How to Root Realme GT Neo 5 ~ 3 [Working Methods]

If you’re looking for a way to root your Realme GT Neo 5 and unlock the full potential of your device, rooting your device will give you access to excellent features, such as installing custom ROMs and other mods. Which you will not be able to do on unrooted devices. This guide is exactly what you need. I will show you the complete steps to root this device. The steps are so easy that even a beginner can follow them.

What is root?

Rooting your device refers to the process of gaining privileged access to and control over the Android operating system’s root directory. This allows users to modify system files, settings, and applications that are typically restricted by the manufacturer or carrier.

Rooting can provide advanced customization options and the ability to install unofficial software, but it also carries potential risks, such as voiding warranties, compromising security, and potentially destabilizing the device. It’s akin to unlocking the hidden vault of your Android’s capabilities, but with great power comes great responsibility.

Advantages or Benefits of rooting

  • Custom ROMs and Mods: You can use custom ROMs and mods on a rooted phone. It gives you access to new features, looks, and customizations.
  • Full use of applications: Some applications for which you cannot use all their features if you are not rooted. By rooting, you can easily use all those features.
  • Improve Battery Life and Performance: Sometimes it happens that you can improve the battery life and performance of your phone by rooting.
  • Ad Blocking and Network Configuration: Rooting allows you to block unwanted ads and customize network settings using ad-blocking applications.
  • Complete Control: When you root your device, you get complete control over it. You can uninstall apps, change system settings, and perform other customizations.
  • Advanced Applications: Some applications work only on rooted devices, and it helps to use them in full form.

Disadvantages or Cons of Rooting

  • Bricking Risk: If something goes wrong with the rooting process, the device may be bricked, which means it won’t work and must be reprogrammed.
  • Voided Warranty: When you root your device, your device warranty gets voided. The user is solely responsible for problems with the device that are not supported by the company’s supporters.
  • Problems with Updates: Because of root, you may not get the latest updates to the device’s operating system, which adds security and new features.
  • Security Issues: Rooting allows applications and processes to bypass the device’s security system, putting your data at risk. The risk of illegal applications and malware infections may also increase.
  • Privacy Risk: After rooting, there may be an increased risk of unauthorized access to your data, which may lead to misuse of your confidential information.

Pre Requirements:

  • Battery charge: Rooting can completely drain your device’s battery. So it is important that your battery health is above 80%.
  • Device version check: carefully check your device’s model number and version before rooting; it’s essential to know in order to download the correct rooting method and files for your device.
  • 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: is needed to download tools and other stuff. You will need internet access while rooting.
  • Data Backup: Before rooting, keep your important data in a safe place. Because rooting has the potential to corrupt your important data, do this to be safe

Let’s Root Realme GT Neo 5

In this article, we have covered three methods to root your Realme GT Neo 5. You can use any method you want. The first method is “using TWRP Custom Recovery”; the second method is “using Fastboot and ADB”. The third method is “root your device without a PC”. Before rooting, make sure that you have fulfilled the prerequisites. Let’s root your Realme GT Neo 5.

Warning:- Please note rooting your device can cause some security risks and also void your device’s warranty. RootingTips will not take any responsibility for this. 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 Realme GT Neo 5 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 Realme GT Neo 5, according to the model “GT Neo 5” and brand “Realme” 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 of 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 are assuming that you have completed the TWRP flashing process on the Realme GT Neo 5. Which I mentioned in the previous step. If you haven’t, you can do it now. So if your TWRP flashing process is complete, 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 on 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.

Congratulation! Now you can easily access root-related apps and services on your Realme GT Neo 5. You have successfully rooted your Realme GT Neo 5.

Method #2: Using the Fastboot and ADB

Before starting the process, make sure to download platform tools and ADB drivers on 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 the Realme GT Neo 5.

Method #3: Root Realme GT Neo 5 Without PC

  • Download and install the KingoRoot app on your Realme GT Neo 5.
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 Realme GT Neo 5 has been successfully rooted.

How to uninstall Magisk on Realme GT Neo 5?

Hello friends, If you feel bored with root access, you can easily unroot your device. Below are some simple steps to unroot your Realme GT Neo 5.

  • 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- Does Realme support rooting?

Ans. Yes, Realme devices generally support rooting, but it might void the warranty and pose security risks. Always proceed with caution and research specific models for compatibility and potential consequences.

Q- Is rooting Android legal in India?

Ans. Rooting Android is legal in India as it’s your device; however, it might void the warranty and risk security. Always research the consequences.

Q- Can I root my phone?

Ans. Yes, rooting your phone is possible, but it can void your warranty and pose security risks. Make sure to do your research and follow instructions carefully if you decide to proceed.


In this article, we have learned how to root your Realme GT Neo 5 step by step. And this article tells you how you can get full control of your device. I am sure that you must have rooted your device easily. If you are not able to do it or are facing any problems in understanding, then you can tell us in the comment box, and we will try to solve your problem. Thank you.

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