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The Google Pixel 7 and Google Pixel 7 Pro are the company’s most recent flagship devices. Numerous improvements, including top-notch cameras, are included in the new phone series. The Pixel 7 offers a smooth experience, as one would anticipate from a Pixel phone. However, you may root your phone if you’d want extra functions. In this guide, We are going to share “How to Root the Google Pixel 7 or Pixel 7 Pro Using Magisk”

Prerequisites

  • Do a complete backup of your phone’s data (To restore if anything goes wrong)
  • Install drivers for the PC’s ADB and Fastboot.
  • Developer Mode & OEM Unlock Needed
  • Get Factory Image for Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro here.
Google Pixel 7Download Link
Google Pixel 7 ProDownload Link
  • Get Magisk for your phone.
  • Unlock Bootloader
  • Download Android SDK Platform-Tools download

Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking on Your Pixel

  • On your phone, launch the Settings app.
  • Click on About phone.
  • Tap on the build number 7 times. The Developer settings menu will then be visible again.
  • Return to the Settings page.
  • Tap System and then Developer options.
  • Find USB debugging and OEM unlocking on the Developer settings page. Next, proceed by turning on the two choices.

Unlock the Bootloader

  1. FIrst, Open the Command Prompt, navigate to the platform-tools folder on your PC, type CMD in the address bar, then press the Enter key.
  2. Run the Command in CMD
    • fastboot devices
    • adb reboot bootloader
  3. Fastboot mode should have been activated on your Google Pixel.
  4. After that, To unlock the bootloader on the Pixel 7, use the command below.
    • fastboot flashing unlock
  5. Your phone will display alternatives. Navigate to ‘Unlock bootloader’ with the volume buttons and click the Power button to choose it.
  6. Your Pixel 7 Pro’s bootloader will be unlocked and all data will be deleted as a result.
  7. Enter the following command to reboot the Device after bootloader unlocking.
    • fastboot reboot
  8. Now, You have Succesfully Unlocked the Bootloader on Google Pixel.

Steps to Root Google Pixel 7 Pro

  1. Download the Factory Image and extract the boot image. The boot.img file should be copied to the phone’s storage.
  2. Keep a note of the location of the platform tools zip file on your PC.
  3. To install Magisk, open the app and click on the Install button.
  4. Select the boot.img from the option ‘Select and Patch a File’.
  5. In the download folder, you will find the patched output file.
  6. Rename the patched boot image to boot.img after copying it into the extracted platform tools folder. The vbmeta.img must also be copied to the platform tools folder from the extracted firmware.
  7. Enter CMD in the address bar of file explorer to open CMD in the platform tools folder.
  8. Boot your phone into fastboot mode after turning it off. To boot into Fastboot Mode, press and hold Volume Down + Power.
  9. To flash vbmeta, enter the following command once your Pixel 7 is in fastboot mode.
    • fastboot flash –disable-verity –disable-verification vbmeta vbmeta.img
  10. Make sure you wipe your data if it asks for it. Use the given command to boot your phone into the patched boot image
    • fastboot boot boot.img
  11. Your phone will boot into the system when you run this command. Select Install > Direct Install from the Magisk app.
  12. Click on Reboot after the installation process is complete.
  13. You will now have permanent root access on your Pixel 7 phone.

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