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How do you root a device with Magisk when it doesn't have a custom recovery

This is a self answered question to address the subject of title. With a recovery in place, rooting with Magisk is straightforward,it gets a tad difficult when you don't have a recovery.This was ...
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Rooting Lenovo tab M8(FHD) That was Upgraded to Android 10

I had rooted this device when I bought it and it was on Android 9 (See Here) Now I upgraded the device to Android 10 with Lenovo Smart and Rescue Assistant. When I try to root it the same way I get a ...
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Do I need a 'vbmeta' parititon to install GSI

Following the official GSI installation instructions from google, they say to run fastboot --disable-verification flash vbmeta vbmeta.img. When I run that, I get the following message: Rewriting ...
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Trying to (fast) boot: Error verifying the received boot.img

As described in this answer by @irfan-latif, I am trying to boot (without flashing) my Google Pixel 3a into TWRP via the following command: fastboot boot twrp-3.5.2_9-0-sargo.img This failed with the ...
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Redmi Note 8 Pro flatly refuses to boot into TWRP

Before we start, just want to make it clear that I am aware how easy it is to brick this device, and have decided to go ahead rooting and installing a custom ROM anyway. My goal currently is to use ...
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Bootloader is unlocked, fastboot returns ''FAILED (Remote: Verify state locked)

I am trying to root my Vivo V11 with Android 10. The bootloader is unlocked. It says so in the dev settings, and I have to go through the warning prompt every time I reboot my device. When I run the ...
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Redmi note 9 brick

i tried to install unofficial twrp for redmi note 9. But ended up bricking my phone. -The pc can recognise phone(there is windows sound, every 10 seconds) -Phone is not showing anything -MiFlashTool ...
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Root Xiaomi Qin F21 Pro Touch for Android 11

How to root Xiaomi Qin F21 Pro Touch? (I have the firmware)
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Can't get SP Flash Tool working with Blackview BV5500 to install TWRP Recovery

I have installed Phone drivers (I have BV5500Plus & BV9500, same chipset MT67xx, same driver). For both phones, VCOM drivers are seen in Win10 if I connect turned OFF phone onto USB with Vol-DN ...
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Minimum requirements for TWRP

I am trying to figure out why some devices like mine (Pixel 4a, Android 11 ) don't have a TWRP. It seems to be a fairly popular device, so I am presuming lack of developer support isn't a reason. Some ...
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Reverse engineering the Stylo6 bootloader unlock

I've unlocked the bootloader and I'm analyzing the backups from before and after the unlock to find many partitions have changed, I want to find a way that will anyone to unlock their bootloader in ...
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TWRP seems to be currupt or not working for Infinix X5515F

For few days I was trying to install TWRP recovery to my Infinix X5515F(Smart 2). I followed these steps enabled oem unlock and usb debugging connected to computer logged into adb and send adb reboot ...
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How to root my tecno camonX CA7

How to root camon X (CA7) or application for root access. How can i get root access? Whenever i try it root it, it keeps saying no root access
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Rebuilt super partition won't boot

I'm trying to customize an Android 11 super partition, removing certain apps. I used https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/guide-ota-tools-lpunpack.4041843/ to unpack the super partition, mounted them as ...