How to Root Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge

Samsung unveiled its new flagship phones – Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge on MWC. Later on, Chainfire released its root tool for Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge before even their release to international consumer markets. In this article, we will show you how to root your Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge in details. Read on, please.

Warning: Rooting your Samsung phone will probably void the warranty and potentially leave your device in a nonfunctional state.

What to Do before Rooting?

Before you start to root your device, making sure that you already get prepared.

  • Download and install USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy S6 in your computer.
  • Back up important files on your device.
  • Enable USB debugging option. Press Menu > Settings > Applications. Navigate and tap on Developer Options to ensure that USB Debugging is enabled.
  • Ensure that your Samsung Galaxy S6 carries more than 70% of charge.

Detailed Steps to Root Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge

Follow steps below you can easily root T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 model number SM-G920T on the very latest Android 5.0.2 Lollipop.

  • Download the CF Auto-Root package for your SM-G920T and SM-G925T device. Download the zip file from the below link and extract the folder on your windows PC desktop.

Download CF Auto Root for T-Mobile Galaxy S6 (SM-G920T)

Download CF Auto Root for T-Mobile Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925T)

  • In the extracted folder you will some files like: CF-Auto-Root-zerofltetmo-zerofltetmo-smg920t.tar.md5, Odin3-v3.07.exe, Odin3.ini, tmax.dll, zlib.dll.

root-samsung-s6

  • Switch your phone off and enter into download mode: press and hold Volume Down + Home buttons simultaneously and then press the Power key till you see the construction Android robot sign. Press Power key again to confirm.
  • Now connect the device to your PC via the USB cable provided by the OEM while it’s in Download mode.
  • To root the phone, you have to run the ODIN application on your desktop and flash the CF-Auto-Root*******.tar.mdf file. The process is very simple and takes a few minutes to get the root access.

When your device boots up, you should see an app called SuperSU installed on your device. This shows you have successfully rooted your T-Mobile Galaxy S6 SM-G920T/S6 Edge SM-G925T. If you found any data lost after rooting, refer to how to recover data from Samsung S6/S6 Edge for help.

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