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How To Root Galaxy S8 and S8+ (Exynos Only)

Last updated on June 5th, 2017 at 12:10 pm EST

In this small tutorial we are going to tell you how to root Galaxy S8.

Warning
This will void your warranty, and we are not responsible for any bricked devices. If you follow the guide word by word you will be able to root Galaxy S8 easily.

how to Root Galaxy S8

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-G950F
SM-G950FD
SM-G950N
SM-G950X

Samsung Galaxy S8+

SM-G955F
SM-G955FD
SM-G955X
SM-G955N

Pre-Requisites

Download latest Magisk zip file  and place it in root of Galaxy S8 or S8+.
Make sure you already have TWRP recovery installed on your Galaxy S8. If you do not have TWRP recovery installed on your Galaxy S8 or S8+ hit the link below.

How To Install Galaxy S8 TWRP Recovery

How To Root Galaxy S8 and S8+ (Exynos Only)

Boot into TWRP

Power off your device. Press and hold the Volume Up + Bixby + Power buttons at the same time. Keep the three keys pressed until you get into TWRP Recovery.

Install Magisk

Go to the “Install” menu on TWRP and select the Magisk zip downloaded in pre-requisites section. Once complete go to “Reboot” menu and Press “System” to reboot.
That’s it peeps, you now have root on your Galaxy S8 or S8+.

How to check root on Galaxy S8 or S8+

In case you want to check if your Galaxy S8 or S8+ is rooted or not, download Root Checker app, open it and click on Verify Root. If you are rooted you will get an appropriate message.