How to Root Infinix Note 12 with Magisk Patched Boot

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Infinix devices have really picked up speed over the last few years, with both the Note and Hot series performing quite well in the budget domain. Offering all the desired feature sets from the public at affordable prices, its popularity has always been on the cards. If we talk about the Note lineup, there are some decent devices in its arsenal. Not just for the general audience but also for the technical fans.

As you unlock the device’s bootloader, you’ll be in a position to try many modes and tweaks. These include custom ROM flashing, installing custom recovery like TWRP, accessing system partitions, or flashing Magisk Modules and Xposed / LSposed frameworks. But before you can try any of these requirements, you need to root your Infinix Note 12 via Magisk Patched boot.img. And in this guide, we’ll show you how to do it. Follow along.

Advantages and risks of rooting

Once you’ve rooted your device by flashing the Magisk patched boot.img via the Fastboot commands, you’ll be in a position to test a number of customizations on your device. These include flashing custom ROMs, installing custom recovery like TWRP, or flashing custom kernels. With these posts, you can also flash Magisk Modules, Xposed Framework, Substratum Themes, Viper4Android and Likes. However, this is only one side of the story.

There are also downsides to doing this. First of all, this process requires an unlocked bootloader. Doing so will erase all data and may also void the device’s warranty. Similarly, WideVine L1 will be downgraded to L3, leaving Netflix unable to stream in HD [FIXED]. SafetyNet will then be activated, which can cause problems with banking apps [FIXED]. So if that’s all right and good, let’s start with the steps to uproot the Infinix Note 12 via Magisk.

How to Root Infinix Note 12 with Magisk

The instructions below are listed in separate sections for ease of understanding. Be sure to follow the same sequence as mentioned. Pixelroms and its members will not be held responsible in the event of a thermonuclear war, your alarm does not wake you up, or if something happens to your device and data by taking the following steps.

STEP 1: Install Android SDK

install adb platform tools windows

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STEP 2: Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking

So head over to Settings > About Phone > Tap on Build Number 7 times > Go back to Settings > System > Advanced > Developer Options > Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking.

STEP 3: Unlock Bootloader on Infinix Note 12

STEP 4: Get Infinix Note 12 Pro Boot.img

  1. To begin with, download the stock firmware for your device from a trusted site.
  2. Make sure to download the same version that is currently installed on your device.
  3. Once downloaded, extract it to any convenient location on your PC.
  4. Then copy the boot.img file from the extracted firmware and send it to your device.

STEP 5: Patch Infinix Note 12 Stock Boot.img via Magisk

  1. First off, install the Magisk App onto your Infinix Note 10 Pro.
  2. Then tap on the Install button situated next to Magisk.
  3. From the Method section, choose Select and Patch a file.
  4. Browse to the extracted boot.img file and select it.
  5. Then tap on the Let’s Go option situated at the top right.
  6. Magisk will now load the boot.img file and will patch it accordingly.
  7. Once that is done, you would get the Download Complete message.
  8. The patched boot image file will be saved in Internal Storage > Downloads.
  9. Make sure to rename it to magisk_patched.img, if that is already not the case.

STEP 6: Boot Infinix Note 12 to Fastboot Mode

  • Connect your device to the PC via USB cable. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled.
  • Then head over to the platform-tools folder, type in CMD in the address bar, and hit Enter. This will launch the Command Prompt.
  • Type in the following command in the CMD window to boot your device to Fastboot Mode
adb reboot bootloader
  • Now type in the below command to verify the Fastboot Connection
fastboot devices
  • If you get a device ID followed by the fastboot keyword, then the connection stands successful and you may now proceed ahead to root your Infinix Note 10 Pro.

STEP 7: Flash Magisk Patched Boot.img and Root Infinix Note 12

  • To begin with, make sure that you have transferred the magisk_patched.img file to the platform-tools folder.
  • Now type in the below command in the CMD window (that is opened inside the platform-tools folder) to flash the Magisk Patched file
fastboot flash boot magisk_patched.img
  • Once that is done, reboot your device to the OS via the following command
fastboot reboot

that’s it. These were the steps to root Infinix Note 12 via Magisk without using TWRP recovery. If you have any questions about the above steps, let us know in the comments. We will contact you with a solution as soon as possible.