How To Root Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 on Android 6.0.1

Here we have given the instructions on how to root Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8. Your Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 should be running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. CF-Auto-Root package is now available for these devices which is the easiest and safe method to get root access over Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8.

Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 came with Exynos 7420 Chipset, 2.1 GHz Processor, 2560 x 1440 pixels Display resolution, 3GB RAM, 16.0 megapixels camera and Google Android 5.0.2 out of the box.

If you have Android 6.0.1 version and want to root it then we have a detailed step-by-step guide to root your device to enjoy a lot of benefits and taste awesome apps that you can’t use without rooting. Go ahead and follow the given guide.

Root Samsung Galaxy S6
Root Samsung Galaxy S6

Note: Please note that this guide can be used for Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 running on Android 6.0.1 with build ID MMB29K.G920W8VLU3CPC5. Do not use this root package for any other device or incorrect variant.

Warning: UnlockRoot will not be held liable for any kind of damage occurred to your phone during or after the rooting process. Proceed at your own risk.

Download and install Samsung USB Drivers on your PC.

Enable USB debugging mode on your Smartphone by navigating to Settings > Developer options and tap on USB debugging check box.

Data Backup: Take a full backup of all your important data and settings like contacts, pictures, videos, music before proceeding to the rooting instructions.

Make sure that the battery level of your Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 should be at least about 60-70 charged to avoid unexpected shutdowns during the rooting process.


Steps To Root Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 on Android 6.0.1:

Step No 1:- First download CF-Auto Root package for your Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 on the desktop of your PC.

Step No 2: Extract the CF-Auto Root files on the desktop. Once the file is extracted, you’ll see these files:

 Chainfire Root File for Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 on Android 6.0.1

Step No 3:- Turn OFF the Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 to boot into Download Mode.

Power Off Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 on Android 6.0.1

Step No 4:- Now turn ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power keys at the same time for a few seconds to enter into Download Mode.

 Download Mode on Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 on Android 6.0.1

Step No 5:- While your phone is in the Download mode and shows a Warning Yellow Triangle Sign, then press the Volume Up key to continue.

Step No 6:- Run Odin3 that you have already downloaded (Step No 2) and you can find it in the extracted files on your computer.

Open Odin3.09 for Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 on Android 6.0.1

Step No 7:- Connect your device with PC using its USB data cable.

Step No 8:- Once the Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 is connected to the computer successfully, “Added” message will be displayed on Odin automatically after the device is recognized.

Samsung Galaxy Added Odin 3.09

Step No 9:- Click on the AP button in Odin and select the CF-Auto-Root.tar file

 Add AP Odin 3.09 for Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 on Android 6.0.1

Odin3.09 AP file for Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 on Android 6.0.1

Step No 10:- Next, click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the Flashing process.

Start Odin3.09 Flash Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8

Step No 11:- This flashing process might take 30-50 seconds to finish the rooting process on your Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8. After the rooting process is successfully completed, a Green Box with Pass text will have appeared in Odin and your device will re-boot automatically.

Odin3.09 Flash Completed for Samsung Galaxy S6

Step No 12:-  Now, disconnect your phone from the PC. Open Applications Menu on your Smartphone and find SuperSU App to check either your device is successfully rooted or not. If you can see the SuperSU app then you administrative rights over the internal file system of your device.

 SuperSU Installed on Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 on Android 6.0.1

You can also install the Root Checker app to verify that your device is successfully rooted or not.

Let us know in the comments area below if you have any issue or question about the above-given guide.

  1. Preston says

    Any root for same build number but with cpc8 instead of cpc5?

    1. Jon says

      Plz do cpc8

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