Unlock Bootloader – Install TWRP, Gapps and How to Root Nubia Z18 Mini

Finally Nubia Z18 Mini Unlock Bootloader, Twrp recovery and rooting guide is available thanks to 4pda. The Nubia Z18 Mini is only available in the Chinese market, but many people bought it from Chinese e-commerce websites like Aliexpress, gearbest. Nubia Z18 Mini Chinese version came without Google Service and Google play store the only way to install gapps on Nubia Z18 Mini is via TWRP Recovery. In this post, We will show you Nubia Z18 Mini Unlock Bootloader guide, How to install TWRP and Gapps on Nubia Z18 Mini and How to Root Nubia Z18 Mini.

Rooting Pros and Cons

After Rooting Nubia Z18 Mini 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 NUBIA UI bloatware, System Apps after Root Nubia Z18 Mini. Changing the NUBIA UI 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 Nubia Z18 Mini Oreo and Nougat

The only way to Root Nubia Z18 Mini 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 Nubia Z18 Mini Unlock Bootloader.

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 Zte Driver.
  • Enable Developer Options, USB Debugging, OEM Unlock to connect your device in ADB, fastboot mode.
  • Unlock the bootloader of Nubia Z18 Mini.
  • Download The TWRP and Latest Magisk or SuperSu and ADB-Fastboot Tool Read Guide.

Download TWRP for Nubia Z18 Mini and Root Files, ADB Tool, Gapps

ADB & fastboot tool ⇒ LATEST MINIMAL ADB AND FASTBOOT TOOLS

TWRP 3.2 ⇒ NUBIA_NX611J_recovery.img

Root Files ⇒ Latest Magisk | Latest SuperSu (Android 7.0)

Gapps ⇒ open_gapps-arm64-8.1-nano-20180826.zip


Nubia Z18 Mini 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, or you can do manually by hold Volume Down + Connect USB cable.

4. Use this command to Unlock Bootloader of Nubia Z18 Mini.

fastboot oem nubia_unlock NUBIA_NX611J
  • 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 Nubia Z18 Mini

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

Also Read  Guide To Root Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro Install TWRP Recovery

2. Connect your device to the pc copy TWRP file 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, or you can do manually by hold Volume Down + Connect USB cable.
fastboot flash recovery NUBIA_NX611J_recovery.img
  • This one will flash twrp recovery on your device.

4. Reboot the device by hold power button or fastboot reboot command.


How To Root Nubia Z18 Mini on Oreo and Nougat

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

2. Download Magsik zip and Magsik Manager Apk file Copy both files to internal storage or SD Card and switch off the device.

3. Turn your phone into TWRP Recovery by Hold Volume Up + Power (Select Reboot to Recovery).

4. In TWRP Select Language English, Allow for modifications. By Swipe to Allow Modifications.

5. Go to Wipe and Do Wipe Data.

6. Go To install and navigate to Magsik zipSwipe To Install.

7. Back and reboot the device.

8. Install Magsik Manager Apk and Open magisk app and verify root access and safety net check.

How To Install Gapps On Nubia Z18 Mini

You can install Gapps by installing Open Gapps zip via TWRP Recovery or use Google Installer Apk file and Install all Google Service.

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