android root

As Android users, all of us have different hopes on our smart devices. Some Android users are very traditional and they do not want to change. So, they live with their monotonous Android device all the time. But Some Android users are very enthusiastic and always looking forward to getting something new from their Android devices. That is why Android Rooting is more demanded by now. The rooting mechanism allows Android users to change their devices in appearance and performance. 

Android Rooting

Rooting is the process which is used to access the root directory of your Android operating system. After accessing root directory you can change the system files and have the appearance and performance you want. As regular Android users, we know that there are some tasks we cannot perform anyway. As an example, we can consider uninstalling system apps. None of the regular Android users can uninstall system apps that come with their Android device except disabling them. AMost of Android users want to uninstall these system apps since these apps utilize a considerable amount of device space. But they cannot do it without having access to system files. Likewise, most of Android tasks cannot be performed without root access. That is why Android rooting becomes essential

What Can You Do After Rooting

Rooting give you a number of valuable capabilities which you were unable to perform as a regular Android user. Actually, Rooting opens a new aspect of your Android device that you cannot have sticking into your stock Android device.
  • You can block Ads that are displayed on your device when using app or game using an ad blocking app after rooting your device
  • Rooting allows you to install custom recovery on your device and have advanced features such as Nandroid backup that are not available in stock recovery
  • Allows you to install apps that are not approved by Google Play Store
  • You can install Root-only apps after rooting
  • A rooted device can be changed completely in appearance and performance  by installing a Custom ROM
  • You can enhance the device Speed and battery life using kernel manager  after flashing a custom kernel 
  • Rooting allows Android users to access the hidden features of some apps and games

Rooting Methods

Generally, Root directory has been hidden by the device manufacturer and we have to access it using a rooting method. There are two universal methods to access the root directory. The first and simpler method is exploiting an Android vulnerability. All the one-click rooting application are based on this method and you lose root access one you have updated your device. The other method is flashing root binaries in a custom recovery.

Magisk Root

Magisk uses recovery method and Magisk Zip file needs to be flashed in TWRP recovery to gain root access. Magisk has higher popularity than other available rooting solution since it works as a Systemless rooting method. As Systemless rooting method, Magisk can safely bypass the security tests that are implemented by app developers and other responsible parties. Therefore, a rooted Android device can be used to run any app without interruptions.

Magisk Features

  • 100% successful root access
  • Available for Android Android 4.2+
  • Allows users to install Magisk modules using Magisk Manager
  • 100% Open-Source
  • Hide root access for apps when needed using Magis Hide option in Magisk Manager

How To Install Magisk (Officially recommended method)

  • Back up and Charge your device
  • Download and Install TWRP recovery on your device 
  • Download Magisk Zip file on your smartphone
  • Boot your device into recovery mode using the specific button combination
  • Tap the "Install" icon in recovery mode and select the Magisk Zip file
  • Next, swipe the slider and flash the Magisk Zip file
  • Finally, tap on "Reboot System" boot your device as normal

Viola! Now, you have rooted your device using Magisk framework. Next, download Magisk Manager on your device to manage your Magisk rooted Android smartphone. It offers you an interface for Magisk along with a number of features including MagiskHid, Magisk Modules.

Magisk Root Issues

Now, you know how to root your Android smartphone with Magisk. However much you have paid your attention to the rooting process, you may come across problems when doing it. Here are some frequent Magisk issues and solutions.
  • Bootloop Issues
You may experience a boot loop when installing Magisk. You can simply avoid this issue by flashing an unmodified copy of the boot image of your device and removing remaining files manually.
  • "Magisk Is Not Installed" message after installing Magisk
You may have this issue if you have installed Magisk Manager in External storage instead of internal storage
  • System Instabilities
If your device is behaving abnormally when using the Magisk you need to check yo ur MagiskHide option in the Magisk Manager. If you have added any system apps to Magiskhide list you may experience this condition

Wrapping Up

As of now, Magisk is the trending rooting tool since it provides a number of valuable features that are not offered by other rooting tools. But you need some advanced knowledge to gain root access using Magisk. It is better if you could try another rooting solution  if you do not have enough knowledge