How To Root HTC U11 Using Magisk: Got your hands on a brand new HTC U11 and now you want to root. Don’t worry we got you covered. In this tutorial, we are going to teach you how to root HTC U11 using Magisk. As with all Android modding, this is risky and can result in a brick, however, if you follow steps to the tee you should be good.
What is Rooting? and Why Should You Root Your Phone?
Rooting is also known as Jailbreaking. Rooting a device will give many permissions to the users and a newly purchased phone is not rooted. When you will root the device then it gives you many features that were hidden, After the rooting, you will get full control over your smartphones such as unlocking the OS, Installing unapproved apps, overclocking and underclocking your CPU, Removing the Bloatware, and many hardware controls.
How To Root HTC U11 Using Magisk
We are not responsible for any bricked devices. If you follow the guide word by word you will be able to HTC U11 root easily.
You should have TWRP recovery installed on your HTC U11. If you do not have TWRP recovery installed on your HTC U11 follow our detailed step by step guide (linked below) for both Windows & Mac users.
Step 1 – Download Magisk
Download latest version of Magisk zip file from below link and place it in root of your HTC U11.
Download latest version of Magisk uninstaller from below link in place it in root of your HTC U11.
Step 2 – Boot into TWRP Recovery
Boot into TWRP recovery on your HTC U11 by Turn Off your HTC U11, Press and hold the Volume Down + Power keys for around 5-6 seconds. You will now boot into the TWRP mode.
Step 3 – Install Magisk Root
In TWRP click on Install, and then select the Magisk zip file downloaded in Step 1. Swipe to confirm flashing the zip file.
Congratulations, you have just rooted your HTC U11.
Step 4 – Reboot to Android
Click on back, then on Reboot and then on System and you will boot into Android. In case you go into a bootloop, reboot back to recovery and install the uninstaller zip file downloaded in step 1 and reboot.
How to Check Root on HTC U11
In case you want to check if your HTC U11 is rooted or not, download Root Checker app, open it and click on Verify Root. If you are rooted you will get an appropriate message.