How to Root Android with Magisk v16.4 using TWRP Recovery

July 08, 2018
How to Root Android with Magisk ? Installing systemless root on Android devices has gotten easier than ever with Magisk. This detailed post will help you install Magisk Universal Systemless Interface to root your Android device.

At the moment, the mod has the ability to root any Android device running Android Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat, and Oreo. This mod is developed by topjohnwu and has the ability to perform various jobs related to root.

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It was introduced back in 2016, when initially only the modules were supported. Now the mod gained several new features like MagiskSU. A part of the mod itself for effectively managing root permissions. You might also consider it as a potential replacement to SuperSU.

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  • Modify or alter the software without tampering the system (vendor) partitions.
  • Root any Android device with the open-source root solution.
  • Manage root permissions and use the fingerprint scanner to allow superuser requests.
  • It Pass the Google’s SafetyNet tests even when your phone is rooted.
  • Use banking and security applications on rooted devices.
  • Remove kernel features like dm-verity and forceencrypt.
  • Add third-party features using Modules
Note: You must have a custom recovery like TWRP installed on your device to be able to flash the Magisk installer zip.

To get started, you need to download the Magisk installer zip, Magisk Manager from the downloads and then follow the below guide.
How to Root Android with Magisk v16.4 using TWRP Recovery

How to Root Android with Magisk systemless interface

  1. Download the latest stable/beta Magisk
  2. Boot your Android device into TWRP recovery using the special button combination
  3. Tap on Install and select the Magisk zip file
    select magisk zip in twrp
  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.
After your Android phone boots, you can download and install the latest Magisk Manager app. That’s all. Enjoy systemless root with Magisk on your Android device.


Stable Magisk v16.0 zip - Download

Beta Magisk v16.4 zip - Download

Magisk Manager v5.7.0 Apk - Download