How to Root Google Pixel Phones – Ultimate Guide

In this Guide, I will help You to get a better understanding of rooting Google Pixel Devices and their pre-requisites.

Why You Need to Rooting the Phone

Rooting a phone provides users with administrative access, allowing for customization, removal of pre-installed apps, running specialized apps, installing custom ROMs, and adjusting system settings. However, it comes with security risks, voids the warranty, and may lead to device issues if not done correctly. Many users find sufficient customization options without rooting, and caution is advised due to potential drawbacks.

How to Root Pixel Phones

Here are general steps to root Pixel phones. We will do this in some steps to make it easy to understand.


Below are things that are required

Step 1: Enabling OEM Unlock

  1. Enabling Developer Options: Go to “Settings” > “About phone” > tap “Build number” multiple times until you see a message indicating that Developer Options are enabled.
  2. Enable OEM Unlocking: In Developer Options, enable “OEM unlocking.

Step 2: Unlock Bootloader

  1. Boot to fastboot mode and connect with the PC
  2. Open Minimal ADB and Fastboot.exe on your computer and type fastboot flashing unlock and press enter.
  3. You should see a request for confirmation on your phone, use the volume keys to scroll and the power key to select.
  4. Allow the process to complete and then type fastboot reboot and press enter.
  5. If You see a warning screen it means You have successfully unlocked the bootloader

Step 3: Flashing Root File

  1. Reboot to Fastboot again and Type this command fastboot boot twrp.img  while twrp.img is separate for separate devices.
  2. You will see the TWRP Screen. Copy the Magisk Zip File to the phone’s storage or Memory card connected to the phone.
  3. Now tap on install and choose that magisk zip file.
  4. after installing the reboot device

Installing Root: Method 2

After getting bootloader unlocked You can follow this method to gain root access on almost every Pixel phone

  • First of all, install the latest version of Magisk on Your phone.
  • Now you need Boot.img that you will get from the Official Firmware Package Download from here
  • copy Boot.img to your phone open Magisk and Tap on Install, Tick Preserve AVB 2.0/dm-verity, and hit Next
  • Now Select boot.img and wait for patching
  • Copy Patched Boot.img from the Download folder of Your phone and paste it onto the Desktop of Your PC.
  • Open Minimal ADB and Fastboot.exe and Type adb reboot bootloader to reboot your phone to Fastboot Mode
  • Now Type fastboot flash boot and drag and drop the patched boot file to Minimal Window and hit Enter
  • Now Type fastboot reboot
  • Congratulations! You got root access on your Pixel Device

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