Root Samsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/G/M/Y Oreo using TWRP

Samsung J series is always favorite for most of the Cost-effective Buy users. All J series Always comes with AMOLED Display. So, If you are a person who watches videos and gaming, It is the best mobile in Mid-Range. Even some High-End devices come with LCD Displays. This J series mostly comes with AMOLED. 4 GB RAM is enough to Survive with daily usage. Instead of Exynos Processor Samsung used Snapdragon 450 Processor. So, we expect a Little Bump in Performance. Say 1-3% Extra performance.
Samsung Galaxy J8 with Nature Water Falls Background

Why should you Root Samsung Galaxy J8?

In the Only situation, you want to use other Custom ROMs, or you want to use it for some High-Performance tasks. With this 4 GB RAM, It can survive a lot and also it receiving regular patch updates. The example you want to play some high resource consuming games, they require HIGH GB RAM. Yes, after you Root, you can optimize RAM, or you can use Lite weight ROMs. So, If you are clear about, Why you want to Root you can proceed this. But, If you Want to Root, Because of Everybody doing, I advice you to not to do that.

How to Root Samsung Galaxy J8? (SM-J810F / SM-J810G / SM-J810M / SM-J810Y)

Samsung Galaxy J8 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 which 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 J8. However, the tool required for rooting this device is the Magisk App.

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With the help of TWRP Recovery, you can quickly flash the latest version of Magisk into your J8 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).

Pre-Requirement Steps

Enabling developer option

  • Enable USB Debugging Mode and OEM Unlock in 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 J8.

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

  • Download Magisk.Zip (Download Latest version) and RMM State Bypass, Copy it to Your Phone Memory. We Need to flash RMM State to avoid OEM Lock automatically in future after the Root process. 
  • Download and save the TWRP File. Select Correct TWRP file from Below. This TWRPs can support Up to Oreo.

Flash TWRP using ODIN

Samsung J8 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 + Volume Up + Power buttons at the same time and connect your micro USB Cable.

Samsung J8 Download Mode Warning Message


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

  • Now, connect the J8 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!!!

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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 good 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/CF-Auto-Root on your Samsung Galaxy J8. If you installed TWRP, Don’t turn on your mobile. Immediately, move to Magisk Installation steps.

Install Magisk, RMM State in your Samsung J8 using TWRP

  • Boot it Into recovery mode->Volume Up + 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 RMM State Bypass.
  • After the Installation Reboot Your Mobile.
  • You can also install Magisk.apk in your Mobile Applications. RMM State is used to avoid OEM Lock after rooting.

What More?

You should not Boot into Normal OS Booting, after TWRP. After TWRP Flash, Immediately Boot into Recovery or Else you will get Warning message FRP Lock. If you accidentally urged and boot frequently, Don’t panic, flash official stock firmware to get back into stock OS.

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61 thoughts on “Root Samsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/G/M/Y Oreo using TWRP

  1. Hey please help me i have samsung galaxy j810y android 9 i do all this step by step it is not work for me fail (auth)

    • No. It will work only up to Oreo version. We are waiting for TWRP. Now, you can root using Magisk Patched img file. But, It will not be that much convenient like TWRP root.

    • Once Any developer Release TWRP. We will publish the post. Currently, you can use Magisk Patched img file method to get root access.

      • Nao tem como desmarca auto reboot flashear o twrp e ligar no modo recuperação porq fica na tela azul de download ai so da pra inicia normamente tenho j8 810M deu pass odin.

        • Un-Tick Auto opção de reinicialização no ODIN. Você deve instalar o Magisk na primeira inicialização de recuperação do TWRP.

  2. Selva Ganesh.” custom binary (recovery. img) locked by due to remaining installment balance?

    • Did you get “PASS” in ODIN? Can you boot into TWRP? If you explain some additional Information, We can help further.

  3. are you sure the twrp links up on the page are true? I download and flash with odin. it passes but the stock recovery opens again.

    • You should flash the Magisk in the First boot. Or Else you will lose TWRP. You should Un-tick the Auto Reboot in ODIN.

  4. Hola, hice la instalación del TWRP, pero al terminar siempre queda en la pantalla del modo Donwload, como le hago para entrar al modo twrp recovery? debo reiniciar el dispositivo?

    • tengo el j810, estaba en android 9 pero de fabrica viene en oreo, así que lo baje a oreo, antes de iniciar el proceso

  5. Hola, he instalado el twrp, pero al momento de reiniciar y entrar en modo recovery entra en el menú de android, no se que estoy haciendo mal, y si, desactive la opción de auto reboot!!

    • Debería comenzar en la recuperación, cuando se produce el primer arranque. Si comienza en el sistema operativo normal, perderá el acceso TWRP. Después de ingresar a TWRP, instale Magisk.

  6. No meu quando aperto Volume up + Power Button ele não aparece a opçao Install e Wipe. Aparece apenas o android recovery com umas opçoes de limpar o cache ou data partition

  7. هل من الممكن تصوير مقطع فيديو لتركيب روت سامسونج جلاكسي sm-j810f
    لو سمحت لكي نفهم أكثر

    • نحن نعمل على قناة يوتيوب لدينا. حتى ذلك لا يمكننا ضمان دروس الفيديو.

  8. during twrp install, getting message in the phone “custom binary blocked due to remaining installment balance”

    any solution for these cases?

    • This process supports only up to Oreo version. If you are in Oreo, When Selecting Fie in the ODIN, Select the TWRP in AP/PDA Button, don’t select other Tab files.

    • Você não pode fazer root na sua versão do Pie usando esse método. Mas você pode fazer root no seu telefone usando o método Magisk Patched. Mas você não pode instalar ROMs personalizadas. Se você pretende usar aplicativos raiz, pode usar o método Magisk.

    • IMEI’yi Yazılım kullanarak değiştiremeyiz. Yerel Mobil Servis merkeziyle iletişime geçebilirsiniz. Size bu konuda yardımcı olabilirler.

    • What version you have? This method only supports up to Oreo version. You should flash the TWRP before the first normal boot. Flash the Firmware to Get back your phone into normal.

  9. Hola buenas… el root para SM-J810G no funciona plancho el twrp por odín y hago los paso al piede de la letra. Desmarcó el reinicio automático de odín. Salgo del modo donwload del celular. Lo prendo con volumen para arriba y el botón de power pero solo entra al recovery original de Samsung no al twrp lo probé mil veces y nada

    • ¿Recibió el “PASS” en ODIN, después del flash TWRP?
      Este método funciona solo hasta Oreo. Si está en la versión “Pie”, pruebe el método basado en Magisk.

  10. Quando eu saio do download mode o meu celular reinicia ao invés de desligar, isso faz com que eu apareça na tela de bloqueio do telefone, quando eu desligo pra entrar no recovery mode entra no modo normal do recovery HELPE ME PEASE.

    • Você precisa desmarcar a reinicialização automática após o flash bem-sucedido, pressionar volume para baixo + potência para sair do modo de download e inserir Volume + potência para inicializar na recuperação.

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