How To Install Twrp Recovery On Google Pixel XL
Android Oreo 8.0 has just been launched and Google's phones (Google Pixel and Nexus) will be the first phones to receive the update,  the Android Oreo 8.0 has already started rolling out for Pixel devices and many of you would want to root, unlock bootloader, install TWRP recovery, check root on their Google Pixel XL in Android Oreo 8.0 Update.

Sooner or later, the Android Oreo 8.0 update will soon be out for other devices. Perhaps some of the phones like Samsung, HMD Global (Nokia), HTC and many other newly flagship devices will be getting the update before the year runs out.

However, I'm just talking about Google Pixel which already have the update. So in this write-up, I'll be sharing with you how to root, unlock bootloader, install TWRP recovery, check Root On Google Pixel XL in Android Oreo 8.0 Update.
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To begin with, this article is a combination of different headlines, so for clear understanding I'll picking it one after the other. Without much delay, let's get started.

Before proceeding on rooting your phone, please it'll be kind if you read our Disclaimer. Hence, Androbliz should not be held responsible for any damage or loss you encounter "at users risk".

Important:
★ Ensure total backup of your Data before proceeding with the steps below.

★ Endure that you have at least 70-80 percent battery on your Google Pixel XL.

★ Make sure you have enabled your USB Debug hand OEM Unlock. To do this, Navigate to your Settings => About => Click on Build Number Seven Times to become a developer => Navigation back to your Settings and tap on Developers Option => Toggle on USB Debugging and OEM Unlock.

★ Ensure that your ADB and Fastboot are setup and working fine on your computer (Windows, Mac or Linux).

Downloads And Placement:
Download modified TWRP Recovery for Google Pixel XL, rename it to recovery-oreo.img or any name of your choice and place it in platform-tools folder.

★ Download the below files and place the zip files in internal memory (root directory) of Google Pixel XL.

How to Unlock Bootloader On Google Pixel XL:
This procedure will totally wipe your phone's data "factory reset", ensure you have a backup so as to restore it later. However, you can unlock your Bootloader in two different ways

First Procedure: Booting your Google Pixel into Fastboot mode
This requires turning off your Google Pixel XL, Press and hold the Power + Volume Down Button together until you see a start screen.

You can also boot into fastboot mode while device is on, simply follow the below steps:
  1. Connect Google Pixel XL to computer using usb cable. 
  2. Open command prompt (for Windows) or Terminal (for Mac and Linux). 
  3. Navigate to platform-tools folder and issue below command.
For Windows:
adb reboot bootloader
For Mac or Linux:
adb reboot bootloader
Second Procedure On How To Unlock Bootloader On Google Pixel XL:
Connect your Google Pixel XL phone to computer using USB cable and issue below commands.

For Windows

fastboot flashing unlock
For Mac or Linux
./fastboot flashing unlock
After implementing the above command, you'll see a screen on your phone asking you to confirm this action. Use the volume keys to scroll up and down while the power key to make your selection, Once bootloader has been unlocked make sure to reboot.

For Windows
fastboot reboot
For Mac or Linux
./fastboot reboot
Congrats, you've successful unlocked your Google Pixel XL bootloader. Now let's see how to install TWRP Recovery in Google Pixel XL, also there are two ways you can install TWRP Recovery on Google Pixel XL. Without further delay, let's proceed.

How To Install TWRP Recovery On Google Pixel XL:
First Procedure: Booting your Google Pixel into Fastboot mode
This requires turning off your Google Pixel XL, Press and hold the Power + Volume Down Button together until you see a start screen.

You can also boot into fastboot mode while device is on, simply follow the below steps:
  1. Connect Google Pixel XL to computer using usb cable. 
  2. Open command prompt (for Windows) or Terminal (for Mac and Linux). 
  3. Navigate to platform-tools folder and issue below command.

For Windows
adb reboot bootloader
For Mac or Linux
./adb reboot bootloader
Second Procedure On How To Install TWRP Recovery On Google Pixel XL: Flash Modified TWRP Recovery
Even though that you must have installed TWRP Recovery On your Google Pixel XL before, this modified TWRP Recovery is still needed so you need to install it for the second time. To do this, you have to follow the below steps.
  • Firstly, Open command prompt (for Windows) or Terminal (for Mac and Linux).
  • Go to platform-tools folder and issue below command.

For Windows
fastboot flash recovery recovery-oreo.img
For Mac or Linux
./fastboot flash recovery recovery-oreo.img
Congratulations, you have successfully installed TWRP Recovery on your Google Pixel XL. Now let's see how to root Google Pixel XL in Android Oreo 8.0 but to do that we will boot into TWRP then will be able to access and root your Google Pixel XL on Android Oreo (Android 8).

How To Root Google Pixel XL On Android Oreo 8.0:
Having installed TWRP recovery, you need to reboot into TWRP recovery and root your Google Pixel XL on Android Oreo (Android 8). To do this, you have to follow the steps below.
Procedure 1: Boot into TWRP Recovery:
  • Power off your Google Pixel XL then Press and hold Power + Volume down button for a few seconds. This will boot your phone into bootloader mode. 
  • Press Volume down button twice to highlight Recovery mode (in red) on screen. 
  • Press Power button to boot into recovery mode. 
You can also boot into TWRP recovery after installing TWRP by issuing below commands.

For Windows
fastboot flash recovery recovery-oreo.img
For Mac or Linux
./fastboot flash recovery recovery-oreo.img
Procedure 2 On How To Root Google Pixel XL Android Oreo (Android 8) using Super SU:
Once in TWRP "after you must have boot to recovery" click on Install => then select SuperSuConfig zip file you already downloaded through the Download and Placements => select Add more zips then select SuperSU zip file => Swipe to confirm flashing of zip files.


In the Aroma installer for SuperSuConfig, select Systemless SBIN. For the rest of them or anything else click on let SuperSu decide.

Procedure 3: Reboot into Android
Tap the back key, then on Reboot then on System and you will boot into Android.

Procedure 4: Install SU Hide
After you have booted into Android, reboot into recovery mode by following procedure 1 above and install the SU hide zip file then reboot back into Android.

And now, you just rooted your Google Pixel XL in Android Oreo 8.0 update but you need to confirm if your device is actually rooted or not. How can you do that? Simply follow the below steps on how to check root on Google Pixel XL in Android Oreo 8.0. Let's not waste much time and proceed.


How To Check Root On Google Pixel XL In Android Oreo 8.0:
This procedure is really necessary, it'll help you to know if you have actually rooted your Google Pixel XL or not. Simply head to the Google play store and download Root Checker, launch the app and tap on Verify Root. You'll get to find out about your device condition, if it is rooted you'll get an appropriate message and if it is not, you'll also get a reply.

Conclusion:
Android Oreo is the latest version of Android, though only few phones have the access to get the update for now and it happens that Google Pixel XL is one of the phones.

However, most of the Google Pixel XL users will like to Root their phone but to do that it demands unlocking bootloader, installing a custom recover (TWRP Recovery) then you can be able to do it.

Hence, with the above procedures on how to unlock bootloader, install TWRP Recovery, root And also check root On Google Pixel XL In Android Oreo 8.0 Update will assist you to achieve your goal.

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