Root Poco M4 Pro

How to Root Poco M4 Pro 5G via Magisk

In this article, we will tell you the measures to root Poco M4 Pro device via Magisk patched boot.img. When the Chinese OEM originally launched a separate Poco lineup, it worked to set itself from among the masses due to its special selling proposal. Expensive a tad bit more elevated than its Redmi counterpart but also delivering an identical payment of extra goodies, these devices had made their own dedicated fanbase. Yet, it is just being used as a restricted differentiator for Redmi devices.

However, the POCO M4 Pro is just a rebranded Global version of the Chinese Note 11 and Indian Note 11T. But actually done, it is still functioning perfectly decent in custom development. Be it for flashing custom ROMs, installing a custom recovery, or gaining access to the system partition via Magisk, there is a lot more to look forward to. And now, our focus will be on the latest one. In this tutorial, we will show & tell you the described instruction steps to root Poco M4 Pro device via Magisk patched boot.img. Follow us along !!!

Benefits and Risks of Rooting

Moreover, when you root your device by flashing the Magisk patched boot.img via Fast-boot Commands, you will be in a state to work out plenty of customizations on your device. These include the similarities of flashing custom ROMs, installing a system recovery like TWRP, or flashing a custom kernel. Along the same lines, you could additionally flash Magisk Modules, Xposed Framework, Substratum Themes, Viper4Android, and the similarities. Still, this is just one side of a story.

Carrying out this method also has its drawbacks. Firstly, the process needs an unlocked boot-loader. Doing so will clear off all the data and could cancel the device’s guarantee completely. You can’t stream HD movies on Netflix. Then, a SafetyNet will be triggered, which might create problems with the banking apps. Therefore, if all that is fine and stable then, let’s get started with the measures to root your Poco device via Magisk.

How to Root Poco M4 Pro 5G via Magisk

The below-mentioned instructions are detailed under respective sections for the comfort of understanding. Make sure to follow the exact same sequence as mentioned below.

Disclaimer:

Shoutoutnerds wouldn’t be responsible if anything were to happen to your device if you root your device using our methods. Ensure that all your data is already backed-up so that you won’t lose your important data in case of any problems. Installing a custom ROM requires rooting, which voids the warranty and removes the OEM restrictions on your device. This might lead to a drop in the battery life since you are using your device without any battery restriction. But if you use the custom ROMs battery optimizer, your device can survive a whole day. Installing a custom ROM or custom tweak can damage your device software if not installed correctly. 

Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking

It is necessary to allow your device to be open when flashing third-party apps and mods. Since rooting is not authorized by default from the OEM, it is better to unlock your device from the OEM restrictions before proceeding ahead. Most of these devices have the same OEM unlocking method. Let’s go through the process and see how difficult it is for you.

  1. First of all, you need to navigate to device settings.
  2. Then navigate to About phone and tap the build number 7 times to unlock Developer options.
  3. Open Developer options, and search for USB debugging. Toggle the slider to unlock it. That’ll allow you to flash or unlock your device via fastboot.
  4. Then you can scroll down and tap on OEM Unlocking.

Install Android SDK

Well, to start with, install an Android SDK Platform Tools on your PC. This is an official ADB, and the Fast-boot binary presented by Google is the only recommended one & approved too. So, download it and extract it to your PC (any suitable location). Doing so will provide you with a platform-tools folder, which will be used during this blog.

Unlock Bootloader on Poco M4 Pro 5G

Without an unlocked bootloader, you can’t install any tweaks or root the device. But, keep in mind that unlocking a bootloader will wipe off all your data, so create a backup before moving ahead.

Download Poco M4 Fastboot ROM

You can download the official ROM from their Website, but make sure to download the exact same version that is already installed on your device. Visit the official site or use the Xiaomi Firmware Updater

Get the boot.img

Extract the download ROM and you’ll see a lot of files. Among those files, there is a boot.img file. Copy this file and send it to your device.

Patch boot.img using Magisk

  1. Install and open the Magisk app on your device. Magisk is best to avoid using TWRP to root your device. 
  2. Tap on the Install button.
  3. Then choose Select & Patch a file
  4. Navigate to the boot.img and select it.
  5. Tap on the let’s go button to start the process.
  6. Once the patching is done, hopefully without any error, you’ll get the Download complete message.
  7. Rename the patched file to magisk_patched.img, so you can remember it when needed.

Boot Poco M4 Pro 5G to Fastboot Mode

  • Connect your device to a PC via USB cable (Make sure USB Debugging is enabled)
  • Head over to the platform-tools folder, type in CMD in the address bar, and press Enter. This will launch the Command Prompt.
  • Type in the following command in the CMD window to boot your device to Fastboot Mode
adb reboot bootloader

Now, you should see the well-known MI Bunny Logo along with the Fastboot text written underneath it, representing the device has successfully booted to Fastboot. Well, let’s move over to the final set of instructions and root Poco M4 Pro 5G via Magisk (without using TWRP Recovery).

Flash Magisk Patched Boot.img and Root Poco M4 Pro 5G

Make sure that you have transferred the magisk_patched.img file to the platform-tools folder.

  • Type in the below command in the CMD window (inside the platform-tools folder) to flash the Magisk Patched file:
fastboot flash boot magisk_patched.img
  • When it is done, reboot your device to the OS via the command below:
fastboot reboot

That’s it !! We are done and these were the measures regarding How to root the Poco M4 Pro 5G device via Magisk without using TWRP Recovery. If you still have any questions regarding the above-mentioned steps, do let us know in the comment section mentioned below. We will try to get back to you with the easiest solution as early as possible.

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