How To Root Samsung Galaxy S9 Android Smartphone

How To Root Samsung Galaxy S9 Android Smartphone

 

Samsung Galaxy S9 features:

  • High quality android device.
  • 5.8 inch Super AMOLED touch screen.
  • 2.7 GHz Octa-core processor.
  • 4GB RAM memory.
  • Operating system Android v 8.0 (Oreo).

 

Just by following the tutorial given here, you will be able to root Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone by flashing TWRP recovery in it. Once you have gained root privileges on your device, you will be able to install custom ROM firmware’s (which are using latest Android versions), custom-built Android applications, etc.

WARNING: Rooting your Samsung device will void its warranty. Also, rooting might sometimes result in a bricked device. So, if your device gets into trouble while following this tutorial, do not hold me liable. Please proceed at your OWN risk.

Root Samsung Galaxy S9

Prerequisites:

1) To get started, take a complete backup of personal data on your smartphone using appropriate apps.

2) Next, download Samsung Galaxy S9 USB driver and install it in your computer. Only by installing the USB driver on your device, you will be able to connect the smartphone to computer.

3) Now, enable “Developer Options” in your device by following this path: Settings -> About Phone -> Build Number (tap on it for 7 times). Once done, enable USB debugging mode by following this path: Settings -> Developer Options -> USB Debugging.

Enable USB Debugging Mode

4) Next, ensure that your device has at least 50-60% battery backup in it before getting started with the rooting procedure as it is a battery-consuming one.

Once you have finished all these prerequisites, you can move forward with the rooting tutorial given below.

Tutorial To Flash TWRP Recovery In Samsung Galaxy S9:

1) To get started, download Odin and Samsung Galaxy S9 TWRP recovery image (twrp-3.1.1.1.img.tar) to your computer. Once downloaded, launch Odin window.

2) Next, switch off your smartphone and boot into the download / bootloader mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down, Power and Home buttons simultaneously.

Download Bootloader Mode Samsung Smartphone

3) Once your device boots into the download mode, connect it to your computer using the original USB data cable. If you have installed the USB drivers of Galaxy C7 in your computer properly, Odin will automatically identify your device, and you will see a “Added” message in its Logs. Also, the ID:COM will turn to “Blue” color.

Odin3 Added Message

4) Now, click on the “AP” button in Odin window and select the twrp-2.8.7.0-j2lte.img.tar file.

Odin3 AP Button

5) Next, click on the “Start” button to launch the flashing process (which will take a minute or two to get completed). Once the flashing process is finished, you will get a “PASS” message in the Odin. Your device will also get rebooted.

Odin3 Pass Message

6) Now, unplug your smartphone from the computer.

That’s it. Now, you have successfully finished flashing TWRP recovery in Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone. Let’s find out how you can root your device.

Tutorial To Root Samsung Galaxy S9:

1) To get started, download SuperSU and save it in your computer. Once done, connect your smartphone to the computer using the original USB data cable and transfer the SuperSU file to its internal memory. After successfully transferring the file, unplug your device from the computer.

2) Now, boot your device into the TWRP recovery by pressing and holding the Volume Up, Power and Home Buttons simultaneously.

Recovery Mode Keys Combination Samsung Smartphone

3) Once your device boots into the TWRP recovery mode, click on “Install” and select the SuperSU file in your device’s internal memory to launch the flashing process.

Flash SuperSU Via TWRP In Nexus 5X

4) Once the flashing process is finished, reboot your smartphone.

That’s it. Now you have successfully finished root Samsung Galaxy S9 Android smartphone. To confirm the root privileges of your smartphone, use the Root Checker for Android app from Google Play Store.

 

NOTE:

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  • Please make a backup of your device before installing or updating ROM.
  • Basic Concepts in Android.

    What is Firmware or Rom?

    This is a term widely used in computer and electronic study and does not always have the same meaning. the word ROM is defined as Read-only Memory, In the case of mobile devices, ROM or Firmware  is a version of Android that you can install on your mobile.

    What is flashing a mobile?

    It is a process that is commonly done with the connection of the device to the computer in a specific mode of startup to be able to change the software of the mobile phone that you have installed on your terminal for which you want to install. The mobile device has a ROM memory, where the base operating system is installed, it is a memory that is maintained when the equipment is turned off and that once recorded is unalterable by the user and it has been called ROM or Firmware to which it is necessary to record there, the correct name is the operating system.

    What is the Baseband?

    It is the software that controls the data connections of our smartphone, usually come integrated in manufacturer updates and improve coverage or autonomy of the terminal if the manufacturer has detected a problem.

    What is Recovery mode in Android?

    The Recovery mode is a partition with boot properties, it is a lightweight environment that runs separately and at the same time parallel the main Android operating system, the main partitions in Android are boot/kernel and root/system, the Recovery is separated from these, and contains its own Linux kernel. Thanks to its own kernel the device can boot in recovery mode even when the system is damaged in some way, while the recovery partition remains intact, the user has a tool on hand to fix their android gadget.
    • Recovery mode functions:

      • Apply software updates to the device over the air (OTA), this is the official update method of the Android version of the hardware manufacturer, and Android stock.
      • Clear user data, and the cache, to leave the device completely clean (factory reset or hard reset).
      • Run external tools from the microSD memory.

    What is a Firmware Stock Rom?

    Firmware Stock Rom, is the software incorporated in an electronic equipment factory, be it a smartphone, tablet, video game console or others, is an area reserved in memory where the user can not modify the data stored within this, It is the operating system linked to other files that allow the Android to start.

    What is a Firmware Custom Rom?

    It is a modification of another Firmware or ROM, the developers are based on the code of AOSP (Android Open Source Project), and work on this basis, this is known as Android Pure and in it the changes are developed, the result The end of this modification work is called Firmware Custom Rom. 

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