Root Realme 2/C1 Pie 9.0 Color OS 6 using TWRP and Install Magisk

Realme mobiles focus most on the budget and Mid-Range phones. When they launched, they started with the Mid-range mobiles, and there is no Flagship sign. So, Everone thought they are going to focus only on Budget-friendly areas. But, They also released Flagship mobiles with the Budget price. Both Realme 2 and C1 mobiles have Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 processor, and it is for Entry level Budget Android Mobiles. Both mobiles got Color OS 6 based on Pie 9.0 version. The difference between these two mobiles is RAM size. When you think about Rooting your mobile, Even If they are Budget mobiles, they have Snapdragon processors, Means You can get a lot of development support to compare with MediaTek processors. You can unlock your mobile officially and flash the TWRP to use Custom ROMs. But, If you are a regular user, I advise you to stay with the official version. We can’t push our mobiles above the hardware limits. You know the purpose of your mobile and why you purchased it.
Realme 2 near Artificial Water Fountain Side

When you are a Developer, you know what you are going to do, So, follow the below steps to Root your mobile. If you are a regular user, You don’t need to root to enhance the performance. The reason is you hate Color OS UI, Wait for new Realme OS. They are working on a beta version. Soon you will get the update. Why I am saying is, After the root, you will not get the official updates. Also, Rooted mobiles need regular manual optimizations.

Why should you Root Oppo Realme 2/C1?

We should thank XDA Developers- KSUBROTO, Wzsx150, and TWRP team for the root files. Without them, this method can’t happen. You should have a proper reason, and you know what you are doing. Yes, with a minimum of 2-4 GB RAM and Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 processor, You can use this mobile without root for 2-3 Years If you use correctly. Don’t root because everybody is saying when root your mobile it can become the fastest car in the world. No. Rooting is to extract some performance from the device. But, you already have Powerful specs and software. So, If you are addicted to some root apps, you can root. But, if you want to test, I won’t recommend it.

How to Root Oppo Realme 2/C1 Pie 9.0 (RMX1805/ RMX1809/ RMX1811)

Oppo Realme 2/C1 International Variants comes with a flexible bootloader. Some Manufacturer devices come with locked Bootloader. This means that different smartphone variants can be easily rooted. Also, the device can accept to install TWRP recovery or any other custom recovery file/app alike.

TWRP recovery is a custom recovery file that must be installed on your devices because you can root them successfully. In this article, we explained the easiest method to follow and install TWRP recovery on Oppo Realme 2/C1. However, the tool required for rooting this device is the Magisk App.

With the help of TWRP Recovery, you can quickly flash the latest version of Magisk into your Realme 2 and C1 to gain root access. Before sharing the tutorial, you may want to know that, with the TWRP recovery present on your device, you can easily install any custom ROM or firmware. Does it seem complicated? Relax, everything will be explained succinctly in bullets.

Things to check out for;

  • Make sure your device battery is charged above 50%

  • Backup your current files and data, full data loss process (save them on external storage).

Pre-Requirement StepsOnePlus 6T OEM Unlock and USB Debugging

  • Enable USB Debugging Mode and OEM Unlock on your mobile. To do this; go to settings >>> about >>> Tap on the “Build Number” 7-10 times consistently to enable “Developer Options,” then go to the “Developer Options” and enable USB Debugging Mode, OEM Unlock. There is no complicated process in Realme 2 and C1.

Unlock Bootloader using ADB and Fastboot

Oppo Realme Unlock Tool

  • Download the unlock tool apk and install it on your mobile.

  • Enable mobile data and Open the Unlock tool app.
  • Select Start applying, accept Terms and Conditions, Submit your application. Within 1 Hour or a maximum of 24 hours, you will receive the confirmation from the Realme team if you get a successful move to the below steps.

  • After the successful review message, boot your mobile into fastboot mode and connect your mobile with the PC.

Realme 2 Fastboot Mode

  • Switch off your device. Then, enter into Fastboot mode. To do this; Press and hold down the Volume Up + Power buttons at the same time for some time.

Realme X Fastboot Mode Screen

  • Press the Volume Up button to continue when you see the warning message.

  • Now, connect the Realme 2/C1 mobile to the computer via USB cable.

  • Launch the fastboot on your computer. Open a Command prompt on your PC and type below command.

  • fastboot devices
  • It should display the connected devices. If you didn’t get the mobile, restart the command prompt and Disconnect and Connect your Realme 2/C1. If you are detected, type below commands.
  • fastboot flashing unlock

fastboot flashing unlock

  • Hit enter, you will prompt to select an option in your mobile, Select Unlock Bootloader.

Oppo Realme 2 Pro Unlock Bootloader

  • After the process complete, It will boot into the regular operation. Now you have Unlocked Bootloader.

  • Check again enable “Developer Options,” then go to the “Developer Options” and enable USB Debugging Mode, OEM Unlock. Sometimes they disabled themselves after the boot.

Flash TWRP

  • Switch off your device. Then, enter into Fastboot mode. To do this, press and hold down the Volume Up+ Power buttons at the same time for some time.
  • Press the Volume Down button to continue when you see the warning message.

  • Now, connect the Realme 2/C1 mobile to the computer via USB cable.

  • Launch the fastboot on your computer. Open a Command prompt on your PC and type below command.

  • fastboot devices
  • It should display the connected devices. If you didn’t get the mobile, restart the command prompt and Disconnect and Connect your Realme 2/C1. If your device detected type below commands one by one and Hit Enter.
  • fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  • After the process complete, It will boot into the temporary TWRP. Don’t Boot into standard OS until we flash magisk.

Realme XT TWRP

Install Magisk, no-verity-opt-encrypt, and Kernel in your Realme 2 and C1 using TWRP

Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro TWRP

  • Select Wipe->Advance Wipe->Select Cache Data.
  • Return to Home of TWRP select Install.
  • Select kernel.Zip, no-verity-opt-encrypt.zip.
  • After the Installation again Return to Home of TWRP select Install.
  • Select Magisk.Zip.
  • After the Installation Reboot Your Mobile.

What More?

In my opinion, you don’t need rooting for your Realme 2/C1. If you thought you could Improve Performance By root; With the Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 processor and minimum of 2-4 GB RAM, your device can perform well. If you don’t know how much RAM you need, You will never use this much RAM. Don’t Install any apps other than trusted sites on rooted devices. Third-party site apps can contain some background codes. So, Check twice before installing those apps. If you want to return to stock firmware, flash Realme 2/ Realme C1 Pie 9.0 firmware. When your purpose is to Disable Ads in your Realme mobile, you can do that without Root. During this process, If you face any problem, comment below.

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  1. It is not booting into temporary recovery after doing ‘fastboot flash recovery recovery.img.’ Even if I manually select ‘Recovery mode,’ it is still rebooting back to fastboot

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