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Steps on How To Unlock Bootloader, Install TWRP Recovery And Root Android 9 Pie Smartphones:

Since the release of Android 8 Oreo, the Android 9 has been picking up the fire as the trendy news left behind by Android Oreo continues. Back then, the Android 9 has no name, many suggestions came across the minds of people and so, some of the guesses turn out to be lime with what Google has for us in store.

So the Android 9 Pie is still in a beta stage and so it won’t stop Google from introducing us another name like the Android 9 when it officially launched “who knows?.”

The Android 9 Pie update is expected to only be available in a few devices for now and will start on a device running on Android 8 Oreo, so if you want to experience Android 9 Pie features then go get a flagship device running on Android 8 Oreo at least but if you can’t afford that, no problem, here’s how to make your Android device look like Android 9 Pie.

But Google just introduced us to the Android 9 Pie just a few weeks ago and if you’re already rocking a
Android 9 Pie on your device and you’ve come to the right place to root it because we will give you a step-by-step guide on how to unlock the bootloader, install TWRP recovery and, of course, root your Android 9 Pie smartphone.

How To Unlock Bootloader, Install TWRP Recovery And Root Android 9 Pie Smartphones:

Disclaimer:

Gmobiletech only drop this tutorial for assistance purpose only and should not be held responsible for any damages or loss you get following this procedure, following this tutorials is referred to “user at your own risk”.

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Please Note:

  • Ensure total backup of your Data before proceeding with the steps below.
  • Ensure that you have at least 70-80 percent battery on your Android 9 Pie device.
  • Make sure you have enabled your USB Debug hand OEM Unlock. To do this, Navigate to your Settings – About Phone – Click on Build Number Seven Times to become a developer – Head-back to your Settings and tap on Developers Option – Toggle on USB Debugging and OEM Unlock.
Android 9 Pie Root || How To Unlock Bootloader, Install TWRP Recovery And Root Android 9 Pie Smartphones
  • Make sure ADB and Fastboot are setup on your computer (Windows, Mac or Linux) and working. Hence, you can click here to learn how to install ADB and Fastboot on Windows, Mac and Linux

Pre-Requisites:

Make sure your Android Smartphone is running Android 9 Pie, if you’re using a Pixel device and haven’t flash in the Android 9 Pie beta on your smartphone, then download and install it from here.

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Downloads:

Download modified TWRP Recovery for your respective Google Pixel smartphone from below links, make sure to download the .img file. Once downloaded, rename it to recovery.img and place it in platform-tools folder.

Download below file and place the zip file in internal memory of your Google Pixel smartphone.

How To Root Android 9 Pie:

Boot To Fastboot:

Turn of your pixel phone and boot to recovery by holding volume up + power button. However, you can also boot into fastboot while your device is on by following the below procedure.

  • Connect Google pixel device to computer using usb cable.
  • Open command prompt (for Windows) or Terminal (for Mac and Linux).
  • Navigate to platform-tools folder and issue below command.

Windows:

1adb reboot bootloader

Mac and Linux:

1./adb reboot bootloader

Boot TWRP Recovery:

On device running Android 9 Pie, Open command prompt (for Windows) or Terminal (for Mac and Linux). Navigate to platform-tools folder and issue below command.
Windows

1./fastboot flash recovery recovery-oreo.img

Mac and Linux

1./fastboot flash recovery recovery-oreo.img

You should now boot into TWRP recovery on your Android 9 Pie device. Make sure to choose “Keep read only“.

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Once in TWRP click on Install, then select Magisk zip file downloaded in Downloads, and swipe to confirm flashing zip file.

Android 9 Pie Root || How To Unlock Bootloader, Install TWRP Recovery And Root Android 9 Pie Smartphones
Android 9 Pie Root || How To Unlock Bootloader, Install TWRP Recovery And Root Android 9 Pie Smartphones

Reboot Into Android:

Head-back to TWRP main menu, then on Reboot and then on System and you will boot into Android.

Android 9 Pie Root || How To Unlock Bootloader, Install TWRP Recovery And Root Android 9 Pie Smartphones

Boom! Boom! All the work is done, congratulations that you rooted your Pixel phone successfully. However, you have to learn to confirm if your device is rooted successfully or not.

Check Root:

If you wish to verify whether or not your Android 9 Pie device is rooted, simply head over to the Google Play Store and download the Root Checker app, or you can click here, open it and click Verify Root. If your device is rooted you will receive a message that it is appropriate rooted.

Android 9 Pie Root || How To Unlock Bootloader, Install TWRP Recovery And Root Android 9 Pie Smartphones

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