How to Root VIVO IQOO – Four Easy METHODS!


In this article, I will show you how to root VIVO IQOO smartphone. And with easy step by step instruction guide on how to successfully root. So, let’s straight away dive into the tutorial guide. Stay until the end.


What do you mean by Root?

Root or Rooting a device, simply means that you are now able to take full control of your Android device. After rooting, the smartphone has the ability to customize beyond limits. So, there are quite a few benefits of rooting the VIVO IQOO. So, let us see what are those benefits.


Advantages or Benefits of Rooting the VIVO IQOO?

Well, here are some of the Pros of rooting the VIVO IQOO Android device:

  1. First of all, the user takes control of the phone.
  2. And also customize the user interface and control the frequency of the CPU as well as GPU.
  3. There are also different available Mods that can be downloadable for free.
  4. You can also, Install Custom Roms on the phone.
  5. In conclusion, you can customize the VIVO IQOO Android phone beyond limits.

So above were some of the key benefits of rooting your Android smartphone. But is it all good? NO. Below are some of the cons or disadvantages of rooting the phone.


Cons or Disadvantages of Rooting the VIVO IQOO?

Now let’s see some of the cons of rooting the VIVO IQOO Android smartphone:

  1. Firstly, the warranty is void after rooting the device.
  2. And your phone could be completely dead and not usable anymore. (If anything goes wrong)
  3. Also, performance issue may arrive due to lack of optimization for the particular model.

So now that you have seen Pros and Cons of rooting the VIVO IQOO, Let’s see step by step tutorial on how to root the phone.

About VIVO IQOO

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched VIVO IQOO smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has a 6.41 inches display with a resolution of 1080 by 2340 pixels. A total of 402 pixels per inch.
  • And VIVO IQOO also comes with Android 9 Pie.
  • And under the hood, the phone has a Snapdragon 855 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 6GB/8GB/12GB Ram and 128GB/256GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor is – 12MP + 13MP + 2MP triple rear camera and 12MP front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on the phone is a non-removable 4000 mAh.

MUST READVarious Issues on the VIVO IQOO & How to Fix Them. 

Let’s Root VIVO IQOO

IMPORTANT Points before rooting the VIVO IQOO:

  • First, charge your phone Fully. (to avoid interruption)
  • And make sure to unlock the bootloader before rooting. If not see this simple guide on How to Unlock Bootloader on the VIVO IQOO
  • Before rooting, do install TWRP Recovery on VIVO IQOO (IMP STEP TWRP File May Or May Not Be available as per the development) Though methods are mentioned below that require no Recovery.
  • This guide is only to root the VIVO IQOO Android smartphone.
  • Tech Droid Tips takes no responsibility if anything goes wrong with the device. Please do it at your own risk.

Root VIVO IQOO

Root VIVO IQOO By SuperSU: METHOD 1

  • In this method, we will flash a zip file from TWRP or CWM recovery. So, make sure to install the custom recovery on your phone. (Links are above in the topic IMPORTANT POINTS before rooting)
  • First of all, download Super SU Zip file and save it to internal or external storage of the VIVO IQOO.
  • And now boot into TWRP Recovery or CWM recovery.
  • Next, you will see some options, Tap on INSTALL or FLASH. Select the SuperSU file from the storage.
  • Click on confirm Flash or Swipe to flash.
  • That’s it after the process is successful, tap on reboot option. Now the phone will reboot.
  • Congratulations, you have rooted the VIVO IQOO. You will see the SuperSU app in the apps menu.
  • If TWRP or CWM recovery is still not available for the device then please do not try to root your device with this method. You may brick your device.

NEXT – How to Install Custom ROM on the VIVO IQOO(Custom ROM Download File May Or May Not Be available as per the development)


Root VIVO IQOO By KingRoot App: Method 2

  • Firstly, You need to download an app KingRoot on your VIVO IQOO.
  • And then Install the App on the phone. Also, enable unknown sources in the setting menu.
  • And now open the app in your VIVO IQOO smartphone and click on ” the large button – No Root Permission”.
  • Do not touch your screen while the process is going on.
  • That’s it, your VIVO IQOO has root access now.
  • Try a different method if the process fails to root your phone.

Related Article. Unroot VIVO IQOO and Go back to stock ROM.


Root VIVO IQOO By PC: Method 3

  • And also charge the phone fully before proceeding.
  • And also enable USB DEBUGGING on the VIVO IQOO by going in the setting. To do that, Go to setting>Developer options>Enable USD Debugging.
  • Launch the application on your computer.
  • Furthermore, plug your VIVO IQOO to your pc via data cable provided by the manufacturer.
  • Now you need to click on One Click Android Root option.
  • Hence the process of rooting the phone will start. And after a few moments, the VIVO IQOO will have root access.
  • Try a different method if the process fails to root your phone.

Root VIVO IQOO By Magisk Manager: Method 4

  • Firstly, you need TWRP Recovery or CWM Recovery to root via this method.
  • And also download Magisk latest Zip File.
  • And now boot the VIVO IQOO into the Recovery mode.
  • Then go to Install > Select the Magisk Zip File > Swipe to Install.
  • That’s it, finally, the VIVO IQOO has root access via the Magisk installation.
  • If TWRP or CWM recovery is still not available for the device then please do not try to root your device with this method. You may brick your device.

So, that’s it for the step by step guide, I hope this article helped you in successfully rooting your VIVO IQOO. And also if you have any quires, do let me know in the comment section below.


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