In today’s Android market, there is a demand for smartphones with high end specs and affordable price tag. This is the reason why Chinese companies like Vivo, Oppo or Huawei are growing immensely in the market as compared to Samsung, Sony or Motorola. These companies provide flagship phones at a very reasonable price. In order to overcome with this, Samsung has launched a redefined Galaxy A lineup in 2019.
This year, Samsung has been focusing on the budget friendly devices instead of the flagship phones. Just in few months, they have launched Samsung Galaxy A10, Galaxy A20, Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50. These devices are released especially to target offline buyers. Out of all, the Galaxy A40 is the most compact device with some decent specs and features. Although it is budget friendly, still it looks and feels like a premium device.
Samsung Galaxy A40 launch date in India is March, 2019. But users had already leaked Galaxy A40 review and unboxing videos on YouTube. Looking at the Galaxy A40 specifications, it sports 5.9 inches of Infinity-U screen with 1080 x 2340 pixels of resolution. Moreover, it offers 14nm Exynos 7885 octa-core SoC, accompanied by 4GB of RAM. Besides, it comes with Android 9 Pie based One UI out of the box. Overall, it gives great gaming performance with low battery consumption.
Talking about the cameras, Galaxy A40 offers 16 + 5 megapixel dual camera setup on the rear. Whereas, on the front, it sports an impressive 25 megapixel of selfie shooter. This Samsung device comes with an internal storage of 64GB which is expandable up to 128GB. On the contrary, Galaxy A40 price in India starts from Rs. 19,500 on Amazon and Flipkart. In this easy steps guide, we’ll root Samsung Galaxy A40 without using PC or laptop. Here we’ll use custom recovery like TWRP in order to flash Super SU and Magisk zip files.
Do you want to install custom ROM on Galaxy A40? If yes, then you must root Android phone first. Once rooted, you can easily flash custom ROM, or install TWRP recovery. Additionally, you can even wipe data, cache, create Nandroid backup, increase internal memory and do much more. Are you ready to Root Android phone without Kingroot, Kingoroot, Flashify, Root master etc. apps? Then head on to our tutorial to officially root Samsung Galaxy A40 without PC.
Rooting will void your phone warranty. Proceed at your own risk. We at Droid Thunder will not be held responsible for any damage.
- Ensure your phone is at least 50% charged.
- This process requires TWRP recovery to be installed on your device. Refer:
How to Root Samsung Galaxy A40
Method 1: Using Magisk
Steps to Root Samsung Galaxy A40:
Step 1: Download Magisk.zip.
Step 2: Power off your phone completely until it vibrates. Then restart it into TWRP recovery.
Step 3: For doing the same, press and hold Volume Up + Power button simultaneously. Leave both the keys as soon as you see a TWRP logo.
Note: If you are not able to boot into recovery, use TWRP manager app from Google Play Store.
Step 4: From the TWRP main menu, click on Install option.
This will show all the files and folders present on your phone.
Step 5: Simply navigate to the downloaded Magisk.zip file and select it.
Step 6: On the next screen, just swipe right to start the Magisk flashing process.
Be patient and wait until the rooting process completes. As soon as it finishes, a successful message will appear on the screen.
Step 7: Click on Reboot System option to restart your phone.
Finally! This is how you can root Samsung Galaxy A40 using Magisk and TWRP recovery.
Note: In order to confirm whether your phone is successfully rooted or not, use Root Checker app from Google Play Store.
Method 2: Using SuperSU
Steps to Root Samsung Galaxy A40:
Step 1: Download SuperSU.zip.
Step 2: Similarly like Method 1, switch off your phone and boot it into TWRP.
Step 3: Click on Install option from the TWRP main menu.
Step 4: On the next page, navigate to the downloaded SuperSU.zip file and select it.
Step 5: Simply swipe in right direction to start the Super SU installation process.
Upon completion, a root successful message will appear in TWRP as shown below.
Finally! You have successfully rooted Samsung Galaxy A40 using SuperSU and TWRP recovery.
Now you are free to flash custom ROM on Galaxy A40, install kernel, mods like Xposed framework etc. Kindly share your views and opinions using the comments section given below.
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