Do you own the Samsung S6 and would you like to customize it with new themes and unlock other features that the device is not able to provide? Well, in this article we offer the only method that allows you to make these changes: get root permissions on your Samsung S6. The guide that we propose refers to the procedure to obtain root permissions Samsung S6 SM-G920F (International variant), therefore, do not use it on other models because you could risk ruining your smartphone.
All the merit of this procedure goes to Chainfire which released the tool to allow the unlock of the root on the Galaxy S6 series SM-G920F. If you do not know this method of unlocking, I anticipate that there are many advantages from root permissions. Once the phone has root privileges, you can easily install any custom ROM, remove system applications if you do not like them, install applications that require root and much more.
How to get Samsung S6 root permissions
The process is very simple and all you need to do is to flash (install) a file on your phone, and you’re done. It is better to reiterate that this guide is only for users who want to get root permissions on the Galaxy S6 SM-G920F, do not try this procedure on any other Android smartphone or other model of the Samsung S6 because it seriously risks irreparably damaging the device. For your own data security on your device, please perform a full backup of your phone before running this guide.
How to unlock the root on Samsung S6 SM-G920F
To obtain the Galaxy S6 root permissions on model SM-G920F follow the following procedures step by step paying attention to each step and immediately afterwards you will unleash all the potential of your device.
Step 1. Download the zip file CF-Auto Root for the Samsung Galaxy S6 model SM-G920F to get root permissions on the device.
Step 2. Now extract the folder on the desktop of the PC and opening the folder you will see the files shown below:
CF-Auto-Root - **********. Tar.md5 Odin3-v3.07.exe Odin3.ini tmax.dll zlib.dll
Step 3. Now run the ODIN3.exe file found in the previous folder on a Windows PC.
Step 4. At this point start the Galaxy S6 in Download Mode. To do this, press and hold these 3 keys together: Volume Down + Power + Home until the message “Warning! Now press Volume UP to continue in Download Mode” appears.
Step 5. Once the phone is in download mode, connect it to the PC with the USB cable and you will see ODIN on the Added message screen. This means that the phone is properly connected to the PC and is communicating with the ODIN tool.
Step 6. Click the Odin PDA button as in the next picture and select CF-Auto-Root – *****.Tar.md5 file.
Step 7. Now, in the Odin Options section at the top left, make sure the Re-Partition box is unchecked. (The Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time boxes remain selected, while all the other boxes remain unchecked).
Step 8. Click the Start button to start flashare CF-Auto-root on your Galaxy S6.
Step 9. Once you see the RESET message on the ODIN screen ! or Pass!, the phone will reboot into recovery and you will get root permissions on the Galaxy S6. The smartphone will automatically restart again and you can now disconnect the phone from the PC.
You’ve completed the process, and now you’ve got root permissions on the Galaxy S6 SM-G920F with this method that’s really simple. If you have encountered any difficulties in the procedure, please do not hesitate to contact us.
How to check if Samsung S6 has correctly obtained root permissions
If you faithfully followed all the steps mentioned in the guide, surely you will have unlocked the root on your smartphone. However, to be totally sure, there is a method to verify it. Go to the Google Play Store and download the Root Checker app. After installing it correctly you can start it and check if the procedure has been carried out correctly or if there are any problems. The application provides a simple user interface that easily warns the user even if the root permissions (superuser) have not been set correctly. If the app gives you OK, then you can install any app that has root permissions.