Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F international model now can be rooted using the famous CF-Auto-Root by Chainfire. At first it was available only for T-Mobile variant of Galaxy S6 and now Chainfire confirmed that CR-Auto-Root is available for Galaxy S6.
Samsung Galaxy S6 is the premium device of Samsung that hasn’t already involved the market worldwide, but the developers has already updated the apps to work on Galaxy S6. Root access is a must if you want to release the real power of the beast. CF-Auto-Root is tested and it really work. If you want to root your Galaxy S6 go ahead and follow the steps below.
Note: Rooting your phone will void your warranty and also will trip KNOX value from 0x0 to 0x1 and you can’t do anything to revert it back. Here at DoryLabs no one will held any responsibility for any damage you may cause to your phone. We only provide the guide but only you can decide to go further. So if you want to proceed, do at your own risk.
- The CF-Auto-Root file used in this guide is only for Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F international variant. Do not try to root other devices because it might brick the device.
- This guide involves in flashing files and I strongly recommend to do a backup. In case anything goes wrong you still can access your files and restore them immediately.
- Charge your phone up to 70% so it will not shut down during the flashing rooting procces.
- Install the proper USB drivers for your Galaxy S6 in order to create a proper connection between your PC and your phone.
- Enable USB Debugging on your phone. If you don’t know how to do it check our guide How To Enable Developer Options and USB Debugging.
Root Galaxy S6 SM-G920F With CF-Auto-Root
- Download CF-Auto-Root zip file from above on your PC and extract it.
- If it’s needed you have to extract twice until you get a tar.md5 file.
- Turn off your Galaxy S6.
- Boot into Download Mode by pressing Volume Down + Home + Power button.
- Launch the Odin flash tool on your computer.
- While your Galaxy S6 is in Download Mode connect it to computer through a USB cable.
- If the drivers are installed correctly than ODIN will show a Added Message.
- If not try to install the drivers again.
- Once Odin recognise your phone, click on AP tab and select the tar.md5 file you downloaded.
- Ensure that Auto-Reboot and F.Reset Time are not selected in Odin and also uncheck the Repartition.
- Click the Start button in Odin and the installation process will begin.
- It may take a few minutes and once it’s over the phone will reboot.
- Once the phone is turned on you can unplug it from PC.
Sometimes a strange issue happens after all you finish the guide. The phone failed to boot into Recovery. You have to redo the guide from the beginning and make sure that Auto-Reboot option is not checked. Pull out the battery and then put it back and boot into Recovery by pressing Volume Up + Home + Power Button at the same time. This will start the installation process to root the phone.