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How To Root Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus TWRP, Bootloader Unlock

In this Guide, How to root Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus TWRP, Bootloader unlock, we will show you a complete and safe way to root your brand new Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus. Try to read every line of this article which is filled with important steps.

IMPORTANT: The procedure described in this guide ” How To Root Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus 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 S8 & S8 Plus TWRP, Bootloader Unlock

Required Files to Root S8 & S8 Plus

  • Custom recovery TWRP for your S8 & S8 Plus [LINK]
  • USB drivers for your Samsung S8 & S8 Plus [LINK]
  • Latest version of Odin (Flash Tool) for your Samsung Device [LINK]
  • Force Encryption disabler, Needed at Recovery time [LINK]
  • Magisk zip Root package [LINK]

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When you already have everything prepared, downloaded and installed, it is time to prepare your S8 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 S8

To root your Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus is quite simple. The process is divided into 3 basic steps, you must perform in order:

  1. Unlock the Bootloader of your device, to access system files and modify them. In our case, we do this with Odin.
  2. 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.
  3. Finally Root, installing a * .zip file or image with superuser binary. Here we will use Magisk.

Unlocking Bootloader & Flashing Recovery

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  1. Turn off the phone and take it to bootloader mode by pressing ” Home + Volume Down + Powerthree at a time
  2. Connect it to the computer via USB (Rear Ports)
  3. Open Odin with Administrator rights (Right click on Odin.exe and select ” Run as administrator “)
  4. In the top left you will see the words ” ID: COM “. If your device is recognized by Odin, the box beneath those words will turn blue
  5. Click on ” AP ” and select the file * .tar of TWRP you downloaded at the beginning
  6. Do not put anything in ” PIT ” and check the “option Re-partition ” if not checked
  7. Now click on “START
  8. If you see a message ” PASS ” with a green background, it is that the installation was successful

Your Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus must be restarted, if it not does, you can do it manually. As a further step, try to enter recovery mode. Disconnect the USB, turn and press ” Volume Up + Home + Power Button ” at a time.

Installing Recovery on your unlocked S8 or S8 Plus

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  1. Off the device and crank in  recovery mode (discussed above)
  2. Now system may ask if you want to allow system modifications ( “Allow System Modifications“).Select ” Keep / RO system “
  3. Go to “menu Wipe ” and press ” Format data “. Write ” Yes ” to continue
  4. Go to “menu Reboot ” and select ” Recovery ” to restart the recovery mode
  5. After restart, now mount internal storage and connect USB cable to your device and copy required files
  6. Go to “menu Install ” and flash file * .zip  Encryption disabler

Now done, the TWRP be initialized and completely functional. (Don’t Leave Recovery Mode follow below steps to continue rooting your device)

Now Root Your Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus Finally!

Flashing Magisk Zip Root Package:

  1. Do not leave the recovery mode(If you had shut down, restart it and enter to TWRP)
  2. Swipe to allow modifications and select ” Install “
  3. Press ” Select Storage ” and select the file location * .zip  Magisk (Internal Storage or SD). Click ” OK “
  4. Locate the file * .zip of Magisk and click on it to install
  5. Restart the phone normally

Ready! With a custom recovery (TWRP) and superuser installed, your Samsung Galaxy S8 is completely rooted.

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You see, to root your Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is not an impossible task. Just follow guide ” How To Root Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus TWRP, Bootloader Unlock ” We hope this tutorial has been helpful to root your phone, and if in doubt, leave us a comment.

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