How to Root

Published on April 14th, 2015 | by Tim Schofield

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How to Root Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge




Here is the easiest and quickest method to root the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. Shoutout to the developer of this root exploit Chainfire for his amazing work. This does trip Knox and I’m sure more devices will be available soon. I will keep everyone updated along with if a new method that doesn’t trip Knox comes along.

Disclaimer: I am not responsible for anything that goes wrong, do this at your own risk. Knox will be tripped so your warranty with Samsung will most likely end. Make sure you do NOT have KNOX enabled under security settings before rooting.

UPDATE!!!: If battery life is worse after rooting, follow these steps. 
1. Power off phone. 2. Press and hold vol up, home button, and power button for about 5 seconds. 3. It will say something about an update, wait about 20 seconds for it to boot into stock recovery. 4. Use vol buttons to navigate and power to select “wipe cache partition” 5. Reboot, DONE. 6. No data is going to be wiped.

How to Root Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge:

Downloads:

CF Auto Root Files (To check model number go to settings, about device)

Odin v3.10.6 (If not included in CF files)

Samsung Android USB Drivers

Current Galaxy s6 and Galaxy S6 Edge models supported:

Galaxy S6:

SM-G9200
SM-G920F
SM-G920I
SM-G920T

Galaxy S6 Edge:

SM-G9250
SM-G925F
SM-G925T

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About the Author

Tim Schofield

Tim Schofield is the owner of QbKing77.com and the YouTube channel QbKing77. He has a love for all things tech and Android!



  • Parag

    Dear Tim:

    I just got my first android device, S6 edge, through verizon and shocked to see I can’t control what features (camera, location, contacts etc.) I should let app to use while installing apps unlike iphone. I read on internet that app ops can help to gain access but it is disabled now . I saw your video on how to root but it help to install app ops and if how shpuld i do it. Thanks for your help, efforts and time.

  • richard

    What about the s6 for at&t

  • danny

    i have a question, how will this affect sprint users with leased phones? i am new to their program so i want to make sure before i make any changes to the s6

  • PEPE

    Hi!

    Im trying to root my S6 SM-G920I,G920IDVU2COGA: I went through the process of using the Odin 3 but when the phone tries to reboot itself i come up with the SAMSUNG GALAXY S6 screen and on the uper left corner something saying “RECOVERY IS NOT SEANDROID ENFORCING” and the blue android guy never comes up! What can I do?

  • Svante Polki

    What about build G925PVPU1AOE2? Can this be rooted? Sites like http://wyckedroot.com/ are generalized just like this tutorial.

  • Firas Salim

    Thank you sir it took me over an hour to do this
    all the other YouTube videos did not work .//

    But your method worked very good

    Many thanks will subscribe

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