How to Root Redmi Note 8 Pro ~ Without PC [working]

Hey guys, Today, we will tell you in this article how you can root your Redmi Note 8 Pro. There are many advantages to rooting, which we will discuss below. And rooting authorizes a wide variety of customizations for your device. And the biggest downside of rooting is that it will void your device’s warranty.

What is root?

Rooting means that a user can act as the supervisor or superuser of their device, allowing them to perform functions that are not available to an ordinary user. This means they can remove unnecessary applications, adjust system settings, and make other deep modifications.

Advantages or Benefits of rooting

  • Advanced Theming: You can completely change the fonts, animations, and UI by customizing the theming of your device.
  • Block Ads: By rooting, you can block ads from applications and websites, thereby reducing data and internet usage.
  • Automation: You can configure your phone to automate tasks using Tasker and other automation apps.
  • Application Credits: By rooting, you can download some applications for free that are not rewarded to you.
  • Update Control: You can control your device’s updates yourself and customize the update date.

Disadvantages or Cons of Rooting

  • Imperfect Applications: Some applications may not work on rooted devices, thereby restricting your usability.
  • Bricking problem: If you root the wrong way, your device may be at risk of bricking, rendering it non-functional.
  • Warranty Void: Rooting your device may void your warranty, as many manufacturers consider it illegal.
  • Security Threat: A rooted device may not be secure, as it may weaken the security of the system and create an open door for illegal applications.
  • Legal Troubles: Rooting attempts can face legal trouble, especially when they are done in an unauthorized way.

Pre Requirements:

  • Data Backup: First of all, you have to keep your device’s data in a safe place. Rooting has the capability to corrupt your data.
  • Device version check: You need to check your device’s model number and versions in order to download the correct rooting method and files for your device.
  • Battery charge: Your device’s battery charge should be above 80% at the time of rooting. So that means your device’s battery does not get drained while rooting.
  • 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: Before rooting, make sure that you have access to the internet, Because you will need to download unlock tools and other things.

Let’s Root Redmi Note 8 Pro

Complete the prerequisites before you can safely root your Redmi Note 8 Pro. And then let’s root your device without wasting any time with our described methods, step by step. Here are two ways to root your device: First, Root your device without a PC, and second, Root your device via Magisk.

Warning:- Rooting increases technical issues and voids your device’s warranty. So root your device at your own risk.

Method #1: Root Redmi Note 8 Pro Without PC

  • Download and Install the KingoRoot app on your Redmi Note 8 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 device will be ready to use all rooting services.

BOOM! You have rooted your Redmi Note 8 Pro successfully.

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 Redmi Note 8 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 Redmi Note 8 Pro, according to your device’s model “Note 8 Pro” and brand “Redmi”. 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 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, check out our related posts.

Step 3: Get the correct Magisk Zip

We are going to assume that you have completed the TWRP flashing process on your Redmi Note 8 Pro with the method we mentioned in the previous steps. After completing the TWPR process, 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.
Select Magisk Zip
  • “Swipe right” to start the flashing process.
Right swipe
  • Reboot your device when the flashing process is complete.

BINGO! Your Redmi Note 8 Pro has been successfully rooted. Now you can optimize and customize your device freely.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q- Can root destroy your phone?

Ans. Yes, rooting your phone can potentially damage it if not done correctly, voiding warranties and exposing it to security risks.

Q- Is rooting legal in India?

Ans. Rooting is generally legal in India, but it may void the warranty of your device. However, it’s essential to respect the terms and conditions of individual manufacturers and service providers. Be aware of potential risks and legal implications before proceeding.

Q- Is rooted phone safe for banking?

Ans. A rooted phone may not be safe for banking because it can expose your device to security risks and potential malware, compromising your financial information. It’s advisable to use an unrooted, secure device for banking to minimize security concerns.


So, there, friend, I hope you guys have followed in our footsteps and successfully rooted your Redmi Note 8 Pro. If you have any questions related to routing or if you face any difficulty understanding something at some point, then you can tell us in the comment box. We will find out the solution and give it to you. And thanks for reading this article to the end.

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