Galaxy S10, S10e and S10 Plus root permissions with Magisk

Galaxy S10, S10e and S10 Plus root permissions with Magisk

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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.
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Start the Galaxy S10 with Magisk installed

  • Once Odin has finished installing Magisk, hold down the button Volume down + ignition to exit the download mode. When the screen is off, quickly press the buttons Volume up + Bixby + Power at the same time. A bootloader warning is displayed.
  • Keep pressing the button Volume up. The phone will go into stock recovery mode.
  • In that menu, go to "Wipe Cache / Factory Reset”And select Factory Reset and confirm the selection.
  • Now you can boot the system partition with Magisk: choose Reboot Now, then press and hold the keys Power, Bixby is Volume up and release them once the bootloader warning screen appears to allow the device to boot the system.
  • When the device starts up for the first time after installing Magisk, the smartphone will automatically restart, so don't worry, normal.

Once Magisk is up and running on the Galaxy S10, S10E and S10 Plus, you will need to perform the initial installation of Magisk. The next step will show you everything you need (remember to activate the Internet connection on your smartphone):

  • Magisk Manager will appear in your app drawer, but if not present, you can manually install it through the APK file that you previously downloaded.
  • Then, the app will ask you to make some additional settings: follow the instructions on the screen and allow Magisk Manager to do its job.
  • Once the app has completed the installation, the device will restart.

This is all you need to know about how to install Magisk on Galaxy S10, S10E and S10 Plus.


What you need to remember are some boot procedures and what you need to press if you want to boot the phone in recovery mode or boot the system with Magisk installed. Here are what they are.

  1. Normal ignition System without Magisk
  2. Power + Bixby + Volume up Bootloader Warning Release all System buttons with Magisk
  3. Power + Bixby + Volume up Bootloader Warning Continue to keep volume on actual Recovery

Now that you have installed Magisk on your Galaxy S10, you can later update Magisk directly from the Magisk Manager app. If you wish to update to another firmware version, reconnect it first through Magisk Manager, then flash it. With Magisk you can now enjoy all the root benefits in addition to the Magisk system modules.