How to root Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL with Magisk

Rooting an Android device is seen as something really dangerous by a group of users. While another group considers rooting as something with great benefits. Android devices today are coming with promising configuration and good features. But in reality, many users want something extra than what the stock provides you. This is the reason why many users go for installing custom ROMs and recovery on their devices. The root access is very much essential for doing such things. This is why rooting the device is something you should try. A rooted device lets you do many things, which are otherwise restricted for you to do. You don’t have to fear about any kind of damage which might occur for your device if you are following the steps to root the device properly. In this guide, you will learn to root Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL with Magisk.

Magisk is a systemless interface which is commonly used to gain root access on devices by users around the globe. This is considered to be a better alternative to SuperSu. Magisk provides access to a lot of addition module and it is open source. For rooting the Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL with Magisk you will first need TWRP custom recovery installed on your device. TWRP allows you to easily flash the Magisk on to your device and gain root access.

How to root Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL with Magisk


Magisk v14.5

Steps  to root Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL with Magisk

  1. Download the Magisk Zip file and save it to the device storage
  2. Power off the device
  3. Press and hold power button and volume down button to boot into fastboot mode
  4. Highlight recovery mode using volume button and press the power button to select it
  5. When the recovery splash screen appears press and hold power button and press volume up button
  6. Tap on install
  7. Select the saved zip file
  8. Swipe the arrow to start installation
  9. When the process is completed go back to TWRP recovery screen
  10. Tap on reboot

I hope this guide was useful in understanding how to root Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL with Magisk. If any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.

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