Rooting your Samsung phone can give you a lot of control over your device and unlock a world of possibilities. But what if you don’t have a computer? Don’t worry, there are still ways to root your phone without a PC.
In this article, I’ll show you how to root your Samsung phone without a PC, step by step. I’ll also cover the risks and benefits of rooting, so you can make an informed decision about whether or not it’s right for you.
So whether you’re a beginner or an experienced techie, read on to learn how to root your Samsung phone without a PC.
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Advantages of Rooting
- Increased control over the device
- Improved stability and battery life
- Access to all features and settings
- More storage space
- Ability to customize the device
- Install custom ROMs
- Remove bloatware
- Speed up the device
- Improve battery life
- Fix performance issues
- Install apps that require root access
It is important to note that rooting a phone can also have some risks, such as voiding the warranty. Therefore, it is important to carefully weigh the pros and cons before rooting your phone.
If you’re looking to root your Samsung phone without a PC, there are a few things you’ll need to get started. Firstly, you’ll need another Android phone to assist in the rooting process. Additionally, you’ll need an OTG cable and some specific files, including the TWRP IMG file and Magisk Zip. Finally, you’ll need to disable DM Verity Force Encrypt.
Here’s a list of the requirements you’ll need:
- An extra Android phone.
- OTG cable.
- TWRP IMG file (Download link)
- Magisk Zip (Download link)
- Disable DM Verity Force Encrypt (Download link)
With these items in hand, you’ll be well on your way to rooting your Samsung phone without the need for a PC.
Unlocking Developer Options
To root your Samsung phone, you’ll first need to unlock the Developer Options on your device. This can be done easily by following these simple steps:
- Go to Settings on your Samsung Phone.
- Scroll down and select “About phone”.
- Next, select “Software information”.
- Tap on the “Build number” multiple times.
- Enter your phone’s lock screen password if prompted.
After following these steps, you should see the message “Developer mode has been enabled!” on your phone screen, indicating that you now have access to the Developer Options.
Enabling the OEM Unlocking Option
To enable the OEM unlocking option on your Samsung phone, follow these steps:
- Go to Settings on your Samsung Phone.
- Scroll down and select “Developer options”.
- Toggle ON the “OEM unlocking” option.
Note: Enabling OEM unlocking on some phones may result in a warning that all data on your phone will be deleted and your phone will restart. If your phone restarts after enabling OEM unlocking, it means that your phone's bootloader has been successfully unlocked. If your phone does not restart after enabling OEM unlocking, you may need to manually unlock your phone's bootloader by following additional steps.
Unlocking the Bootloader
Here are the steps to how to Unlock the Bootloader on your Samsung phone:
- Turn off your phone.
- Press the Volume Up and Volume Down buttons and connect your phone to a data cable.
- You will now see the Bootloader warning screen.
- Long press the Volume Up button to unlock the bootloader.
- Your phone will erase all data and restart.
By following these steps, you will successfully unlock the bootloader on your Samsung phone and be able to proceed with rooting your device.
Entering Fastboot Mode
To enter Fastboot mode on your Samsung phone, you’ll need to follow these steps:
- Turn off your phone.
- Press the Volume Up and Power keys and connect your phone to a charger cable.
- You will enter recovery mode.
- Scroll down and select “Reboot to Bootloader”.
- Now you enter to Fastboot Mode.
By following these steps, you will successfully reboot your Samsung phone into Fastboot mode and be able to proceed with rooting or other advanced tasks on your device.
Installing TWRP without a PC
If you’re looking to install TWRP custom recovery on your Samsung phone without using a PC, follow these steps:
- Reboot your phone into Fastboot mode.
- Install the “Bugjaeger Mobile ADB – USB OTG” app on another Android phone.
- Enable USB debugging on both phones.
- Store the TWRP IMG file on the second phone.
- Open the “Bugjaeger Mobile ADB – USB OTG” app.
- Connect the two phones using an OTG cable.
- When prompted, tap OK in the “Bugjaeger Mobile ADB – USB OTG” app.
- In the app, click on the command icon at the bottom.
- Type the first command in the app’s command prompt.
- After typing “fastboot devices” in the command prompt, you should see the serial number of your Samsung phone displayed on the screen.
- The next command is:
fastboot flash recovery (than attach the TWRP IMG file).
- For attach the TWRP file just click in the attach icon top of the screen.
- Then final step just tab ok (play icon).
- After done you see the finish text with running time.
- Press Volume up key, Power key and connect your phone to data cable.
- Then go to Install and flash Disable_Dm-Verity_ForceEncrypt.zip
- Then go to WIPE > Format Data type “YES” and swipe to format.
Reboot your phone to system your successfully install TWRP without PC.
Root Your Samsung Phone without PC using TWRP
Rooting your Samsung phone without using a PC can seem daunting, but it is actually a simple process once you have installed the custom recovery TWRP. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can gain complete control over your phone and unlock its full potential.
- Boot your phone into TWRP Recovery.
- In TWRP Recovery, tap on the Install button.
- Select the Magisk ZIP file.
- Tap on the Swipe to confirm flash button.
- TWRP will start flashing the Magisk ZIP file. This process may take a few minutes.
- Once the flashing process is complete, reboot your phone.
- After the phone boots up, Install Magisk app and enjoy your rooted phone.
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In conclusion, rooting your Samsung phone without a PC is possible by installing TWRP custom recovery and using it to flash Magisk. This guide has provided a step-by-step process to unlock the bootloader, reboot the phone to fastboot mode, install TWRP recovery, and finally root the phone with Magisk. Remember to follow each step carefully and understand the risks involved before proceeding. With a rooted phone, you have more control and access to the device, but it is also important to keep in mind that rooting may void your phone’s warranty.