How to Root HTC U12+ Without TWRP Recovery Using Magisk

HTC U12+ is the high-end flagship device from HTC and comes with Edge Sense technology. Here we will talk about how to root HTC U12 Plus without TWRP recovery through Magisk.

This premium HTC device comes in a unique design with a translucent (transparent) back and powerful hardware specs.

Talking about the specifications, the HTC U12+ comes with a 6.0-inch Super LCD6 display. with a resolution of 2880×1440 pixels. It has a 2.8GHz octa-core Snapdragon 845 chipset and 6GB of RAM. The handset offers storage of 64/128 GB.

The camera of HTC U12+ has dual sensors of 12-megapixel+16-megapixel at the rear and dual 8-megapixels front camera for a selfie. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and has Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery.

You can also root HTC U12+ by installing TWRP recovery, but we’ll not talk about that here.

What is Rooting on Android?

In simple terms, rooting means making your smartphone capable of installing custom ROMs/kernels/mods, use root-enabled apps, install custom themes, hide root from apps like Pokemon Go and more.

The above-mentioned points can also be considered as the advantages of rooting a device but there are a couple of disadvantages too of rooting such as it bricks your device and can compromise your device security.

Root HTC U12+ Without TWRP Recovery Using Magisk

Before proceeding further, please check the following points:

  • Charge your device, minimum 50-60%.
  • Backup your important data, in case remove all data.
  • Enable developer options.
Go to settings ⇒ About phone ⇒ Tap on “build number” 7 times to enable developer options.
  • Enable USB Debugging.
Go to your settings ⇒ Developer options ⇒ tick the “ usb debugging ” checkbox.


For complete process and download links, visit the XDA Forum (source below).


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