The DoCoMo variant of the Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone with the SC-05G model number can now be rooted using the guide after the break. The guide makes use of the CF-Auto-Root tool created by Chainfire. The developer sometimes has to update the files for them to work on new updates, and that’s what is now available. The new version of the CF-Auto-Root tool for the SC-05G model number should work well for any firmware version on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
- You must have a computer that is running a version of the Windows operating system if you are to use this guide.
- The rooting file for the Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone in this guide is based on the MMB29K.SC05GOMU1BPC2 firmware which rolled out to selected regions. It doesn’t matter what areas that firmware saw a release because you do not need it running on your device. The developer of the rooting method, Chainfire, gives that information because sometimes a Samsung device will not boot old images. In other words, it is there for you to see and use as a guideline.
BEFORE WE BEGIN
- You will likely need to install the Samsung USB Drivers on your computer for this guide to work otherwise the smartphone will not be detected by the Odin flashing application when you connect it to the computer.
- Unlock the Developer Options menu if you haven’t already and then enable the option for the USB Debugging Mode. Once you have the Developer Options unlocked, you can find the USB Debugging Mode by tapping on the Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging.
HOW TO ROOT SAMSUNG GALAXY S6 SC-05G DOCOMO RUNNING ANDROID 6.0.1 MARSHMALLOW
- Download the updated version of the CF-Auto-Root tool for the S6 SC-05G DoCoMo from here.
- Extract the rooting package to the desktop of the computer and double-click the Odin executable file you can see on the desktop.
- Boot the Samsung Galaxy S6 DoCoMo smartphone into download mode and then connect it to the computer with the USB cable.
– you can get your S6 smartphone into download mode by pressing the Power + Home + Volume Down key combination, but the device must be off when you start.
- Click the AP button from the Odin user interface and then browse the desktop of the file ending in the tar.md5 file extension.
- Click the Start button.
- Wait until you can see the Odin user interface give you the green pass message inside a box, letting you know that your device is now officially rooted.
In conclusion, that’s how to root Samsung Galaxy S6 SC-05G DoCoMo smartphones running the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow updates. Anyone who found a fail message and not a pass message ought to check the drivers are working, and the device booted into recovery mode at the end. No recovery mode means no root access according to the developer of the rooting tool. The recovery mode can sometimes be hard to see because it happens so fast, but if you think you didn’t get into recovery, you can boot your device into recovery manually after the flashing instead, and it will result in your device being rooted.