Easy Method To Root Symphony i97 Using Magisk [No TWRP needed]

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Last updated on February 25th, 2021 at 08:17 pm

Looking to root your Symphony i97 without TWRP Recovery?. Then you are in the right place. Here we will guide you to patch and install root Symphony i97 using Magisk app.

Do you want unlimited control over your phone? Android rooting brings a lot of possibilities and it can make your device faster with more battery juice by a few tweaks and tricks. Rooting a phone can also void your warranty. So please take your own risk before following the below method.

With a rooted Symphony i97, you can remove bloatware, speed up your processor, and customize every element of your phone software’s appearance. Well, to root your Symphony i97 device, we use Magisk tool by patching the stock boot image and flash that back to your boot partition. All you need to do is download the Stock ROM and patch the boot file from Magisk Manager and flash it.

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Easy Method To Root Symphony i97 Using Magisk [No TWRP needed]

Mostly uninitiated people compare rooting with hacking which is not correct. The purpose in both contexts is quite different. Hacking is more like breaking into someone’s else system illegally, whereas rooting is mostly done by the owner of an Android device to gain superuser advantages of the device.

Steps To Root Symphony i97 Using Magisk

Remember,

  • After Rooting, it may void the warranty of your phone.
  • Rooting will block the OTA updates

Before moving on to the flashing steps, you need to follow a few,

Pre-Requisites

  • Make sure to have enough battery charge on your phone to avoid interruption during the patch installation.
  • Before performing any modification take backup of your device data.
  • This image file is strictly for Symphony i97 only. Do not use it on any other OnePlus or other Android devices.
  • You need PC/Laptop with a micro USB cable to connect.
  • Make sure that you download all the required files on your PC/Laptop

Required Downloads:

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Disclaimer: We are at GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any bricking/damage to your phone while/after installing this ROM.

How to Extract and Patch Boot.image using Magisk?

  • First of all, download and extract the ROM to your PC.
  • 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”.
    Install patched boot image TWRP
  • 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 folder on your PC.

Now you can follow the second step to flash the patched boot image file.

How To Install the Patched Boot Image on Symphony i97

Check out the link given below for a full guide on how to install patched boot image on any MediaTek device.

Guide to Install Patched Boot Image on MediaTek Handset

Please Note: If the above mentioned method doesn’t work on your Symphony i97, then try to do it via ADB & Fastboot method.

In some cases, if the above method doesn’t work on your Symphony i97, then try via ADB fastboot method.

  • 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.
  • Run the following command in the open command prompt.
  • Next, enter the following command:
    • 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, 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.

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

How to Verify if your phone has a systemless root?

  1. Download and install the Magisk Manager app APK, and launch it.
  2. To verify that you have systemless root, check the top of the screen and if you see all option with Green Tick which means you have successfully rooted and bypassed SafteyNet.Magisk Status Check

So, that’s it. Now that you have rooted your Symphony i97, you can try this out. If you have any queries regarding this, do let us know.

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