Install TWRP on Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Fan Edition SM-G780F Exynos Android 10

Samsung always knows about its customer expectations, and most of the time, they stick with them. When they realize most of the users expecting flagship mobiles around the $500-600 price range, They begin to release a lite version of flagship mobiles from the S10 series. Now they released Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Fan Edition. The regular LTE version comes with an Exynos processor, and the 5G version comes with a Snapdragon processor. Both versions came with Android 10 One UI 2.0 and got One UI 2.5. When you are a regular user, You can keep using official firmware. When you are a regular root apps user or developer, you can install TWRP on Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Fan Edition SM-G780F Exynos Android 10 using the below method. Since we are using TWRP, You can install custom ROMs on your mobile.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Fan Edition Home Screen Unlocked

Compare with standard other root methods; this method has additional steps. So, You should care a little bit when you do the process. Since it doesn’t use a custom recovery, You can’t install custom ROMs. But, It is enough to run most of the root apps.

After root, you will lose official updates. You have to update your mobile manually. So, Before proceeding with the process, you should know why you need to do it. If you are a regular user, you can try some alternatives for your purpose that don’t require root. When you are a regular root apps user and developer, you can follow the below guide to achieve root on your mobile.

Should you need to Root your Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Fan Edition Android 10 version with TWRP?

It would be best if you had a strong reason for rooting. Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Fan Edition already comes with One UI 2.0 based on Android 10 and is already optimized. You have More than Enough 8 GB RAM to use daily apps without lag for years. Yes, I Know, RAM maybe looks like not enough because of the Samsung Heavily customized OS. But, Trust me, One UI is far better than other Custom Skin OS. You can use this device without lag for years until Samsung mess with some Bloatware. But beyond, this not go reasons you are addicted to some root apps, or you are a frequent user of some Custom OS, you can proceed further. But if you want to root because everybody is doing, I advise you, don’t root If you didn’t have any experience. For regular users, It can become a Nightmare.

How to Root and Install TWRP on Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Fan Edition Android 10 One UI 2.0, 2.5 (Exynos SM-G780F)

Thanks to the developer- afaneh92 for the Root method and topjohnwu – this genius is the one who discovered and maintained Magisk. Samsung Galaxy S20 FE variants come with a flexible bootloader in some regions. It means that the smartphone can be easily rooted. The device can also accept installing TWRP recovery or any other custom recovery file/app. Don’t try with Snapdragon US Variants like Verizon devices. They come with a locked Bootloader.

But In the below method, we are going to Root this device by using Magisk. You can install Official TWRP using the official app when it is released. TWRP recovery is a custom recovery file that must be installed on your devices because you can root them successfully. This article explained the easiest method to follow and install Magisk on Samsung Galaxy S20 FE. However, the tool required for rooting this device is the Magisk App.

You can flash TWRP once it is available. With the help of TWRP Recovery, you can quickly flash the Custom ROMs into your Samsung Galaxy S20 FE. Before sharing the tutorial, you may want to know that you can easily install any root apps with the Magisk present on your device. Does it seem complicated? Relax, everything will be explained briefly in bullets.

Things to check out for;

  • Check your device model number.

  • You should Backup your current files and data- Full Data Loss Process (save them on external storage).
  • Install Latest Magisk Manager.
  • Make sure your device battery is above 50%

  • You cannot use Samsung Pay, Secured folder, and some official apps from Samsung.
  • You can’t update your firmware; to get new firmware, you must follow the below steps with the latest firmware.
  • Read the full tutorial before the process.

1. Unlock Bootloader

Enabling developer option

  • Enable USB Debugging Mode and OEM Unlock on your mobile. To do this, go to settings >>> about >>> Tap on the “Build Number” 7-10 times consistently to enable “Developer Options,” then go to the “Developer Options” and enable USB Debugging Mode and OEM Unlock. There is no complicated process in the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Fan Edition Download Mode

  • Switch off your device. Enter into Download Mode-> Volume Down+ Volume Up and Connect your mobile with PC using USB Cable. When the Download mode warning screen Appears, Press the Volume Up button to unlock Bootloader.

Samsung Galaxy Bootloader Warning Screen

  • The above process will wipe your user data. After setup your device, Please recheck the OEM Unlock in the settings. Sometimes It Will Lock Again.

2. Download Necessary files

  • Download and install the Samsung USB driver to your computer system.

  • Also, download the ODIN software. Select the above Oreo version in the ODIN list. Install ODIN on your PC.

  • You can use Phone Info to know your firmware version.
  • Download 7Zip-ZS, LZ4, and Install both on your PC. Extract the files in downloaded firmware using 7Zip-ZS. You will get four files.

3. Flash Vbmeta Disabled using ODIN

  • Unlock your screen lock. There should be no fingerprint, PIN Lock, Wipe. Set No lock in the settings.
  • Switch off your Mobile. Enter into Download mode->Volume Down+ Volume Up Buttons and Connect Your Mobile To PC via USB Cable; after Samsung Logo Appear, Release all keys.

