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Install Safestrap Recovery on Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus

Install Safestrap Recovery on Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus

Samsung has been locking bootloaders on US variants of it’s smartphones for quite some time now, which means no recovery and most of the times no root. However, developers tend to find a way around the limitations, and the Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus can now enjoy Safestrap recovery. In this post, we are going to tell you how to Install Safestrap Recovery on Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus.

Install Safestrap Recovery on Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy s8

Install Safestrap Recovery on Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus

Warning

We are not responsible for any bricked devices. You are doing this at your own risk.

Below are the models numbers on which this process is applicable, to find the model number of your device go to Settings -> About device.

Samsung Galaxy S8

SM-G950U
SM-G950W

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

SM-G955U
SM-G955W

Pre-Requisites

Make sure your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus are charged to 100%.

Make sure you are rooted. If not, click the link below for a step by step guide.

How to Root Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus(Snapdragon)

Download Safestrap recovery apk files for your device from the link below and transfer to phone.

Download Safestrap Recovery for Samsung Galaxy S8

Download Safestrap Recovery for Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Step 1 – Download and Install Busy Box

Click the link below to download and install Busybox from Google Play Store.

Download Busybox

Once installed, open Busybox and run the installer.

Step 2 – Install Safestrap Recovery

Install Safestrap recovery by opening the apk file on your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus. Once installed open Safestrap app, agree to the terms and conditions. Next click on Install Recovery, and you should see Status : Installed on bottom right.

Step 3 – Reboot

Reboot your device. You will see a splash screen every time you reboot, and you can select Recovery to enter Safestrap recovery.

safestrap recovery

That’s it peeps. We just installed Safestrap recovery on your Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus.

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