Magisk a tool for Android smartphones and the best alternative to Chainfire's SuperSU to unlock the root and personalize your device. If you are a geek and want to modify your smartphone, in this guide I will show you how to install Magisk e get root permissions Galaxy S10, S10E and S10 Plus (Exynos).
Samsung has recently made tampering with the phone's firmware very difficult. By default, it does not allow you to flash custom binaries via Odin. In addition, a new service called VaultKeeper makes unlocking the bootloader even more difficult. However, the developer has found a way to permanently obtain root permissions on all variants of the Galaxy S10. The very detailed guide to make the whole process as simple as possible.
How to install Magisk and get the Galaxy S10, S10E and S10 Plus Root
Before installing Magisk on Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphones, it is necessary to detect that Magisk triggers the Knox and, when installing it for the first time, it is necessary to completely erase the data. Therefore, you need to back up before installing Magisk. In addition, you will need to unlock the bootloader on your device.
Undoubtedly, it seems difficult, but if you follow the instructions that we present below, you will install Magisk and get root permissions on Galaxy S10, S10E and S10 Plus without problems.
Unlock the Galaxy S10 bootloader
Usually, unlocking the bootloader is not an operation that can be performed on this device. However, here are some useful tips that will allow you to unlock the bootloader on this smartphone. Samsung has introduced a new service called VaultKeeper. This does not allow you to flash custom binaries or unofficial partitions, unless you put VaultKeeper into conditions that will allow it. Here's how to do it.
- Enable OEM unlocking. To do this, go up Settings> Developer options and unlock OEM.
- Boot your device into download mode. To do this, hold down the power key and tap Power off to turn off the phone. Now press and hold the buttons simultaneously Volume gi + Bixby + Power.
- Once in download mode, long press the button Volume up. This will unlock the bootloader and all the data on your phone will be erased.
- The phone will restart automatically. Connect your phone to a WiFi network and skip the rest of the configuration.
- Go up Settings> About phone> About software and quickly tap 7 times on Build number to enable them Developer options. Go to Developer Options and make sure OEM unlocking is turned off.
Firmware patching and Magisk installation
Now that the bootloader has been successfully unlocked, you need to flash Magisk on your phone. Magisk will reside in the recovery section, so every time you reboot your phone, you need to perform recovery if you want to have Magisk functions. Here is the procedure to permanently install Magisk on your phone.
- Download the latest stock firmware for your Samsung Galaxy S10 and extract the file.
- Copy and file AP .tar and transfer it to the phone's internal memory. The file name begins with AP and ends with .tar.md5 (AP_ (device_model_sw_ver) .tar.md5 ).
- Download and install the latest APK file of Magisk Manager.
- Open Magisk Manager and go up Install> Install> Select and Patch to file.
- Go into memory and select the AP file you extracted. The firmware will be updated and the new version will be found in Internal Storage / Download / magisk_patched.tar.
- Transfer the patched file to your computer.
- Turn off the phone and start the phone in download mode.
- Up Odin, which you can download from the link on your computer, click AP and select the .tar file with the patch. Deselect "Auto Reboot "And click install.
- Odin Magisk flasher on your Samsung Galaxy S10.