How to root Google Pixel XL on Android 8.0 Oreo

Just follow the detailed guide to see, how to root Android 8.0 Oreo OS on Pixel XL. After multiple Developer Previews, Google has finally released stable Android 8.0 Oreo update for supported Pixel and Nexus phones. Now with the release of newer firmware developers have also started their work on it. Flashing firmware update on any device via OTA needs a rootless phone or manually updating firmware removes root access that was installed on previous firmware.

Same is the case with the stable Oreo update released for Pixel XL, luckily developers have found an easy way to root Pixel XL on Android 8.0 Oreo in just a matter of few minutes. We have discussed the process to root Pixel XL on Android 8.0 Oreo, just keep yourself attentive and follow each step carefully to get root access on Pixel XL running Oreo OS without issues.

How to root Google Pixel XL on Android 8.0 Oreo

Before you begin:

Download the modded TWRP [rename the file to simple, i,e recovery.img]

Download SuperSU

Download SuperSu Config

Download SuHide

Set up adb and fastboot drivers on PC. Follow this guide

Process to root Google Pixel XL on Android 8.0 Oreo

Connect your Pixel XL to PC and transfer the above downloaded SuperSu, SuperSuConfig and SuHide to internal storage of device.

Boot your device into bootloader mode or simply type ‘adb reboot bootloader’ in the command window with your device stay connected to PC.

Now you need to boot into TWRP by typing the following command

“fastboot boot recovery.img”

Once in recovery then flash SuperSuConfig zip, then choose add more zips and choose SuperSU.

You need to choose Systemless SBIN option in the Aroma installer for SuperSuConfig. [let SuperSu decide]

Now boot up the system and then reboot into bootloader mode and again boot into TWRP recovery.

This time flash remaining SuHide zip and reboot your device.

That’s it! You have successfully rooted Pixel XL on Android 8.0 Oreo OS. Give us your feedback and stay tuned for more updates.

via XDA