The budget smartphone vendor Infinix comes with great smartphones. In the new Infinix Note 7 Lite, the brand has also provided DTS Audio technology. The smartphone pairs with Helio P22 SoC, quad rear cameras, 5,000 mAh battery, 4GB RAM, 128GB storage, and runs on the latest Android 10. In this guide, we have shared with you the steps to root Infinix Note 7 Lite using Magisk without TWRP in a very simple way for your ease.
Every Android user wants to get the most out of it when it comes to the customizations and tweaking your device. Rooting is one of them and offers superuser or administrator access to the user in order to modify the system files and apps easily. After enabling root access, users can edit or delete system root directory files, overclock device performance, use rooted apps, install custom modules, etc. There are unlimited possibilities that you can perform on your rooted Infinix Note 7 Lite easily.
In order to root your Infinix Note 7 Lite, we will use the Magisk to patch stock boot image and flash that to your device boot partition. Now, if you ask why Magisk? It’s a system-less root process that doesn’t tamper the system partitions while enabling root access. Magisk can also hide online security measures to work apps properly like any banking app, SafetyNet, etc.
- Infinix Note 7 Lite Device Overview
- What is Root? (Advantages)
- Steps To Root Infinix Note 7 Lite Using Magisk
- 1. How to Extract and Patch Boot.image using Magisk?
- 2. Steps To Install the Patched Boot Image on Infinix Note 7 Lite
Infinix Note 7 Lite Device Overview
The Infinix Note 7 Lite sports a 6.6 inch IPS LCD Display with the trendy punch hole and an HD+ resolution. The display has a pixel density of 266 PPI (Pixel Per Inch) and a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, an aspect ratio of 20:9, a screen to body ratio of 83 percent. Underneath the Infinix Note 7 Lite, it sports the common budget SoC i.e., the MediaTek MT6762 chipset, that is popularly known as the Helio P22.
This Helio P22 is a 64-bit ARM-based SoC and has an octa-core processor, which includes eight Cortex-A53 cores, which clocks at 2.0 GHz. To the GPU side, it sports the PowerVR GE8320 is clocked at 650 MHz. This chipset pairs with 4GGB of RAM. This comes with 128GB of eMMC 5.1 onboard storage, respectively. Further, this internal storage is expandable via a micro SD card up to 256GB. It has a dedicated slot for this.
Coming to the optics, the Infinix Note 7 Lite sports a quad rear camera setup. This quad-camera setup includes a primary 48MP sensor with an aperture value of f/1.8 and PDAF. This primary sensor pairs with a secondary 2MP portrait sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4 and a tertiary 2MP macro sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4, and a 25mm macro lens. Finally, this rear camera setup includes a QVGA quaternary sensor. This rear supports for Quad-LED flash and can take HDR photos. To the front, the device has an 8MP sensor with an f/2.0 aperture value. Both the sensors can only shoot videos up to 1080P @ 30fps.
The Infinix Note 7 Lite packs a 5,00 mAh battery and still charges over a micro USB port. This battery doesn’t support fast charging. It runs on the XOS 6.0 that is based on Android 10. Coming to the dimensions, it measures about 165 x 76.8 x 8.7 mm (6.50 x 3.02 x 0.34 in). Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, GPS with A-GPS, FM radio, and USB micro USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go. The device has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and also support for face unlock. Other sensors include accelerometer, ambient sensor, proximity, and compass. The smartphone is available in different gradient options for purchasing.
What is Root? (Advantages)
Smartphone Rooting is the unofficial way to enable an administrator or superuser access to your device system and subsystem. Therefore, the user can easily tweak, change, edit, or delete system files and apps easily.
The advantage of Rooting:
- You can get access to all files on your Infinix Note 7 Lite, even the files which present in the root directory of your phone.
- You can increase the performance of your Infinix Note 7 Lite by overclocking.
- By rooting you can increase battery life by underclocking Infinix Note 7 Lite.
- Uninstall Bloatware on Infinix Note 7 Lite.
- You can block Ads on any Android applications such as Youtube and other game-related applications. Also Read: Top 5 Adblock Plus Alternatives for Android
- By Rooting Infinix Note 7 Lite, you can View, Edit or Delete any system file inside the root directory.
- You can install Xposed Framework and many Xposed module support.
Steps To Root Infinix Note 7 Lite Using Magisk
Follow the full depth guide along with requirements and download links below.
Keep in mind:
- Rooting may void the manufacturer’s warranty on your device.
- Rooting will block the firmware OTA updates.
Now, let’s head over to some of the necessary steps which you need to abide by:
- Your phone should have battery juice more than 60% at least.
- Keep a backup of your device data at first. Therefore, if anything goes wrong, you can get back the important data.
- The image file in this article is supported by the Infinix Note 7 Lite model only. DO NOT try to flash it on other models.
- You will also require a PC/Laptop and a USB cable in order to connect your device with the computer.
- You should download all the necessary files, tools, and drivers from below accordingly.
1. How to Extract and Patch Boot.image using Magisk?
- First of all, you need to extract the boot image using the MTK Droid Tool
- Attach your device via USB cable and copy only the boot.img file from the extracted folder to your device storage
- Launch Magisk Manager. When a popup appears asking to install Magisk, select INSTALL and choose install again.
- Tap on “Patch Boot Image File”.
- Navigate to internal storage and select your phone’s boot image that you transferred earlier.
- Wait for a couple of seconds. Magisk will start patching the boot image.
- Once the boot image has been patched, copy the “patched_boot.img” from the internal storage and replace it in the same extracted ROM folder on your PC.
Now you can follow the second step to flash the patched boot image file.
2. Steps To Install the Patched Boot Image on Infinix Note 7 Lite
Follow the proper guide to install Patched Boot Image on Infinix Note 7 Lite from below link:Guide to Install Patched Boot Image on MediaTek Device
In some cases, if the above method doesn’t work on your Infinix Note 7 Lite, then try via ADB fastboot method.
- Now, extract the ADB & Fastboot tool, then move the patched boot image file to the same folder.
- Press and hold down the Shift key + right-mouse-click to open the command window/PowerShell.
- Next, enter the following command in order to flash the “patched_boot.img” to install Magisk and root your Android device:
fastboot flash boot patched_boot.img
- For devices with A/B partition system, you have to use the following commands:
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.
- Wait for the flashing process to complete.
- Finally, type in the command to reboot your device.
- That’s it.
Steps to Verify the Systemless Root
- Launch the Magisk Manager app on your device.
- Now, in order to verify the systemless root access on your phone, you will see the status screen. Here all options should be green ticked if properly rooted. If yes, that means you’ve successfully bypassed the Google SafetyNet measure as well.
That’s it, guys. We hope that you’ve found this guide useful and have successfully rooted your Infinix Note 7 Lite device. For any queries, feel free to ask in the comments below.