How to Root Itel A46 L5503 using Magisk without TWRP

Itel A46 is one of the latest smartphones launched in 2019 by the Itel brand. It runs on stock Android 9.0 Pie which is optimized for low-specs smartphones. In this guide, we have shared with you the steps to Root Itel A46 L5503 using Magisk without TWRP in a very simple way for your ease.

In order to root your Itel A46 L5503, we will use the Magisk to patch the stock boot image and flash that to your device’s boot partition. Now, if you ask why Magisk? It’s a system-less root process that doesn’t tamper with the system partitions while enabling root access. Magisk can also hide online security measures to work apps properly like any banking app, SafetyNet, etc.

How to Root Itel A46 L5503 using Magisk without TWRP

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 Itel A46 L5503, even the files present in the root directory of your phone.
  • You can increase the performance of your Itel A46 L5503 by overclocking.
  • By rooting you can increase battery life by underclocking Itel A46 L5503.
  • Uninstall Bloatware on Itel A46 L5503.
  • You can block Ads on any Android applications such as Youtube and other game-related applications. Also ReadTop 5 Adblock Plus Alternatives for Android
  • By Rooting Itel A46 L5503, you can View, Edit, or Delete any system file inside the root directory.
  • You can install the Xposed Framework and many Xposed module support.

Steps To Root Itel A46 L5503 Using Magisk

Follow the full-depth guide along with the requirements and download links below.

Keep in mind:

  • To root, you must first unlock the bootloader on your device.
  • 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:

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Pre-Requirements

  • Your phone should have a battery juice of 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 Itel A46 L5503 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.

Required Downloads:

Warning:

We’re at GetDroidTips won’t be responsible for any kind of error or damage that occurs to your phone during or after following this guide or flashing any file. You should know what you’re doing. Take a full backup at first and proceed at your own risk!

1. How to Extract and Patch Boot.image using Magisk?

  1. Download the Itel A46 L5503 firmware .pac file from the firmware link given above.
  2. Now, download and extract the latest version of the SPD upgrade tool on your computer. After extracting, open the SPD flash tool.
  3. Launch SPD Upgrade Tool.
  4. Now, on the next screen, tap the Load Packet and locate the downloaded .pac file from the exact location where you downloaded it.
  5. Once you have successfully loaded the .pac file, wait for the extraction process.
  6. After the extraction process is done, go back to the extracted SPD Upgrade tool folder and open the image files folder. Here you will find the extracted .pac file.
  7. Here look for the boot image and copy or move it to the desktop or your phone.
  8. Attach your device via USB cable and copy only the boot.img file from the extracted folder to your device storage
  9. Launch Magisk Manager. When a popup appears asking to install Magisk, select INSTALL and choose install again.
  10. Tap on “Patch Boot Image File”.
    Install patched boot image TWRP
  11. Navigate to internal storage and select your phone’s boot image that you transferred earlier.
  12. Wait for a couple of seconds. Magisk will start patching the boot image.
  13. 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 Itel A46 L5503

  1. Download ADB and fastboot tool on your PC and extract it.
  2. After extracting ADB fastboot tool, you must move the patched boot image to the same folder. Hold the SHIFT key and click on the right mouse button to open the command window/PowerShell.command window patched boot image
  3. Run the following command in the open command prompt.
    • Flash the “patched_boot.img” to install Magisk and root your Android device:
      fastboot flash boot patched_boot.img
    • For devices with an A/B partition system, 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.

  4. The flashing process will begin. Once done, run
    fastboot reboot

Steps to Verify the Systemless Root

  1. Download and install the Magisk Manager APK, and launch it.
  2. To verify that you have a systemless root, check the top of the screen and if you see all options with Green Tick that means you’ve successfully rooted and bypassed the SafetyNet feature.Magisk Status Check

We hope this guide is helpful to you and you’ve easily rooted your Itel A46 L5503 device via Magisk. For any queries, you can ask in the comments below.

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