Android devices comes out of box with access restrictions to root of the device. If you wish to access root of the device, you flash SuperSU or Chainfire auto root packages as part of old rooting process. But for these methods, you need a PC to flash the packages on your Android device. KingRoot APK is an one-click root application which has combined all the rooting solutions into a single package.
Using KingRoot APK, you can easily root Android phones and tablets and get Super User access of the device. Once you root the device, you can perform additional operations on the device which cannot be performed on unrooted device. Further, there are many apps on Google Play Store which works only for rooted devices. So, you can try out those applications once rooted. So, if you wish to root Android 5.0 Lollipop using KingRoot APK, please go through each step of the prerequisites mentioned below to get root access successfully.
- Enable installations from unknown sources in your device. If you don’t know the path, follow below path
Settings -> Security -> Unknown Sources -> Check the option
- Download the latest KingRoot APK from the official sources.
How to Install KingRoot APK on Android 5.0 Lollipop?
Step 1: Once you download KingRoot APK from the above source, navigate to the downloaded location an launch it.
Step 2: Click the Install option. It starts installing the KingRoot APK on the device.
Step 3: If the device throws a warning popup message as “Installation Blocked“, tap on the down facing arrow next to More details option.
Step 4: Click Install anyway(unsafe) which installs the KingRoot APK on the device. Do wait until the application shows “App Installed” message after successful installation.
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How to Root Android 5.0 Lollipop using KingRoot APK?
Step 1: As the installation is done, you can now Root Android 5.0 Lollipop using the KingRoot application. Launch the KingRoot from the App drawer.
Step 2: Tap on “Start root” and allow the rooting process to continue.
Step 3: If your device is incompatible with the current version of KingRoot APK, it will show an incompatible error message. If you see this message, need not worry. KingRoot APK has very good update frequency and you can find single click root solution in next update may be.
Step 4: Wait until the rooting process is completed or until the root successful message is displayed on app screen.
Step 5: That’s all. You have successfully rooted Android 5.0 Lollipop device using KingRoot APK tool .
You can verify the root access using the free Root Checker application from Google Play store.
KINGROOT APK ERRORS AND FIXES
KingRoot APK may fail to root your Android device due to one of the following reasons. Go through them and find a fix:
NO STRATEGY FOUND
Reason: The possible reason for ‘No Strategy Found’ error is you might have upgraded the device software recently.
Fix: Downgrade the device operating system to lower version and try rooting it back following the same process with the latest version of KingRoot APK.
UNABLE TO ROOT
Reason: This might happen with Android devices running on older version of operating system. Also the internet connection on the device might be slow for the KingRoot APK to exchange some information.
Fix: Connect your device to a network which has stable and fast data transfer speed. Download the compatible version of KingRoot APK and try rooting process again.
KINGROOT INCOMPATIBLE VERSION
KingRoot is compatible with most of the Android devices available today. But, if your device is not supported with the current or previous version of KingRoot APK, we suggest you to wait till developers release the new compatible version. The app has good frequency of updates so the next update may support your device.
If you face any other problem while rooting Android using KingRoot APK tool, do let us using the below comments section. We can help you in possible way.