Root Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/G/N Android 10 using Magisk

Samsung mobiles always have suitable hardware. But the software is not like by some of the users. They always try to root their mobile and flash custom ROMs. But after One UI, Samsung gives more importance to the software side, and it is good. So If you didn’t try One UI, You should use it for some time. When you are not satisfied with the performance, you can return to custom ROMs. Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 already received One UI 2.0, and you can root your Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 Android 10 using the below method. The following method is based on Magisk. So, You can’t install the custom ROMs. For regular Root apps users, this process will help. When you are a regular user, and you know your purpose well, you can root your mobile. Or Else, you won’t notice much performance difference in stock firmware even after root.
Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 with Rescue Toy

Why should you Root Samsung Galaxy A6 2018?

You should have a strong reason for rooting. Samsung Already released One UI 2.0 based on Android 10 and is already optimized. You have More than Enough 3/4 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 Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 Android 10 One UI 2.0 (SM-A600F, SM-A600FN, SM-A600G, SM-A600GN, SM-A600N)

First of all, thanks to the developer for the Root method. topjohnwu – this genius is a one who discovered and maintaining Magisk. Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 International variants come with a flexible bootloader. This means that the smartphone can be easily rooted. Also, the device can accept to install TWRP recovery or any other custom recovery file/app alike. 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. In this article, we explained the easiest method to follow and install Magisk on Samsung Galaxy A6 2018. 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 A6 2018. Before sharing the tutorial, you may want to know that, with the Magisk present on your device, you can easily install any root apps. Does it seem complicated? Relax, everything will be explained succinctly in bullets.

Things to check out for;

  • Check your device model number.

  • Install Latest Magisk Manager.
  • Make sure your device battery is charged above 50%

  • Backup your current files and data- Full Data Loss Process (save them on external storage).

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

1. Pre-Requirement Steps

1.1 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 A6 2018.

Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus 2018 Download Mode

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

1.2 Preparing Patched AP file

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 A6 2018.

  • 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.
  • Extract all the files from the downloaded .zip file — copy “AP” to your mobile.
  • Download Magisk Manager (Download Latest version) or Magisk canary and Install it on your mobile. Open Installed Magisk and Select Install in Magisk; it will ask For zip file and Patch Boot Image File. Select the Boot Image file.

Magisk Boot Image File

  • Navigate to your copied AP File and patch the file.

Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 AP copy for Magisk Patch

  • Wait for the process to complete, In the end, you will get magisk patched .tar file. The .tar file will be in the same folder where you have the Stock firmware file.
  • Copy magisk_patched.tar file to your PC.

2. Flash Patched AP file using ODIN

Samsung A6 Download Mode

  • 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 A6 Download Mode Warning Screen

  • After entering into Download Mode, it will say Warning, Press Volume Up button to continue.
  • Launch Odin Application.
  • 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, AP/PDA Button, then Browse for the magisk patched file selects it. Un-Tick the Auto-Reboot. The same goes for all the extracted data from the firmware, and You should choose all the files other than regular AP. The AP file should be a magisk patched firmware file.

Odin Auto Reboot

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

SAMSUNG Galaxy A6 Download 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 in your device. Don’t Boot into OS, Read below Boot stages before booting.

Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 Recovery Warning Screen

3. Boot into Rooted OS

  • Press and Hold Volume Up + Power buttons, release all the keys once the Bootloader warning appears. You have to set up your device like a new device. You can select the root status using the Root Checker.
  • Stock Recovery Boot – Press and Hold Volume Up + Power buttons, release keys while you hold the Volume Up key.
  • You will see Magisk Manager in your App drawer. If you can’t find the app, you can install Magisk Manager on your mobile.

What More?

In my opinion, you don’t need rooting for your SM-A600F, SM-A600FN, SM-A600G, SM-A600GN, SM-A600N. If you thought you could Improve Performance By root; With the Exynos 7870 Octa-Core processor and 3/4 GB RAM, your device can perform well. If you don’t know how much RAM you need, You will never use this much RAM. You should not Boot into Normal OS Booting, by pressing the power button, after firmware flash. It will boot you to a Non-Rooted environment. If 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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6 thoughts on “Root Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/G/N Android 10 using Magisk

  1. Hello, thanks for the detailed info. Yet, I have a question; will rooting sm-a605f will break Samsung account, fingerprint, lock screen security, or anything like this?.

    • We try our best to make video tutorials. But If you successfully flashed the patch file means, You can boot into two modes. Regular Non-Rooted OS and Rooted OS. That’s why we listed different boot mode key combinations.

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