How To Root Nokia 6.2 With Magisk (No TWRP Required) ?

Here in this guide, We will be sharing an in-depth guide to root Nokia 6.2. Here we will be using magisk manager and boot.img to get Nokia 6.2 rooted. The process is very simple but make sure to follow each step carefully otherwise you may end up bricking your device.

Nokia 6.2 was launched on 5th September 2019. It comes equipped with a 6.30-inch touchscreen display. The device is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32 GB of on-board storage. The Nokia 6.2 runs Android 9 Pie out of the box and recently updated to Android 10.

The Nokia 6.2 sports a triple rear camera setup ( 16-megapixel primary camera + second 8-megapixel + a third 5-megapixel camera). On the front side, it has an 8-megapixel camera for selfies. It houses a 3500mAh non-removable battery.

Disclaimer is not responsible for any damage happened to your device(s) while following this guide so please proceed at your own risk. However, we would be happy to help with any problems within our reach

Important Note: Without TWRP, you can’t flash the root files like Magisk. Now we have to manually modify the stock boot image by patch to get root access on the device

How To Root Nokia 6.2 With Magisk Manager

Root Nokia 6.2 With Magisk (No TWRP Required) ?

#1 Unlock the bootloader

 For more information about Android rooting, check out our detailed post here > What Is Rooting Android Phone? Advantages And Disadvantages

#2 Download stock boot image

Download the boot file according to your device. Once downloaded, unzip the file and open it, look for a .zip file. Open that file too, now you will see a file named boot.img (This is the official stock image or firmware)

#3 Patch boot image

  • Move the boot.img to your device’s internal storage.
  • Download & install the latest Magisk Manager on your device
  • Open magisk manager, On the main screen, select Install > Install > Patch Boot Image File
  • Now select the boot image (boot.img). Magisk will start to patch the boot image.
  • After completion, the file will be saved as “magisk_patched.img” in your Downloads folder

#4 Finally, Root Nokia 6.2

Note: If you have MediaTek powered device you can follow this guide to flash the patched boot.img > How to Install MediaTek Stock ROMs With SP Flash Tool (MTK Android Smartphones)

  • Connect your device to PC and transfer the “magisk_patched.img” file from your phone’s download section to the platform-tools folder on your PC

Download and Install Latest ADB and Fastboot SDK Platform-Tools (2019)

  • Now issue the following command to boot your device to bootloader mode (Make sure your device is connected to the PC)
adb reboot bootoader
  • Now issue the command given below to Flash the patched boot image
fastboot flash boot magisk_patched.img
  • For devices with A/B partition system, use the below commands:
fastboot flash boot_a patched_boot.img

fastboot flash boot_b patched_boot.img

Done !!! Just reboot your device. Your device should be rooted now.

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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