How to get Root Android with Magisk

Systemless root on Android devices allow SELinux to run securely under enforcing mode, and allow installation of OTA updates without any issues. This is because systemless root doesn’t modify the system files on the device.

With the Magisk systemless interface for Android devices, installing systemless root on Android devices has gotten easier than ever. And to top that, getting root via Magisk also allows you to use Android Pay while rooted.

To get started, you need to download the Magisk installer zip and Magisk Manager zip from the download links below and then follow the step-by-step guide below:

Note: You must have a custom recovery like TWRP installed on your device to be able to flash the Magisk installer zip.

How to get Magisk root on Android devices

  1. Download and transfer both the Magisk zip and Magisk Manager apk files from the download link above to your device’s storage.
  2. Boot your device into TWRP recovery.
  3. Tap on Install and select the Magisk zip file that you transferred to your device in Step 1.
  4. After selecting the .zip file, do Swipe to Confirm Flash on the bottom of screen to begin the flashing process.
  5. Once Magisk is flashed, you’ll get Reboot System option, select it.
  6. Once your device reboots, open a file manager app » go to the folder where transferred the Magisk Manager apk file in Step 1 above, and install it.
  7. Open the Magisk Manager app and check for your device’s root status.

That’s all. Enjoy systemless root with Magisk on your Android device.

Happy Androiding!

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  1. Don’t you need to unlock your bootloader for this? And doesn’t that disable Android Pay?

  2. so you have to achieve root another way and install twrp before installing magisk?

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