Here in this guide, we will share with you the steps to Root Oppo Reno 2Z CPH1945 using Magisk without TWRP Recovery. If you’re using the Oppo Reno 2Z model which was launched in August 2019 as an upper mid-range smartphone and want to enable root access, then you should follow this guide. We will use the Magisk by patching the stock boot image file and then will flash the device boot partition. Meanwhile, we will also share the links to download, requirements, and installation steps.
In order to enable root access on your Oppo Reno 2Z device, you have to download the patched image file from Magisk Manager. Then you have to flash it manually. Additionally, make sure to unlock your device bootloader at first. After rooting your device, you will get superuser access to your device system and root folder. Therefore, you can easily change, edit, or tweak system files or apps. We have provided more rooting details along with its advantages below.
Table of Contents
- 1 Oppo Reno2 Z Specifications: Overview
- 2 What is Rooting?
- 3 Advantages of Rooting:
- 4 Steps To Root Oppo Reno 2Z via Magisk
- 5 Steps to Extract and Patch Boot Image using Magisk
- 6 Steps to Install the Patched Boot Image on Oppo Reno 2Z
Oppo Reno2 Z Specifications: Overview
It has a 6.53-inches AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The handset runs on Android 9.0 Pie over ColorOS 6.1 skin out-of-the-box and upgradable to Android 10. The device is powered by Mediatek MT6779 Helio P90 SoC, coupled with PowerVR GM9446 GPU. It packs an 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage option.
The handset sports a quad-camera setup on the rear side consists of a 48MP wide, an 8MP ultra-wide, a 2MP B/W, and a 2MP depth sensor also. It also has Dual-LED flash, HDR, Panorama, PDAF, and more. While the front features a 16MP wide-angle pop-up selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture lens.
In terms of the connectivity options, it has a 3.5mm audio jack, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, FM Radio, USB Type-C port, and more. The device features an in-display Fingerprint sensor, an accelerometer, a gyroscope, proximity, compass, etc. It packs a 4000mAh battery with 20W VOOC Flas Charge 3.0 fast charging support.
What is Rooting?
Smartphone Rooting offers a superuser or administrator access to a user on their Android devices. So, the user can easily tweak or change or edit the system root files, folders, etc. Additionally, rooted device user also gets access over system and subsystem apps. Most of the developers and advanced Android users do this thing to develop or customize or test out something.
Now, if you’re a normal user, then you don’t need to do all of these things. Though sometimes improper rooting steps or unsupported files may brick your device easily. Additionally, your device warranty may void after rooting, that’s a disadvantage. But it will give you the superuser access to install or tweak Xposed modules, other mod files, etc. There are some of the advantages of rooting which are mentioned below.
Advantages of Rooting:
- Get all root files and folders access on your device system.
- Increase or decrease device performance by clocking.
- Tweak battery settings to work better.
- Easily uninstall Bloatware on Oppo Reno 2Z.
- Block Ads on any applications like any Browser, YouTube, pop-up ads, skippable ads.
- Install Xposed Framework and Xposed module.
Steps To Root Oppo Reno 2Z via Magisk
At first, you have to unlock the bootloader on Oppo Reno 2Z (CPH1945). Then you can follow the next steps.
- Enabling Root access or unlocking bootloader will void the warranty of your phone.
- The bootloader unlocking process will delete all the mobile internal data. So, take a full backup.
- You may not get the official OTA updates of Stock ROM after rooting.
Download Stock ROM and Extract the Boot Image
You have to download all the required files and tools from the links below.
Once you have downloaded the exact firmware file based on your device model number, you can extract the boot.img file to patch it via the Magisk Manager app.
- Supported: This guide is for the Oppo Reno 2Z (CPH1945) model only.
- Backup: Make sure to take a complete backup of the device data (No Root).
- Battery: Keep your phone charged up to 50% minimum.
- Requires: A PC/Laptop and a USB cable are required.
- Bootloader: Your device bootloader should be unlocked.
Steps to Extract and Patch Boot Image using Magisk
- At first, download and extract the Stock ROM to your computer.
- Next, connect your smartphone via USB cable to the PC and copy the boot.img file only from the extracted folder to your device.
- Open Magisk Manager and select the INSTALL option and choose to install it again.
- Then tap on the “Patch Boot Image File”.
- Navigate to the internal storage and select your device boot image which you’ve moved earlier.
- Wait for a few seconds and Magisk will start patching the boot image file.
- After patching the boot image file, copy the “patched_boot.img” from the internal storage and replace it in the ADB fastboot folder on your PC.
Now, you have to follow the second step to flash the patched boot image file.
Steps to Install the Patched Boot Image on Oppo Reno 2Z
- If you have already downloaded the ADB & Fastboot tool then follow the next step. Otherwise, download the tool from the above link.
- Now, extract the ADB Fastboot tool, then move the patched boot image file into the same folder.
- Press and hold the Shift key + right-click on the mouse to open the command window.
- Next, enter the following command and press enter button:
fastboot flash boot patched_boot.img
- For devices with A/B partition system, use the following commands and hit enter:
fastboot flash boot_a patched_boot.img fastboot flash boot_b patched_boot.img
- Please replace [patched_boot.img] with the name of the boot image file you downloaded followed by the .img extension.
- The flashing process will begin. Once completed, type the following command and press enter:
- That’s it. Enjoy!
Steps to Verify the Systemless Root Access on your device
- First, you have to download and install the Magisk Manager app on your device and open it.
- Now, ff you see all options with Green Tick mark that means you’ve successfully rooted your device and bypassed the SafetyNet feature. (systemless root access)
That’s it. We assume that this guide is helpful to you and you’ve successfully enabled root access on your Oppo Reno 2Z device via Magisk. For any queries, let us know in the comments below.