How To Install TWRP and Root Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FD)
Samsung Galaxy A70 is a very budget-friendly smartphone that has some excellent hardware specifications. Many of us have purchased this device and want to explore many more things. In this article, we will learn how to root Samsung Galaxy A70 and also install a custom recovery like TWRP.
We know that the new update of ONE UI 2.0 for Samsung smartphones has improved the performance and fixed the bugs. But, many of us have the urge to install custom recovery and root it to experiment with new things.
Rooting an Android device is not a difficult job if you have all the tools and drivers with you. You just need to follow some commands and install Magisk, and then you get a rooted Android device. But for rooting Samsung Galaxy A70, we need a custom recovery such as TWRP installed.
How To Root Samsung Galaxy A70 and Install TWRP
In this article, we will first learn how to install TWRP on Samsung Galaxy A70 and then root it using Magisk Manager.
What is TWRP?
TWRP is the short form for the Team Win Recovery Project, which is a custom recovery for Android. It helps us at installing custom ROMs, mods, patches, and roots a device. TWRP has a straightforward user interface where you can take backups of the entire operating system, edit root level files, create or change the partition, mount storage, format the smartphone, etc.
Benefits of TWRP
- You can root Samsung Galaxy A70
- Backup/Restore stock ROM or custom ROM
- Install Magisk or SuperSu
- Format data
- Uninstall bloatware
- Create system partitions
- Convert to F2FS
- Flash a custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy A70
- Install custom Kernels
Instruction to Install TWRP on Samsung Galaxy A70
- The battery must be charged above 50%
- Take a back up of your data to an external source
- USB Data Cable
- Unlock Bootloader on Samsung Galaxy A70
Download & Install
Install TWRP Recovery using ODIN
Step 1: Turn off your Samsung Galaxy A70
Step 2: Reboot to Download Mode. Press Volume Down + Power Button together for few seconds until you see a green coloured screen.
Step 3: We hope you have installed ODIN software on your computer. Run it as administrator.
Step 4: Now connect your Samsung Galaxy A70 to your computer with the help of USB Data Cable.
Step 5: Once you have connected the USB cable, a blue sign in ODIN will appear and in the form of ID: COM section with the USB port number.
Step 6: Now add the TWRP recovery, which is in the .tar format that you have downloaded.
Step 7: Next, click on the AP/PDA button and click load it.
Step 8: Leave everything as it is and do not tick the “Re-partition” under the options tab. You can uncheck the “Auto Reboot” if you want.
Step 9: Now click on “Start” and wait for some time until you see the message stating “PASS”.
Step 10: Reboot your Samsung Galaxy A70 to recovery mode by pressing Volume Up + Power Button together for few seconds.
Congratulations. Now you have successfully installed TWRP on your Samsung Galaxy A70. The next step involves rooting, which is optional.
How To Root Samsung Galaxy A70
To root Samsung Galaxy A70, you need a few things. As we already have TWRP custom recovery installed, we need Magisk to root the device. Follow the instructions below.
Step 1: Download the latest Magisk zip file and copy it to the internal storage of your smartphone.
Step 2: Reboot to TWRP. Turn off your mobile and then press Volume Up + Power button together for a few seconds.
Step 3: Go to Install and select the Magisk Zip file.
Step 4: Next, Swipe to flash and wait for the process to complete.
Step 5: Go back and reboot to the system.
Step 6: Open Magisk Manager and check the “root” status. (If it is not installed then download Magisk Manager APK and install it).