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How to Root Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro with Magisk on MIUI

Looking to try out root apps from the Play Store? Here is how to root Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro using Magisk. Running Android Pie with MIUI on top, there are a lot of customization options on the Redmi Note 7 Pro but there is certain functionality that you can only get with root. Plus, many users would already have become accustomed to root mods that moving to a new phone without it would be difficult. Fortunately, if you have purchased the new Redmi Note 7 Pro, it can easily be rooted. For the complete guide read ahead.

Building up to this article, we have already covered how to unlocked bootloader and install TWRP on Redmi Note 7 Pro — both of these are necessary for rooting. Xiaomi phones are known to enjoy great developer support as the brand is open with its bootloader unlock and more. For the end user, if you are looking for great third-party developer support Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro is a good option. In our root guide ahead, we will make use of Magisk systemless root along with TWRP custom recovery.

Root Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, Magisk

Why use Magisk to Root Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro?

For root, there are a couple of options you can choose from. However, the most reliable, secure and efficient still remains to be Magisk. All of these properties are integrated into Magisk by continuous testing of the app in various scenarios and devices. Further, Magisk follows a systemless approach. Simply put, Magisk doesn’t modify the system partition hence allowing for a more cleaner install which can be removed easily if need be.

Also, unique to Magisk, are the Magisk Modules which you can install and operate using Magisk Manager app. These modules add in functionality to your smartphone and also allow you to modify certain functions to your needs. As said previously, you wont be able to run these modules on any other root utility.

Looking to download latest Magisk ZIP package for your device? Read: Download Magisk (All Versions)

How to Root Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro on MIUI / Android 9.0 Pie

Do make sure you have already done the following things:

You can download the latest Magisk zip package from the link below.

Step 1 – Download Magisk Root (Magisk 19.3.zip) for Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro to your computer.

Step 2 – Connect your Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro to your computer using preferably the stock USB cable.

Step 3 – Now copy/paste the downloaded Magisk-v19.3.zip files to your internal storage. Make sure the file is in the internal storage root (not in any folder).

Step 4 – Then turn OFF your phone and disconnect from the USB cable.

Step 5 – Now to get in the Recovery Mode (TWRP Recovery). Switch ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume UP + Power buttons together.

NOTE: Screenshots of the Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP Recovery) may change as new versions are released.

Step 6 – Once finished, tap on the ‘Install’ button from the list, choose the Magisk-v19.3.zip file that you copied to your phone memory in Step 3.

Step 7 – 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 8 – Once the installation is completed, you will be shown a similar screen like shown below.

Step 9 – Once you complete the second flash, you can now reboot to your system.

That’s all to it, you should now have a rooted Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro!

To make sure you have correctly installed the above root method and it’s working, verify with Root Checker as given in the link.

If you are facing issues following the steps, reach us in the comments and we will help as quickly as we can.

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Taimur Akmal

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