How to repair root Android Lollipop

Hexamob | Alberto Mulas 10/21/2014

We already know all the details of the Android 5.0, also known as Android Lollipopo, the new version of the Android operating system for mobile devices. It was announced on June 25, 2014 during the Google I/O 2014 as Android L and its beta version was released the next day to certain Google Nexus devices, namely devices Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 tablet. The October 15, 2014, Google gave Android L the official name of Lollipop and version 5.0 is being officially announced by the Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player. It is expected to be released in November 2014 in Motorola and HTC devices. Then to come to the rest of the market.


The latest preview version of Android Lollipop is already working in many current devices, but we must not forget that it is not the final and definitive version of Android 5.0, which is scheduled to arrive in November 2014.

It is important to know this, because all this time, those of you who have used your phone with root didn’t need to have had previously rooted, because it came with superuser permissions automatically. From now on, with the arrival of the final version, you will need to root to get root access to your Android device by following these simple instructions with which you can perform almost any modification to your device.

You just have to download the file named Chainfire Root-Fix Android Lollipop (available from the “Download sources” at the end of this article) which features the modified versions of Kernel made by the developer known as Chainfire. Once downloaded, enter the custom recovery on your phone and from there you can flash it.

If you are looking for other rooting methods, visit our section called “How to root: Root your Android phone tablet. What is root?” where you can find all the rooting methods for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices including the latest and most popular phones of the moment: LG G PRO 2, HTC One Plus M8, Xiaomi MI3, Nokia X / X+ / XL, Sony Xperia ZR, Samsung Galaxy S5, Huawei Ascend P6.


Check if your device is rooted correctly using our app “How to ROOT”.

Download Android USB Drivers app

Download sources



Remember, you must ROOT your Android device at your own risk.




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How to repair root Android Lollipop