These are the guidelines to root the ZTE Blade X5 smartphone using the universal one-click rooting tool, namely KingRoot.


Files You Need

  1. Download the KingRoot APK file for the Blade X5 from this page.
  2. You can follow this guide to root the ZTE Blade X5 without a PC if you do not have a computer, but the steps will change when you want to install the APK file directly from the browser. We are showing you how to transfer the application from your computer first because it’s the safest way.

Rooting the ZTE Blade X5

  1. Download the KingRoot APK directly to the computer and have it on the desktop.
  2. Connect the Blade X5 smartphone to the computer.
  3. Copy the KingRoot APK file over to the root of the X5’s SD card internal storage space. The root of the X5’s SD card means do not hide it in any of the sub folders.
  4. Unplug your Blade X5 from the computer once you have it on the SD card.
  5. Launch the File Manager on your X5 smartphone and install the APK so it turns into an app that is available from your app drawer. Those of you who do not have a File Manager automatically on the smartphone can install one from the Google Play Store. The ASTRO File Manager is one of the best and most popular available.
  6. Open the KingRoot app from the app drawer.
  7. Tap on the large button that says ‘Get Root’ and wait until it’s finished.
  8. The KingRoot application will now work from its own servers and retrieve your information and find a working rooting method for your device.
  9. Wait until the progress bar reaches 100% before you close the app.
  10. Reboot the ZTE Blade X5 smartphone once it’s done.

The KingRoot one clicking rooting tool has rooted your device and you are ready to start installing the root-requiring application on your device that are available from the Google Play Store. The Titanium Backup app is great for anyone looking for a better way to back up your data. Others might prefer checking out the Greenify app if they want to better the battery life.

We like to recommend installing a custom recovery for the better way to back up a device. A custom recovery comes with the opportunity to take a NANDroid backup.A NANDroid backup is the easiest way you can take a complete backup of any Android device. Furthermore, you can install the NANDroid Manager app from the Google Play Store to restore your backups one partition at a time.