Install TWRP Recovery and Root Galaxy S8 Plus [Exynos]

Preparing your Galaxy S8 Plus for TWRP recovery
  • Make sure your Galaxy S8 Plus is powered up with Exynos CPU. Check your phone’s model number in Settings > About device section.
  • Charge your phone up to 80% to avoid power issues during the installation process.
  • Backup your contacts, call logs, SMS messages and important media content.
  • Enable OEM Unlocking on your phone.
  • Enable USB debugging mode on your phone as well.
  • While using Odin3, disable Samsung Kies if you have it installed on your PC.
  • Use OEM data cable to connect your phone to your PC.
Downloads required
  • Download and install Samsung USB drivers on your PC
  • Download and extract Odin 3.12.3 on your PC
  • Download the TWRP Recovery.tar file carefully.

Install TWRP Recovery and Root Galaxy S8 Plus

  1. Open the Odin3.exe on your computer from the extracted files in Odin.
  2. In Odin, click on the AP tab and select the recovery.tar file that you just downloaded above.
  3. The only option checked in Odin should be F.Reset Time. No other option should be ticked.
  4. Now put your Galaxy S8 in download mode. To do so, turn it off first. Now press and hold Volume Down + Bixby + Power button for a while. As soon as the phone turns on with a warning, press the Volume Up button to get into download mode.
  5. Connect your phone to your PC now.
  6. Odin will recognize the phone and turn the ID:COM box blue. you will also see the “Added” message in the logs box on the lower left side.
  7. Now press the “Start” button in Odin. It will begin flashing the recovery on your phone.
  8. As soon as the recovery flashing ends, disconnect your phone from your PC.
  9. Press and hold the Volume Down + Bixby + Power key once again. As soon as the screen goes black, switch from Volume Down to Volume Up key while keeping Bixby and Power keys pressed.
  10. Your phone will boot into TWRP recovery now. It will ask you whether you want to allow modifications. Swipe the screen and get into TWRP now.
  11. In TWRP, tap Install > Install Zip > go into /twres/flashables/ > select no-verity-opt-encrypt.zip file > swipe to confirm flash.
  12. In the main menu in TWRP recovery, tap Advanced Wipe > Wipe the Data Partition.
  13. Once again get back to the main menu in TWRP recovery, tap Install > Install Zip > \twres\flashables/ > Magisk-v12.0-arm64.zip > swipe to confirm flash. 
  14. Reboot your phone into the system now.
  15. Your phone has the TWRP recovery now and it is rooted using Magisk. That’s all. Enjoy 
 

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