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How to root Samsung Galaxy A8 SM-A800F on Android 6.0.1 with CF-Auto-Root [Guide]

samsung-galaxy-a8-sm-a800 [1]The root user account is something that is always there with the Android operating system, but it is covered up so you can’t use it by default. When Android sells Android operating systems it wants people to be as safe as possible, and it does that by taking away certain permissions. Manufacturers and phone carrier networks are also more than happy to oblige with this because it allows them to install apps on the system partition which acts as the perfect way to force these apps on your device so you cannot uninstall them.

By becoming the root user you have all the privileged in the world and you can even uninstall any of the system apps that are on the device.




  1. Download the CF-Auto-Root [4] tool for the Samsung Galaxy A8 SM-A800F smartphone running Android 6.0.1 marshmallow.
  2. Open up the default folder location where your downloads end up (usually called the Download folder) to find the CF-Auto-Root tool there waiting.
  3. Extract the rooting file to the Downloads folder, and you get the rooting file that is the flashable version and the Odin flashing tool that you are using to flash the rooting file.
  4. Boot the Samsung Galaxy A8 SM-A800F smartphone into the Download Mode [5] and then connect it to the computer with the USB cable.
  5. Run the Odin flashing tool app that is available from the Downloads folder so that the flashing tool opens and check that you get an added message from the Log entry and the ID: COM port is showing a blue or yellow color so that you know that the Samsung USB Driver have helped the Samsung Galaxy A8 smartphone connect to the flashing tool correctly.
  6. Click on the Start button, and the rooting of the Samsung Galaxy A8 smartphone begins.
  7. You know the rooting is complete when you get a green pass message available from the left side of the Odin user interface.

In conclusion, that is how to root Samsung Galaxy A8 SM-A800F smartphones running on the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow software updates by flashing the systemless root version of the CF-Auto-Root tool. The CF-Auto-Root tool installs and enabled the SuperSU on your phone just like a custom recovery installation of the SuperSU would too. The systemless root version of the app means that you can now unroot every time you take a hard reset.