Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ are now in hands of users for quite a time now. And apart from DQA Keeps stopping error and red tint issue there are no major issues reported. Samsung has already rolled out a small fix for DQA Keeps Stopping error. Now, the Android Power users are ready to mingle with the beast. We have already penned down a tutorial on How to install TWRP on Galaxy S8 and S8+, today we will guide you on How to Root Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.
Rooting an Android device is quite normal now. Gone are the days when it was very hard to root the Android Device. Now it’s rather easy, and by following our guide you can root your Galaxy S8/S8+ in 10 to 15 mins. As I mentioned earlier the post, TWRP is available for Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ with Exynos Chips. To be precise, TWRP is available for SM-G950F/FD/X/N variant of Galaxy S8 and G955F/FD/X/N variant for Galaxy S8 Plus. Therefore, rooting for both these variants is possible now.
Rooting Galaxy S8/S8+ will give you the power to manipulate the system to its very core. But also keep in mind that this process will void the warranty of your Galaxy S8/S8+. However, if you still want to root your Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ then follow our step by step guide. Kindly go through all the steps once before implementing them.
Without any further a due, let’s jump straight to the guide on how to root Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.
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- Confirm the model of your Galaxy S8 and S8+. It should be SM-G950F/FD/X/N for S8 and G955F/FD/X/N for S8 Plus.
- Now go to Settings > About Phone > Tap on the Build Number several times to Enable Developer Options. From Developer Options “Enable OEM Unlock”.
- Make sure USB Debugging mode is enabled on your Android Device. You can enable USB Debugging by going to Settings > Developer Options.
- Download Latest Samsung Galaxy S8 USB Drivers.
- TWRP must be installed on your Galaxy S8/S8+. Click for the detailed guide.
How to Root Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Exynos Models
- Move no-verity-opt-encrypt.zip and Magisk-v12.0-arm64.zip to the internal storage of your Galaxy S8/S8+.
- Now Turn off your device completely and boot into recovery mode.
- To do so, press and hold the Bixby and Volume Up button and then press the Power button. Once the phone turned on, leave the Power button and keep the Bixby and Volume Up button Let go every button once you see the blue screen with Android logo.
- In main recovery menu tap on “Install” and select no-verity-opt-encrypt.zip to flash. Then select Magisk-v12.0-arm64.zip and flash it as well.
- Once both the packages are installed, reboot your Galaxy S8/S8+.
That’s it! Grant root access with the latest Magisk.