Follow the step-by-step tutorial to root Galaxy S6 Edge G925F running on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop.
If you were trying to find how to root the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, we have made a detailed rooting guide for you to easily and safely gain root access without bricking your phone. This method involves using the xda developer, Chainfire cf-auto root method to flash custom kernel and install SuperSU which later grants root permissions onto your S6 Edge.
Let’s move on and learn how you can easily get rooted but before we move on you need to download the essential tools to root your S6 Edge successfully.
Guidelines and Requirements:
- This guide is specifically for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F running Android 5.0.2 Lollipop LRX22G.G9250ZCU1AOCH. Don’t try it on another model it may brick your phone.
- Make backup of your data using these apps.
- Install USB drivers on your PC or download Galaxy S6 Edge drivers.
- Download Odin3 v3.09.
- Download CF-Auto-Root-zeroltechn-zeroltezc-smg9250.zip
- Make sure to have your phone battery charged enough.
- Lastly, do read and follow the instructions carefully to safely root your phone.
Root Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F
Step 1: Unzip the downloaded files. Make sure that you get the kernel file in tar.md5 format.
Step 2: Power off your phone and reboot into download mode by pressing and holding the Volume down + Menu + Power buttons simultaneously for 5 to 6 seconds. Volume up to confirm.
Step 3: Run Odin3 flash tool and leave the default settings.
Step 4: Connect your phone to PC via the USB cable.
Step 5: Click on the AP/PDA button in Odin3 and select the kernel file tar.md5
Step 6: Wait for Odin to check the files and then hit the Start button.
Once completed, your phone will automatically reboots and Odin should give you Pass! message confirming that your Galaxy S6 Edge has successfully been rooted running Android 5.0.2 Lollipop.
When your phone reboots make sure SuperSU app has been installed or you can directly install it from Google Play. Don’t forget to verify root status for that you can use the root checker app which is also available on Play Store.