How to Root the Galaxy Z Flip

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The Galaxy Z Flip is one of the three foldable devices from Samsung and yeah, its an engineering marvel. Along with foldable screen the Galaxy Z Flip packs in everything shining in the market, like 5G, 7nm SD 855+, 8gigs of RAM, 25GB UF3.0 storage and much more. In this article, we will explain in detail how to Root the Galaxy Z Flip. We will start by unlocking the Bootloader of the Galaxy Z Flip. If you really wish to root your Galaxy Z Flip then tag along.

Galaxy Z Flip

Related: How to Root Galaxy Note 5 using TWRP Recovery

Root the Galaxy Z Flip

Please look for your device in the following list, before you proceed further. Also a word of warning: You can’t downgrade anymore once you flashed U2 update.

Supported variants

    • SM-F700F Asia, South America, Africa, North America, Europe (BLOOMQ_EUR_OPEN)
    • SM-F700N Asia (BLOOMQ_EUR_OPEN)
    • SM-F700U1 North America (BLOOMQ_USA_OPEN)
    • SCV47/SM-F700J Japan (BLOOMQ_EUR_OPEN)

This one below can’t be unlocked

  • SM-F700U North America (BLOOMQ_USA_SINGLE)

Pre-requisites

  • Odin v3.14.1: Download
  • Galaxy A71 Latest USB Driver: Download
  • You can also download the latest firmware from the server using any of the following.
  • Also, make sure to have Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 and 2010 Redistributable Packages.
  • I’m using an SM-F700F, and my CSC is LUX. Use yours to download the correct files for your device with Frija.
    • You’ll get all CSC’s and models on Samfrew: Click Here.
  • Download and extract SM-F700XX_1_00000000000000_xxxxxxxxxx_fac.zip.

Once all the above steps are done, let’s proceed.

Unlock Bootloader of Galaxy Z FliP 

  1. On your phone, go to Settings –> About phone and look for the Build Number.
  2. Tap 6 times on the Build Number, and you’ll see “You’re now a developer”.
  3. Go in Developer options –> Enable OEM unlocking.
  4. Connect the device to your PC.
  5. Power off your device with POWER and Volume DOWN. Now hold Volume UP and DOWN together.
  6. Your phone will boot in DOWNLOAD MODE.
  7. Long press volume UP to unlock the Bootloader. This will wipe your data and automatically reboot your device.

Root without unlocking Bootloader

  1. Extract Odin and open it as administrator.
  2. While in DOWNLOAD MODE.
  3. Click on BL and select
    BL_F700FXXXU1AXXX_CL16843479_QB27603640_REV00_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5
  4. Then click on AP and select
    AP_F700FXXXU1AXXX_CL16843479_QB27603640_REV00_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT_meta_OS10.tar.md5
  5. Now click on CP and select
    CP_F700FXXXU1AXXX_CP14483800_CL16843479_QB27603640_REV00_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5
  6. Important: If you want to keep your data, don’t flash CSC.
    • Click on CSC and select
      CSC_OMC_OXM_F700FXOXM1AXXX_CL16843479_QB27603640_REV00_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5
  7. Then click on USERDATA and select
    HOME_CSC_OMC_OXM_F700FXOXM1AXXX_CL16843479_QB27603640_REV00_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5
  8. Finally click on START and have a cup of coffee like I had,
  9. Unplug the device once Odin gives you the green signal.

Now, after all, that’s done let’s Root the Galaxy Z Filip.

Root the Galaxy Z Flip using Magisk

Some more warnings(You know these, good now read them again)

  • Your KNOX status will be tripped if you proceed further.
  • Any mistake from your side might brick your phone, the one, which already looks broke in half.
  • As always, we’re not responsible for your mistakes, so proceed with utter caution.

Make sure you’ve downloaded the latest stock firmware for your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip with Samfirm/Frija app or Samfrew/Sammobile website. The apps might save you a lot of time there.

Steps to root Galaxy Z Flip

  1. Extract the SM-F700XX_1_EXAMPLE_0000000000_fac.zip file.
  2. Copy
    AP_F700XXXXU1XXXX_CL00000000_QB00000000_REV00_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT_meta_OS10.tar.md5

    file to your phone’s internal storage.

  3. Download and install Magisk Manager APK from the following link.
  4. Open Magisk Manager and go to Install –> Install –> Select and Patch the extracted AP file.
    • The patched firmware can be found at Internal Storage/Download/magisk_patched.tar. Transfer them to your PC
  5. Turn OFF your device and boot into DOWNLOAD MODE.
  6. Open Odin and click on AP to select the patched tar file, Make sure to uncheck “Auto Reboot” and finally click on Install.
  7. Odin will now flash Magisk V20 to your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip.

To boot in recovery or boot the system with Magisk installed:

  • Turn on your device normally, i.e. System without Magisk
  • Press and hold Power + Volume Up unit a Bootloader warning appears.
  • Release all buttons to get to System with Magisk
  • Power + Volume Up unit the Bootloader warning, then Keeps holding Volume UP key to bring up the Actual recovery.

If everything went the right way, then congrats you’ve successfully rooted your Galaxy Z Flip.

Also Read: How to install TWRP recovery and Root OnePlus 8 using Magisk
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