How to Root Samsung Galaxy A50 using Magisk

Rooting your Samsung Galaxy A50 is a great way to gain more control over your device. With root access, you can install custom ROMs, remove unwanted system apps, and even overclock your CPU for improved performance. This guide will show you how to root your Galaxy A50 using Magisk, with two different methods: one using TWRP recovery and another without TWRP recovery.

The first method involves using TWRP recovery, which is a custom recovery that allows you to install custom ROMs, take backups, and perform other advanced tasks on your device. This method is recommended for advanced users who are familiar with using custom recoveries. The second method is for those who are new to rooting and do not have TWRP recovery installed on their device. This method is a little more complicated, but it still allows you to root your Galaxy A50 using Magisk.

How to Root Samsung Galaxy A50 using Magisk
How to Root Samsung Galaxy A50 using Magisk

Both methods are easy to understand, and I’ll guide you through the process step-by-step. With this guide, you’ll be able to root your Samsung Galaxy A50 and enjoy all the benefits of root access in no time.

Install TWRP on Samsung A50

TWRP is a custom recovery tool that allows you to flash custom ROMs, take full phone backups, and access a variety of advanced options on your device. With TWRP, you can reboot into the system, bootloader, download mode and backup full phone, giving you more control over your device.

I’ve already written a comprehensive article on how to install TWRP custom recovery on Samsung Galaxy A50. Simply follow the installation instructions provided in the article to install the custom recovery TWRP.

After installing TWRP, you are ready to proceed to the next step of rooting your phone using TWRP recovery.

Root Samsung Galaxy A50 with TWRP

In this section, we will walk you through the process of rooting your Samsung Galaxy A50 using TWRP recovery and Magisk. Rooting your phone will give you access to a whole new world of customization and performance enhancements. You’ll be able to install custom ROMs, remove unwanted system apps and improve the performance of your device. The process is quite simple and easy to follow, just make sure to read through the instructions carefully before proceeding. So, without further ado, let’s get started and root your Samsung Galaxy A50 using TWRP and Magisk.

  • Download Magisk Zip file and keep on internal storage.
  • Reboot your phone to TWRP recovery mode. (Keep pressing the “Volume Up” buttons and connect phone to pc using data cable).
  • Press install button on TWRP recovery.
Install TWRP Recovery
  • Select your downloaded Magisk Zip file.
Flash File With TWRP Recovery
  • After select the file swipe to flash.
File Flash on TWRP Recovery
  • After successfully flash reboot phone to system.
Reboot System From TWRP Recovery
Magisk APK

Root Samsung Galaxy A50 without TWRP

In this guide, I have added a second option for rooting your Samsung Galaxy A50 without TWRP recovery. TWRP is not available for all devices, and this method is for those who do not have TWRP installed on their device. It is a little more complicated, but it still allows you to root your Galaxy A50 using Magisk. Be sure to follow the steps carefully and if you have any questions, feel free to reach out for help. I have provided a step-by-step guide for this method, so just follow the instructions carefully.

Unlock Bootloader on Samsung Galaxy A50

  • Go to Phone Settings on your Samsung Galaxy A50.
  • Scroll down and select About phone.
  • Next, select Software information.
  • Tap on the Build number multiple times.
  • Enter your phone’s lock screen Password.
  • You will now see the “Developer mode has been enabled!” toast message on the phone screen.

Enable is the OEM unlocking option on Samsung Galaxy A50

  • Go to Phone Settings on your Samsung Galaxy A50.
  • Scroll down and select Developer options.
  • Toggle ON the OEM unlocking option.
Enable_the_OEM_unlocking_option_on_Samsung_Galaxy_A9_2018

Download Stock Firmware for Samsung Galaxy A50

In order to root your Samsung Galaxy A50, you will need the stock firmware for your specific device. You can download it from the website Sammobile.com.

Before downloading the firmware, you will need to know your phone’s model number and its CSC/regional code. To find your phone’s model number, go to Settings > About phone.

Download LZ4

Preparing Patched Boot Image file

  • Extract the firmware package.
  • Open the extracted folder and again Extract AP firmware file.
Samsung Firmware Extract
  • Now you will find boot.img.lz4 file.
Samsung Firmware AP File Extract
  • Copy boot.img.lz4 to LZ4 Installed folder.
LZ4 File

Next, we have to convert .img.lz4 to .img file.

  • Open the lz4 extracted folder.
  • Drag the boot.img.lz4 file to the lz4.exe program.
LZ4 File Extract
  • This step converts the file to .img format.

Patch the boot.img Firmware File with Magisk App

  • Download and install Magisk App on your phone.
  • Open the Magisk App.
  • Tap on the INSTALL button.
Patch File on Magisk App
  • Then Select and Patch a File.
  • Choose the Boot.IMG File
Patch Boot.img on Magisk App
  • Once the file is selected, tap on LET’S GO.
  • The patched file can be found in the Downloads folder.
  • Connect your phone to the PC and copy the magisk_patched.img file on your PC.

Convert .IMG File to .TAR (For ODIN)

  • Download and Install 1st 7zip software in your PC.
  • Select magisk_patched.img and right click mouse and point to 7zip > Add to archive.
Add archive file 7zip
Add archive file 7zip
  • Archive formats select tar and click OK.
Convert to .tar Extension
Convert to .tar Extension
  • Finally, we are building the magisk-patched.tar file for ODIN (AP).

Boot your Samsung Galaxy A50 into Download Mode

  • First, power off your phone.
  • Press Button Volume Up, Volume Down and connect your phone to your PC using data cable.
  • You will now see the Bootloader warning screen.
  • Long press Volume Up button to unlock bootloader.
  • If your device bootloader already unlock just press one time volume up button.
  • Following this method you enter to download mode.
Samsung_Android_Phone_Download_Mode

Flash Magisk_Patched.tar using Odin flash tool

  • Run Odin Tool.
  • Connect your Samsung Galaxy A50 device to a PC/Laptop.
  • You will see ID:COM section light up blue. It means the port is working.
Odin Tool Port
  • BL: Select the firmware file starting BL.
  • AP: Select the Magisk Patched AP firmware file (magisk_patched.tar)
  • CP: Select the firmware file starting CP.
  • CSC: Select the firmware file starting HOME_CSC.
Odin Tool
Odin Tool
  • Once done, click Start to begin the flashing process.
  • The first boot will take some time.

After on phone you will see in app drawer Magisk APK installed.

Conclusion

Rooting your Samsung Galaxy A50 using Magisk and TWRP recovery is a great way to gain full control over your device and unlock its full potential. It allows you to install custom ROMs, remove unwanted system apps, and improve the performance of your device. We hope that this guide has been helpful in guiding you through the process of rooting your Samsung Galaxy A50. Remember to always backup your data before making any changes to your device, and if you have any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out for help.

Bishal Pokhrel

My name is Bishal Pokhrel and I write about Magisk, Magisk Modules, Custom ROMs, Android tricks, and Cloud Servers. With extensive experience, I share my insights on these topics.

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