How To Root And Install Custom Recovery On Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Here is a complete guide on how to root and install the TWRP custom recovery for Samsung Galaxy Note 8. The flagship is making its way to more users as it is launched globally. The new Galaxy Note 8 features some amazing hardware such as a large infinity display and the first dual camera, Android 7.1 Nougat pre-installed, users are finally receiving their Galaxy Note 8. Thanks to its popularity, the beta build of TWRP 3.1.1 custom recovery is now available for the phone to download and install. After you have installed the TWRP custom recovery, you can then proceed to root Galaxy Note 8. The process of installation and root is quite simple. Follow this post to find out how to root & install TWRP 3.1.1 custom recovery on your Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

But before getting started, here are some requirements you should meet first:

  • Make a backup of all your important data as the process might vanish them.
  • Enable OEM Unlock as well as USB Debugging option in Settings > Developer Options. To activate the feature, head to Settings > About Phone > Software and tap on Build Number 7 times.
  • A Windows computer is required to perform the process.
  • You need also to download and install the Samsung USB driver on your computer.
  • Charge your Note 8 to at least 50% so that there is nothing wrong happens during the process.

Also read: How to Remove FRP Google Account Lock on Samsung Galaxy A 2017

How To Root And Install Custom Recovery On Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Once you’re done, here is step-by-step guide to root and install custom recovery on Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

  1. First, download and extract Odin app ( version 3.12) on your desktop.
  2. Next, download custom 3.1.1 recovery (N950F, N950FD, N950X, N950N models) and the Super SU root file onto your computer.
  3. Now, plug your Note 8 into the computer and copy the root file into the internal storage. After that, switch off your phone
  4. Boot it into the Odin Mode to flash the TWRP recovery. To do this, press the Power + Bixby + Volume Down buttons and then press Volume Up to boot Odin mode.
  5. If your phone is still being connected to the computer, launch the Odin app and you will see the blue COM: ID, which means the connection is successful.
  6. Now, click on AP button in Odin and choose the TWRP 3.1.1 file. After that, uncheck the Auto Reboot and check F. Reset Time options before clicking on Start to begin the process.
  7. Once done, hold your Power + Volume Up + Bixby buttons until the screen turns black. Once it does, press the Volume Down button to boot the phone into custom recovery mode.
  8. Now tap on Install and flash the file to root your device.
  9. Confirm the installation by swiping on the “Swipe to confirm flash” option.
  10. Once the installation is completed, select the “Reboot System” button.

That’s it. Your Galaxy Note 8 has successfully been rooted and installed custom recovery on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. In case you get any issue, ping us back in the comment below, we’ll find out solutions for you.


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