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How To Root Any Android 5.0 Up Using Magisk Manager.

Android has given you a lot of freedom of customization, sideload apps, send music and movies easily compare to iOS but that is for amateur Android users. For pro Android users rooting is everything, if you root your Android phone there are lots more you can do with the phone, things like Custom roms, blocking ads easily, h*cking games and apps in-app-purchase etc. With improvements in Android security rooting is getting more difficult and other disadvantages are being associated with rooted phones minus the general your warranty is void, things like Google pay, Samsung pay Snapchat and more will stop working once your phone is rooted but all thanks to topjohnwu apps like Google pay, Snapchat will now work with the safety net pass systemless root method. Supersu is one of the most popular app that every rooted phone will have but now magisk is taking over with also extra features like modules. So you can easily root your Android phone with magisk.

Get Root Access On Any Android 5.0 Up With Magisk

Root Android magisk manager
 This is a simple Rooting guide for any Android Devices using Magisk Manager by @topjohnwu

NOTE: This may soft brick or damage your phone. So i will not be responsible for any damage.

Requirement For Rooting Android 5 Up.

  • Android Lollipop (5+), Marshmallow (6+) Nougat (7.+), Oreo (8+) Pie (9+).
  • Stock boot.img of your device ( from stock boot.img Or backup from your device using a box e.g Miracle box, CM2, etc )
  • Active internet connection on your Android device
  • Download Latest - Magisk Manager
  • 50% of battery and above.

The First Step Patching the stock boot.img Using Magisk manager

  • Install MagiskManager apk on your android device.
  • Copy the stock boot.img of your device to your phone's internal storage or SD card
  • Launch Magisk Manager app.
  • If prompted to install Magisk, select no thanks.
  • ( If you are using a Samsung device and wish to flash using Odin, then select Options > Settings > Update Settings > Patched Boot Output Format > img.tar )
  • Select Install > Install > Patch Boot Image File >
  • Navigate to the location of the stock boot.img you copied earlier on, then Select it.
  • Magisk Manager should begin downloading the magisk zip file used for patching
  • Once the download is complete, MagiskManager will automatically patch the boot file and store it under SDcard/MagiskManager/patched_boot.img.tar
  • Copy to your pc.

Second Step To Flashing The Patched boot.img

 You have a variety of options to flash the patched boot.img depending on your chipset (e.g Mediatek MTK, Spreadtrum SPD, Qualcomm QLM etc )

Root Using Fastboot Method, Recommended Method For All Phone "PC Needed".

  • Download and install ADB driver installer universal to your PC. Download Here
  • Download Minimal and install ADB and Fastboot tool to your PC. Download Here
  • Unlock the phone's Bootloader (if it is not unlocked)
  • Boot into fastboot mode
  • Connect the phone to the PC via USB cord
  • Flash the patched_boot and reboot by typing in the commands below into adb CMD prompt window and hitting Enter after each line.
  • fastboot devices
  • adb reboot bootloader
  • fastboot flash boot patched_boot.img
  • fastboot reboot

How To Root Any Latest Samsung Devices

 For those using Samsung devices and you can flash patched boot.img.tar using Odin

  • Boot into download mode.
  • Connect your phone to pc using a usb cable
  • Open odin select pda/ap, select the boot.tar created by magisk manager apk.
  • Start and wait for the process to complete you are now rooted.
  • Congratulations! You have successfully rooted your Android device.

How To Root Using Custom Recovery Method.

If you can't find a boot.img for your device and you haven't mess with it yet you can download from Here and flash it with a custom recovery e.g TWRP.

 Your rooted phone will give you freedom to custom roms, audio mods and more. If you are new to all that don't hesitate to ask using the comment box.  For more about magisk check out the official thread at XDA Here
Chukwudi Solomon
Chukwudi Solomon I am Chukwudi Solomon, A tech lover, I like learning and inquiring new knowledge, and sharing of information's with people most especially about tech.

1 comment for "How To Root Any Android 5.0 Up Using Magisk Manager."

  1. Anonymous11:20

    Now I understand how magisk work


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