In this guide, we will show you how to root Samsung Galaxy A3 and install TWRP along with unlocking Bootloader.
IMPORTANT: The procedure described in this guide ” How To Root Samsung Galaxy A3 TWRP, Bootloader Unlock ” presents complex operations that, if performed incorrectly, may damage your device. It is recommended to run only by users who have gained a good experience in modding. The staff of Geek Axe is not responsible for any damage to your device.
How To Root Samsung Galaxy A3 TWRP, Bootloader Unlock
Required Files to Root Galaxy A3
- USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy A3 [LINK]
- Odin v3.0.4 for Unlocking Bootloader and Flashing Recovery [LINK]
- TWRP‘s Custom Recovery [LINK]
- SuperSU v2.79 [LINK]
- SD Card with Copied SuperSU zip package
When you already have everything prepared, downloaded and installed, it is time to prepare your Galaxy A3 for root process.
- Go to Settings> Phone Info
- Press ” Build number ” at least 7 times, until a message appears warning that activate the Developer mode
- Go to ” Settings ” and enter ” Developer Mode “
- Activate the ” USB Debugging ” and enable option ” Unlock OEM “
Now start Rooting your Galaxy A3
To root your Samsung Galaxy A3 is quite simple. The process is divided into 3 basic steps, you must perform in order:
- Unlock the Bootloader of your device, to access system files and modify them. In our case, we do this with Odin.
- Install a custom recovery, that allows you to flash apps and images, create android backups and more. Here we use the Team Win’s TWRP.
- Finally, Root, installing a * .zip file or image with superuser binary.
Unlocking Bootloader & Flashing Recovery
- Boot your device into bootloader / FlashBoot mode (restart and press and hold ” Volume Down + Home Button + Power Button ” at a time) and connect it to your computer via USB (Rear Ports).
- On your computer, run Odin as administrator (right click and ” Run as administrator “). The program window will open.
- You will see a section called ” ID: COM ” (top left of the window). White space below it will turn blue if the device is recognized. (If your phone is not recognized, make sure you have properly installed the USB drivers).
- Click ” AP ” and select the file * .tar from the folder where you downloaded the TWRP.
- Do not touch ” section PIT ” and make sure the option ” Re-partition ” is checked.
- Waiting to load the program and press ” START ” to begin the installation.
- Do not touch the USB cable while the flashing TWRP being.
- At the end, you will see a message saying message ” PASS ” on a green background. This means that the installation was successful.
Now, the device should restart automatically. then disconnect the USB cable, restart and press ” Volume Up + Home Button + Power Button ” at a time), now your device will boot into recovery mode,
Follow next steps to root your Galaxy A3.
Now Root Your Samsung Galaxy A3
- Place the file * .zip of SuperSU in the external storage device (MicroSD card) via USB. Unplug the computer to continue.
- Boot the phone in recovery mode.
- In TWRP menu, slide to allow modifications and click ” Install “
- Press ” Select Storage ” at the bottom and select ” MicroSD Card “. Click ” OK “
- Locate the file * .zip of SuperSU and click on it to install it.
- Swipe to install SuperSU ( ” Confirm Flash “)
The installation is automatically performed and the device is restarted twice. The first reboot will take longer. Please be patient. After the second restart, and you will have installed SuperSU root.
You see, to root Samsung Galaxy A3 is not anything special. You simply follow the instructions to the letter, and of course, make sure you understand everything before you proceed with the root.
We hope this tutorial has been helpful to root your Samsung Galaxy A3. If you have any questions or comments, please leave it at the bottom. We will try to help and guide you.
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