How to Root Realme 3 Pro with Magisk [2 Methods]

Realme 3 Pro is one of the most selling smartphones at a budget price. The popularity of the phone is now similar to Redmi Note 7 Pro. Everyone is loving the Realme 3 Pro because of its elegant design, fast charging, enhanced performance and more. Here we will share the guide on how to root Realme 3 Pro with Magisk in 2 different methods.

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Realme is a sub-brand of Oppo which is basically in the market to dominate Redmi phones. But the development is where the Realme is lacking behind than Redmi. As of now, Redmi Note 7 Pro has already got many custom ROMs whereas the Realme 3 Pro is still waiting for its first custom ROM. But the official TWRP is now available for Realme 3 Pro and it means you can easily root Realme 3 Pro. At least it gives the full control over the phone which will help to enhance the phone performance with some tweaks until we get some stable custom ROMs.

Realme 3 Pro is a budget smartphone and powered with a powerful chipset which is Snapdragon 710. The only reason for the slow development that still many users are unable to unlock bootloader of the phone. And so developers are showing minimum interest. Also, there is no flash tool for Realme to easily flash Stock ROM/Firmware when users need to unbrick phones. So you might need to root & install TWRP on Realme 3 Pro, use the below guide.

How to Root Realme 3 Pro with TWRP Recovery

You can root your device in two different methods which you will know in this guide. The first method requires TWRP or any other custom Recovery. Although we are going to use Magisk on both methods to root Realme 3 Pro. Magisk is used for systemless root and works in case of all the Android smartphones with unlocked bootloader. So let’s start with the first guide and make sure to follow the pre-requirements.


Steps to Root Realme 3 Pro using TWRP Recovery

  1. Transfer Magisk & Magisk Manager to the phone storage.
  2. Completely power off your phone.
  3. Long press Volume Down + Power button to boot the phone into TWRP Recovery.
  4. In TWRP, click on Install and locate the Magisk Zip. how to root realme 3 pro
  5. Flash the Magisk zip to root Realme 3 Pro. how to root realme 3 pro
  6. After flashing the zip Reboot the phone into the system.
  7. Install the Magisk Manager APK on your phone.
  8. Open the Magisk Manager and follow the App instructions.
  9. That’s it now you have successfully rooted the Realme 3 Pro.

This is a preferred method because you will also have the advantage of TWRP Recovery. It will help you to install updates, fix zip files, Custom ROMs, Custom Kernels and more. But if you don’t want to install TWRP Recovery on your phone but want to root then follow the below method.

How to Root Realme 3 Pro without TWRP Recovery

This method doesn’t include any custom recovery but you still need Magisk to root the devices. Here we are going to use Magisk to patch boot image and then flash the image with commands. You may find this guide longer and time taking but it is effective. Make sure to follow the exact process as mentioned to avoid any error.


Steps to Root Realme 3 Pro without TWRP

  1. Extrract the downloaded Firmware and copy the boot.img file to phone storage.
  2. Install Magisk Manager on your phone.
  3. Open Magisk Manager and click on Install > Install. how to root realme 3 pro
  4. Now select the method “Select and Patch a File”. how to root realme 3 pro
  5. Locate the boot.img file and it will start patching.
  6. After successfully patching the boot.img the patched file will be saved to Download folder as patched_boot.img.
  7. Extract the Platform tools zip on PC and open the extracted folder.
  8. Transfer the patched_boot.img to the extracted platform tools folder and rename it to boot.img for convenience (patched_boot.img to boot.img). how to root realme 3 pro
  9. Completely power off your phone.
  10. Long press Volume Up + Power button to boot the phone into Fastboot Mode.
  11. Connect your phone to PC using a USB Cable.
  12. In platform tools folder press Shift + Right click on an empty area and select “Open PowerShell window here” or “Open Command window here”. how to root realme 3 pro
  13. Now enter the below command to flash patched boot image and root Realme 3 Pro
    • fastboot flash boot boot.img
  14. Reboot the phone into the System.
  15. Open Magisk Manager and follow its instruction. Then you will see two green right marks it means your Realme 3 Pro is rooted.
  16. Done! Enjoy your rooted phone.

Rooting will give access to manual controls like you can change system files such as build.prop. Along with many amazing feature rooting also has few disadvantages such as you will not receive OTA update and also Banking Apps like Google Pay or PhonePe may not work (Use this guide to make it work).

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So there you have it the complete guide on how to root Realme 3 Pro with Magisk. I hope you found this guide helpful. If there is any problem while rooting the phone you can write a comment below. We will reply with the solution to fix the error.

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Ashutosh singh

Computer Science graduate and tech enthusiast. Love testing new tech gadgets ever since my first windows phone from Samsung. Working as a technical writer for more than five years, and I believe I have also developed good SEO skills. In my spare time, I like watching movies, and playing games.

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