Those who bought the all new Nokia X and trying to upgrade it will find this guide helpful, as here you’ll come to know How to Root Nokia X and then tweak it to make it a high performance device. You might know Nokia X is the first Android Smartphone from Nokia mobiles, before that Nokia used to manufacture Symbian and Windows phone. Because it is the first android phone from Nokia and considering it’s cost Nokia X is a low performance android phone. However that’s not the end, there are lots of way or techniques whatever you call it to transform your low range Nokia X to high performance Android Smartphone.

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Before you try to Root Nokia X, you should know what is Rooting. Achieving root permission on Nokia x means gaining administrative rights, after rooting you’ll be able to install touch recovery or CWM Custom Recovery, Custom Theme, Custom ROM, MODS, Tweaks etc directly onto your device. Which aren’t possible without Rooting your Nokia X.

How to Root Nokia X

With proper root permission you would also be able to free up your Nokia X memory by uninstalling default crappy application which would also improve your device battery backup. Today in this guide you’ll come to know How to Root Nokia X with 1 click/tap of your thumb.

Basic Warning :- Rooting Nokia X will void warranty temporarily until your unroot it. Because rooting isn’t legal, you have to do it on your own risk, you’ll not be able to blame us under any circumstances. Thanks for understanding.

Pre-requirements to Root Nokia X

1) Although it isn’t necessary, still it is a good move to backup your device before rooting it.

2) Enable USB Debugging :- Make sure to enable USB debugging from Setting > Developer option > USB Debugging.

3) Download Nokia X Root APK

How to Root Nokia X with Framaroot

1) Download Root apk (framaroot) from above link.

2) Save it to your desktop.

3) Connect your Nokia X to computer

4) Transfer the Root apk to your device internal storage or external, doesn’t really matter.

Installing Framaroot on Nokia X :-

1) Now you have to unblock the 3rd party app install restriction on your Nokia X – t0 do that, open Setting > Security > Unknown source and disable the restriction. Without doing this step you won’t be able to install any application which is available outside the Nokia Store.

2) Now that you have disabled the restriction, open your file manager and head over to that location where you transferred the NOKIA X ROOT APK earlier and tap it to install.

Rooting Nokia X with Framaroot:-

1) After the Nokia X finishes framaroot installation, go back to your apps drawer or home screen and find the newly installed Framaroot app icon, tap it to open.

2) Now you will find several option on the screen, choose “Install SuperSU” from the drop down list – then tap the Gandalf button.

3) Next you should get a success message which says “Super user and SU binary installer”. Press the OK button to close the popup and reboot/restart your Nokia X manually.

So that’s it, hope you enjoy this guide to Root Nokia X and successfully rooted your device. If you have any query on your mind or having trouble to root your Nokia X, please feel free to leave your questions in below comment box, we’ll try our best to reach you asap.


  1. Hello sir.. Framaroot is not working on my nokia x and its software version is….
    Plz sir give solution to root my Nokia x…

    • I only got a message saying Parse Failed when I tried to run the framaroot.apk on my phone. I already disabled the restriction.

  2. When i downloaded the framaroot,i installed it and it i taped to open and it brough operation failed error 7,i need you to help me.What should i do for the installation to be successful

    • Am also a victim of this.
      I.alternatively tried with iroot and it was asking for root permission failed. How can I go about it

  3. sir what we do when framaroot app isn’t works on Nokia x? framaroot app once time Gandalf failed with#5 &#7 and mu home located in 2g internet speed so sir please gave me a right way and restriction and help to root my device,


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