How to root Nokia 3

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How to root Nokia 3. Root Nokia 3 opens a world before you. A world of modding, updates, customizations and much more. In the previous two articles we talked about HOW TO UNLOCK THE BOOTLOADER ON NOKIA 3, and before that HOW TO INSTALL A CUSTOM TWRP RECOVERY ON NOKIA 3.

Today we are going to share a tutorial on how to root Nokia 3. The Nokia 3 is the first phone of the series starting from 3, then 5,6 and finally 8. Nokia with this new series and with the installation of the Android operating system, has made a break with the more recent past.

With the root of the device you can finally update the phone with custom roms, improve battery life by installing applications that require root in order to function completely, overclock the device by increasing its speed and much more.

First di get root permissions on the Nokia 3, you must first unlock the bootloader, then you must install a custom recovery and finally you can proceed with this tutorial. Before starting, please meet the prerequisites.

How to root Nokia 3

  • Unlock the bootloader.
  • Install TWRP custom recovery.
  • Charge the battery up to at least 60%.
  • Install Nokia USB Drivers.
  • Make sure USB and OEM debugging are enabled on your device. If you are not sure how to do this, you can follow this guide.


  • Download the latest SuperSU zip file - this will be needed to root the phone, this file needs to be transferred to the phone.

How to root Nokia 3

  • Reboot your phone into custom recovery by holding down the buttons at the same time Power + volume Up for a few seconds.
  • Once rebooted via TWRP make a backup before installing mod or zip.
  • When the backup is complete, return to the main menu and select Install.
  • Navigate to the SuperSu zip file you downloaded earlier and select it with the Power button.
  • After SuperSU installation is complete, restart your phone.
  • When the phone has restarted, go to the Google Play Store and install the Superuser application to check which applications have access to the main archive.

You have just finished root your Nokia 3.

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