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How to Root Nokia 8 Sirocco and Install TWRP Recovery

How to Root Nokia 8 Sirocco and Install TWRP Recovery: Nokia 8 Sirocco was recently launched and has replaced the Nokia 8. All the new generation Nokia devices are coming with very clean close to stock UI. All the devices are getting good developer support. Even the newly released Nokia 8 Sirocco has received unofficial TWRP recovery (v3.1.1). It is not an official release from Team Win. The TWRP Recovery has a clean material Design, Touch Screen Support, and Encryption mode. Now follow the simple step by step guide to get your Nokia device rooted.

Most of the Android smartphones come with an unlockable bootloader except few carrier locked devices which means users can flash any custom recovery after unlocking the bootloader. Having a working TWRP means Nokia 8 Sirocco can be rooted easily. This is really a great new for all Nokia 8 Sirocco users.

Android is the most advanced mobile operating system ever made and it’s getting better and better with time. Android users can root their device to get the most of it. Rooting an android is not that difficult as it seems. Rooting Nokia 8 Sirocco gives you additional benefits like you can install special apps, flash custom ROMs, you can streamline your phone performance and many extra features. The real performance of an Android smartphone can only be unlocked once it is rooted.

As it is an Android smartphone and comes with an unlockable bootloader, it can be rooted easily and now there is a working TWRP recovery made available for the device. Follow the steps given below to Root Nokia 8 Sirocco and Install TWRP Recovery.

About Nokia 8 Sirocco

Nokia has launched some exciting devices this year. Nokia 8 Sirocco is their current Flagship. The Nokia 8 Sirocco comes equipped with a 5.5 inches P-OLED display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. The device runs Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. It is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 6GB of RAM, Adreno 540 GPU and 128GB of Internal Storage.  The Nokia 8 Sirocco sports a Dual (12 MP + 12MP) rear camera and 5MP front camera setup for the best selfie. The device houses a Non-removable Li-Ion 3260 mAh battery.

Android Rooting Process

Rooting may seem very difficult but it is not. In the earlier days, users were afraid to root their device as there were not many guides available and the process was very hard, but now things have changed. Nowadays, rooting is very simple and can be achieved in few minutes. First, you have to unlock the bootloader, after which you can install TWRP recovery. Once TWRP is installed, you can root the device by flashing supersu or magisk root file.

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process of root android

Now here we come with a full working guide on how to install TWRP Recovery and Root Nokia 8 Sirocco. While rooting you have to be very careful and process with great caution, anything wrongs you may get your device bricked.If you want to root your device without PC or Laptop using one click root tools, then you can follow our guide linked below.

If you are new to TWRP recovery and rooting then here we first share some facts about Android rooting.

What is Rooting An Android Device Mean?

Rooting is the process of gaining full admin control of the Android device. You can use the device to its full potential,‘Rooting’ means giving yourself special privilege or “root permissions” on your phone. It’s similar to running plus grams as administrators in Windows.

Rooting Android -Wikipedia

After rooting your device you can install different MODs, kernel, ROMs on your device. You can install latest Android updates (like the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow) On old device by installing third party ROMs like CyanogenMod 13. You can overclock the CPU and GPU of your device to get the best performance. You can hibernate any app you want. You can underclock the CPU to get better battery life.

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

What Is TWRP Recovery and Some of its benefits?

TWRP is a custom recovery for Android. It is the most popular Android custom recovery. It replaces the stock recovery On Android devices. It comes with many extra features compared to the stock recovery. It needs the bootloader to be unlocked. If your bootloader is locked then check out the guide here > How To Unlock Bootloader Of Any Android Using Fastboot. Some devices like Xiaomi and Huawei phones need a unlock code.


  • Some Of the benefits Of Having TWRP Recovery
    • Users Can Install Custom ROMs, MODs, Kernel via TWRP recovery
    • Users can flash system image (.img) file via TWRP
    • You can flash modding zip files
    • It is being used to install Xposed Modules
    • Easy to Root and Unroot using TWRP Recovery flashable zip SuperSU
    • Users can root by flashing magisk via TWRP recovery
    • You can create nandroid backup via TWRP
    • Can remove all bloatware using TWRP Recovery.
    • You can flash Custom Kernel To underclock and overclock.
    • You can clean Wipe, Cache, and Data via TWRP recovery.

Warning will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your device while following this tutorial. Do it at your own risk. This will void the warranty of your device.


→ Full Guide to safely root Nokia 8 Sirocco and Install TWRP Recovery

The first method you can Install the TWRP recovery then flash the SuperSu or Magisk to get your device rooted

Guide: Root and Install TWRP Recovery On Nokia 8 Sirocco

Root Nokia 8 Sirocco and Install TWRP Recovery

Step 1: Install TWRP Recovery On Nokia 8 Sirocco

The first method you can Install the TWRP recovery then flash the SuperSu or Magisk to get your device rooted

  • Check out the Pre-Requirement Section above (Important)
  • Make sure your device’s bootloader is unlocked. Check out the link given above to unlock the bootloader if you haven’t done it yet
  • First of all, make sure you have followed each and every step mentioned in the pre-requisites section
  • After that, you have to download the TWRP Recovery (3.1.1) and transfer it to the Fastboot folder (Pre-requirement section)

| Note: We haven’t tested this TWRP recovery

  • Once transferred, follow this guide from below to install TWRP recovery on your Nokia 8 Sirocco.

| Guide: How to Install TWRP Recovery via Fastboot On Any Android Device

Step 2: Root Nokia 8 Sirocco

  • Using SuperSu To Root Nokia 8 Sirocco
    • Download the latest SuperSu zip (Download)
    • Now follow the given guide to Install SuperSu On your device to get root access
  • Using Magisk To Root Nokia 8 Sirocco
    • Download the latest Magisk
    • Now follow the guide to flash magisk via TWRP to get root access on your device.


How To Unroot Nokia 8 Sirocco

You have to flash the stock official firmware on your device to unroot it completely. Follow the guide linked below

  • First, search and download the stock ROM for the device on the web, then flash it via adb and fastboot

| Guide: How To Install Stock ROM On Nokia 8 Sirocco

That’s it. Your Nokia 8 Sirocco has been rooted successfully. Keep reading roomygalaxy for more news and updates.

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