How to Root Samsung Galaxy M12 ~3 [Working Methods]

Hey friends, In this article, we will tell you how to root the Samsung Galaxy M12. In today’s article, we will be very straightforward. So you have to follow our steps. Although the rooting procedure is a bit tricky, you have to observe the steps properly. then you will be successfully able to root your device.

What is root?

Rooting Android is an operation used to modify and give more control to an Android device. This allows users to access the root of their device, allowing them to make various custom changes and install custom apps. It allows users to customize their devices based on their needs and express their Android experience.

Advantages or Benefits of rooting

  • Superadministrator rights: When you root your device, you get superadministrator rights, which means you are in complete control of your device.
  • Custom ROMs: After rooting, you can use custom ROMs, which can add new and better features to your device.
  • Application Control: You can remove unnecessary pre-installed applications and clean up your device using translated applications.
  • Backup and Restore: Rooting allows you to create a backup of your data and easily restore the device when a problem occurs.
  • Battery Life and Performance: By rooting, you can use some amazing battery-saving and speed-boosting applications.

Disadvantages or Cons of Rooting

  • Instability: Rooting may reduce device stability and render your device unusable.
  • Software Update Issues: After rooting your device, you may be denied software updates provided by the manufacturer, which may decrease the protection of your smartphone.
  • Device Brick: If there is a misstep during the rooting procedure, the device may get bricked, which may cause your device to shut down unexpectedly.
  • Application Compatibility: Some applications may not work on rooted devices, so you have more chances to use them.
  • Data Loss: During the rooting process, there is a risk of data loss, and it may result in the loss of data on your device.

Pre Requirements:

  • Data Backup: The rooting process may put your device’s data at risk, so you must keep your data in a safe place.
  • Device version check: During rooting, you need to download the correct rooting method and some other files for your device. So before rooting, check the model number and version of your device.
  • Battery charge: Your device’s battery percentage should be above 70%. So that your battery doesn’t drain during the rooting process.
  • Correct USB Drivers and Cable: Install the correct USB drivers for your device on your PC And choose an original USB Cable. This will help you connect your phone to the PC properly.
  • Internet access: You must have internet access. Because you will need to download an unlock tool and other things.

Let’s Root Samsung Galaxy M12

To root your device safely, you must first complete the prerequisites. Now let’s root your Samsung Galaxy M12 without wasting any time. We have described three methods of rooting in detail in this article; you can choose any method as per your wish. Method #1: Root Samsung Galaxy M12 Without PC Method #2: Using the TWRP Custom Recovery Method #3: Using Fastboot and ADB.

Warning:- Rooting voids your device’s warranty and can cause security issues. Therefore, root your device at your own risk.

Method #1: Root Samsung Galaxy M12 Without PC

  • Download and install the KingoRoot app on your Samsung Galaxy M12.
install the application
  • Make sure to enable the “unknown source” settings on your device.
  • Now, open the application and click on the One-Click Root option.
One Click Root option
  • Wait until the rooting process ends on the Kingoroot app.
  • After completing the process, your Samsung Galaxy M12 has been successfully rooted.

Method #2: Using the TWRP Custom Recovery

Step 1: Unlock the bootloader

  • Enable Developer Options: Go to device settings, scroll down, and tap on “About phone” then tap on “Build number”, several times until “Developer Options” is activated.
Enable Devloper Option
  • Go to Settings and select “Developers Mode.” Now find the options “OEM Unlocking” and “USB Debugging” and enable them.
Enable USB Debugging
oem unlocking
  • Now boot your Samsung Galaxy M12 into bootloader mode to Unlock the Bootloader.
  • Connect the phone to the PC or laptop using a USB cable.
  • Type the command “fastboot oem unlock” in the terminal.

Step 2: Install and flash TWRP custom Recovery

  • Download the file: Go to the TWRP official website and download the TWRP recovery file for your Samsung Galaxy M12, according to your device’s model “Galaxy M12” and brand “Samsung.” The file can be a string or in “img” format.
  • Boot your phone into bootloader mode: To enter bootloader mode, you can press and hold your phone’s “Power button” and “Volume Down” buttons simultaneously. After that, you have to select “Bootloader” or “Fastboot” by using the “Volume Up/Down button”.
  • Flashing TWRP Recovery: After getting your phone into Fastboot mode, use a USB cable and connect it to your PC.
  • Flash the recovery: Now, open the flashing tool on your PC and select the TWRP recovery file on your phone. Select the appropriate option to flash the file, and wait for the process to complete.

If you need a TWRP installation guide, you can check out our related posts.

Step 3: Get the correct Magisk Zip

In the previous step, we discussed how to do TWRP flashing. So we assume that you have completed the TWRP flashing process on your Samsung Galaxy M12. Then you are ready to flash the Magisk zip file. So now download the latest version of the Magisk zip file, which is provided below.

Step 4: Root using Magisk Zip

  • Let’s start by booting TWRP custom recovery.
  • Press on the “Install button” and find the “Magisk file”.
Install Button
  • Select the “.Zip” file from the shown list to open the flashing menu.
Select Magisk Zip
  • “Swipe right” to start the flashing process.
Right swipe
  • Reboot your device when the flashing process is complete.

Method #3: Using Fastboot and ADB

Download platform tools and ADB drivers for your PC or laptop.

  • Go to Settings >> About Phone >> Tap on “Build Number” several times until “Developer Mode” is enabled.
  • Access the “Developer option” to enable “USB debugging” and “OEM unlocking.”.
oem unlocking
  • Connect your smartphone to the PC or laptop using the “USB Cable”.
  • Open the platform tool folder and type “cmd” in the folder’s search bar.
  • A terminal window or command prompt will display on the screen.
  • Now type the first command, “adb reboot bootloader”. to boot into the bootloader.
adb reboot bootloader
  • Now, enter the command “fastboot flash boot” and choose then hit Enter to start the flashing process on your device.
fastboot flash boot
  • Finally, type the command “fastboot reboot” to reboot your Samsung Galaxy M12.

How do I uninstall Magisk on Samsung Galaxy M12?

If you are thinking about unrooting your device, then simply follow the steps to unroot your Samsung Galaxy M12.

  • Open the Magisk app on your device.
  • Go to the “Settings” menu Tap (three horizontal lines) in the upper-left corner, and then select “Settings”.
  • Scroll down in the Settings menu and tap the “Uninstall” button.
Uninstall Magisk
  • Follow the prompts to “uninstall Magisk” and restore your device to its original, unrooted state.
Complete Uninstall

Congratulations! Your Samsung Galaxy M12 is now ready to take advantage of rooting features, and you can modify it as per your wishes. You have successfully rooted your device.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q- Is Magisk app safe?

Ans. Magisk app is generally safe when used responsibly, but it can potentially harm your device or void warranties if used incorrectly. Always follow instructions carefully and be cautious when modifying system files.

Q- Can Android 12 be rooted?

Ans. Yes, Android 12 can be rooted, but it may void your device’s warranty and increase security risks.

Q- Does Samsung allow root?

Ans. Yes, Samsung devices can be rooted, but they may void warranties and pose safety risks. Rooting should be done carefully and with awareness of potential consequences.


Hey guys, I hope you have successfully rooted your Samsung Galaxy M12. The process of rooting is a bit difficult. But you can easily root with our given method. But yes, keep in mind that rooting will void your warranty. There are many advantages to the rest of the root, which we have discussed. And yes, if you face any problems during the process, then tell us in the comment box. We will solve it.

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