In this guide, we will show you the steps to install TWRP Recovery on your Galaxy S22 Ultra and then root it via Magisk. The latest flagship of the South Korean giant sees a very impressive spectacle sheet.With 120Hz refresh rate, the latest and most powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 / Exynos 2200 chipset, up to 12GB RAM, and massive 1TB storage, there’s plenty to look forward to. Along the same lines, the device also carries on the legacy of being the most active player in custom development.
Whether it’s to flash custom ROMs or to get administrative privileges by rooting the device via Magisk, the possibilities are endless. However, before you can flash any of these ROMs, Magisk Module, or any ZIP / IMG file, you will need a working custom recovery. And in this guide, we will help you. Here are the detailed steps to install TWRP Recovery on your Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra device and then root it via Magisk.
Advantage TWRP and Root
Once you have installed TWRP Recovery, you can flash a plethora of mods and zips on your device. Along with these posts, you can also backup all partitions on your devices with its Nandroid Backup feature. Then if you root your device via Magisk you would have access to the system partition. As a result, you can try many modes, including Magisk Modules, Viper4Android, Xposed Framework, and Substratum Themes.
However, these changes also come with some risks. First, the process requires an unlocked bootloader. Doing so will erase all data and may even void the warranty. Similarly, Knox will also be tripped which will result in inability to use banking apps. Similarly, Netflix WideVine L1 will be downgraded to L3, so full HD resolution may not be supported. If all goes well, let’s proceed with the steps to install TWRP Recovery and root Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra.
How to Install TWRP and Root Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
The instructions below are listed in separate sections for ease of understanding. Be sure to follow the same sequence as mentioned. Droidwin and its members will not be held responsible in the event of a thermonuclear war, your alarm does not wake you up, or if something happens to your device and data by taking the following steps.
STEP 1: Unlock the Bootloader on Galaxy S22 Ultra
First, you need to unlock the bootloader on your device. For that, you can refer to our comprehensive guide on how to unlock bootloader on Samsung Galaxy S22, S22 Plus, S22 Ultra. Once this process is complete and your device is booted, do not restore the data yet, as your device will need to be cleaned again in the next step.
STEP 2: Boot Samsung Galaxy Galaxy S22 Ultra to Download Mode
You need to boot your device into download mode so that you can flash the desired modes. So either refer to our detailed guide on how to boot any Samsung device in download mode or follow the short instructions below.
- To begin with, power off your device.
- Then press and hold the Power and Volume Up keys and your device will be booted to Stock Recovery.
- Now highlight the Reboot to Bootloader option using Volume keys and then press the Power key to confirm it.
- Your device should now boot to the Download Mode.
STEP 3: Install Odin
Next, you need to download and install Odin Tool on your PC. This is required to flash TWRP and disable AVB on your device. So get the latest Odin from here: Download: Odin3-v3.14.4.zip. Once downloaded, remove it to any suitable location on your PC.
STEP 4: Disable Android Verified Boot on Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
Next up, you will have to disable AVB on your device which would then allow you to flash the desired custom binary (in this case, TWRP and Magisk).
- So start off by downloading the vbmeta_disabled.tar file onto your PC.
- Now connect your device to the PC via USB cable (make sure that it is booted to Download Mode)
- Then launch the Odin Tool and click on the Userdata button.
- Navigate to the vbmeta_disabled.tar file, select it and click Open.
- Finally, click on the Start button. You shall now get a prompt on your device, stating that “You have to reset your device to factory settings”.
- So use the Volume Keys to select the reset option and hit the Power key to confirm it.
Your device will now be re-configured and then, AVB will be disabled. You can now proceed to install TWRP Recovery and root Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra.
STEP 5: Download Magisk App
STEP 6: Download TWRP Recovery for Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
You could now grab the latest custom recovery for your device from the below link. Credits: XDA Senior Member afaneh92
STEP 7: Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
- Launch the Odin Tool on your PC and click on the AP button
- Navigate to the downloaded TWRP.tar file, select it and click Open.
- Finally, hit the Start button and TWRP will be flashed onto your device.
- Now use the hardware key combinations to boot your device directly to TWRP.
STEP 8: Disable Encryption on Galaxy S22 Ultra via TWRP
- Once your device boots to TWRP, go to Advanced > Terminal.
- Then type in the below command and hit Entermultidisabler
- Your device will now resize the vendor and will ask you to run multidisabler again.
- So again execute the below command and hit Entermultidisabler
STEP 9: Install Custom Kernel on Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
- Once you have disabled encryption, you’ll have to format it. So go to Wipe and select Format Data.
- Then type in YES in the space provided and tap on the checkmark situated at the bottom right.
- Once the format is complete, you will have to reboot the device to TWRP. So go to Reboot and select Recovery.
- Now go to Install, select the custom kernel ZIP and perform a right swipe to flash it.
STEP 10: Root Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra via Magisk
- It’s now time to flash Magisk and root your device. So go to Install, select the Magisk ZIP and perform a right swipe to flash it.
- Once Magisk has been flashed, you may reboot the device to the OS. So go to Reboot and select System.
- That’s it. Your device will now boot up to the rooted OS with TWRP permanently installed.
With that, we remove this guide on how you can install TWRP Recovery and root Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra. If you have any questions about the above steps, let us know in the comments section. We will contact you with a solution as soon as possible.