How to Root Poco M4 ~ 3 [100% Working Methods]

Hello friends, If you want to use your Poco M4 to its full potential, you can do so with the help of “Root Access”. And today in this article, we will tell you how you can root your Poco M4. You have to follow our steps until the end. And your device will be successfully rooted. First of all, you have to know its advantages and disadvantages.

What is root?

Getting privileged access to and control over the root directory of the operating system is known as rooting an Android device. Users now can change system files, settings, and applications that would otherwise be constrained by the product’s maker and the Android operating system.

Users may benefit from more personalization options, the removal of bloatware, and the ability to run specialized programs that require extensive system access after rooting their devices. But it’s crucial to remember that, if done incorrectly, rooting can also violate the device’s warranty, expose it to security concerns, and possibly lead to instability.

Advantages or Benefits of rooting

  • System Control: When you root your device, you get complete control over your phone’s system. You can install apps that let you customize background processes, system settings, and other system-level changes.
  • Custom ROMs and Mods: After rooting, you can change your phone to different operating system versions with custom ROMs. Plus, you can improve the phone’s performance, battery life, and other features by installing mods.
  • Full Access to Apps: Rooting gives you full access to apps that previously required you to have root access. Such apps give you more control, and you can reconfigure them as per your requirements.
  • Backup & Restore: On a rooted phone, you can back up and restore your system data, apps, and settings easily.
  • Ad Blocking: On rooted phones, you can block online ads using ad-blocking apps, thereby maintaining your data privacy.
  • Customization: Rooting allows you to customize your phone the way you like, such as themes, icons, phone’s look, etc.

Disadvantages or Cons of Rooting

  • Security Risks: Your smartphone may be more vulnerable to security hazards after rooting. When you root your device, you’re frequently forced to turn off some security protections, which leaves it more open to malware, viruses, and other security risks.
  • Application Compatibility: Some applications may not work correctly on rooted devices, which may cause you trouble using them.
  • Battery Life: After rooting, the battery life of the device may be affected, as you may optimize the software for longer usage.
  • Danger of Unauthorized Apps: Installing unauthorized apps on rooted devices can put your data and privacy at risk, as such apps can misuse your system monitoring.
  • Loss of Warranty Issue: For many users, the device warranty gets voided by rooting their device, which means they will not get any warranty services.

Pre Requirements:

  • Data Backup: Rooting may corrupt your device’s important data; that’s why you should keep your important data in a safe place. Do this to be safe.
  • Device version check: carefully check your device’s model number and version before rooting; it’s important because you need to download the correct rooting method and files for your device.
  • Battery charge: Rooting can completely drain your battery life. So your battery health must be above 85%.
  • 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.
  • Internet access: To download unlock tools and other stuff while rooting, you will need internet access.

Let’s Root Poco M4

Three techniques will be used in this article to root your Poco M4: The TWRP Custom recovery is used in Method 1: whereas Fastboot and ADB are used in Method 2: To correctly root your device, carefully follow the instructions that are outlined for each option below. Method 3: Rooting your device Without a PC. However, be sure to fulfill the prerequisites before rooting.

Warning:- Rooting increases security risks and voids your device’s warranty. RootingTips will not be responsible for any kind of issue. So root your device at your own risk.

Method #1: 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 Poco M4 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 Poco M4, according to the model “M4” and brand “Poco” of your device. 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 the “Power button” and “Volume Down” buttons of your phone 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, you can check out our related posts.

Step 3: Get the correct Magisk Zip

We assume you have completed the TWRP flashing process on your Poco M4. Which we told you very well in the previous step. Then you are ready to flash the Magisk Zip file. So now you can download the Magisk zip file, which is 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.
  • “Swipe right” to start the flashing process.
Right swipe
  • Reboot your device when the flashing process is complete.

Your Poco M4 has been successfully rooted. Now you can optimize and customize your device according to your preferences.

Method #2: Using Fastboot and ADB

Download platform tools and ADB drivers for your PC or laptop.

  • Go to Settings >> About Phone >> Tap on “Build Number” several times until “Developer Mode” is enabled.
  • Access the “Developer option” to enable “USB debugging” and “OEM unlocking.”.
oem unlocking
  • Connect your smartphone to the PC or laptop using the “USB Cable”.
  • Open the platform tool folder and type “cmd” in the folder’s search bar.
  • A terminal window or command prompt will display on the screen.
  • Now type the first command, “adb reboot bootloader”. to boot into the bootloader.
adb reboot bootloader
  • Now, enter the command “fastboot flash boot” and choose then hit Enter to start the flashing process on your device.
fastboot flash boot
  • Finally, type the command “fastboot reboot” to reboot your Poco M4.

Method #3: Root Poco M4 Without PC

  • Download and install the KingoRoot app on your Poco M4.
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 Poco M4 has been successfully rooted.

How to uninstall Magisk on Poco M4?

If you decide to uninstall Magisk and unroot your Poco M4, follow the steps below to unroot your device.

  • Open the Magisk App on your device.
  • Go to the “Settings” menu Tap (three horizontal lines) in the upper-left corner, and then select “Settings”.
  • Scroll down in the Settings menu and tap the “Uninstall” button.
Uninstall Magisk
  • Follow the prompts to “Uninstall Magisk” and Restore your device to its original, unrooted state.
Complete Uninstall

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q- Can I root Poco phone?

Ans. Yes, you can root a Poco phone. Rooting grants you full administrative access, but proceed with caution as it might void the warranty and lead to potential risks.

Q- Is it legal to jailbreak?

Ans. Jailbreaking’s legality varies; it’s legal in some jurisdictions if it doesn’t violate software copyrights, but illegal in others. Check your local laws before proceeding.

Q- Can Android 13 be rooted?

Ans. Yes, Android 13 can be rooted, but the process may vary depending on the device and software updates. Rooting allows users to gain privileged control over the operating system, but it may void warranties and pose security risks. Proceed with caution and follow reputable guides if attempting to root Android 13.


Hi there, friends If you have reached this far, I guess you must have rooted your Poco M4 completely. You may face many problems during rooting. I am saying this because rooting is a very complicated task. So if you face any problems in the whole process, you can tell us in the comment box. We will try to solve it. And thanks for reading our article.

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