How to Root Nokia X, X+ and XL


Nokia X is a low budget 4 inch phone announced in February 2014 with 1 GHz dual core processor, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal storage, 3.15 MP rear camera etc. Nokia X+ possess same specifications except RAM is 768 MB. Nokia XL is same as Nokia X+ except it’s screen size is 5 inch and have front 2 MP camera. In this post we are going to discuss how to root Nokia X, X+ and XL.


  1. Nokia X Manager.
  2. USB Cable.
  3. Windows PC/Laptop.

Steps to Root Nokia X, X+ and XL

  1. Download and install Nokia X Manager.
  2. Enable USB Debugging on your device.(Go to Settings -> Developers Option -> Tick USB Debugging Option)(In case you does not find developer options in your device, then go to Settings -> About -> Tap on build number many times. A popup will show that you are now a developer.)
  3. Open Nokia X Manager.
  4. Connect your device to computer via USB cable.
  5. You will see device connected message in Nokia X Manager.
  6. Now click on “Root Device”.
  7. Wait until it roots your device.
  8. Read : How to check whether Android device is rooted or not
  9. After rooting if you wanted to install Google apps like Play store, Hangouts etc. Click “Install Gapps”.

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