How to root any Cubot device using Magisk [No TWRP required]

In this guide, we will provide the steps to Root any Cubot device Using Magisk [No TWRP required]. We will also share the necessary files to download. The Shenzhen based mobile phone manufacturer Cubot is especially known for its entry-level budget and mid-range price category Android smartphones. Cubot offers good value for money devices along with the look and some of the premium features. Most of the Cubot devices come with a great aesthetic that feels more elegant.

The brand covers more than 200 countries and regions in South Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and North America mostly. Most of the budget-segment Cubot smartphones run on Android OS and features good hardware specifications too. It’s worth mentioning that the Cubot devices are boasts with MediaTek/Spreadtrum chipset which offers good performance in terms of the price ratio. If you’re using any of the Cubot devices then this guide is for you.

We have mentioned the brief description of smartphone rooting and advantages or disadvantages. Let’s take a look.

How to root any Cubot device using Magisk [No TWRP required]

Why Rooting A Smartphone?

Rooting is the process of allowing smartphone users or other devices running on the Android Mobile Operating System to gain administrative power control over Android subsystems. Android uses the Linux kernel. It offers you to edit or customize the system settings and apps which is not possible without rooting access. As superuser, you can unlock some of the extra functions as well which are disabled for a normal user.

Rooting gives the permission to run some of the specialized apps, installing mods, or helps to flash a Custom ROM as well. It offers system UI changes, full control over the kernel, full control over apps, backups, restore, remove bloatware, etc.

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However, there are a few disadvantages as well which you need to know. The first caution is that Rooting may brick your device easily. The improper way to flash or wrong image file may brick mostly. Your device warranty may void after rooting. You may not get the official OTA updates in future on your rooted device. Try to confirm with your device manufacturer.

Supported Device List:

  • Cubot King Kong Mini
  • Cubot P30
  • Cubot R15 Pro
  • Cubot X20
  • Cubot X20 Pro
  • Cubot R19
  • Cubot J7
  • Cubot J5
  • Cubot Quest Lite
  • Cubot Max 2
  • Cubot R15
  • Cubot X19
  • Cubot A5
  • Cubot Quest
  • Cubot King Kong 3
  • Cubot J3 Pro
  • Cubot J3
  • Cubot Nova
  • Cubot Power
  • Cubot P20
  • Cubot R11
  • Cubot X18 Plus
  • Cubot King Kong
  • Cubot H3
  • Cubot X18
  • Cubot Note Plus
  • Cubot Magic
  • Cubot R9
  • Cubot Rainbow 2
  • Cubot Cheetah 2
  • Cubot Manito
  • Cubot Z100 Pro
  • Cubot Echo
  • Cubot Max
  • Cubot X16 S
  • Cubot Rainbow
  • Cubot Dinosaur
  • Cubot X17 S
  • Cubot H2
  • Cubot S500
  • Cubot CheetahPhone
  • Cubot Z100
  • Cubot S550 Pro
  • Cubot S550
  • Cubot Note S
  • Cubot S600
  • Cubot P12
  • Cubot X17
  • Cubot X16
  • Cubot P11
  • Cubot H1
  • Cubot X15
  • Cubot X12
  • Cubot X11
  • Cubot X10
  • Cubot S350
  • Cubot X9
  • Cubot S200
  • Cubot Zorro 001
  • Cubot S168
  • Cubot P10
  • Cubot GT95
  • Cubot GT88
  • Cubot P7
  • Cubot S108
  • Cubot S308
  • Cubot S222
  • Cubot S208
  • Cubot X6
  • Cubot P6
  • Cubot One
  • Cubot C11
  • Cubot Bobby
  • Cubot GT90
  • Cubot P5
  • Cubot C6
  • Cubot P9
  • Cubot C7+
  • Cubot GT72
  • Cubot C9W
  • Cubot C9+
  • Cubot C10+
  • Cubot GT99
  • Cubot A6589S
  • Cubot A890
  • Cubot T9

Steps To Root Cubot device via Magisk

Now, let’s go to the rooting steps with the pre-requirements and download links. This guide is only for Cubot MediaTek/Spreadtrum-powered Android devices.

Pre-Requirements:

  • Keep your device battery charged up to 60% at least for a smoother process.
  • Take a full backup of your device data before doing anything.
  • A PC/Laptop and a USB Cable will require.

Download Links:

We are at GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any kind of damage occurs to your device during or after following this guide. Do it at your own risk.

Steps to Extract and Patch Boot.image via Magisk

  • Download the Stock ROM and extract it on your PC.
  • Connect your Cubot device via USB cable with the PC and copy the boot.img file only from the extracted folder to your device storage.
  • Open the Magisk Manager on your device. Select the Install option to choose the file.
  • Now, tap on ‘Patch Boot Image File’ and Magisk will start patching the boot image.
  • After the patch, copy the ‘patched_boot.img’ from the internal storage and replace it in the same extracted ROM folder on your PC.

Now, follow the second step to flash the patched boot image file.

Steps to Install the Patched Boot Image

Follow the link mentioned below for a full detailed guide on how to install patched boot image on any MediaTek/Spreadtrum device.

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Guide to Install Patched Boot Image on MediaTek Handset Guide to Install Patched Boot Image on Spreadtrum devices
You can also try using ADB & Fastboot method to install the patched boot image file.

  • We assume that you have already downloaded the ADB & Fastboot tool from the link given above.
  • Next, you need to extract the ADB fastboot tool, then move the patched boot image file to the same folder.
  • Press and hold the Shift key and right click on the mouse to open the Command Window.
  • Then type the following command in the command prompt and hit enter:

fastboot flash boot patched_boot.img

  • For devices with A/B partition system, type and enter the following command:

fastboot flash boot_a patched_boot.img

fastboot flash boot_b patched_boot.img

  • You need to replace filename.img with the name of the TWRP Recovery img file which you have downloaded.
  • The flashing process will begin. Wait for a few seconds to complete the process.
  • Now, type the following command and press enter:

fastboot reboot

Steps to Verify Device Systemless Root:

  1. Download the Magisk Manager app APK file on your device and install it.
  2. Launch the app and go to the Status mode. If you see all options are green checked, that means you have successfully rooted. It also means that you’ve bypassed the SafetyNet as well.
  3. Enjoy!

We hope that you’ve successfully enabled root access on your device via Magisk. If you’re facing any issue or have any queries, you can ask in the comments down below.

 

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