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How to root Blu Vivo IV using Framaroot

How to root Blu Vivo IV

The Blu Vivo IV is a mid-range Android smartphone released by Blu back in May this year. The device runs on the latest octa-core MT6592 chipset similar to the Blu Life 8 which was introduced in the same month as well. Other key specs which comes with the Blu Vivo IV include a 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, microSD slot, 8MP rear camera, 2MP front camera, 2,000mAh battery as well as Android 4.4.2 Jelly Bean running in the background.

Like most other Android smartphones, we can root Blu Vivo IV rather easily as well. In the following tutorial, I will be guiding you guys on how to root Blu Vivo IV using the Framaroot program.

Disclaimer : During the process of rooting, there is always a risk for you to brick your Android device. So if you choose to root your device, you are doing it at your own risk! Your device warranty will also be voided after rooting.

Prerequisites before you begin rooting Blu Vivo IV

  1. Download the Framaroot apk to your PC.
  2. Make sure you have downloaded and installed the necessary USB driver on your PC.
  3. Make sure there is at least 50% battery remaining on your Blu Vivo IV smartphone.
  4. Go to Settings > Security > Make sure you have checked on the Unknown Sources checkbox.
  5. Back up the Blu Vivo IV smartphone.

Follow the steps below on how to root Blu Vivo IV

  1. Connect the Blu Vivo IV to your PC using an appropriate USB cable.
  2. Copy the Framaroot apk from your PC to your tablet’s SD card.
  3. Open the file explorer app ( if you don’t have one on your device, then you may want to download either Astro File Manager / ES File Explorer ) and install the Framaroot apk by tapping on its icon.
  4. Open the Framaroot app on your Blu Vivo IV and you should be able to see a screen like the one below.
  5. select install Superuser in Framaroot to root Blu Vivo IVFrom the Framaroot app, select the Install Superuser option under the Select an action to execute after root section as shown above.
  6. In the next section, choose the Boromir exploit to root Blu Vivo IV.
  7. success pop up in FramarootYou should be able to see a pop-up like the one above once the program has rooted your tablet. The process normally takes less than a minute to complete.
  8. Finally, reboot your device immediately.
  9. Congratulation! You’ve just rooted Blu Vivo IV!

Now, you’re free to install custom ROMs as well as recovery on your Blu Vivo IV. In the meantime, stay tune for more how to root tutorials!

 

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  • Eric Wells

    Well, at least get the specs right for the Blu Vivo IV – 5″ super AMOLED panel – full HD 1080p display w/ 441 ppi, Gorilla Glass 3 on the front and back – the phone is all metal and glass, no SD card slot, actually its 2gb of ram, 13mp rear camera and a 5mp wide angled front facing camera and 16gb of onboard storage. Also, it is very thin at 5.5 mm thin. Also, here is the full specs of the phone – http://www.gsmarena.com/blu_vivo_iv-6406.php