In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to root the Pixel 4a!
This will work on BOTH Android 10 and 11!
Step 1. Make sure to unlock the bootloader on your phone by follow our tutorial on how to unlock the bootloader on Pixel 4a:
Step 2. Download and install Magisk Canary Debug verison:
Make sure you use above version especially for Android 11 as SafetyNet will not pass wtihout it.
Install the APK file.
Step 3. Check your firmware and download the EXACT SAME firmware from Google’s firmware site. If you don’t know how to do this, see my video tutorial.
Step 4. Once downloaded, unzip the stock firmware and find boot.img. Copy that boot.img file to your phone.
Step 5. Open up Magisk. Install and select “patch and install” and select the “boot.img”.
Step 6. Once done, check your Download folder and you will see the magisk patched boot.img. Copy this over to the fastboot folder in your computer.
Step 7. Open a command prompt and type:
fastboot flash boot magiskboot.img
sudo ./fastboot-linux flash boot magiskboot.img
./fastboot-mac flash boot magiskboot.img