How to Root Pixel Running Android 13 via Magisk

Android 13 was recently released, and Pixel users were the first to receive it. A slew of new features has been included in Android 13. Quick settings primp support for third-party applications, a new type of system photo picker, and the option to change language preferences per app are among the new features. This post will show you how to use Magisk to root your Pixel device running Android 13 step by step.

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Don’t worry if you’ve never done a root before; Magisk can quickly give you access to the system partition. Here’s how to accomplish it in a step-by-step manner.

Once you’ve rooted your Pixel phone, you’ll be able to flash a variety of modifications. Substratum themes, Xposed framework, and Viper4Android are just a few well-known modifications. First, you must unlock your bootloader, after which you must follow the procedures to root your Android 13 Pixel.

Steps to Root a Pixel Device running Android 13 via Magisk:

  1. Setup Environment

    1. Essential Downloads
    2. First, extract the Android SDK Platform Tools on your PC. This is the official ADB and Fastboot binary provided by Google.
    3. Enable USB Debugging and OEM unlocking for your device
      • Navigate to Settings > About Phone > Tap on Build Number 7 times
      • Now navigate to Settings > System > Advanced > Developer Options > Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking.
  2. Unlock Bootloader

    1. Download and extract Android SDK Platform Tools on your PC and Connect your Pixel device to the PC via USB cable. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled.
    2. Navigate to the platform-tools folder, type in CMD in the address bar, and hit Enter. This will launch the Command Prompt window on your PC. Type the below command in CMD:
      • fastboot flashing unlock
    3. When you perform the command, your Pixel smartphone will display a confirmation message. Select “Unlock the bootloader” with the volume keys and confirm with the Power key
  1. Configure Boot Image

    1. Download the stock firmware [factory image] for your Pixel device from the downloads section above.
    2. Extract the Images folder and locate the boot.img file. Now transfer this file to your device.
    3. Now download and install Magisk from the download sections above. Launch the Magisk app, and click on the install button.
    4. Navigate to select the boot.img you just copied. Please tap on the Let’s Go button; this will patch the file and place it under the Downloads folder on your device.
    5. Now move this file to your PC’s platform-tools folder. Make careful to rename it Magisk patched to make it easier to find. Using a USB cord, connect your pixel gadget to your computer. Ensure that USB debugging is enabled.
    6. Navigate to the platform-tools folder, type in CMD in the address bar, and hit Enter. This will launch the Command Prompt window on your PC. Type the below command in CMD:
      • adb reboot bootload
    7. Wait for your device to reboot. Once done type the below command.
      • fastboot boot magisk_patched.img
    8. This will temporarily root your pixel device running Android 13. If the process goes smoothly and your device works after this command, then you can move to the next step.
  2. Root Android 13 via Direct Install

    1. Now that your device is booted without any issues with a temporary root let’s make this root permanent.
    2. Now open the Magisk app on your device and click on Install > Direct Install (Recommended)
    3. Tap the Let’s Go button situated at the top-right. Once done, you can reboot your device, and it will be rooted. Enjoy the root privileges.


This concludes this guide; I’m confident you’ll be able to root any Pixel smartphone running Android 13 with ease using the Magisk tool. Make sure you have a complete backup of your smartphone before rooting it. We shall not be held liable if something goes wrong during the procedure. Therefore make a backup of your vital data. You may then install the newest root-based applications and enjoy root capabilities on your Pixel smartphone once you’ve rooted it.

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