How To Root Samsung F23 5G SM-E236B Using Magisk [No TWRP]

Samsung launched their Galaxy F22 successor called Galaxy F23 5G in India. The device features a triple rear camera and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC. The Samsung Galaxy F23 5G includes a 120Hz display, 25W fast charging support, and 12-band 5G connectivity. On this page, we will guide you on how to root the Samsung Galaxy F23 5G without the TWRP Recovery. To flash the rooting file, you need to first unlock the bootloader on your device.

We will use the Magisk by patching the Stock ROM boot image file and flashing it to the device boot partition. The Galaxy F23 5G device comes with variants SM-E236B. Just follow the full article with all the requirements, download links, and flashing steps with images.

Samsung Galaxy F23

In order to root, you will require to download the patched image file from Magisk Manager and flash it. It’s worth mentioning that your Galaxy F23 5G device bootloader should be unlocked at first. Without the bootloader unlocking, it’s not possible to enable root access on your phone. By rooting your handset, you will get a superuser or administrator control over your system over system apps and subsystems.

Samsung Galaxy F23 Device Overview:

The Samsung Galaxy F23 features a 6.6-inch IPS LCD panel with a 120Hz refresh rate. It is an FHD+ panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2408 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. Under the hood, we get the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G built on an 8nm manufacturing process. It is an octa-core processor with two Kryo 570 cores clocked at 2.2 GHz and six Kryo 570 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz. For handling the graphics-intensive tasks, we have the Adreno 619.

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In terms of optics, we get a triple camera setup at the rear and a single camera at the front. The triple camera setup at the rear features a 50 MP primary sensor paired with an f/1.8 lens, an 8 MP ultrawide sensor paired with an f/2.2 lens, and a 2 MP macro sensor paired with an f/2.4 lens. The single selfie camera is an 8MP sensor paired with an f/2.2 lens. Both the front and the rear setup is limited to 1080p video recording at 30 fps.

The smartphone comes in two storage options: 128GB + 4GB RAM and 128GB + 6GB RAM. There is a dedicated MicroSD slot for storage expansion. The smartphone comes with Android 12 out of the box with One UI 4.1 skin on top. In terms of communications, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, FM radio, and USB Type-C 2.0. And for sensors, we get a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, and compass. Powering it all is a 5000 mAh battery that supports 25W fast charging. The smartphone is available in two color options: Aqua Blue and Forest Green.

Definition of Root

Smartphone Rooting is just like jailbreaking the device to get the admin access over subsystem, system apps, the root directory of the device, and more. It will give you the superuser control to use your device over an Android subsystem. After rooting a device, the user can delete, edit, or change the system files or settings easily. The rooted users can also increase or decrease the system performance, battery performance, etc.

Mostly, the rooting process will come in handy if you’re using any third-party Custom ROMs. This will increase the accessibility up to a broader extent. Though sometimes improper rooting may brick your device or void your device warranty as well (if applicable). Most commonly, people use rooting to change themes, icons, fonts, install other mod files, tweak Android settings for visual changes, etc.

Additionally, a rooted device user can also tweak notification panel, system user interface, accent color changes, install Xposed modules, lock screen changes, widgets, camera improvements, and more.

Advantages of Rooting

  • You can get access to all files on your Galaxy F23 5G, even the files present in the root directory of your phone.
  • You can increase the performance of your device by overclocking.
  • By rooting you can increase battery life by underclocking the device.
  • Install the Xposed Framework and Xposed module support.
  • Uninstall Bloatware on Galaxy F23 5G.
  • You can block Ads on any application like YouTube, Browser.
  • By Rooting your device, you can View, Edit, or Delete any system file inside the root directory.

Steps To Root Galaxy F23 5G using Magisk

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Before starting the rooting process, make sure to unlock the device bootloader first. Then you can continue with the next steps.

Unlocking the device bootloader and installing root will void your phone warranty (if applicable). The process also will wipe out all the internal data. We recommend you take a complete backup of device data at first before doing anything. GetDroidTips will not responsible for any kind of boot loops or crashes or any damage to your devices while/after following this guide. Proceed at your own risk.

Please Note:

  • Rooting will block the official OTA updates
  • After Rooting, it may void the warranty of your phone
  • You need to unlock the bootloader on your device.
  • Supported model:
    • Galaxy F23 5G: SM-E236B

Download Firmware

After you have downloaded the exact firmware file based on your device model number, you can extract the boot.img file to patch it via Magisk manager app.

Guide to Extract Boot Image File and rename to .tar file

Steps to Create a Patched boot image using Magisk Manager

  • First, download and install the latest Magisk Manager app.
  • Next, connect your device to the PC via the USB cable.
  • Copy only the boot.img file from the extracted folder to your device storage.
  • Now, open the Magisk Manager app and select INSTALL and choose to install again.
  • Then tap on “Patch Boot Image File”.

  • Go to internal storage and select your device boot image that you moved earlier.
  • Now, wait for Magisk to start patching the boot image.
  • Once the boot image has been patched, copy the “patched_boot.img” from the internal storage and replace it in the same extracted ROM folder on your PC.

Now, follow the second step to flash the patched boot image file.

  • Odin flash tool accepts files in .tar format. So, you have to use 7zip and archive it to .tar format. You can even rename the file as boot.img.tar as shown in the below screenshot.

Steps To Install the Patched Boot Image tar file on Galaxy F23 5G

Now, follow the final or second method to install the patched boot image file on your Galaxy handset. But first, follow the requirements.

Pre-Requirements:

  • ROM Supported for – Samsung Galaxy F23 5G model only. Don’t try it on other devices.
  • Keep your device battery charged up to 60% at least before doing anything.
  • Take a full backup without the root of the device’s internal storage.
  • A Windows PC or Laptop and a USB cable are required.
  • Download the Latest ODIN tool and install it on your computer.
  • Download and Install the latest Samsung USB Drivers on your computer.
  • Copy the patched boot image file into the ADB & Fastboot directory.

Instructions to Root Galaxy F23 5G Using Magisk

After following the pre-requirements and unlocking the bootloader, in order to Root Galaxy F23 5G Using Magisk, let’s take a look at the rooting steps.

  • When you connect the USB cable you will see a blue sign in Odin.

  • Now, load the patched boot.tar file in the AP section.

  • Go to Option and see whether the Auto Reboot and F-Reset Time selected or not). If not then select these two. Don’t select re-partition.

  • Now, tap on the Start button to root your device.
  • Your device will reboot when the process will complete.
  • Then wait for a few minutes. The first boot will take some time.
  • You’re done. Enjoy!

We assume this guide is really helpful to you and you have successfully rooted your Samsung Galaxy F23 5G device by using Magisk. In case of any issue, do let us know via email at getdroidtips@gmail.com.

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