How To Root Android Pie On Samsung Galaxy - Download Magisk Is The Answer

latest Odin download

Are you a Samsung Galaxy user running on Android Pie? Are you fed up with searching for a successful rooting solution for your device? Then, you must scroll through this piece of article. As you are reading this now, you must be one of the thousands of Android lovers. If so, Magisk cannot be a stranger for you.

What Is Magisk 

Magish is developed by topjohnwu who is a recognized Developer and recognized Contributor at XDA developers in the collaboration with a few other talented developers. The specialty of Magisk is tampering boot partition instead of system partition of the device. As a result of this mechanism, users are able to pass integrity tests and use boot root apps and financial apps on the same device. So, Magisk has earned a higher reputation  than other rooting solutions and one click root Android tools

Magisk On  Samsung Galaxy With Android Pie

Generally, users are able to install Magisk on their devices through flashing Magisk Zip file on custom recovery mode and gain root access.  But Samsung Galaxy users who are running on Android Pie and higher versions must patch the boot image using the Magisk manager before flashing to gain root access


Tips To Get To Know Before Using Magisk On Your Samsung Galaxy 

  • Magisk trips Samsung Knox 
  • You need to back up your device before using the Magisk since it wipes your data
  • Unlock the bootloader of your device properly
  • Magisk patches vbmeta, boot and recovery partition of your device
  • You can not restore vbmeta, boot and recovery partition back to stock after patching. If you need to go back you need to follow full stock flash through Odin after a factory reset
  • In case you want to upgrade your device after installing Magisk, you need to pre-patch the firmware before flashing through the Odin
  • You can create tar file manually for  vbmeta.img, boot.img, and recovery.img and let the Magisk manager patch them  If you do not prefer patching the full firmware

How To Unlock Bootloader Of Samsung Galaxy  Pie

  • First, you need to get the permission to unlock the bootloader from the device settings
  • Go > Settings > Developer options > OEM unlocking
  • Switch off your Samsung Galaxy smartphone 
  • Press  Bixby + Volume Down and connect your device to a PC to boot it in to download mode
  • Now, keep pressing the Volume Up button to unlock the bootloader of your device
  • Then, it will  wipe your device data and your device will reboot automatically
  • Connect your device to the internet
  • Go to Developer options and check OEM unlock option again
  • OEM unlocking option must be gray out and exist when you check it
  • Now, your device ready to accept unofficial device images

As Samsung uses vaultkeeper in System you cannot unleash your bootloader to accept unofficial images until it confirms that you have enabled OEM unlocking option. So, make sure to follow all steps to unlock your device bootloader correctly.

How To Root Samsung Galaxy  Pie Using Magisk Root

  • Download the accurate firmware file for your device on your computer
  • Extract the firmware and copy the AP tar file to your Samsung Galaxy device
  • Next, Install Magisk Manager on your device
  • Launch Magisk Manager >Install > Install >Select and Patch a File
  • Select the AP file you have copied already now
  • Then, Magisk Manager will patch your firmware and you can find it as magisk_patched.tar in your internal storage
  • Copy magisk_patched.tar to your PC
  • Now, Download Odin program on your PC and flash magisk_patched.tar as AP along with other firmware components without checking the "Auto Reboot" in options
  • Now, you should boot your device into stock recovery mode by using the specific button combination. Once you have pressed the button combination your device boot into the recovery partition as Magisk has installed recovery partition. You need to keep pressing volume up button to continue to stock recovery mode
  •  In stock recovery mode, select Wipe data/factory reset to wide data on your device
  • Next, select "Reboot System Now" and press Power + Bixby + Volume Up at once to enter bootloader screen
  • Finally, your device will reboot as usual and now you have rooted your device with Magisk

Now, open the Magisk Manager and follow the on-screen instructions. After completing them magisk Manager will reboot your device automatically.

Final Word

Currently, Magisk is the most successful and useful Android rooting tool which is available among a number of rooting tools. You can use it on your Android device for free and gain root access successfully.