Root SM-G920F running on G920FXXU5DPL4 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware using below guide. To root XXU5DPL4 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware we require to flash small zip file using Odin utility. Root is required to perform various advance task such as modifying or tweaking system files. However, once you flash official G920FXXU5DPL4 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware on your Galaxy S6 G920F, root access will be void (if there is any). Since official firmware restore secure kernel, you must root the firmware again to continue enjoying root privilege. If you yet not running SM-G920F Marshmallow G920FXXU5DPL4 firmware then read this G920FXXU5DPL4 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Firmware For Galaxy S6 SM-G920F – How To Guide or continue read this tutorial to root G920FXXU5DPL4 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware running on Galaxy S6 G920F.
A rooted device allow you to completely utilize the hardware resource as well as push the limitation that comes with stock firmware. Once rooted, you can access system files, can overclock/underclock CPU and GPU, can use various MOD as well as those apps that ask root access. However, once you root your device, your manufacturer warranty will be void. You can only regain it by following proper unroot process. You can learn more about benefits of rooting here: Benefits of Rooting Android Devices.
Before jumping into rooting of G920FXXU5DPL4 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware, first we have to go through some pre-requisites.
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Warning: This tutorial is only for Galaxy S6 SM-G920F. Don’t try this guide on any other Android device. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. However, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.
Though root don’t erase internal memory data but backup your data as precaution.
1. Backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate backup guide.
2. Make sure your device have at least 60% battery power. You can install an app like Battery Percentage on your Android device to check it easily.
3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy S6 SM-G920F in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]
4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and Galaxy S6 SM-G920F. [Guide].
Note: This root method will trigger both Flash and Knox counter. Hence, your device warranty will be void.
How To Root G920FXXU5DPL4 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow On Galaxy S6 SM-G920F
- Download root file for G920FXXU5DPL4.
- Extract CF-Root zip file that you downloaded earlier from above link, you will get a .tar.md5, Odin3-v3.07.exe and few other files within extracted folder.
- Power off your Android device. Wait 5-6 seconds for vibration to confirm complete switch off.
- Now, put the Galaxy S6 SM-G920F in Download Mode by pressing and holding down the Volume Down, Home and Power button together. A warning screen will come up; press Volume Up button to enter Download Mode.
- Now run Odin3 v3.07.exe (see Step 3) as an Administrator because Admin privileges is required to complete the process smoothly (only applicable Windows Vista and higher).
- Now connect your device to your PC using USB cable. An “Added!!” massage will appear in Odin’s message box. If you don’t get the same then you should try another USB port (try USB port located in back in your desktop PC). If that too don’t work then you should reinstall the driver. If you successfully see the “Added!!” message in Odin then you are ready to go in next step. You should also see COM port with a number in Yellow if you successfully added your device.
- Click the PDA Button, and select that CF-Auto-Root-zeroflte-zerofltexx-smg920f.tar.md5 file that you get in Step 2.
- In Odin window, make sure only Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time checkboxes are selected.
- Double check everything that we mentioned in Step 7 & Step 8 above. Now, once satisfied hit the START button to begin the flashing process.
- Once flashing completed, your Galaxy S6 SM-G920F will restart and soon you will see a PASS message with green background in the left-most box at the very top of the Odin. You can now unplug the USB cable to disconnect your device from computer.
Congrats! You just rooted Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F running on G920FXXU5DPL4 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware. To confirm if you successfully rooted your Android device or not install an app called “Root Checker” which is available for free from Google PLAY store. You can now visit this Best Apps For Rooted Android Devices (Android Phones & Tablets). If you face any root issue then do this: Connect your device to internet then update SuperSU app binary. After that, open SuperSU again and turn off KNOX notification from there.