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[TUTORIAL] Downgrade Lenovo A6000 from Lollipop to Kitkat

DroidDosh.com - Since the Lollipop update for smartphone Lenovo A6000 released, many users have complained about the performance of the devices often lag and they want to revert back to kitkat from lollipop on Lenovo A6000. So in this tutorial I will guide you to do it very easy and so simple.

[TUTORIAL] Downgrade Lenovo A6000 from Lollipop to Kitkat

Warning

Rooting or installing a custom rom or recovery might brick your device or your  device may act abnormally and you also lose the device warranty. You may even get a dead SD card which might not work or you can leave your device in a dead state. Before going through the entire tutorial please be advised that it is your own responsibility to go further. We are not  liable for any loss of data or any property of yours by any mean.


Pre-Requisites Before Downgrade

  1. Download Stock ROM Lenovo A6000 Kitkat s040 here
  2. Backup of your personal data
  3. Make sure the battery capacity of more than 50%
  4. Your device running Android Lollipop (s052, s054, or s056)
  5. Make sure your device installed original Stock Recovery
  6. Your device never rooted


Process Downgrade Lenovo A6000

After successfully downloading the Stock ROM Kitkat s040, connect your device to your computer through USB cable and transfer Stock ROM file to SD card on the root folder.

Now reboot your device into recovery mode by hold down volume up, volume down, and power button together. On the screen menu, choose wipe data/factory reset and wipe cache partition and select apply update from sd card then navigate to the Stock Rom file that have been downloaded. Hit enter by press power button to start process downgrade. Wait until process downgrade finished. Good luck.
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55 comments:

  1. Thank you for the tutorial. I have successfully downgraded my lenovo a6000 from lollipop to KitKat. The procedure worked just superb and now I am loving my mobile again.

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    1. did you rooted your phone to do so. ?

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    2. HOW CAN I FIND WHICH VERSION OF LOLLIPOP RUNNING ON MY DEVICE? (s052, s054, or s056))
      DEVICE BUILD NO IS KRAFT-A6000-_S061_160727.

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  2. Thank you for the tutorial. I have successfully downgraded my lenovo a6000 from lollipop to KitKat. The procedure worked just superb and now I am loving my mobile again.

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    1. Hi Praveen did u need to unzip the kitkat firmware before you flash it from the SD card?

      Does one need to have the unzipping software installed on the phone before flashing the firmware downgrade ?

      thanks in advance for any responses that may come ..

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    2. You no need to unzip the file. Just go on as it is

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    3. is root and TWRP required to downgrade my phone.

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  3. Please help me for my lenovo a6000-l.. it is stock only in recovery mode after i updated it's coming like that. A6000-l_012_150515

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  4. Hi !
    Do I need to unzip the firmware before transferring to SD card?

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  5. I have downloaded Stock ROM Lenovo A6000 Kitkat s040 for downgrade from lollipop to kitkat

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  6. this is prem

    i have downloaded stockrom of a6000 for downgrade from lollipop to kit

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  7. after that what is the procedure

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  8. Hi,

    i have done this downgrade for my lenovo a6000 from lolypop to kitkat. now in system details its showing me 2GB of RAM.
    Please help

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    1. Which STOCK ROM you have been using? For A6000 user, you need stock rom s040, if you are A6000 plus user, you need stock rom s015, go to About phone to check your system version.

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  9. THANK YOU
    WORKED FOR ME
    MY PHONE IS SAME AS I UNBOXED

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    1. You're welcome Vinit Surya....

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    2. it showed installation aborted. what can i do?

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  10. thank u so much its very easy thank u sir,,,
    im tried yesterday night its very easy ...thanku so much

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  11. Please help me.... I do not the meaning if TWRP and how to check whether it's running in our device? Please help to downgrade to my KitKat version... Thanks in anticipation.... Please

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  12. Please help me..... I don't get the meaning of TWRP and to check whether it is running in our device? I really love my KitKat version.... But unfortunately I upgraded. Now please help me to downgrade.... Please ... Please help me... I thank you in anticipation...

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  13. Please help me.... I do not the meaning if TWRP and how to check whether it's running in our device? Please help to downgrade to my KitKat version... Thanks in anticipation.... Please

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  14. Please help me.... I do not the meaning if TWRP and how to check whether it's running in our device? Please help to downgrade to my KitKat version... Thanks in anticipation.... Please

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  15. Please help to downgrade my phone I have Lenovo a6000 plus . now I have a6000_s_s030_151030.. Please tell what should I do to downgrade the system. Which stock ROM I should download. Please help me...

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  16. Hello sir what about version s58 s59 etc.

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  17. Sir can i use same procedure for version s58 and s59

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  18. Thanks sir for best and simplest method downgraded to KitKat I got ssucceed but I want to know I did not rooted and twrp install my phone. Any problem in the future????

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  19. Thank you sir for best and simplest method to downgrade KitKat I tried and got succeed but I want to know I did not rooted and installed twrp recovery on my phone I directly downgraded can I face any problem in the future sir????

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  20. OMG it work THX,THX A LOT....Guy try this it is not fake

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  21. sir is any need of the application in computer for downgrade a6000....

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    1. Dear Shankar Kumar,
      For downgrade lenovo a6000 from kitkat to lollipop, just flash stock rom s040 via twrp or stock recovery, you can download stock rom s040 on this site,

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  22. my lenovo is lolipop s59 version. can i use the s40 or s42 version for downgrade. or i must use the same version s59 for s59 only. please help me out this, iam very much confused. iam eagerly waiting for your answer. thank you bro.

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  23. my lenovo is s59 lolipop. can i use the s40 or s42 version rom for downgrade. or i must use s59 only. please help me out of this. iam very much confused, iam eagerly waiting for your answer. thank you BROTHER.

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    1. Dear Naresh,
      If you want to downgrade your Lenovo A6000 from lollipop (s052, s054, s056, s058, s059, etc) to Kitkat, you need stock ROM KITKAT s040 version.

      You can download from this page

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    2. Dear Naresh,
      If you want to downgrade your Lenovo A6000 from lollipop (s052, s054, s056, s058, s059, etc) to Kitkat, you need stock ROM KITKAT s040 version.

      You can download from this page

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  24. ThanQ bro.. i did it... now i have downgraded my lenovo with s40 successfully... thank u very much... u made my mobile alive...

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  25. i downgrade my lenovo a6000 from custom recovery by your given ROM. its change the recovery and its not rooting...
    plz tell me how to root now, from this above given rom...plz help

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  26. Which is Root Folder? in SD Card?
    And Please tell me about TWRP? how to install?

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  27. can i also do the procedure in S012

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  28. I it safe or not????? After downgrade the system work properly or not????

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  29. Does its need root or prefer without root

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  30. Mine is s030 what shouldid do hlp me plzz

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  31. Hello! it is safe to downgrade my lenovo a6000? There's anything problems happen..I hope someone will answer my questionS..tnx

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  32. Need your help! i have a6000 s012.. i need to downgrade back to kitkat 4.4.4 but i cant download the stock rom from the links.. please help me with this.. thanks in advance..

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  33. hi sir I am rahul my lenovo a6000 current version is s061_160727 how can downgrade to kitkat 4.4.4.i download s040 Stock ROM Lenovo A6000 Kitkat s040.but its not working plz plz plz help me sir plz fix my prblm plz plz

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