How to Root Samsung Galaxy A50 [Easy Method]

Among all the benefits Android beings over its rival, Rooting is important and most powerful out of them. With Root access, you can modify the files that otherwise cannot be accessed. And Thanks to Jonh Wu’s Magisk, you can root your device Systemless-ly, which means no System files will be altered and you can revert back any changes easily. In this post, you will learn to Root Samsung Galaxy A50 with and without TWRP.

You can use Magisk Module and Xposed module to brings more features, Underclock, or Downclock your device CPU to save battery or increase performance. Substratum theme engine, that customizes the UI of Android on a whole different level needs Root access.

How to Root Samsung A50

Download Section

Stock Firmware for Galaxy A50

USB Drivers

Odin Flash Tool

Magisk and Manager

How to Root Samsung Galaxy A50 with Magisk

There are Two Ways: 

  1. Flash Magisk Zip with TWRP
  2. Flash Patched AP file using Odin (No TWRP needed)

You will Find Both the methods in detail below. If your Device already has a Custom Recovery in it, then use it. Otherwise, patch the AP.tar file and flash it using Odin.

Flash Magisk Zip with TWRP

  1. Download the Magisk Zip from Above in your device
  2. Head over to this Guide to learn how to flash TWRP recovery in Samsung Galaxy A50
  3. Boot into the Recovery
  4. In the Install Section. Flash Magisk Zip
  5. Reboot to System and Go to Magisk Manager app to check root status.

Flash Patched AP file using Odin (No TWRP needed)

Step 1: Unlock the Bootloader.

Step 2: Download Firmware for Samsung Galaxy A50 and Extract AP.tar.md5 file.

Step 3: Patch the Boot.img using Magisk Manager.

Step 4: Flash the Patched Boot.img using PC (Odin).

Step 5: Factory Reset the Device and Boot into the System with Magisk with Right Key Combo.


Step 1: Unlock the Bootloader

Unlocking Bootloader in Samsung devices can be done without PC, just follow these steps:

Unlock Bootloader Samsung Devices

  1. Go to the Settings -> About Phone, and then Tap on “Build Number” 10 times.
  2. Enter your PIN or Password to Enable Developer options.
  3. The Developers Option will appear in Settings, Open it and Enable the “OEM Unlock”.
  4. Boot Into Download mode by Turning OFF your device, connect it to PC via Type-C cable and then hold Volume Down + Power Button. Release all the Button once you see a change in screen and then press Volume Up to go into Download Mode.
  5. Once the Device boot into Download mode, hold the Volume Up Button, this will Wipe all the data in the phone and will unlock the Bootloader.
  6. The phone will reboot to the System, now Connect to the Wifi and Skip the Setup.
  7. Go to Settings -> About Phone and Tap on “Build Number” 7 times.
  8. Go to the Developers Options again and Check if the OEM Unlock is greyed out, if it is, then Bootloader is Unlocked.

Step 2: Extract AP_[device_model_sw_ver].tar.md5 from Firmware

Select AP.tar.md5 file

  1. Download the Stock ROM for your Device given above in the Download Section.
  2. Transfer the file to your PC and extract it, Find the file with the name “AP_[device_model_sw_ver].tar.md5”.
  3. Transfer this File to your Device.

Step 3: Patch the AP.tar.md5 file using Magisk Manager app

Magisk Select and Patch Boot.img file

  1. Download the Magisk Manager from Above and Install it.
  2. Open the App and Tap on Install.
  3. Choose the option “Select and Patch file”.
  4. Find the AP_[device_model_sw_ver].tar.md5 file you extracted and transferred to your device.
  5. Magisk Manager will patch the file and the file will be saved as magisk_patched.tar.

Step 4: Flash the patched boot.img using Odin

Odin Flash tool select AP

  1. Move the magisk_patched.img to your PC.
  2. Download the Odin Flash Tool from Above and Install it.
  3. Boot Into Download mode by Turning OFF your device, connect it to PC via Type-C cable and then hold Volume Down + Power Button. Release all the Button once you see a change in screen and then press Volume Up to go into Download Mode.
  4. Open Odin flash tool and click on AP, select the magisk_patched.tar file.
  5. Select the others BL, CP, and Home_CSC files from the Firmware you downloaded.
  6. Uncheck Auto Reboot in options and Click on Install.
  7. This will flash the patched AP file your device and your Samsung A50 is now Rooted.

Step 5: Full Wipe the System and Boot into System with Magisk

  1. Press Power + Volume Down to exit download mode. As soon as the screen turns off, immediately press the combo key Power + Volume Up to boot to recovery. Continue pressing the volume up button until you see the stock recovery screen.
  2. Use the Volume Buttons to Choose Wipe data/factory reset
  3. Now Choose the Reboot System Now and Hold down the Power + Volume Up buttons. As soon as you see the Warning screen, release all the buttons. Your System will now Boot into the System with Magisk
  4. You need to do this every single time you will reboot the device, Here are the Combinations you need to learn

A. Powering up normally → System with no Magisk

B. (Power + Volume Up) → Bootloader warning → Release all buttons →System with Magisk

C. (Power + Volume Up) → Bootloader warning → Keep holding volume up → Actual recovery

That’s it. You have successfully Rooted Samsung Galaxy A50

If you are stuck in any step or have any problem, just leave a comment below and we will help you out.

1 thought on “How to Root Samsung Galaxy A50 [Easy Method]”

  1. I follow this: B. (Power + Volume Up) → Bootloader warning → Release all buttons →System with Magisk
    to boot system with magisk to running with root, but it always boot to recovery mode.
    Please help, thank you

    Reply

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