Samsung is counted among the top manufacturers of the Android phones and this year, the South Korean Giant lived up to its reputation with the introduction of Samsung Galaxy S10 flagship phones. The series comes with 4 models this year and they are undeniably perfect. The S10 flagship phones host an array of amazing and futuristic features including lesser bezels, fastest processors, better experience in addition to multiple cameras and seamless technology.
Despite all the features that Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus packs, some tech hungry users might want to customize the software beyond what the new devices have offered. In this case, you need to root your devices. If you are among those users who are looking to root their Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus devices, your search ends here.
This post will highlight the steps involving the entire process on how you can root your Samsung Galaxy S10 with Odin. So scroll down.
Rooting Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus with Odin
Rooting Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus and other Android devices is quite an easy process but it will take time, if you are new to it. All you need is to follow the given instructions as it is and you will be able to root your device effortlessly.
Rooting Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus devices is a three-step process. The first step requires you to install TWRP recovery on your device, the next step is to disable the encryption and prevent Prenormal RMM State, while the last step is to flash using Odin.
And before we begin to the step by step tutorial, it is important for you to note that you need to back up all your data stored in the device at hand as your data will be wiped out during this process. Also, ensure that your device is fully charged as it will take some time and the battery of your phone too. Moreover, you will also need a PC with pre-installed Samsung USB drivers and Odin. Extract the Odin file before beginning the process, so that you can get started without any interruption.
Once all the things are in place, follow the following steps to root Samsung Galaxy S10 effortlessly.
1. Enable OEM Settings and Developer Options in Your Device
The first thing you need to do in order to get started is to enable the OEM Settings and Developer Options in your Samsung Galaxy S10. For this, go to the Settings App in your device and find “About Phone” option. There you will find “Software Information” and tap 7 times on “Build Number” option. You will see a toast notification that “Developer mode has been enabled”.
After this, you need to go to the Settings of the phone and remove all the Samsung and Google accounts added in the device. Now, go back to the Settings main screen and tap “Developer Options”. In this option, you will see the “OEM Unlock”. Toggle it and turn it ON.
Note: If you cannot find this option, it means that your phone has entered a 7-day buffer period. After this time, the ‘OEM Unlock’ option shall be available. If it is still not available, it means that your phone cannot be rooted.
Once everything is done, you can easily flash your device using Odin.
2. Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
Now in order to flash ROM on Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, you need to install TWRP recovery on your device. For this,
- Install TWRP Recovery for Samsung Galaxy S10 (TWRP Recovery Download Links will be updated soon)
- Go to the extracted Odin folder in your PC and double click on the Odin.exe file
- Power off your device completely and connect it to your PC.
- And Press and Hold the Power + Volume Down + Bixby button, all at once.
- On the warning screen, press the Volume Up button to enter the Download mode on Samsung Galaxy S10.
- After this, the Odin software should recognize your device and you shall see an “Added” message in the box.
- The ID:COM port should also light up.
- Now in the Options tab of Odin, make sure that the ‘Auto Reboot’ and ‘Re-Partition’ boxes are not selected.
- Now you need to click on the AP button under the ‘Files’ section, where you need to select the TWRP recovery .tar file for your device.
- Now click the Start button to install TWRP recovery on Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus.
After this, your phone shall stay in Download Mode.
3. Boot Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus into TWRP Recovery
- Now hold the Volume Down, Bixby, and Power button simultaneously until the phone powers off. As soon as the screen shuts down, release the Volume down button and hold the Volume Up button while still holding the power button. This will allow your Samsung Galaxy S10 to boot into TWRP recovery.
- On the ‘Unmodified System Partition’ screen, slide the ‘Swipe to Allow Modifications’ button.
Now you have successfully booted into TWRP. Follow the next section to disable encryption on Samsung Galaxy S10.
4. Disable Encryption and Prevent Prenormal RMM State
- Go to Wipe option and tap on the “Formal Data”.
- Type “YES” in the provided field to completely format the device.
- Once finished, go back to the main TWRP screen.
- Now tap on “Mount” and select “Enable MTP”.
- Connect the phone to the PC using the USB cable and download DM-Verity disabler and RMM State Bypass zip files online. Transfer the files to the phone’s internal storage and disconnect the device.
- Now tap on the “’install button” and navigate to the internal storage and select the file.
- Swipe the button to flash the ZIP and disable encryption on Samsung Galaxy S10.
- Now finally install RMM State Bypass zip to prevent your phone from being locked.
5. Root Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
The final step is to root the phone. For this, you need to download ElementalX kernel for Samsung Galaxy S10 and Magisk file.
- Now connect the phone to the PC using the USB cable and in TWRP mode, go to “Mount” and tap on “Enable MTP” option.
- Copy the ElementalX kernel and SuperSU/Magisk ZIP files to the phone’s internal storage.
- Now go to the TWRP main screen and press the install button.
- Navigate to the internal storage and select the ‘elementalx-s9-1.14.zip’ file.
- Next, tap on ‘Add more ZIPs’ and select the ‘Magisk-v18.0.zip’ file.
- Finally, swipe the button on the screen to root Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus.
This process will take some time and when the flashing process is finished, tap on the “Reboot System” button to boot back into the OS.
So this is it. You can now customize the OS effortlessly.
Please note that Samsung Galaxy S10 Series is released recently, so we need to wait for rooting files required to root Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus. We will make sure to update them here as soon as they are released. Make sure to bookmark this page. Do not try to root your S10 with any 3rd party softwares such as Kingo Root etc. We will post legit binary files which have to be flashed with Samsung ODIN.