How to Root Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

Gaining administrative rights on you device, can allow you to remove some bloatware instead of just disabling them. Or you can flash new versions of Android, remove TouchWiz and more.

Be aware! Rooting Samsung’s newest phone disables KNOX Security software, which in turn disables Samsung Pay as the security gets compromised.

This tutorial works on T-Mobile and International versions of the phones also it requires a Windows computer.

Step 1: If you have any precious data on your phone, then create backups.

Step 2: Download and install Samsung USB Drivers.

Step 3: Find out your phone’s model, go to Settings > About Phone and memorize the model number.

note 2 root model number

Step 4: Locate and Download AutoRoot files for your model number from AutoRoot web page.

Step 5: Extract the ZIP you just downloaded into a folder.

extract autoroot

Step 6: In the folder you just extracted the ZIP file find and Run as administrator Odin exe file.

run as administrator odin

Step 7: On the phone, navigate to Settings > About Phone and continuously tap on Build Number, till it tells you are a developer now.

Step 8: Now go to Settings > Developer Options and check USB Debugging

usb debugging galaxy s6

Step 9: Plug the phone in you computer and let the proper drivers install, then unplug the phone.

Step 10: Turn the phone off, then turn it on by holding Power, Volume down and Home keys at the same time until you get a blue Warning screen.

Step 11: To continue tap Volume up key, after what plug the phone in via USB again

Step 12: In Odin (the app that we started on PC) click on AP and select the .tar.md5 file from the AutoRoot folder we extracted.

Step 13: Click Start.

odin start rooting

If all works fine, phone should reboot and you should see the Superuser icon in your app drawer.

galaxy s6 supersu

Step 14: On T-Mobile Galaxy S6 Edge if you get stuck at the Samsung logo, head to the AutoRoot site and download the G920T file, extract it on your desktop.

Step 15: On the phone hold down Power and Home keys until it goes back into Odin mode.

Step 16: Again, in Odin click on AP and select the .tar.md5 file from the last extracted folder and click Start.

Now it should work! Enjoy your phone at the full capacity.

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