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Root Nokia X, X+ & XL Android Phones with few Simple Steps

Nokia, the other leading manufacturer in the Mobile world was stick to the windows platform since its origin. But recently the giant decided to put steps in the Android market and as a first step to this decision, the giant manufacturer launched the Nokia X+ Android phone which was the beginning of Nokia’s android era. The device comes featured with some attractive features at affordable price tag and is available at a number of lively colors. If you have already purchased a Nokia X series Android phone, then you will definitely desire to get root access on the device since it will open up space for you to benefit from a number of free rooted apps and install so many tweaks in your device.

Nokia X X+ & XL

Here in this article we bring you a few steps that will help you root your Nokia X, X+ & XL devices with ease and you will never feel that the task was difficult. But before proceeding to rooting, let’s have a look on the pre-requisites for this.


Remember that rooting will void the warranty, but will permit to use root accessed apps from Play. User will also apply custom ROMs further to enhance the credibility of device. Any damage or brick of device is not the responsibility of BlogZamana, so do rooting very carefully. In case you fail to root then share your views in comment area.


  1. Nokia X, X+ or XL Mobile
  2. A Windows PC
  3. Original USB cable
  4. Charge the battery if power is less than 60% to avoid unexpected device shut down.
  5. Backup of personal data such as SMS, Contacts, videos, call logs and other files are necessary because in rooting procedure the data are wiped out.

Steps to root Nokia X, X+ & XL Android Phone

  1. First of all download the rooting package i.e. framaroot.apk, file for your phone here (http://forum.xda-developers.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2566341&d=1391850491) and save the files to desktop.
  2. Now connect your Mobile phone to your PC via USB cable. (USB drives must have been installed in your PC before).
  3. Move the rooting package to your device.
  4. You can disconnect your device from your PC now.
  5. Now go to the File Manager section in your phone and search for the framaroot.apk, there.
  6. After locating, click the framaroot.apk, file. You will be prompted with two root exploits i.e. “Aragorn” and “Gandalf”.
  7. Click on “Gandalf” and the exploit will be installed on your device. Wait still the installation completes.
  8. Now reboot your Nokia X+ phone to get your device rooted.

Congrats, now you are done with the rooting process. If you find difficulty in anywhere above the tutorial, feel free to contact us.

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