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How to Root Poco X2 without PC

In this easy steps guide, we’ll root Poco X2 without using a computer. A rooted phone gives you the complete privilege to control the entire system. You can easily remove bloatware, install TWRP custom recovery, flash custom ROM, kernels and mods, etc. Moreover, you can even get complete control of your phone. Besides, you can easily customize UI and change CPU frequency.

In order to root Poco X2, all you need to have is an unlocked bootloader and TWRP recovery installed. But don’t worry as we have given detailed steps on doing the same. Here, we’ll root Android phones without using apps like Kingroot, iRoot, Root Genius, dr. fone etc. After root, you can install all those apps which are incompatible with your device.

Besides, you can even speed up your phone and boost its battery life. Additionally, there are many root advantages as well. Poco X2 is rebranded Redmi K30 4G and is released almost 15 months after Poco F1. After a detailed Poco X2 review, we conclude that this is the best phone under 20000 in 2020. Do you want to flash custom ROM on Poco X2? If yes, then without waiting anymore root your phone using our guide mentioned ahead.

Disclaimer:

Rooting will void your phone warranty. We at Droid Thunder will not be held responsible for any damage.

Pre-Requisites:

  • Ensure to charge your mobile to a minimum of 50%.
  • This process requires your phone bootloader to be unlocked.
  1. How to Unlock the bootloader of Poco X2.
  • Also, flash the latest TWRP on your phone. Refer our guide:
  1. How to Install TWRP recovery on Poco X2.
  • Enable Unknown Sources option from phone settings.

Let’s initiate the Poco X2 rooting process now.

How to Root Poco X2 without PC

Method 1: Using Magisk

Root Poco X2 using Magisk and TWRP recovery

Steps to Root Poco X2:

Step 1: Download Magisk.zip.

Note: Copy this zip file to your device storage.

Now restart Poco X2 into TWRP recovery mode.

Step 2: To do so, switch it off first.

Step 3: Now press and hold the Volume down button + Power button simultaneously until TWRP mode appears. Let go both the buttons now.

Note: If you are not able to do so, use the TWRP manager app from Google Play Store.

Step 4: Once you enter TWRP, click on Install.

Root Poco X2 using Magisk and TWRP recovery

This will show files present on your device storage.

Step 5: Furthermore, browse and select the downloaded Magisk.zip file.

Root Poco X2 using Magisk and TWRP recovery

Step 6: On the next screen, simply swipe right to start the Magisk flashing process.

Root Poco X2 using Magisk and TWRP recovery

The Poco F1 root process will finish within a few minutes. Upon completion, a successful message will appear as shown below.

Root Poco X2 using Magisk and TWRP recovery

Step 7: Just tap on Reboot System to restart your mobile.

Finally! This is how you can Root Poco X2 using Magisk and TWRP recovery.

Note: In order to verify whether your mobile is successfully rooted or not, use the Root Checker app from Google Play Store.

Method 2: Using SuperSU

Root Poco X2 using Super SU and TWRP recovery

Steps to Root Poco X2:

Step 1: Download SuperSU.zip.

Note: Copy this zip file on your internal storage.

Step 2: Similar to method 1, restart your phone into TWRP.

Step 3: From the main screen, click on the Install button.

Super SU and TWRP recovery screenshot

Step 4: Browse and select the downloaded SuperSU.zip file which you’ve copied earlier.

Super SU and TWRP recovery screenshot

Step 5: Moreover, on the next screen, swipe right to start the SuperSU installation process.

Super SU and TWRP recovery screenshot

As soon as the process finishes, a successful message will appear as shown below.

Super SU and TWRP recovery screenshot

Conclusion:

Finally! This is how you can Root Poco X2. Now you are free to install custom ROM on Poco X2, flash custom kernels, mods, etc. Feel free to ask your queries in the comment section below.

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Abhijeet Bharekar

An Engineer by Profession and Blogger by Passion.