In this guide, we have shared with you the steps to Root Redmi 9C NFC using Magisk without TWRP in a very simple way for your ease.
In order to root your Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC, we will use the Magisk to patch the 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 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.
Table of Contents
- 1 Redmi 9C NFC Device Overview:
- 2 What is Root? (Advantages)
- 3 Steps To Root Redmi 9C NFC Using Magisk
- 4 1. How to Extract and Patch Boot.image using Magisk?
- 5 2. Steps To Install the Patched Boot Image on Redmi 9C NFC
Redmi 9C NFC Device Overview:
The device comes with a 6.53-inches IPS LCD display that offers a resolution of 720×1600 pixels, a 20:9 aspect ratio, 400 nits typ. brightness, 269 ppi density, etc. It packs a MediaTek Helio G35 processor, coupled with PowerVR GE8320 GPU. The handset runs on MIUI 12 on the top of Android 10 out of the box.
It sports 2GB/3GB RAM, 32GB/64GB onboard storage, a dedicated microSD card slot. While the handset packs a 13MP (wide, f/2.2) and a 2MP (macro, f/2.4) rear camera lens with PDAF, HDR, an LED flash, etc. On the front, the device has a 5MP (wide, f/2.2) selfie camera with HDR mode.
It features a 3.5mm audio jack, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, NFC, FM Radio, MicroUSB 2.0 port, etc. While a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, an accelerometer, an ambient light sensor, proximity sensor also included in this device. The handset has a bigger 5,000mAh battery with normal 10W charging.
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 Redmi 9C NFC, even the files which present in the root directory of your phone.
- You can increase the performance of your Redmi 9C NFC by overclocking.
- By rooting you can increase battery life by underclocking Redmi 9C NFC.
- Uninstall Bloatware on Redmi 9C NFC.
- 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 Redmi 9C NFC, 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 Redmi 9C NFC 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 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 Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC 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 Redmi 9C NFC
Follow the proper guide to install Patched Boot Image on Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC from below link:Guide to Install Patched Boot Image on MediaTek Device
In some cases, if the above method doesn’t work on your Redmi 9C NFC, 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 Redmi 9C NFC device. For any queries, feel free to ask in the comments below.