Follow our guide to root Galaxy Tab S4 2018 SM-T830/SM-T835 on Android Oreo with magisk and install TWRP recovery on it.
Korean tech giant Samsung released Galaxy Tab S4 last month, the device is also called the most powerful tablet ever. If you own a Galaxy Tab S4 and want to get more out of it’s powerful hardware then we have got you covered, in this guide we’ll show you how to root and install TWRP recovery on Galaxy Tab S4 SM-T830/T835 running Android Oreo firmware.Credit goes to ashyx for providing the necessary files to successfully obtain root access on Galaxy Tab S4 with TWRP recovery.
Rooting your device helps you in performing modifications in system, including flashing Xposed framework, substratum theme engine or any system related changing. Just read the instruction below to root Galaxy Tab S4 2018 SM-T830/T835 and install TWRP recovery on it.
How to root and install TWRP recovery on Android Oreo on Galaxy Tab S4 2018 SM-T830/T835
Rooting your device voids warranty so think twice before leaving for the process and don’t proceed ahead if you have no idea what you are about to do.
Galaxy Tab S4 2018 SM-T830/T835 Oreo root | TWRP recovery installation
There is no direct root method available yet so first we need to flash TWRP recovery to flash Magisk zip that allows us to obtain root access on our device.
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Download TWRP recovery for Galaxy Tab S4 2018 SM-T830/T835. Link
DM Verity Disabler: T830XXU1ARH8_dmverity_patched_boot_permissive.tar
Forced Encryption Disabler (Oreo): TabS4_oreo_forced_encryption_disabler.zip
Download Magisk 17.2.zip
Download Odin v3.13.1 zip and unpack it on any convenient location on your PC. Google Drive.
Process to flash TWRP recovery on Galaxy Tab S4 2018
Step 1: Open the folder where you have unpacked the Odin.exe above and open it by double click.
You will see the Odin screen like this (as shown above).
Step 2: Now Turn Off your device completely and boot it into Download Mode, if you don’t know how to do that, just follow this guide to see the process.
Step 3: Once in Download Mode, now you need to connect your device to PC via USB cable.
In the Odin interface, You will notice the ID:COM box on the top left will turn blue (as shown).
Step 4: Now click the AP button in Odin and it will ask you the location of .tar file that needs to be installed. Just give it the path to the T830XXU1ARH8_dmverity_patched_boot_permissive.tar file and Click Ok.
Step 5: It will load the .tar file and once it is done with it, simply press the Start button to start the flashing process.
Step 6: Now repeat step 4 and step 5 for the installation of TWRP recovery tar file.
Wait for the process to complete.
That’s all about the process to install TWRP recovery on Tab S4 2018 via Odin. As you have successfully installed twrp recovery on your device, now process ahead for the rooting process.
Process to Galaxy root Tab S4 2018 SM-T830/T835 with Magisk
Step 1: Reboot your phone and connect it to PC then move the downloaded TabS4_oreo_forced_encryption_disabler.zip and Magisk 17.2.zip to the device storage.
Step 2: Once done with the copying stuff, boot it into recovery mode, here is the guide to do that.
Step 3: Once in recovery mode, tap on ‘Install’ and choose the ‘TabS4_oreo_forced_encryption_disabler.zip’ you transferred earlier and confirm on the next screen.
Step 4: Now repeat above step for the installation of ‘no-verity-opt-encrypt.zip’ and ‘Magisk-v17.2.zip’ as well.
Wait for the process to complete and reboot your device when the process is completed.
That’s it! You have successfully installed TWRP recovery and rooted Galaxy Tab S4 2018 (SM-T830/T835). If you are facing any issue in the whole guide just let us know by typing your query in the comment below or personally drop us an email at [email protected].