There are a large number of applications that can be installed on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925L smartphone already, but if you wanted the opportunity to install all of the apps out there that are available for Android, then you need to root it.
Here is what you need to root Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925L on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow software updates by flashing CF-Auto-Root:
- You need a computer to run the flashing tool that flashes the rooting file, and that computer needs to be running Windows.
- You need the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone that comes with the SM-G925L model number to use this guide.
BEFORE WE BEGIN
- Chainfire had the MMB29K.G925LKLU3DPB2 firmware build number running on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925L smartphone when he made the rooting file that is available in this guide. By letting you know the firmware he had running, he is not suggesting you need to run the same. That firmware information is just there so you can use it as an indicator.
- Turn on the USB Debugging Mode from the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925L’s Developer Options menu.
- Install the Samsung USB Drivers on the PC.
HOW TO ROOT SAMSUNG GALAXY S6 EDGE SM-G925L RUNNING ANDROID 6.0.1 MARSHMALLOW UPDATES WITH CF-AUTO-ROOT
- Download the CF-Auto-Root tool for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925L smartphone running Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
- Extract the rooting file to the Downloads folder—or the folder name that you have set as the default downloads location if that is not the Downloads folder.
- Run the Odin flashing tool from the Downloads folder.
- Boot the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925L smartphone into its Download Mode and connect it to the computer with the USB cable.
- Check that Odin is showing that your device is added from the Log and that the ID: COM port is light up with a color so that you know the Samsung USB Drivers are working.
- Do not change any of the default settings from the Odin Options tab.
- Click on the AP button from Odin and then navigate to the Downloads folder and select the rooting file so that it uploads to the Odin.
- Click on the Start button, and the rooting begins.
- Check the writing that is now scrolling down the phone’s display, so you know what is happening and wait until it says the phone is going to reboot in ten seconds.
- Wait for the Odin app to show that it passed before disconnecting from the computer.
In conclusion, that is how to root Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925L smartphones running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with the one-click rooting tool that Chainfire has created to root most Samsung devices and even some others from other manufacturers such as the Google Pixel. You now have the SuperSU application on the device, and it is going not be the thing that grants the rooting rights to the apps that request it. You can open the Google Play Store and start installing the root apps that you wanted on the device.