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How To Root Galaxy A8 (2018) SM-A530F On Nougat 7.1.1 Using CF AutoRoot?

Hi folks, this tutorial will help you to root your Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F On Nougat 7.1.1 Using CF AutoRoot method.

Image Credits:  Samsung Electronics

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) SM-A530F running on Android Nougat 7.1.1 firmware is one of the most elegant Smartphones ever built by the Korean Mobile Phone giant. This beauty comes with a 5.6 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection, Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 and 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) processor, 4 GB RAM, Fingerprint sensor, 16 MP rear camera and a lot more.

But today we are actually trying to help you in rooting your Galaxy A8 (2018) SM-A530F rather than going through it’s amazing specs.

Please note that you need to take a backup of your complete files on your phone memory, just a precaution for worst case scenario. Also please keep in mind that the rooting will void your warranty. is not liable for any damage caused as a result of this tutorial.

However if you are just interested in Galaxy A8 (2018) SM-A530F secret codes please try the below tutorial.

Steps To Root Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) SM-A530F running on Android Nougat 7.1.1 using CF AutoRoot

1. Before proceeding with the rooting steps let us download the required file from the below given link;

Download Galaxy A8 (2018) SM-A530F Root File

2. Once downloaded please extract it to your PC desktop. You can check the below screenshot to get an idea on the extracted contents.

3. Now enable USB debugging mode on your phone. Please follow the below tutorials to enable USB Debugging.

Entering Download Mode

4. Now please switch of your phone and enter it into “Download mode“. To enter into download mode press and hold the“Vol Down”+”Home”+”Power” buttons at the same time until you see a warning screen. Press “Vol up” to continue and enter into the download mode.

You may also try the below given download mode tutorials.

Once done please instal the Samsung USB drivers for your phone (please google for the drivers) and install it if not already done.

5. Now open the “image” folder (from the earlier downloaded files) and you will see a file named “image.tar.md5” like shown in the screenshot below.

6. Now go back to the main folder.

7. There please open the “tools” folder and open the “Odin.exe” file from there.

Double click the file to open it and you will get the Odin application opened as shown in the screenshot below. Now connect your phone using the USB data cable to your PC. If the connection was successful you will get an added message in the “Odin” app.

Starting the rooting procedure

Now click the “AP” button and select the “image.tar.md5” file you found in the “image” folder (mentioned in step no: 5). Once done please click the “Start” button in the Odin app to initiate the rooting process.

Rest of the process is automatic and once the rooting is done the Galaxy A8 (2018) will restart and you will get a “Pass” message in the Odin app.

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If you have faced any issues while trying to root Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) SM-A530F running on Android Nougat 7.1.1, please feel free to post it in the comment section below, don’t worry I will help you as fast as I can.

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