How To Root Ulefone Power 5S With Magisk (No TWRP Required) ?

If you own a Ulefone Power 5S and for some reason, you want to gain root access on your device, then we have got you covered here. We will be sharing an in-depth guide to Root Ulefone Power 5S. Here we will be using magisk manager and boot.img to get Ulefone Power 5S rooted. The process is very simple but make sure to follow each step carefully.

Ulefone Power 5S comes equipped with a 6-inch IPS display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 Pixels. Powering the device is a MediaTek Helio P23 MT6763V, 64-bit Processor coupled with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB onboard storage which can be expanded up to 256 GB via microSD card.

The Ulefone Power 5S sports a dual-camera setup on the rear side (21 MP + 5 MP with LED dual-tone flash) and a dual front camera setup (8 MP+5 MP). The device houses 13,000mAh Lithium-Polymer battery which is Non-Removable. The device has all the important connectivity options as well as the sensors. It has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.

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 Ulefone Power 5S With Magisk Manager

Root Ulefone Power 5S 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 Ulefone Power 5S

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
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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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