How To Root OnePlus Nord CE 5G

How To Root OnePlus Nord CE

The budget phone launched in mid-2021 by OnePlus is the OnePlus Nord CE 5G. The phone is powered by Snapdragon 750G which is capable of 5G as well. The phone has a 6.5 inch 90HZ AMOLED display with an FHD+ resolution. OnePlus Nord CE runs on Oxygen OS 11 based on Android 11 out of the box. It should get Android 12 based Oxygen OS 12 once the stable version of Android 12 is launched. As we all know oxygen OS is great for customizations and rooting. So here is a quick guide on how to root OnePlus Nord CE 5G.

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What is Rooting? Advantages and disadvantages of Rooting

When we say we are rooting any Android phone, it simply means we are gaining superuser access. Following which we will be able to gain access to the entire system files. Not only access with the help of root, but we can also change or modify the files as well. So, once you have rooted your device, you can change the boot animation, try different levels of customizations with the help of substratum theming and much more can be achieved. On the downside, you might end up bricking your device, some of the OEMs also void the warranty once the phone is rooted. Samsung devices permanently trip Knox security which stops users from using many features like Samsung Pay, Secure folder and more.

So, let’s find out how we can root our Android device with the following guide.

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How To Root OnePlus Nord CE 5G

  1. Make sure you have an unlocked bootloader on your OnePlus Nord CE.
  2. Connect your OnePlus Nord CE with your computer using a USB cable and make sure OEM unlocking and USB Debugging is enabled from the developer’s options.
  3. Download and install the Magisk manager app using APK on your OnePlus Nord CE.
  4. Now you need to download a compatible patched boot image. The patched images are pre-bundled with Magisk. So, you will get temporary root access when you boot them up.
    • Note- Download the patched boot image that matches the security patch of your device You can check the current security patch by going to Settings > About phone > Android version.
  5. Restart your OnePlus Nord CE into fastboot/bootloader mode. You can do so by writing the command adb reboot bootloader on the adb command prompt screen or terminal.
  6. Now, you need to boot the Magisk patched image by writing the following command
    • fastboot boot <filename>
  7. Make sure that the file is in the same folder as your platform tools (adb and fastboot). If not, please use the full path of the file. You can also do that by dragging and dropping the file into the CMD window.
  8. Next, open the Magisk Manager app on your phone and it should say “Magisk is up to date” or “Magisk update available”. If you are unable to see anything like that just make sure that you are connected to the internet using a mobile network or WIFI.
    • Press on the Install button in front of Magisk (the first one).
      • Tap on Install again for the prompt “Do you want to install Magisk”.
      • Finally tap on Direct Install (Recommended).
  9. Wait for Magisk Manager to download the file and install it to your phone’s boot image. Reboot the phone when the flashing completes.

To Conclude

That’s it you now have successfully rooted your OnePlus Nord CE 5G and can further proceed with customizations and everything that needed root access can now be done on your Oneplus Nord CE. So this was an extensive guide on how to root OnePlus Nord CE 5G, make sure you have unlocked the bootloader beforehand, otherwise, you won’t be able to root your device easily. So now you have a rooted onePlus Nord CE, let us know what all customizations and other stuff you would be doing.



Maaz Perwez, founder of TheTecheaven, being a technophile loves to write about what's happening in the technical world, aims to deliver the finest & most researched content to the audience through this platform.

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