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How to root Galaxy S6 in Android 5.0.2 Lollipop [Guide]

Samsung Galaxy S6 [1]The Samsung Galaxy S6 is the brand new flagship from the South Korean tech giant, and already it’s finding a new Android 5.02 Lollipop update. If you have installed the latest software update (over the air or manually) you can now root that 5.0.2 software by following the guide below. Check everything you need after the jump.

REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE WE BEGIN

Download each of the following files to the Windows PC:

Extract the files on the desktop. You’ll need to reboot the PC or the new drivers to work.

HOW TO ROOT THE SAMSUNG GALAXY S6 IN ANDROID 5.0.2 LOLLIPOP FIRMWARE

  1. Start with your computer turned on and your phone turned off.
  2. Boot the S5 to Download Mode: hold the Volume Down + Power + Home keys down for a few seconds and release when the screen changes.
  3. Now you see a screen with a yellow warning triangle at the bottom. press the Volume Up button to enter the Download Mode.
  4. Run the Odin tool so it’s waiting and open.
  5. Connect the S6 with the computer via the USB cable it comes with.
  6. Click the AP button in Odin and upload the CF-Auto-root file.
  7. Click the start button in Odin.

Now wait for the pass message and the S6 to reboot before unplugging from the computer.