Root Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace SM-J110F/G/H/L/M KitKat, Lollipop using TWRP and Magisk

When you are a massive supplier for a particular component, and you also making smartphones, you will highlight the specific element. Samsung is one of the best Display manufacturers in the industry. So, In most of the mobiles, Samsung always puts AMOLED screens. Even if Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace is a budget mobile and most of the manufacturers always pout LCD screens in budget mobiles, Samsung release it with AMOLED screen. Other than the display, it has starting level specs. It comes with a KitKat version. Only the “M” variant got a lollipop update. Due to hardware limits, we can’t expect much performance by rooting. But When you have to remove bloatware apps or want to use Root apps, You can Root your Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace using the below method.
Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace with Android Toy

If you are a Developer or Regular Root apps user, The great news is we have TWRP. So you can try multiple Custom ROMs and can reach all Root levels. Since Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace is a KitKat version, We can root-like Old method. We need to enable the OEM unlock. It is only one extra step. The process is based on TWRP so that we can expect a high success rate.

Why should you Root the Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace version?

We thank you for the hard work of XDA Developer-Dees-Troy and the TWRP Team. Without the developers, this rooting method is not possible. We Used Old TWRPs and modified them to work compatible with this mobile. If you planned to root your mobile, you should have a proper reason. Yes, Samsung is Already stopped regular patch updates for your device. But, You should have a firm idea for rooting.

Samsung KitKat firmware is already optimized for Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace. Since it is limited to hardware, when you try to install other ROMs, it may not be compatible with the device. You have More than Enough 1 GB RAM and Mid-Range Quad-Core processor to use daily apps without lag. You can use this device without delay for years until Samsung mess with some Bloatware. But beyond, this not go reasons; when you feel laggy because of some bloatware apps, and you want to get rid of them, then you can root your mobile and uninstall those apps. But if you’re going 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 J1 Ace KitKat, Lollipop, and Install Magisk Manager? (SM-J110F, SM-J110G, SM-J110H, SM-J110L, SM-J110M)

Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace 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.

TWRP recovery is a custom recovery file that must be installed on Samsung Galaxy devices because you can root them successfully. In this article, we explained the easiest method to follow and install TWRP recovery on Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace. However, the tool required for rooting this device is the Magisk App.

With the help of TWRP Recovery, you can quickly flash the latest version of Magisk into your Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace to gain root access. Before sharing the tutorial, you may want to know that, with the TWRP recovery present on your device, you can easily install any custom ROM or firmware. Does it seem complicated? Relax, everything will be explained succinctly in bullets.

Things to check out for;

  • Check your device model number.

  • Select TWRP Based on the mobile model number.
  • Make sure your device battery is charged above 50%

  • Backup your current files and data, just in case (save them on external storage).

  • You cannot use Samsung Pay, Secured folder, and some official apps from Samsung.
  • We 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.

Pre-Requirement Steps

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 J1 Ace.

  • 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.

  • Download Magisk.Zip (Download Latest version) and forced encryption disabler, Copy it to Your Phone Memory. We Need to flash encryption disabler to avoid Boot Warnings in the future after the Root process.
  • Download and save the TWRP File. Select the Correct TWRP file from Below. In theory, This TWRP can support Up to Nougat. But Samsung doesn’t release significant updates after the Lollipop version.

Flash TWRP using ODIN

Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace Download Mode

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

Samsung J1 2016 Download Mode Warning Screen

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

  • Now, connect the Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace 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, reboot your device.

  • Kudos, you have just Installed the TWRP on your Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace. If you installed TWRP, Don’t turn on your mobile. Immediately, move to Magisk Installation steps. Press Volume Down+ Power to exit download mode. Quickly boot into recovery before the first boot. Or Else, you will lose TWRP.

Install Magisk, forced encryption disabler in your Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace using TWRP

Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace Recovery Mode

  • Boot it Into recovery mode->Volume Up + Home + Power Button.
  • Now it Will Boot into TWRP Recovery Mode.
  • Select Wipe->Advance Wipe->Select Cache Data.
  • Return to Home of TWRP select Install.
  • Select Magisk.Zip.
  • After Installation again, Navigate to Home select Install. Select forced encryption disabler.
  • After the Installation Reboot Your Mobile.
  • You can also install Magisk.apk in your Mobile Applications. We use Forced encryption disabler to avoid the boot loop issue after rooting. You can check your root status using Root Checker.

Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace Root Checker Status

What More?

In my opinion, you don’t need rooting for your Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace unless you are facing freeze and lag issues frequently. If you thought you could Improve Performance By root; With the Quad-Core processor and 1 GB RAM, your device can perform well within its hardware limits. 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 the twrp flash. If you accidentally urged and boot into the regular OS, Don’t panic, after setup everything, flash TWRP again using ODIN. If you root your device, because of the battery drain issues, you can optimize your battery without root. When Bloatware apps are your problem, you can Disable Bloatware apps using adb commands.

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