How to Root Huawei Honor 10 with Magisk

Huawei’s Honor 10 is the company’s newest addition to its growing line up of honor devices, and if you’re looking for an easy method to root your Honor 10, then you have stumbled upon the right place. In the following post, we have the easiest method to root the Honor 10 using magisk which does involve the use of PC and is done within minutes with just a couple of commands.

The Honor 10 is powered by the Kirin 970 chip, 4GB RAM, Dual camera’s and a huge battery; however, if you’re willing to unlock the full potential of your device that’s by rooting it then this is guide shall help you achieve the same. And you can then start using various custom ROMs exposed modules on your device and much more.

But before you begin, read the requirements mentioned below and then only start following the instructions to root your device.


  • The battery in reserve should be at least 50% or more
  • Enable USB debugging and OEM unlocking on your Honor 10
  • Your Honor 10 must havê an unlocked bootloader, do not proceed if your bootloader is locked
  • You need to have ADB fastboot tools installed on your PC; You can download those tools from here
  • It is necessary to backup all your data before you start rooting

How to Root your Honor 10 with the Magisk simple method

Honor V10 root
Image of the Honor 10
Proceed if and only if you fulfill the requirements mentioned above or else you might end up with a brick. And please do back-up all your important data and enable USB debugging as well as OEM unlocking from Settings > Developer Options and enable both options, before performing the following method.

Step 1: Firstly, Download this Magisk file given here from this link given here –>  col-magisk-tlxx.img

Step 2: Next, you need to place or copy these files in the same directory/folder where you have installed your ADB fastboot tools, so move the downloaded file in the same folder as ADB tools

Step 3: After this, we have to open a command window inside the same folder where you have placed the downloaded file, to open the command window; just hold the Shift key on your keyboard and within the same time Right click on your mouse, a pop-up menu will appear, select open command window here within that menu

Step 4:  Now you need to Switch Off your phone normally and take a USB cable and connect it to your PC or laptop

Step 5: Now boot your device into the fastboot mode aka bootloader mode and to do so, hold the Volume Down and it the fastboot mode will show up

Step 6: After that, in the command prompt window we opened, type the following command: —>   fastboot flash ramdisk col-magisk-tlxx.img
This is where we root the device

Step 7: Once, the process is complete you have to enter another small command, and then we’re done, type this last command: —>  fastboot reboot

Step 8: That’s it, the magisk method is the easiest method, for now, to root your Honor 10, without much hassle.

To check whether you’re successfully rooted or not, download this Android app given below to check the root status.

Root Checker
Root Checker
Developer: joeykrim
Price: Free

Akshay Mhatre is a Tech Journalist who likes to keep up with the latest from the tech world. He has worked at many popular news portals like BGR and TechRadar before joining TheLeaker as a News writer and journalist. A writer by day and a VFX artist by night. In his free time, he also likes to make motion graphics and concept art. You can find him on Instagram @akshayrazr_95 and contact him on akshaymhatre[@]

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