Samsung J4 Plus Warning screen

  • After entering into Download Mode, it will say Warning; press the Volume Up button to continue.
  • Launch Odin Application.

ODIN Added Message

  • It Will Show the message added.
  • If you did not get this message, Repeat the above steps.

Odin Startup Home Page

  • After Getting Added Message Select, USERDATA Button, then Browse for the Vbmeta Disabled file, select it. Un-Tick the Auto-Reboot.

Un-Tick Auto reboot ODIN

  • Press Start wait for the tasks to complete. After the process complete, Press the Volume Down+ Power button to exit Download mode. When the screen goes off, Immediately Press the Volume Up+ Volume Down+ Power buttons to boot into Recovery mode.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Fan Edition Recovery Mode

  • After entering into Stock recovery mode, Go to Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Select Yes to wipe data. It will erase your saved data on your device. Even if we flash the Vbmeta disabled, It is safe to flash the full firmware along with the Vbmeta Disabled.

Samsung Galaxy M10 Recovery Mode Warning Screen

4. Flash Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Fan Edition firmware files along with Vbmeta Disabled using ODIN

  • Switch off your Mobile. Enter into Download mode->Volume Down+ Volume Up Buttons and Connect Your Mobile To PC via USB Cable; after Samsung Logo Appear, Release all keys.

Samsung J4 Plus Warning screen

  • After entering into Download Mode, it will say Warning; press the Volume Up button to continue.
  • Launch Odin Application.

ODIN Added Message

  • It Will Show the message added.
  • If you did not get this message, Repeat the above steps.

Odin Startup Home Page

  • We already downloaded the firmware files. When you extract the files, You will get five files.

Samsung Galaxy Extracted Firmware Files

  • After Getting Added Message on ODIN Select, AP button, and choose AP file from firmware. The same goes for other files too. But when you choose CSC, You have to select the Home_CSC file. In the USERDATA Button, then Browse for the Vbmeta Disabled file select it. So, We have five files selected for five tabs. Un-Tick the Auto-Reboot.

Un-Tick Auto reboot ODIN

  • Press Start wait for the tasks to complete. After the process complete, Press the Volume Down+ Power button to exit Download mode.

5. Flash TWRP File using ODIN

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Fan Edition Download Mode

  • Connect your USB cable with your PC. Switch off your device. Then, enter into Download mode. To do this, press and hold down the Volume Down + Volume Up buttons and connect your micro USB Cable.

Samsung Galaxy M40 Download Mode Warning Screen

  • Press the Volume Up button to continue when you see the warning message.

  • Now, connect the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Fan Edition mobile to the computer via USB cable.

  • Launch the Odin app on your computer. If the device is detected by this app (Odin), it will show you a message that reads – added!!!

ODIN Added Message

However, if the device is not correctly connected to the PC, you won’t see this message. So, you have to check the USB cable if it is reasonable and reconnect the device.

  • After connecting the Samsung device, click on the PDA/PA button to browse/search and get the TWRP from where you saved it on your PC. Also, navigate to “options” and Un-tick the Auto-Reboot.

Odin Auto Reboot

  • Click on “Start”

  • Once the file is loaded into the device, Don’t reboot your device.

  • Kudos, you have just Installed the TWRP on your Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Fan Edition. If you installed TWRP, Don’t turn on your mobile. Immediately, move to Magisk Installation steps. You can do this by Pressing Volume Down+Power to exit download mode, then Press Volume Up+ Volume Down+ Power to enter into recovery mode.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Fan Edition Recovery Mode

6. Install Magisk and Multi Disabler in your Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Fan Edition using TWRP

TWRP Installation Screen

  • Boot it into recovery mode->Volume Up + Power Button.
  • Now it Will Boot into TWRP Recovery Mode.
  • Select Wipe->Advance Wipe->Select Cache and User Data.
  • Return to Home of TWRP select Install.
  • Select multidisabler-Samsung-2.6a.zip.
  • Return to Home of TWRP select Install.
  • Select Magisk.zip file.
  • You should Install them One by One. Don’t add more zips feature in TWRP. After the Installation, Reboot Your Mobile.
  • You can also install Magisk.apk in your Mobile Applications. Encryption disabler is used to avoid the Encryption issue after rooting. You can check your root status using Root Checker.

What More?

In my opinion, you don’t need to root and install TWRP on your Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Fan Edition Android 10 version. If you thought you could Improve Performance By root; With the Exynos 990 Octa-Core processor and 6/8 GB RAM, your device can perform well. If you don’t know how much RAM you need, You will never use this much RAM. It would help if you did not Boot into Normal OS Booting by pressing the power button after firmware flash. It will boot you to a Non-Rooted environment.

When you accidentally urged and boot frequently, Don’t panic; after setup everything, switch off your device and boot into Rooted OS using above mentioned keys. If you root your device because of the battery drain issues, you can optimize your battery without root. Beyond this, if your purpose is to Disable Bloatware apps, you can do that without using this method. When you have any suggestions or doubts, comment below.

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