Much love, more grace to you all. Today am here with another tutorial on how to root Infinix hot 7 (x624) with magisk. This procedure am about to teach you don’t require installation of twrp recovery or anything related to it.
Rooting of phone with magisk is not something new especially to good readers of this blog as i posted steps on how to root all mediatek (MTK) android phone/devices. The use of Megisk to root Infinix hot 7 requires phone boot.img, computer and Adb (additionally Sp flash tool).
Without wasting much of your time, let’s quickly look at the definition, benefits, requirements of rooting phone gives without exempting the pros and cons.
What is Rooting?
Rooting simply means unlocking. By rooting your phone, you can now have full access round your phone. You can now be able to access many things the manufacturers have denied you of because of security reasons.
Pros of Rooting
- 100% License to access anything in your phone.
- You can now be able to delete system apps.
- Users can easy be able to tweak phones to his/her liking.
Cons of Rooting
- Say goodbye to system updates
- You are exposed to malware attacks
- Magisk Manager Apk
- Phone charged at least 40%
- A computer
- USB cable
- Adb driver or Sp flash tool
Steps on how to Root Infinix Hot 7 (X624)
First and foremost, unlock the device Bootloader: Guide on how to unlock bootloader android phone. (you can ignore this if you want to use Sp flast tool instead of adb)
Download your phone stock boot.img from the below list (go-to Settings > About phone to see your phone stock rom name to avoid mistake)
- Infinix Hot 7 X624 (X624-H8026CDE-GO-190320V214) — Download Boot.img
- Infinix Hot 7 X624 (X624-H8026CDE-GO-190201V207) — Download Boot.img
- Hot 7 X624B (X624B-H8026IJK-O-190417V219) — Download Boot.img
- Hot 7 X624B (X624B-H8026IJK-O-190201V201) — Download Boot.img
Once downloaded, unzip the file and open it, now you will see a file named boot.img. Move the boot.img to your device’s internal storage.
Kindly Download and install the latest Magisk Manager on your device. Open the magisk manager, On the main screen, select Install > Install > Patch Boot Image File.
Now select the boot image (boot.img) you moved earlier to internal storage. Magisk will start to patch the boot image.
Once the patching is done, the file will be saved as “magisk_patched.img” in your Downloads folder.
Note: At this point, Sp flash tools users Visit Here to see steps on how to root the phone provided they followed the steps above accordingly. While Adb users should continue reading.
Connect your device to PC and transfer the “magisk_patched.img” file from your phone’s download section to the platform-tools folder on your PC
Download and Install Latest ADB and Fastboot SDK Platform-Tools (2019). Now open it as administrator.
Now insert the following command in other to boot your device to bootloader mode (Make sure your device is connected to the PC)
adb reboot bootoader
Issue the command given below to Flash the patched boot image
fastboot flash boot magisk_patched.img
For devices with A/B partition system, use the below commands:
fastboot flash boot_a patched_boot.img
fastboot flash boot_b patched_boot.img
Done !!! Just reboot your device. Your device should be rooted now. To check if it’s rooted or not, download root checker and boom! You are good to go.