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How To Root Nokia X v11.1.1 with Video

How To Root Nokia X v11.1.1 with Video

by UmarApril 16, 2014

So you have bought yourself Nokia X but you can’t resist from rooting it so that you can use the phone at its full potential. You have come to the right place. I will show you how to Root Nokia X in an easy detailed way. This procedure is for rooting Nokia X which is running on version 11.1.1. If you want to root the version 10.0.3 click here.

This rooting is seemless as compared to previous rooting of other devices which needed lots of files to be downloaded and many steps and what not. So relax. Rooting this device is a piece of cake.


Proceed at your own risk. Rooting a device can potentially brick it and make it unusable. Also rooting will void the warranty of the device. If any untoward event happens, or any of its members will not be held responsible. Proceeding forwards acknowledges that you agree with this.
Make sure to exactly follow the steps mentioned to successfully root your device. Also do check out the video showing the complete tutorial.

So let’s begin with the rooting of Nokia X:

  1. Watch the video here

  2. First of all you will need to download the package containing Nokia USB Drivers and Kino Root Software. (Download here). Extract the package. It will contain 2 folders.

  3. Go to Settings > Developer Options > Check USB ‘Debugging’
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  4. Connect the device to the PC. Open Windows Device Manager (Right Click My Computer > Properties > Device Manager)

  5. In the device Manager you will see Nokia_X (RM 980). Right Click and select ‘Update Driver Software‘. In the next windows that pops up select ‘Browse My Computer For driver software‘, and select the folder ‘Nokia X USB Drivers‘ which you downloaded from the above package.
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  6. Click Next to install the driver. After installation you will see ‘Nokia Composite ADB Interface‘ in the Device Manager.

  7. Now go to ‘KingRoot_NokiaX_Mod‘ Folder which you downloaded and start ‘SuperRoot.exe‘ as an administrator.

  8. Disconnect and Reconnect Nokia X from your PC and KingoRoot Software will start to search for your device.
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  9. After the software detects the device, click ROOT button at the bottom of the software.

  10. Wait for the software to root the device. After rooting finishes, the device will reboot automatically.

  11. That’s it. Nokia X v11.1.1 has been rooted.

  12. You can verify the root by downloading Root Checker.apk (Download Here)

  13. Enjoy with the Rooted Device.

Click here to read about How To UnRoot Nokia X v11.1.1.

Click here to read about How To Root Nokia X v10.0.3.

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