Root Realme 7 Pro RMX2170 Android 10 Realme UI using PBRP Recovery and Install Magisk

In a short period, Realme grab the smartphone market with its wise mid-range mobile choice. They provide better specs and style for an affordable price. When other manufacturers ignore the design and only provide specs for the mid-range mobiles, Realme focused on both areas and got attention from users. Realme 7 Pro comes with better specs and style with Android 10 Realme UI. When you buy affordable phones, You may have to deal with the bloatware apps or custom skin OS. You can flash custom ROMs using a custom recovery. When you are a regular root apps user or developer, you can root your Realme 7 Pro Android 10 using the below method. Here we are using PBRP, which is similar to TWRP, So, You can install custom ROMs when available.
Realme 7 Pro Home Screen in hand

If you are a regular user, You don’t need to root to enhance the performance. The reason is you already have optimized Realme UI OS. They are working on the best 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.

Did you need Root in Realme 7 Pro?

We should thank XDA Developers- TheMalachite and PBRP team for the root files. Without them, this method can’t happen. It would be best if you had a proper reason, and you know what you are doing. Yes, with a Minimum of 6/8 GB RAM and Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G processor, You can use this mobile without root for 2-3 Years If you use it correctly. Don’t root because everybody says that it can become the fastest car in the world when rooting your mobile. 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 Realme 7 Pro Android 10 Realme UI (RMX2170)

Realme 7 Pro International Variants comes with a flexible bootloader. Some Manufacturer devices come with a locked Bootloader. This means that different smartphone variants can be easily rooted. The device can also accept installing PBRP recovery or any other custom recovery file/app.

PBRP recovery is a custom recovery file that must be installed on your devices because you can root them successfully. This article explained the easiest method to follow and install PBRP recovery on Realme 7 Pro. However, the tool required for rooting this device is the Magisk App.

With the help of PBRP Recovery, you can quickly flash the latest version of Magisk into your Realme 7 Pro to gain root access. Before sharing the tutorial, you may want to know that, with the PBRP 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, and Enable the ‘Advanced Reboot.’ There is no complicated process in Realme 7 Pro.

  • Download and save the PBRP Recovery on your PC and extract the files. Copy the recovery.img to the folder where you installed ADB and Fastboot. Copy the whole downloaded .zip file to your mobile external memory without extract.

Extracting Vbmeta. img file in Realme 7 Pro Android 10 ROM

To avoid boot loop issues, we have to flash the vbmeta—img file before flashing PBRP and Magisk; to create patched Vbmeta, We have to extract the file from your current firmware. Follow the below steps to make the Vbmeta file.

  • Download firmware from the above link and copy it to your PC.

Realme 6 Pro Android 10 Extracted Firmware Files for Root

  • Extract the firmware file in your PC and copy the Vbmeta. img file to your PC. You can find the Vbmeta file in the firmware-update folder.

Unlock Realme 7 Pro Bootloader using In-depth Test APK file, ADB and Fastboot

Oppo Realme Unlock Tool

  • Download the Realme 7 Pro Android 10 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 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 7 Pro 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 7 Pro mobile to the computer via USB cable.

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

  • fastboot devices
  • It should display the connected devices. If you didn’t get the device, restart the command prompt and Disconnect and Connect your Realme 7 Pro. If you are detected, type the 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 regular operation. Now you have Unlocked Bootloader.

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

Flash PBRP in Realme 7 Pro Android 10

  • 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 7 Pro mobile to the computer via USB cable.

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

  • fastboot devices
  • It should display the connected devices. If you didn’t get the device, restart the command prompt and Disconnect and Connect your Realme 7 Pro. If your device is detected, type the below commands one by one and Hit Enter.
  • fastboot –disable-verity –disable-verification flash vbmeta vbmeta.img
  • fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  • After the process complete, It will boot into the temporary PBRP. Don’t Boot into standard OS until we flash magisk.

Install Magisk and no-verity-opt-encrypt in your Realme 7 Pro using PBRP

PBRP Home Screen Install

  • Select Wipe->Advance Wipe->Select Cache Data.
  • Return to Home of PBRP select Install.
  • Select PBRP.zip.
  • Again, Return to Home of PBRP select Install.
  • Select the No-Verity-Opt-Encrypt.zip (Optional).
  • After the installation, Again, navigates to Home and Select Install. Select Magisk.zip. After the successful installation, Reboot your mobile.
  • Don’t use the Add more zips option. Install files one by one.

What More?

In my opinion, you don’t need to root for your Realme 7 Pro Android 10 version. If you thought you could Improve Performance By Root; With the Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G Octa-Core processor and 6/8 GB RAM, your device can perform well. If you don’t know how much RAM you need, You will never use this much RAM. It would help if you did not Boot into Normal OS Booting by pressing the power button after firmware flash. It will boot you to a Non-Rooted environment. So, you should pay attention to the first recovery boot step.

If you root your device because of the battery drain issues, you can optimize your battery without root. Beyond this, if your purpose is to Disable Bloatware apps, you can do that without using this method. This method is not based on PBRP custom recovery. Thus you can’t install Custom ROMs. When you have any suggestions or doubts, comment below.

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15 thoughts on “Root Realme 7 Pro RMX2170 Android 10 Realme UI using PBRP Recovery and Install Magisk

  1. When I’m trying to unlock the bootloader, I’m receiving this message this phone model does not support in/depth test.
    Any solution?
    Thanks

  2. Hello, I have realme 7 pro, and I would like to root my phone, they are not any danger for lost my phone; please tell me if you are already tested in realme 7 pros. Thank you very much.

  3. Hello, please; my actual firmware installed in my realme 7 pro is rmx2170_11_A.25, there is no problem because I see steps iN TUTORIAL RMX2170_11_A.15 thank you

  4. Can we add or enable hidden network bands by rooting the phone? I bought an Indian version which doesn’t work in the USA due to limited bands.

    • You can try the Prepaid version of Networks and Ask them to unlock the Network. Try Visible by Verizon.

      • Thanks, by network bands, I mean frequency bands. For example, my phone supports Indian LTE Bands 1, 3, 5, 8, 38, 40 & 41, which are of no use in the USA. Is there a way to enable or add other LTE bands such as 12, 15, or 17 by rooting the phone?.

        • Yes, There are some ways. But it is better to contact the operator and try to update some OTA or app support.

  5. Hello, I followed all by order, I can’t root my realme 7 pro rmx2170 android 10; in your tutorial shall rename the file PBRP-Realme-7-Pro-RMX2170-3.0.0-UNOFFICIAL.img in recovery. img and move it in folder fastboot and adb

    • Yes, It is an optional step. If we rename the file, It will avoid command errors. Can you mention in which step you are facing the issue?.

  6. sorry for my last comment , the right command is fastboot flash vbmeta vbmeta.img and is not fastboot flash boot boot.img.

    thank’s

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