process to root Lyf Water 9.
If you want to unleash the full potential of the hardware of your Lyf Water 9, then rooting and flashing custom recovery like TWRP is the main concern. The Stock ROMs have often limited and unsupported features in the sense of Customization. When you have a rooted device and also flashed TWRP recovery, then you are free to install any Custom ROMs, Mods, Kernel, and Xposed etc., as well as many apps which requires root access to work properly. You can easily root the device with One Click Android Root Tool, with either via PC or through the APK, which is a quick process.
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Ensure to check your model number, which must be:
- Lyf Water 9
You must have to ensure that prior to rooting your phone , you have read thoroughly the disclaimer and you agree to proceed further on your risk.
- Phone Should be Charged
Your phone must be 70% charged at least, else, it may lead to complications sometimes while experimenting. Why to take risk, try to charge it fully.
- Back Up
If you are either going to root your phone or install a Custom ROM, it is a good habit to make a back up of your phone. Make a back up of all your media like images, videos and all on your PC and your contacts on Cloud.
- Enable USB Debugging
(Applicable only for PC method, Skip if you will use APK method)
You must enable USB debugging option by going in to Settings, Applications and Developer options.
- Internet Connection (WiFi Recommended)
Before your start the process, make sure that your Internet is stable and working fine at good speed. Internet Connection is required for the process.
Downloads For Rooting Lyf Water 9
Download the device drivers from the manufacturer’s website, otherwise the KingoRoot PC will install the drivers in your computer. (Note: App method doesn’t require any drivers, because it works without PC)
Download KingoRoot APK for Android from here.
Download KingoRoot for Windows from here.
Procedure to Root Lyf Water 9 (Without PC with KingoRoot APK)
Make sure that you have downloaded the required files (link in pre-requisite section of this article). Then, proceed to the steps.
Step 1: Open the browser of your phone and enter the address: www.KingoApp.com. Then nagivate to the ‘KingoRoot APK for Android’ and download the same. After downloading has been started, the Chrome Browser may warn you, don’t bother and just click ‘OK’ to proceed further.
Step 2: As soon as KingoRoot download would complete, then immediately tap on the drop-down notification bar to begin installation process.
Step 3: Make sure that you have checked ‘Unknown Sources” by going in Settings>Security. If by-default your device was set to ‘Install blocked”, stating that “For security, your phone is set to block installation of apps obtained from unknown sources”. Don’t panic, just tap on ‘Install anyway (unsafe)’ to skip the same, or manually enable the the installation in the settings. Settings>Lock screen and security>Unknown sources and enable the same.
Step 4: After enabling the installation, you will be prompted with ‘KingoRoot’ installation screen. Just tap on ‘Install’ to begin the installation process. After the installation is complete, tap on ‘open button’ and this will launch the KingoRoot app to start rooting process.
Step 5: Without wasting any time, tap on ‘One Click Root’ to begin the rooting process, and will take few seconds to display the result on the screen, whether ‘Succeeded’ or ‘Failed’. No matter what is result, KingRoot app integrates several methods to root, but use one method at a time. You can yourself try different methods to root your device.
Step 6: Now, rooting process has been finished and completed. After your device is rooted, you will return to the main screen, and this will finish the rooting process.
If the APK/ app KingoRoot method didn’t worked for your for any reason, then you have one other option. KingoRoot Team has developed native PC client of the rooting software, which has high success rate compared to APK version. It offers the universal one-click rooting method for any Android Device. Here we go with process.
How to Root Lyf Water 9 (With PC with KingoRoot for Windows)
Step 1: Run the ‘KingoRoot for Windows PC’ setup file and install the software. After installation you will see the interface of KingoRoot software.
Step 2: Click the ‘KingoRoot Android Root’ software on the desktop, and run the software. You will be welcomed with this interface.
Step 2: After enabling the USB Debugging Mode ‘On’, connect your Lyf Water 9 Pro to the computer via USB cable. After the device is plugged in, the KingoRoot will automatically detect the Model number and Android version of the device. If your computer have already driver installed, then it will be a quick process, otherwise KingoRoot will install drivers (Internet Connection required). Windows 8 users may need to change some settings first before proceeding with the process, because there is a known driver installation looping.
Step 3: USB Debugging Mode is vital proceed with the rooting process from PC. Pay attention to the screen of your device, a prompt Window will appear after your connect the device to computer. Otherwise, the system will consider it a ‘Offline Device.
Step 4: Just click ‘Root’ and this will start the KingoRoot rooting process from Computer. During the procedure, KingoRoot Android Root for PC will employe various exploits to the device, which would likely to take few minutes. The device will reboot several times during the process, and it is a totally normal process. During this stage, neither touch nor move the device, and never ever unplug the device or avoid to use device during this process.
Step 5: Monitor the rooting process with progress percentage bar, and the process will be completed in few minutes. If everything goes fine, you will see ‘Root succeeded’ message as shown below.
Note: Never operate the device until it gets reboot automatically.
Congratulations, now you have rooted Lyf Water 9 Pro . Now, you can install Xposed Framework, and customize your smartphone as per your preference. If you wish to verify, you may download and check the Root Status through Root Checker app.