Root A Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung’s latest devices, their Samsung Galaxy s6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, have quickly become some of the most sought after devices in the market.
Yes, the Samsung Galaxy S6 is considered a very good device as is but, if you are an Android power user you’re still going to want to play around with it and go beyond manufacturer specifications.
In this post, were going to provide you with the steps and requirements that you will need in order to root a Samsung Galaxy S6. You’re going to need to root it if you want to install custom ROMs and modifications. Follow along.
Prepare your phone:
- You need to have developer settings enabled on your phone. Go to Settings > About Phone and look for the build number. Tap the build number 7 times. Go back to settings and you should see developer options there. Enable it.
- Download and install the latest Samsung Galaxy S6 drivers onto a PC. Find them Here.
- Download the CF-Root package here.
- Download Odin here. Install it on your PC.
Note: The methods needed to flash custom recoveries, roms and to root your phone can result in bricking your device. Rooting your device will also void the warranty and it will no longer be eligible for free device services from manufacturers or warranty providers. Be responsible and keep these in mind before you decide to proceed on your own responsibility. In case a mishap occurs, we or the device manufacturers should never be held responsible.
How To Root The Samsung Galaxy S6
- First, turn off your device.
- Boot device into download mode. Do so by holding down the volume down, home and power keys at the same time.
- Open Odin on your PC.
- Connect your device to your PC.
- Check that your device has been added on Odin. This means that you have made the connection correctly.
- Go to the AP tab on Odin. Find and select CF-Auto-Root-zeroflte-zerofltexx-smg920f.tar.md5 file.
- Click start.
- The rooting process will begin.
- Wait for rooting process to finish.
- Reboot your Samsung Galaxy S6.
After the first reboot, you should have root access on your phone.
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