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Easy ways to root Redmi 9

In this post, you are going to see how to root Redmi 9 using a few different and easy ways.

We have seen many rooting methods so far such as- King Root, Kingo Root, Towel Root, SuperSU etc. Now the question is are these rooting methods still working for Redmi 9? No. even SuperSu is also useless in most of the cases.

The best method to root is by using Magisk. You must have heard about magisk before, You can install magisk manager is Redmi 9 using two ways, either by installing Magisk APK or by flashing magisk ZIP.

Magisk Manager contains useful mods or modules, which are may beneficial for you. Even you can also install camera2api  in Redmi 9 from magisk for using Gcam. If in case your custom ROM doesn’t support it by default.

Now, Can you root Redmi 9 using Magisk APK? No !!  Magisk apk installation is required only in a few cases and will see in this post when it is required.

If you don’t know the benefits of rooting then do check out why to root Redmi 9.

Some, banking or Digital transitions applications may not work after rooting. No problem just see how to hide root from applications in Redmi 9.

Reasons To Root Redmi 9

  • For installing the mods, Custom ROMs, Recoveries in Redmi 9.
  • To grant Root Access.
Disadvantages of Rooting Redmi 9
  • For Rooting, you need to unlock bootloader of Redmi 9, So, make sure that your device is unlocked.
  • The device would not be secured enough as before.

Requirements to Root Redmi 9

Before proceeding for rooting make sure you have seen the disadvantages of rooting Redmi 9.

Root Redmi 9 Using Magisk Zip

Make sure you have installed Redmi 9 TWRP Recovery.

Follow some below steps to flash Magisk ZIP using TWRP.

  • First of all poweroff your device.
  • Hold the Volume up + Power button to boot Lancelot into recovery.
  • Tap on the install sections and browse the Magisk ZIP that you have downloaded before.
  • Once the zip file gets installed in Lancelot tap on the reboot system.

 

Some useful links to download ROM’s and Recovery for Redmi 9:-

Root Redmi 9 Using Patched Images

Rooting Redmi 9 using patched recovery or boot image may not be useful in many cases, But since this is a rooting method, So, I thought it would be better to add this method of rooting Redmi 9 and it may be useful for some of you.

For rooting using this method you need a custom recovery or boot IMG file for Redmi 9. so, you can patch it using Magisk itself.

If you want to patch the boot image then extract the installed ROM .zip file and grab the boot image from there.

For your convenience we have attached images step by step after every installation way, so, you should follow the same steps.

Make sure, to have a compatible recovery or boot image of Redmi 9 for patching.

So, all you need to do is follow all the given below steps in your another rooted device for patching Recovery.

You can share the patched recovery image of lancelot with us. So, it would be easy for other users and helpful for me as well.

    • Install the latest version Magisk Manager APK in Redmi 9.
    • Open the Magisk Manager application.
    • You will see ”Magisk Not Installed’, Infront of it tap on install.’
    • Again, Tap on the install.
    • Tap on SELECT AND PATCH A FILE.
    • Browse the recovery.img file for Redmi 9 (lancelot).
    • Now, your Recovery image would be patched very soon.

You can flash Boot or recovery image using by TWRP or CMD.

How To Flash Patched Image in Redmi 9 using Command Prompt?

Make sure you have a compatible Patched recovery or boot image for Redmi 9 or you have downloaded it from any authenticated source.
  • Boot your device into fastboot mode.
  • Open the command prompt in your pc.
  • Check Redmi 9 is successfully connected with PC or Not using commandfastboot devices

Your device having A/B partitions, Below given commands would flash the boot or recovery image in the currently active slot, it could be either A or B.

  • To flash the patched boot IMG of Redmi 9 enter the command fastboot flash boot path/recovery.img
  • For flashing patched Recovery IMG of Redmi 9 enter the command fastboot flash boot path/boot.img
  • Now reboot your device by using fastboot reboot command.

Hide Magisk From Specific APP In Redmi 9

Usually, most of the banking applications are not compatible with the rooted Redmi 9. But nothing to worry because Magisk manager also has the Root hiding feature.

If you hide magisk root from any application in Redmi 9 then that application will never show you a warning or error message regarding the security.

So, let’s hide and bypass the security of banking applications in Redmi 9:-

  • Open the Magisk Manager application
  • Go to magisk hide.
  • Select the application to hide the root access.

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  • Again, Tap on the install.
  • Tap on SELECT AND PATCH A FILE.
  • Browse the recovery.img file for Redmi 9 (lancelot).
  • Now, your Recovery image would be patched very soon.

You can flash Boot or recovery image using by TWRP or CMD.

Thanks for visiting Game Is Tech! stay tuned with magisk and Redmi 9 (lancelot) Updates.

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