How to Root Realme 6i using Magisk (Comprehensive Guide)

About Realme 6i

Realme smart brand has recently launched a chef-d’oeuvre Realme 6i on the starting of April 2020, which is a low-segment octa-core performative smartphone made to fulfil all your needs. It’s basically manufactured as the lite version of Realme 6 containing almost the same features as the Realme 6, having only a few different specifications such as it’s implanted with Mediatek Helio G80 in place of Realme 6’s Mediatek G90T processor.

Realme 6i consists of mostly the same features as its mother model, and here it has introduced the 90 Hz smooth display on a 6.5 inches larger screen and also consists of IPS LCD Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protected screen. Here the Realme 6i is made for enhancing your movies and videos watching experience by its HD 720 x 1600 pixels resolutions. Moreover, it’s a slim-body lightweight smartphone having 199 grams of weight and a brilliant Water-resistant body for offering you complete safety.

Its elegant UI reduces the app-launch time by up to 14% and makes it even more performative than the last Realme smartphones. This Realme UI is completely based and works on Android One OS. Moreover, it contains a powerful gaming processor consisting of a combination of powerful CPU and GPU. Here it comes with the Mediatek Helio G80 processor and also has a Mali-G52 MC2 GPU chip embedded in it for elegant performance.

From the beginning of Realme’s journey, they have paid the major focus on Performance and Camera, and that’s why The Realme 6i is there with a quad-camera setup consisting of 48MP sony lense. Apart from that, it also contains rear depth, macro, and wide-angle lens, and as well as a 16MP selfie camera attached on the front side.

Furthermore, they also have paid attention to its battery since it’s entrenched with the 4300mAH powerful battery including 30W fast charging support. Realme has launched this masterwork in two different variants, 4GB/64GB and 6GB/64GB starting from 12,999.00 INR onwards.

Steps to Root Realme 6i Using Magisk

In this guide, I have shown you in detail to Root Realme 6i. You don’t have to follow different articles for Unlocking the bootloader and installing TWRP recovery.

Root Realme 6i

Please read the complete guide before applying the steps this will avoid confusion.

Perquisites

  • You need a PC/Laptop to execute the ADB command.
  • This method will wipe all your data. So, take a complete Backup of android.
  • Charge your phone up to 75% or more.
  • Realme 6i Original USB Cable.

Note: Rooting is a complex process, so if you miss any of the below steps will end up bricking your device. So, make sure to follow all the steps carefully as shown.

We are not responsible for any loss and damage to your device. Apply the below steps with your own risk.

Downloads

Below we have given the download links of files that will be used in this guide. In any steps, if the particular file is asked you to download then you can come here and download it. We will update the links according to the latest build by developers.

  • Download TWRP for Realme 6i
    • Head over to TWRP official website – twrp.me
    • Now search your device.

TWRP Official Website

    • Download the file and save it on your Windows desktop.
  • Download Magisk ZIP (Latest Version)

Step 1: Unlock Bootloader on Realme 6i

  • First, Go to SettingsAboutSoftware Update → Check if any latest update is available.
  • Download and install Realme Unlock tool apk on your phone.
  • Open the app and Tap on “Start applying”.
  • Accept the disclaimer and click on the “Submit Application” button.
  • Your application will be checked by realme server. It may take a few hours to show “unlocking is successful” message on the app.
  • Open the app and tap on “Start the in-depth test” and the device will reboot automatically.
  • Next, you will see fast boot_unlock_verify ok string on the display.

Perform the below steps on PC/Laptop

  • Download SDK Platform Tool
  • Extract the downloaded zip file and open the extracted folder.
  • Type “cmd” on the address bar of platform-tools folder and hit ENTER.

Powershell Window

  • Now a command window will open.

ADB Command Window

  • Connect Realme 6i to PC via original USB cable.
  • Enter the following command to reboot into the bootloader mode.
adb reboot bootloader

Press “Enter” on your keyboard

  • Next, enter the following command to unlock bootloader on Realme 6i.
fastboot flashing unlock

Press “Enter” on your keyboard

  • On your phone press the Volume Up button to select “UNLOCK THE BOOTLOADER”.
  • After that, all your data will get erased and your phone will freshly bootup.
  • That’s It, the bootloader on Realme 6i is successfully unlocked!

Step 2: Install TWRP Recovery on Realme 6i

  • Download SDK Platform Tool on your PC.
  • Extract the downloaded zip file and open the extracted folder.
  • Now Download TWRP Recovery for Realme 6i on your PC.
  • Rename the recovery image to twrp.img.
  • Now move the TWRP image file to the platform-tools folder.
  • Again type “cmd” on the address bar of the platform-tools folder and hit ENTER.

Powershell Window

  • Now a command window will open.

ADB Command Window

  • On your phone Enable the Developer Options
    • Go to SettingsSystemAbout Phone and then tap Build Number for six times.
  • Next, Enable USB Debugging
    • SettingsDeveloper Options → enable USB Debugging option.
  • Connect Realme 6i to PC using the original USB cable.
  • On the command window type the following command.
adb reboot bootloader
  • The above command will boot your device into bootloader mode. Next Type the following command.
fastboot devices
  • Hit Enter, this command will help you to verify whether your phone is connected successfully or not.
fastboot flash recovery twrp.img
  • The above command will flash TWRP recovery on Realme 6i.
  • Finally, reboot your device by entering the below command.
fastboot reboot recovery
  • That’s It, the TWRP on Realme 6i is successfully flashed!

Step 3: Root Realme 6i using Magisk

Now we are finally ready to flash Magisk zip file on Realme 6i.

  • Download Magisk.zip (Latest Version)
  • Now Power off your device.
  • Press the Volume Up + Power button to boot into the recovery mode.
  • Under the TWRP recovery page, select Install.

Install Magisk With TWRP-Recovery

  • Locate the Magisk zip file and select it.

Locate Magisk Zip File

  • Next, Swipe to confirm Flash.

Flash Magisk Zip

  • Once the flashing process completes tap on the Reboot system.
  • That’s it, you have successfully rooted your Realme 6i device.

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