How to Root Samsung Galaxy A51 Without TWRP Recovery! [Official Method]

Written by Jeff

Samsung Galaxy A51 is now another smartphone released by Samsung and now it looks like Samsung is more focused on its A-series smartphone, if you notice this year Samsung released many smartphones in their A-series and undoubtedly all the smartphones are dominating in their respective segment. Now recently Samsung announced Galaxy A51 and we can say it is a mid-range smartphone and it will launch in India very soon with the expected price of 24,000 and personally, I feel it is a slightly overpriced smartphone but looking at its specification we can not a complaint about it. 

Samsung Galaxy A51 already purchased in countries other than India and the users are now very curious to root their device. Now, if you too want to Root Samsung Galaxy A51 then you are too landed on the right page. Here in this article, we’ll help you in rooting your Galaxy A51. 

Once you root your Galaxy A51 then you can explore more in your smartphone as rooting opens the gate for customization. If you are really a person who loves to customize their smartphone according to their needs then Rooting is the first step which you need to perform. 

Also Check: Download Gcam APK for Galaxy A51

The procedure is little complicated because we don’t have custom recovery yet so, we can’t directly flash magisk file instead, we will take the help of Odin. This method is tested and verified by different Galaxy A51 users.

Now, before jumping straight to the process make sure you know everything about rooting if you don’t then first read What is Rooting and it’s advantages and disadvantages but before that let’s take a look at the specification of Galaxy A51.

About Samsung Galaxy A51

Galaxy A51 is a budget-oriented smartphone. It is having a 6.5-inch AMOLED display 1080 x 2340. It is running on Android 10 and has an Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) processor. It is having an internal storage of 128GB which is quite big to store apps, games, photos, etc. And 6GB RAM which makes the device super fast. It also has a 32MP secondary camera that clicks amazing selfies and a Quad camera of 48MP + 12MP +5MP + 5MP primary camera which also clicks some amazing shots. Galaxy A51 has a 4000 mAh battery.

So, before jumping to the tutorial let’s discuss first What is Rooting? Advantage and Disadvantage.

What is Rooting?

Rooting is nothing but a process of getting full control of your device. After you root your device you will get the full control of your android device in your hand. You can do so many things after rooting your device. But there are not only advantages of Rooting but there is an equal disadvantage too. Check below what are those advantages and disadvantages.

What are the Advantages of Rooting

There are so many advantages of Rooting. We have listed Top 4 Advantages of Rooting which are:-

  • Once you root your device you can install flashable zip files and custom ROMs.
  • You can download the paid apps for free after rooting by using some applications which only works on a rooted device.
  • You can download the different MOD or hack for your Android games.
  • You can customize your device according to your needs.

What are the Disadvantages of Rooting?

  • Once you root your device, your device warranty will be void.
  • Some users reported that after rooting. their device becomes slower than usual.
  • If you don’t follow any trusted guide then your device can be dead and there will be no choice other than to restore it to the stock ROM which can erase complete data of your device.

So, now I think you understood What is Rooting, it’s advantages and disadvantages. Now let’s begin to the actual topic of this guide which is to Root Samsung Galaxy A51. Firstly, discuss the first and the easiest method for Samsung Galaxy A51 Root.

Disclaimer will not take any responsibility for any kind of problem to occur in your device at the time of rooting. We are 100% sure that this article is well written without any errors. But, if you don’t follow it correctly then you will end up bricking your device. So, FOLLOW THIS GUIDE CAREFULLY!

Required Files

Samsung Galaxy A51 Latest Firmware

Magisk Build:- Download Link

Latest Odin:- Download Link

Root Samsung Galaxy A51

Root Samsung Galaxy A51

Now, before rooting we need to unlock the bootloader of our device. Follow the below steps to unlock Samsung Galaxy A51 Bootloader.

Unlock Samsung Galaxy A51 Bootloader

  • First of all, go to the setting of your device and enable the developer mode, to enable it to go to About Phone> Tap on Build Number 7 times. 
  • Once, it is enabled, go the developer mode and enable OEM Unlocking.
  • Now you have to boot your device into download mode by holding Power and Vol Up + Vol Down.
  • Once you reach there, hold the volume up button for 3-4 seconds and then release it. Now, it will wipe all your data and your device will reboot automatically.
  • Now, your device is ready to root. Read below for Rooting instruction.

How to Root Samsung Galaxy A51

As your bootloader is now unlocked, make sure to again boot in your device and enable OEM Unlock and it is very important. 

  • Now, download and install Magisk Manager by topjohnwu.
  • Once the installation is done, you have to get the latest A71 firmware build. You can download the firmware from the above download section.
  • Now, you need to extract the AP file and you can do it either on your device or you can first extract the file in PC and then transfer it in your Tab.
  • Once it is done, go to the Magisk Manager>Install>Select AP File.
  • Now Magisk will patch the file and it will be named as “magisk_patched.tar”. You can find the patched file in Internal Storage/Download/magisk_patched.tar.
  • Now, with the help of USB cable transfer the magisk_patched_tar file to your PC or Laptop.
  • Boot your device into download mode and connect your device with PC via USB cable.
  • Now you need to use Odin if you don’t have Odin already installed, then, the first download and install it from the above-Required Files section.
  • Now Open Odin and check if your device is properly connected or not, if it is connected properly then you will see the screen something like this:-
  • Select AP and browse the magisk_patched_tar file which you transferred in your desktop.

    Make sure Auto Reboot is UNCHECKED.
  • Click on the Start button to start the flashing process and root Galaxy A51.
  • Now once the flashing process is done, don’t directly boot your device. We have to do wipe the device completely.
  • Boot your device into stock recovery by pressing the ‘Power’ and ‘Volume Up’ buttons together.
  • Now, once you are in the recovery, select Wipe data/factory reset option with the help of Volume button and wipe and factory reset your device.
  • Now go back to the screen and select Reboot System. 
  • Your device will now boot into a rooted system. Now you can enjoy all the benefits of a Rooted device.

You can make sure if your device is actually rooted or not by installing Root Checker Application. If you have any queries or you are stuck in any part then do comment below and let us know, we will help you to solve your query.


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  • its not working on A51, it works till step 13, but after that it does not boot into the rooter system, it stays on downloading mode even after pressing the volume up aur power button, it stays on downloadind mode. and when i hold the volume down plus power key, it again load the downloading mode and shows some error on the top screen, that is
    vbmeta : error verifying vbmeta image : ok not signed (3)
    vbmeta : verification disabled bit is set
    custom vbmeta
    vbmeta : no sign info

  • Hey Aditya,

    I did all steps once i downloaded the file, i pressed the volume up + power but nothing happens so i pressed volume down+power buttons to restart the phone then an error massage pop up saying something about VBMETA eroor.

    Note: you said in the final steps to install latest A71 Firmware while we are talking about Galaxy-A51. I assumed you wrote it by mistake; so shall we stuck with what you wrote or A51 Firmware ?


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