How to Root iQOO 12 Pro ~ Without PC

Today we will tell you how you can root your iQOO 12 Pro without any problems. Although the process of rooting is a bit complicated, you may face some problems, but there is nothing to worry about. You just have to follow our instructions step-by-step.

What is Root?

Rooting Android means making your Android device super-powered. That is, you get freedom from all the limited activities of your device, but it also comes with risks. After doing this, your device will be as you wish, but keep in mind that this may also void your warranty.

Advantages or Benefits of rooting

  • Supervisor Access: When you root your device, you get Supervisor Access, which lets you access your device’s system files and settings.
  • Custom ROMs Installation: Rooting allows you to install custom ROMs on your device, which lets you enjoy new features and upgrades.
  • Wireless Hotspot Sharing: By rooting, you can share internet connectivity with other devices by turning your device into a wireless hotspot.
  • Tweaking of applications: After root, you can tweak your device’s system and applications as per your needs, which can give you better performance and an improved experience.
  • Audio and Graphics Tweaking: After rooting, you can also tweak the audio and graphics settings of your device, giving you a better listening and viewing experience.

Disadvantages or Cons of Rooting

  • Loss of Warranty: When you root your device, its warranty may be voided. This means that the manufacturer may refuse to provide support for your device.
  • Security Threats: Rooting may weaken the security of your device as it may increase the risk of unauthorized applications and systems accessing it.
  • Upgrade Issues: System upgrading a rooted device can be a bit tricky and can put you at risk of bricking your device.
  • Reduced battery life: Rooting can also affect the battery life of the device, as unauthorized processes can consume more battery.

Pre Requirements:

  • Correct USB Drivers and Cable: Install the correct USB drivers for your device on your PC and choose an original USB cable. This will help you connect your phone to the PC properly.
  • Battery charge: Your device’s battery should have more than 80% charge before rooting. So that the battery does not drain during rooting
  • Data Backup: In the rooting process, your device’s data may get corrupted, so before rooting, make sure to keep your device’s data in a safe place.
  • Device version check: Before rooting, make sure you check the model number and version on your device because you will need to download the correct rooting method and some files for your device.
  • Internet access: It’s important to have internet access while rooting. because you will need to know the unlocking tools and some other things.

Let’s Root iQOO 12 Pro

We did a thorough investigation before sharing this method with you. You may root your iQOO 12 Pro without a computer by using Method #1, which we’ve given to you. Method #2: Root using TWRP Custom Recovery; before rooting, ensure that all prerequisites are met.

Warning:- Rooting your device can lead to security problems and loss of its warranty. You thus do this at your own risk when rooting your device.

Method #1: Root iQOO 12 Pro Without PC

  • Download and install the KingoRoot app on your iQOO 12 Pro.
install the application
  • Make sure to enable the “unknown source” settings on your device.
  • Now, open the application and click on the One-Click Root option.
One Click Root option
  • Wait until the rooting process ends on the Kingoroot app.
  • After completing the process, your iQOO 12 Pro has been successfully rooted.

Method #2: Using the TWRP Custom Recovery

Step 1: Unlock the bootloader

  • Enable Developer Options: Go to device settings, scroll down, and tap on “About phone” then tap on “Build number”, several times until “Developer Options” is activated.
Enable Devloper Option
  • Go to Settings and select “Developers Mode.” Now find the options “OEM Unlocking” and “USB Debugging” and enable them.
Enable USB Debugging
oem unlocking
  • Now boot your iQOO 12 Pro into bootloader mode to unlock the bootloader.
  • Connect the phone to the PC or laptop using a USB cable.
  • Type the command “fastboot oem unlock” in the terminal.

Step 2: Install and flash TWRP custom Recovery

  • Download the file: Go to the TWRP official website and download the TWRP recovery file for your iQOO 12 Pro, according to your device’s model “12 Pro” and brand “iQOO”. The file can be a string or in “img” format.
  • Boot your phone into bootloader mode: To enter bootloader mode, you can press and hold your phone’s “Power button” and “Volume Down” buttons simultaneously. After that, you have to select “Bootloader” or “Fastboot” by using the “Volume Up/Down button”.
  • Flashing TWRP Recovery: After getting your phone into Fastboot mode, use a USB cable and connect it to your PC.
  • Flash the recovery: Now, open the flashing tool on your PC and select the TWRP recovery file on your phone. Select the appropriate option to flash the file, and wait for the process to complete.

If you need a TWRP installation guide, check out our related posts; you may know more about TWRP Custom Recovery.

Step 3: Get the correct Magisk Zip

We hope that you have completed the TWRP process very well. So we are assuming that you have completed the TWRP flashing process on your iQOO 12 Pro. After that, you are ready to flash the Magisk zip file. So now download the latest Magisk zip files given below.

Step 4: Root using Magisk Zip

  • Let’s start by booting TWRP Custom Recovery.
  • Press the “Install button” and find the “Magisk file”.
Install Button
  • Select the “.zip” file from the shown list to open the flashing menu.
Select Magisk Zip
  • “Swipe right” to start the flashing process.
Right swipe
  • Reboot your device when the flashing process is complete.

Excellent! You have successfully rooted your iQOO 12 Pro. You are now a “superuser.” You can modify your device to have an administrator level.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q- Can I root my phone myself?

Ans. Yes, you can root your phone yourself, but it may void the warranty and pose risks if not done carefully. Make sure to follow reliable guides and understand the process before attempting.

Q- Can rooting improve battery life?

Ans. Rooting alone may not directly improve battery life, but it allows you to use battery-saving apps and custom ROMs that might enhance performance. However, improper changes can also have the opposite effect, so proceed with caution.

Q- Does rooting cause any problems?

Ans. Rooting can lead to problems like voided warranties, security risks, and potential software issues if not done correctly. It’s crucial to follow reliable guides and understand the risks before deciding to root your device.


We hope that you have rooted your device by understanding the method explained by us. Rooting allows you to unlock the full power of your iQOO 12 Pro, allowing you to upgrade your device. And if you have any questions related to rooting, then you can ask us, and we will answer them. Thank you

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