How to Root Galaxy S24/Plus/Ultra via Magisk Patched AP

In this guide, we will show you the steps to root your Galaxy S24/Plus/Ultra via Magisk. The newest additions to the Galaxy family bring a slew of noteworthy goodies and a power-packed specs sheet to the fore. To round it all off, there are tons of nifty AI features to look forward to. However, for tech enthusiasts, this is just the tip of the iceberg as they still have a large unchartered territory to look forward to.

From welcoming abode a plethora of custom binaries and modules to installing custom kernels, the possibilities stand endless. However, before they can carry out any of these tweaks, they’ll have to root their Galaxy S24/Plus/Ultra via Magisk Patched AP file. And in this guide, we will show you how to do just that. So without any further ado, let’s get started.

Benefits and Risks of Rooting

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Once you root your device, you will be in a position to flash a plethora of mods. These include the likes of Fox Magisk ModulesSubstratum ThemesXposed Framework via LSPosed, and Viper4Android among others. Along the same lines, you could also flash a custom kernel and implement your desired CPU profile. However, such tweaks do come with a few risks as well.

To begin with, rooting requires you to unlock the bootloader- which will wipe off all the data and will trip the Knox [while there’s no way to escape this, you could still use some security features using this nifty method]. Likewise, SafetyNet will be triggered [FIXED] which will result in your inability to use banking apps [FIXED]. So if all that’s well and good, then let’s get started with the steps to root your Samsung Galaxy S24/Plus/Ultra via Magisk patched AP file.

Root Samsung Galaxy S24/Plus/Ultra via Magisk

Before starting, please take a backup of all the data on your device. Droidwin and its members wouldn’t be held responsible in case of a thermonuclear war, your alarm doesn’t wake you up, or if anything happens to your device and data by performing the below steps.

STEP 1: Unlock Bootloader

First and foremost, you will have to unlock the bootloader on your device. Do note that doing so will trip Knox and reset your device. If that’s well and good, then you may refer to our guide on How to Unlock Bootloader on Galaxy S24/Plus/Ultra

STEP 2: Download Galaxy S24/Plus/Ultra Stock Firmware

Next up, you will have to download the stock firmware for your device. could use the Frija Tool, SamLoader Tool, or websites such as SamMobile. As for this guide, let’s proceed with the Frija Tool. So check out our comprehensive guide on How to Download Samsung Stock Firmware/ROM via Frija Tool. Or you may refer to the below instructions as well:

  1. To begin with, download the Frija Tool and extract it to any convenient location on your PC.
  2. Then launch the tool and type in your device’s Model Numer and CSC Code. [Read: How to Find My Device’s CSC Code].
  3. Now click on the Check Update button and it shall bring up the latest available firmware.
  4. Finally, click on the Download button, select the directory where you wish to download the firmware, and hit Save.Root Galaxy S24 Ultra
  5. The downloading process will now begin. Once done, the tool will then decrypt the firmware.
  6. Once the decryption is complete, it shall spell out the Download Complete message.
  7. Now go to the folder where you have downloaded the firmware and extract it.
  8. Upon extraction, you should get the AP, BL, CP, CSC, and HOME_CSC files.
  9. We will be using these files (except for HOME_CSC) to root your Galaxy S24/Plus/Ultra via Magisk.

STEP 3: Patch Galaxy S24/Plus/Ultra AP via Magisk

  1. To begin with, transfer the AP file from the extracted firmware folder over to your device.
  2. Then download and install the latest version of the Magisk App.
  3. Now launch the app and tap on the Install button next to Magisk.
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  4. Now choose Select and Patch a File, navigate to the AP TAR file and select it.
  5. Then tap on the Let’s Go button situated at the top right and wait for the patching to complete.
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  6. Once done, you should get the patched AP file named magisk_patched_ [random_number].tar under the Downloads folder.

STEP 4: Send Patched AP File to PC

You will now have to transfer this patched AP file to your PC. However, in rare cases, the normal USB transfermethod is known to cause some issues. Therefore, you could instead opt for the ADB Pull method. Here’s how it could be done:

  1. To begin with, download Android SDK Platform Tools and extract it to any convenient location on your PC.
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  2. Then head over to this platform-tools folder, type in CMD in its address bar, and hit Enter. This shall launch the CMD window.
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  3. Now connect your device to the PC via a USB cable. Then, enable USB Debugging from Developer Options.
  4. Next up, use the below command to transfer the patched AP file to your PC (make sure to replace the random strings accordingly)
    adb pull /sdcard/Download/magisk_patched_[random_strings]

STEP 5: Boot Galaxy S24/Plus/Ultra to Download Mode

You will now have to boot your S24/Plus/Ultra to Download Mode so that Odin can identify it and hence allows us to carry out the flashing of the patched AP file. So refer to our guide to Boot any Samsung Device to Download Mode. Or refer to our below direct instructions:

  1. Start by powering off your device.
  2. Then press and hold Vol Up + Vol Down together and connect your device to the PC via USB cable.
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  3. As soon as you see the Warning message on your device, release the pressed keys.
  4. Finally, press the Volume Up key once and your device will be booted to Download Mode.

STEP 6: Install Odin

  1. To begin with, download the Odin Tool from this link.
  2. Then extract it to a convenient location on your PC.
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  3. After that, head over to the folder where you have extracted the tool.
  4. Finally, double-click on the Odin3_v3.14.4 EXE file to launch the tool.

STEP 7: Flash Patched AP file via Odin and Root Galaxy S24/Plus/Ultra

  1. To begin with, launch the Odin tool on your PC.
  2. Then click on the BL button, navigate to the extracted firmware folder, and select the BL file.
  3. After that, click on the AP button, navigate to the patched AP.tar file, and select it.
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  4. Next up, click on the CP button, navigate to the extracted firmware folder, and select the CP file.
  5. Then click on the CSC button, navigate to the extracted firmware folder, and select the CSC file [the normal CSC, not the HOME_CSC].
  6. Once all the files have been loaded, click on the Start button. The flashing process will now begin and could take a few minutes.
  7. Once done, you should get the PASS!‘ message. Likewise, your device will automatically boot to the OS.
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STEP 8: Install Magisk Dependencies

  1. First off download and install the latest Magisk APK.
  2. Then launch it. It will ask to carry out additional setup, tap OK.
  3. Magisk will restart your device and install the required dependencies.
  4. Once done, your device will automatically boot to the rooted OS.

That’s it. These were the steps to root your Galaxy S24/Plus/Ultra via Magisk. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.


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