These are the instructions to root Nokia X, X+ and XL using Nokia X Manager Application.
Requirements: Your Nokia X, X+ and XL smartphone should have at-least 10-20 percent of phone battery to perform the rooting process.
Step 1: Enable USB Debugging on your Smartphone. To enable USB debugging, Open Settings > Developers Option > USB Debugging > Tick to Enable.
Step 2: Download and install Nokia X Manager on your Windows Computer.
Step 3: Once Nokia X Manager is installed successfully, Open It.
Step 4: Once Nokia X Manager is launched, you will be able to see the “waiting for device” message on the top.
Step 5: Now, Connect your Nokia X, X+ or XL smartphone to the computer using the USB cable.
Step 6: Now, In Nokia X Manager you will be able to see “Device Connected” message.
Step 7: Now, Click on the “Root Device” button to begin the rooting process.
Step 8: During the rooting process your smartphone will reboot automatically.
Step 9: Once, rooting process is completed you will b able to see the SuperSU icon in the App Menu of your device.
Step 10: Now, In the Nokia X Manager, click on the “Install Gapps” button to flash the Google applications on your device (that induces Google Play Store, etc).
Step 11: Once Gapps is flashed successfully, disconnect your smartphone from the computer and close the Nokia X Manager Application.
Step 12: Now, restart your Nokia X, X+ or XL smartphone.
Step 13: After restarting the device you will be able to see the Google Play Store and other Google App installed in the device.
[*] No data loss process: Your Nokia X, X+ or XL Phone Data like contacts, pictures, videos, music and etc will be not affected with this method.
[*] Warranty Void: Your Nokia X, X+ or XL Device Warranty may be Void after following the above tutorial.
[*] How to unroot: To unroot your Device, Open Nokia X Manager and connect the smartphone to the computer > Click on the Unroot Button.
[*] Credits: Nokia X Manager Application was created by Angsanley (XDA Developer).