This guide will help on how you can Root Redmi Note 5 Pro using Magisk.
Why choose Magisk over SuperSu
With Magisk Manager, you can hide root from any app and all apps at once if you wish to, as well. Whereas, SuperSU cannot do that and you may not be able to use banking apps, Pokemon go and some other games along with some major Android apps. This might be a problem as you won’t be able to use this apps. One of the major differences between SuperSU and Magisk Manager is that, SuperSU will add some files at the time of rooting and that’s not a good sign with many apps and games that get’s issues with the files it adds.
If you have already installed TWRP Recovery or any other recovery the further steps will be much easier for you. If not then you have to install any Custom Recovery to root your Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. We recommend you to install TWRP Recovery which has official version for Redmi Note 5 Pro.
- Install TWRP Recovery – Here is the guide to install TWRP Recovery
- Download Magisk Root from here
- Download Magisk Manager (Optional)
How to Root Redmi Note 5 Pro using Magisk
Step 1: Copy downloaded files to your root folder of SD Card or Internal Storage.
Step 2: Turn OFF your phone and go to Recovery Mode by Switching ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Down + Power buttons together.
Step 3: Once finished, tap on the ‘Install’ button from the list, choose the Magisk-v16.3.zip file that you copied to your phone memory.
Step 4: Confirm installation on the next screen by swiping on the “Swipe to Confirm Flash” option. The installation procedure should start now as show below.
Step 5: Once the installation is completed, you will be shown a similar screen like shown below.
That’s it. Your Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro has now been rooted with Magisk root. You can no install Magisk Root Manager app (Magisk Manager) to better monitor root.
To make sure you have correctly installed the above root method and it’s working, verify with Root Checker as given in the link.