Easy Method To Root UMiDIGI S5 Pro Using Magisk [No TWRP needed]

Here in this guide, we will help you to flash the magisk to root UMiDIGI S5 Pro. Read our step by step guide properly!

Who doesn’t want to get the most of his Android device..?! Getting the superuser access through the root and to be able to control various aspects like clock, access to cache etc. are few of the various possibilities that we can explore. When we mention root access, this means we need to perform a certain modification that will root our phone and we will have access to the root directory of our device. In this post, we will show you how to root UMiDIGI S5 Pro.

Easy Method To Root UMiDIGI S5 Pro Using Magisk

UMiDIGI S5 Pro Device Overview

The UMiDIGI S5 Pro sports a 6.39 inch AMOLED display with a Full HD+ resolution. This display is in the 19:5:9 aspect ratio, a screen to body ratio of 93.1 percent, a pixel density of 398 Pixel Per Inch (PPI), a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, and it supports ten fingers at a time. The brand doesn’t reveal which version of the Gorilla Glass they are using, and it a full display smartphone. This AMOLED display also comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner.

Underneath the UMiDIGI S5 Pro, it sports the MediaTek Helio G90T, which is built on the 12nm process. This SoC comes with two Cortex A76 cores, which clocks at 2.05GHz and other 6 Cortex A55 cores, which clock at 2.0GHz. To the GPU side, this SoC comes with the Mali G76 MC4 GPU. That said, coming to the variants in which it is available, it is available only in a single variant, i.e., with 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM. It also comes with 256GB of UFS 2.1 onboard storage. Further, this is also expandable via the micro SD card up to 256GB.

Talking about the optics, the UMiDIGI S5 Pro sports a quad rear camera setup. This consists of a primary 48MP Sony IMX 586 sensor with an aperture value of f/1.79, and PDAF. This primary sensor, coupled with a 16MP secondary ultra wide-angle sensor with a field of view of 120°. Further, it has a tertiary 5MP depth sensor, and finally, it has a quaternary 5MP macro sensor with a 2cm macro distance. To the front, it has a 16MP sensor that is placed in a motorized unit.

The UMiDIGI S5 Pro runs on the latest Android 10. It provides you a pure stock android experience and with privacy controls. The UMiDIGI S5 Pro packs a 4,680 mAh battery with support for 18W Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot. Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD. GPS with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS. FM radio USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go. The device is available in two color options, namely the Cosmic Black and Ocean Blue.

We will use the Magisk by patching the stock boot image and flash that to your boot partition. All you need to do is download the patched image file from Magisk Manager and flash it.

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.

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Steps To Root UMiDIGI S5 Pro 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 UMiDIGI S5 Pro 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:

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

1. 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 ROM folder on your PC.

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

2. How To Install the Patched Boot Image on UMiDIGI S5 Pro

Follow the given link to install Patched Boot Image on UMiDIGI S5 Pro:

How To Install the Patched Boot Image on MediaTek device

Second method

  • We assume that you have already downloaded the ADB & Fastboot tool from the link given above.
  • Now, extract the ADB fastboot tool, then move the patched boot image to the same folder.
  • Hold the Shift key and right-click on the mouse to open the command window/PowerShell.
  • 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 UMiDIGI S5 Pro. If you have any queries regarding this, do let us know.

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