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How to root Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F on Android 6.0.1 [Guide]

Samsung-Galaxy-S6-SM-G920F [1]These are the instructions to root Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F running on the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update.

REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE WE BEGIN

HOW TO ROOT SAMSUNG GALAXY S6 SM-G920F RUNNING ANDROID 6.0.1 MARSHMALLOW

  1. Download the CF-Auto-Root package for the G920F device on 6.0.1 from this link [3].
  2. Download the Odin flashing tool from this link [4].
  3. Extract the files on the desktop of the computer by by right-clicking the files > extract here.
  4. Boot the Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone in download mode [5].
  5. Connect the Samsung Galaxy S6 to the computer with the USB cable.
  6. Click the AP button and browse the desktop for the tar.md5 file to root the S6 device.
  7. Wait until the Odin flashing tool gives you the pass message.

The Samsung Galaxy S6 G920F should automatically reboot in the recovery mode [6]. Any device that does not automatically get the recovery mode booted needs to get there manually by pressing the hardware key combination for that.

You might be interested in checking out how to install TWRP Recovery on the Samsung Galaxy S6 [7] so you can have both a rooted S6 and a custom recovery running on the device.

Alternatively, you might be interested in flashing the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow stock ROM [8] on the Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F and unroot the device.