Android Oreo is the latest operating system now signs, bringing a host of features and improvements with the frame. But how would that be completed without the move to root? The post here will cover up the complete guide to Root Oreo on Nexus 5X and 6P devices. If you like to be a part of the story, let me start as this.
As you already know, rooting means one of the highest modifications one can take on the Android operating system. And when it comes to the Android Oreo, it is no different. In fact, a rooted Android can run Custom ROMs, root-only applications, and could do so much similar for the purpose of highest modifications. So if you think, it is your turn to Root Android Oreo 8.1 and 8.0, this is the complete guide to Chainfire’s new root method on Oreo.
How to Root Oreo?
You here must remember that the tool is only for the particular Nexus and to Root Pixel devices which are installed Android 8.0 Oreo. And as further requirements, you need to be prepared with,
- Unlocked bootloader
- Proper USB drivers installed PC (Windows) which is all set with ADB and Fastboot
- Nexus 5X/6P on latest Android 8.0
- Make sure to enable USB debugging setting
- As a must-do, backup all the data with the system which you need keeping safe
Step 1: Required Downloads
- Download SuperSU, SuperSu Config files and SuHide the particular Nexus device and move to the internal storage.(Click Here to see download links)
- Download the correct TWRP for the Nexus and move the respective file to the folder ADB installation.
Step 2: Install TWRP
- Switch the device to Fastboot mode simply by pressing. Power and Volume Down keys simultaneously until you are notified the Fastboot mode is on.
- Now connect the device to the PC.
- Launch the prompt window in the ADB folder by visiting ADB installation folder and typing the cmd in the address bar (Enter when done)
- You here need to flash the TWRP image, so replace twrp-oreo.img which is in green with the use of the file name TWRP image. Enter following command and start flashing TWRP. (Use command: fastboot flash recovery twrp.img )
- After flashing is done, take the device off from the connections and boot into recovery mode
Step 3: Flash SuperSU
- Select option Install in the Recovery Mode and browse in order to select the file SuperSuConfig above downloaded (Flashing SuperSuConfig isn’t a must here in Android Oreo 8.0 Root, but for extra sure, you can follow the step)
- Hit Select more zips and add SuperSU zip file there
- To Flash, swipe at the bottom
- Now in SuperSU Config AROMA installer, choose System less SBIN and SuperSu
- Then let both the files get flashed after which you have to tap on the Reboot system at the bottom of the interface
Accordingly, you would now see SuperSU installed in the App Drawer. But as this is kind of different root with SuperSU, you should remember it will barrier the access to some applications after root.
Hope you have learned the complete guide to Root Oreo on Nexus devices. If you find anything troublesome in the processing, feel free to reach for further help. Click here to see, how to root Google Pixel XL on Android Oreo 8.1 / 8.0.