Install TWRP Recovery & Root Galaxy S6 Edge G925F, G925I

Galaxy S6 Edge is Samsung’s best and the most beautiful Android device to the date. It has caught attention from users all across the world and grabbed space in al of pockets. Two-edge display makes this device looks magnificent and the metal build adds to its charm. S6 Edge’s mighty specifications are good enough to experiment and get the most out of the all new Android Lollipop running on it. Before you unleash the power of your device, you will need to gain root access and for flashing custom ROMs, recoveries and MODs you will need a custom recovery installed on your device. Luckily, latest version of TWRP recovery has already landed in for the Galaxy S6 Edge G925F and D925I and it is pretty easy to gain root access on the device now. Wondering about the method? The following guide is going to help you.

Let’s go through some early preparations and then flash TWRP recovery on your Galaxy S6 Edge G925F & G925I. Also, we will root the device.

Early preparations & instructions

  1. After following this guide, you will be done with
    1. TWRP Recovery and root Galaxy S6 Edge G925F [Global]
    2. TWRP Recovery and root Galaxy S6 Edge G925I
  2. Do not try this guide on any other device. Check your device’s model number under settings > general / more > about device. Trying this method on any other device will result in bricking it.
  3. Make sure that your phone’s battery is charged at least over 50%. This is recommended in order to avoid power issues during the installation process.
  4. Enable USB debugging mode on your device. To do so, you need to enable developer options first. Go to settings > system > about device > tap build number for 7 times. You will have developer options enabled under settings > system > developer options. Open developer options now and enable USB debugging mode.
  5. Use original data cable to establish connection between your PC and your phone.
  6. While using Odin3, disable Samsung Kies, Windows Firewall or any Anti-Virus if you’ve enabled.
  7. To be on the safe side, backup your contacts, call logs, text messages and copy the important media content to your PC.
  8. Download the files properly for your device and follow the instructions to the letter to avoid mishap.

Disclaimer: The methods involved in flashing custom recoveries, roms and rooting your phone are highly custom and may result in bricking your device, and has nothing to do with Google or the device manufacturer that is SAMSUNG in our case. Also rooting your device will void its warranty and you will be no longer eligible for any kind of free device services by the manufacturers/warranty providers. In case of any mishap we may not be held responsible. Follow these instructions to the letter to avoid any mishap or bricking. Make sure that whatever you do, you are doing it at your risk.

Required Downloads & Installations


How To Install TWRP Recovery On Your Galaxy S6 Edge G925F, G925I & Root It

  1. Copy file to your phone’s internal or external storage.
  2. Open Odin3 V3.10.6.exe that you extracted on your PC.
  3. Put your phone in download mode now. To do so, turn it off completely. Now turn it on by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power Key. Once your phone boots up, press the Volume Up key to continue.
  4. Connect your phone to your PC now. The ID:COM box in the top-left corner of Odin3 should  turn blue. This indicates that your phone is connected properly.
  5. Now click the “AP” tab in Odin and select the twrp- file. It will take a second or two for Odin3 to load this file.
  6. If the Auto-reboot option is ticked, untick it. Leave all other options in Odin3 as they are.Odin 3.10.6 Explained_Techbeasts
  7. Now you’re all set to flash the recovery. Just click the start button in Odin3 and sit back.
  8. Once the process box above ID:COM box shows green light and flashing process is finished, disconnect your device.
  9. Keep the power key pressed for a while and turn it off.
  10. Now turn it on by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power Key. This will boot your device in recovery mode. It should be TWRP recovery that you just installed.
  11. Now in TWRP recovery, select Install > locate the file and flash it.
  12. Once flashed, reboot your device.
  13. Checkout the SuperSu in application drawer. Also install BusyBox from Play Store.
  14. Verify root access using Root Checker.
  15. That’s al. You’re now set to unleash the open source nature of Android.

Just in case you’re facing any difficulties following this procedure or you’re stuck with something, feel free to reach me out in the comment box below. Thank you.

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  • Ali AL-Amudy

    My device lagged on the download mode I cant turn it off

    • @alialamudy:disqus i’ve added a new link for TWRP, please flash that. Your device will be fine.

  • Aarish Panjwani

    When i flash, it flashes successfully. But upon starting recovery it shows white android with a yellow triangle exclamation above. plz help

    • @aarishpanjwani:disqus what is your device’s model number?

      • Can you please show me a screenshot of the problem you’re facing?

  • Neel Rana

    Will this work with the new marshmallow update for g925i?

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