How To Root Acer Liquid Z4 (Z160) And Install Custom Recovery

How To Root Acer Liquid Z4 (Z160) And Install Custom Recovery


    In this post will use SuperSU made by Chainfire to gain root access on Android devices. Not only SuperSU can do Rooting against the Android Devices, but still much more to do, such as RootGeniusiRootKingRootMobileGoKingorootOne Click Root, and SRSRoot, these tools are designed to perform several functions such as rooting, flash ROMflash KernelRemove Ads in AppsBooster DeviceUninstall Preinstalled AppsRemove bloatwareUnlock ScreenDownload ROM and others.
    Some Tools at the top will require a PC to a place they walk, if you do not have a PC, you can do Rooting on your Android device without a PC, an application that you can use for rooting Without PC is KingRoot Mobile360Root MobileiRoot MobileRootGenius MobileKey Master RootKingoroot MobileTowelRoot, and FramaRoot.

All right, go straight to the point, namely Root Acer Liquid using SuperSU, follow the steps as below:

  • On your Android device, enable USB Debugging Mode.
  • Download and install Acer USB Driver and Mediatek-USB-Driver.zip on your computer.
  • Download and extract SP Flash Tool file on your computer.
  • Download MT6572-Android-Scatter.txt file or create your own using the MTK Droid Tool (I recommend you create a file Scatter own) on your computer.
  • Download Custom Recovery (CWM or  TWRP) on your computer and rename to recovery.
  • Download UPDATE-SuperSU.zip file and place it on your Acer Liquid Z4 (Z160) SDCard Memory (placed outside the folder).
  • Then run the SP Flash Tool (flash_tool.exe) on your computer, then click on the "Scatter Loading" and navigate to the MT6572-Android-Scatter.txt file.
How To Root Acer Liquid Z4 (Z160) Without PC

  • Now, give check the checkbox "RECOVERY" and double-click on in the "RECOVERY"  then navigate to the file recovery.img.
How To Root Acer Liquid Z4 (Z160) Without PC

  • After that, click "Download".
How To Root Acer Liquid Z4 (Z160) Without PC

  • After that, turn off your Acer Liquid Z4 (Z160) (pull the battery if necessary).
  • Now connect your Acer Liquid Z4 (Z160) to a computer using a USB cable.
How To Root Acer Liquid Z4 (Z160) Without PC


(SP Flash Tool will detect your device)
  • There will be a process of downloading the SP Flash Tool, Wait Process Download complete (make sure there is Green Check).

  • If it is so, you can disconnect your Acer Liquid Z4 (Z160) from the computer. (don't power on your device).
  • After the entry into CWM Recovery Mode by pressing the "Volome Down and Power" simultaneously. 
  • Release all buttons when the Acer Liquid Z4 (Z160) screen flickers and in a few seconds the Recovery screen will appear. (Volume Down button for selecting, Volume Up button for OK).
  • Upon entry into Recovery Mode, then select "Install zip from sdcard" then navigate to the file UPDATE-SuperSU.zip.
  • After the installation is complete, now select +++Go Back+++ to return to the start menu CWM Recovery.
  • After returning to the start of CWM Recovery menu, now select "Reboot system now" to restart your Acer Liquid Z4 (Z160).
- You should answer Yes when asking "Disable Flash Recovery"
- You should answer No when asking to "Push root with /system/xbin/su"
  • If all is successful, you will now see the application SuperSU on the menu of your application.

Optional: You can also verify whether you have successfully Rooted Acer Liquid Z4 (Z160) or not using the Root Checker app.


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