Install TWRP Recovery on Razer phone and How to Root the device

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Good news for Razer phone user Official Twrp recovery is now available for your device created by TeamWin it means you can root the device. The device needs to unlock the bootloader to flash twrp recovery you can use defaults bootloader unlock code fastboot -i 0x1532 flashing unlock to unlock the device, you can read our unlock bootloader guide from here. The twrp recovery is still in development mode, but you can flash magisk with it and root the device. We will show you How To install TWRP Recovery on Razer phone and How to Root Razer phone with magisk.

Rooting Pros and Cons

After Rooting Razer phone series phone you can able mod your device, but before starting the guide do a complete backup, and one thing warranty will void after rooting the device. Here are some Rooting benefits, you can remove stock bloatware, System Apps after Root the device. Changing the fonts and themes, Customizing the phone by installing root apps, Mod the device with magisk module and more. Also, you can hide root access on specified apps with the help of Magisk systemless App. Let’s start the guide.

How to Root Razer phone 1

The only way to Root Razer phone 1 via Magisk because SuperSu stops deployment their app and SuperSu 2.82 doesn’t support Oreo. So you need latest magisk and TWRP Recovery to flash the magsik zip, but the first thing you have to do is bootloader unlocking. You can unlock the bootloader with our Guide.

Supported Device:

  • Razer phone 1

Pre-requisites

  • Before starting the rooting process do a complete backup, your device includes Apps, Contacts, Messages, Gallery file, Internal Storage Files.
  • Charge the device for interrupt installing.
  • Install Razer Driver.
  • Enable Developer Options, USB Debugging, OEM Unlock to connect your device in ADB, fastboot mode.
  • Unlock Razer phone bootloader
  • Download TWRP file Latest Magisk and ADB-Fastboot Tool Read Guide.

Download TWRP for Razer phone 1 and Root Files, ADB Tool

ADB & fastboot tool ⇒ LATEST MINIMAL ADB AND FASTBOOT TOOLS

TWRP for Razer phone 1 ⇒ Official

Root Files ⇒ Latest Magisk

Razer phone Unlock Bootloader Guide

1. First, read Pre-requisites Enable USB Debugging and Download ADB & fastboot Tool and Unzip it.

2. Connect your device to the PC and go to ADB & fastboot folder or use System Wide fastboot/ADB method.

3. Now open command promotes to the ADB & fastboot folder by Hold Shift + Mouse Right Click and type the command one by one.

adb reboot bootloader
  • This command will reboot your device into fastboot mode.

4. Use this command to Unlock Bootloader of Razer phone 1.

fastboot -i 0x1532 flashing unlock
  • Confirm the unlocking on your phone via volume navigation key.
5. Now you can install TWRP Recovery on your device follow the TWRP install Guide.

How To Install TWRP Recovery On Razer phone 1

1. First, read Pre-requisites unlock the bootloader, Download ADB & fastboot, and TWRP Recovery.

  • Download TWRP file any one of them and rename it to recovery.img.
Also Read  Huawei P20 Lite Root Guide and TWRP installation Guide

2. Connect your device to the pc copy TWRP file to ADB & fastboot folder.

3. Now open command promotes to the ADB & fastboot folder by Hold Shift + Mouse Right Click and type the command one by one.

adb reboot bootloader

4. The device is an A/B partition device first need to set unused slot.

  • Use this command to Check which slot is currently active
fastboot getvar current-slot
  • Then set unused slot
  • If currently, active slot is A then set B
fastboot --set-active=_b
  • If currently, active slot is B then set A
fastboot --set-active=_a
  • Reboot the device
fastboot reboot bootloader
  • Now Move to twrp flash process.

5. This command will install TWRP recovery on Razer phone for permanently Don’t reboot the device instead boot the device into twrp recovery mode and go to the root step with this command.

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
6. You can boot TWRP Recovery with this command.
fastboot boot recovery.img

How To Root Razer phone on Oreo with Magisk

1. Once you complete the twrp installation now, you can root the device by flash (Latest Magsik) Download latest Magsik from the download section.

2. Download Magsik zip Copy files to internal storage or SD Card.

3. In TWRP, Tap cancels if TWRP asks for a password to decrypt.

4. Don’t Allow for modifications. Keep read-only.

5. Go To install and navigate to Magsik zip ⇒ Swipe To Install.

6. Back and reboot the device.

7. Open magisk app and verify root access and safety net check (Install Magsik Manager Apk if magisk app is missing).

Source xda forum

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