Here’s How To Root The Galaxy S6 SM-G920F!

Samsung has recently been killing off the whole market with its latest release of the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. The recent launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 was so breath taking, that we fellow Android users almost forgot about the previous flagships. Well, if you’re planning to buy the Samsung Galaxy S6 in the future, you might want to root it and install a number of tweaks and modifications on it. Rooting an Android device is the best thing that can ever happen to any Android smartphone user. Rooting allows various modifications, allows installation of Custom ROMs which in turn boost up the smartphone’s performance. Well, getting back to what this guide intends to do, in this guide we are going to provide you all with the steps and requirements that you’re going to need to root the Samsung Galaxy S6. Make sure you follow the steps really carefully. Techbeasts isn’t responsible for any bricks, or software glitches on your devices. Proceed with caution!

Pre-Requisites

  • You need a Samsung Galaxy S6, with Developer Settings enabled. In order to do so, navigate to Settings>About Phone, and tap the ‘Build Number’ 7 times. This will enable the Developer Settings options in the Settings.
  • Make sure that all the PC drivers of your Galaxy S6 are installed properly. Refer to the Downloads section below to download the PC drivers.
  • You need the CF-Root package. Download it in the Download section below.
  • You will also need Odin, which you can acquire from the Download section below.
  • To connect your S6 to your PC, you sure will require a USB Data cable.

Wow, those are some significant amount of requirements. For the required downloads, refer below.

Downloads

  • CF-Root package. Download by clicking Here.
  • Odin Program. Download it by clicking Here.
  • Latest Samsung USB Drivers. Download it by clicking Here.

Once you have everything set, proceed with rooting your Samsung Galaxy S6!

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How To Root Your Samsung Galaxy S6

  1. Switch off your Galaxy S6. Boot into the Download Mode, which can be accessed by holding down the Volume Down+Home+Power keys simultaneously.
  2. Now, open Odin on your PC, and connect your Samsung Galaxy S6 to your PC.
  3. In Odin, you’ll see that your device is “Added!“. This indicated that your S6 has been properly recognized by the tool.
  4. Now, tap on the AP button, and find and select the CF-Auto-Root-zeroflte-zerofltexx-smg920f.tar.md5 file.
  5. Click on Start.
  6. Wait for the process to finish. Now reboot your Galaxy S6.

Good job! You’ve successfully rooted your brand-new Samsung Galaxy S6! Feel free to leave a comment below!


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Adnan Ahmed

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It all started in the 7th grade - first ROM flashed on the Samsung Galaxy Ace. This was a turning point in Adnan's life. Since then, hr has flashed over a million ROMs, added significant amount of tweaks, and has also rooted several Android devices. Adnan specifically admires Stock Android.
Current Devices : OnePlus One, Samsung Galaxy S2, Micromax Canvas HD, Samsung Galaxy Ace
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