If you’re using the Mi 10 Ultra device and want to enable root access via Magisk then this guide is for you. In this guide, we have shared with you the steps to Root Mi 10 Ultra 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 of 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 device easily.
In order to root your Mi 10 Ultra, 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.
Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra Specifications:
Released in August of 2020, the Mi 10 Ultra boasts a massive 6.67″ 1080 x 2340 OLED display with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The display has a notch cutout for the camera and has a tall aspect ratio of 19.5:9.
Under the hood, you get the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset powered by the Adreno 650 for the graphics. The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra comes in various RAM and storage variants ranging from 8GB + 128GB all the way up to 16GB + 512GB. You get the faster UFS 3.1 storage on all the storage options which keep things such as app and game launches fast and smooth.
When it comes to the cameras, the Mi 10 Ultra has a whole bunch of them laid out in a quad-camera setup at the rear. The primary camera is a 48MP lens with Xioami’s own sensor inside. The 20MP ultrawide lens allows you to capture images in tighter spaces. There is also a 48MP telephoto lens which gives you access to 5x optical zoom and up to 120x hybrid zoom which is just crazy. Lastly, the 12MP depth sensor is used for capturing portraits of human subjects and other objects with precise edge detection.
All of this power is backed up by a 4500 mAh battery which might not sound impressive at first glance given the 120Hz display on the Mi 10 Ultra, but the real eye-catcher is the insanely fast 120 Watt charging.
Other features of the newly launched Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra include a fast in-display fingerprint scanner, dual stereo speakers, and support for reverse wireless charging. Overall, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra is a tough phone to beat for the starting price of CNY 5,599 which is roughly 60,100 Indian Rupees. The phone comes with MIUI 12 based on Android 10 and is promised the latest updates on the quickest from the company.
Steps To Root Mi 10 Ultra 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:
- You need to unlock the bootloader on your Mi 10 Ultra
- 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 Mi 10 Ultra 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, 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”.
- 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 Mi 10 Ultra
Follow the proper guide to install Patched Boot Image on Mi 10 Ultra from below link:
- 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 Mi 10 Ultra device. For any queries, feel free to ask in the comments below.