How to Root an Android Device without using Magisk


Rooting an Android device enables users to gain full administrative control giving them the ability to customize their device access advanced system settings and install applications that require root access. While Magisk is one popular method to achieve root access there are alternative approaches available. In this article we will explore an alternative method to root an Android device without using Magisk.

Important Considerations

Before proceeding with any root method it’s important to note that rooting your device voids the manufacturer’s warranty and may also expose your device to potential security risks. It is recommended to backup your data and proceed at your own risk. Additionally the steps provided in this article may vary depending on your specific device model and Android version.

Method: Using SuperSU

SuperSU is a popular root management app that can be used as an alternative to Magisk. Here’s how you can use SuperSU to root your Android device:

Step 1: Prepare Your Device

Firstly ensure that your device is charged sufficiently and that USB debugging is enabled. To enable USB debugging go to “Settings” > “Developer options” and toggle on “USB debugging”.

Step 2: Download Required Files

Download the SuperSU ZIP file from a trusted source. You can find it on the official XDA Developers forum or on the official SuperSU website. Additionally you will need to download the appropriate version of TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) custom recovery for your specific device model.

Step 3: Boot into Recovery Mode

Power off your device and then simultaneously press and hold the volume up and power buttons to boot into recovery mode. Use the volume keys to navigate and the power button to select.

Step 4: Install TWRP Custom Recovery

In recovery mode select “Install” and navigate to the location where you saved the TWRP image file. Tap on it to install it. Once installed reboot your device back into recovery mode.

Step 5: Flash SuperSU ZIP File

In TWRP recovery select “Install” and navigate to the location where you saved the SuperSU ZIP file. Tap on it to install it. Swipe to confirm the flash process.

Step 6: Reboot Your Device

After the flashing is complete select “Reboot System” to restart your device.

Step 7: Verify Root Access

After your device restarts you can check if the rooting was successful. Download and install a root-checking app from the Google Play Store such as Root Checker and run it. If the app confirms root access your device has been successfully rooted.


Rooting an Android device without using Magisk is possible by using alternative methods such as SuperSU. However it is crucial to keep in mind that rooting a device comes with risks and may void your warranty. Ensure you understand the procedure and risks involved before proceeding. Always research and follow the specific instructions for your device model and Android version.

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