How do I root my Galaxy S6 Android?
To root your Galaxy S6; follow the steps below. STEP 1: Ensure that the firmware version of your Samsung Galaxy S6 is supported, STEP 2: Install PingPong Root, STEP 3: Root your Samsung Galaxy S6, STEP 4: Update the Superuser Binaries, STEP 5: Verify that the root process is successful
Rooting your Verizon Galaxy S6 5.1.1 allows for full access to your device so you can customize it however you’d like. There are many benefits to rooting your device and it can be done fairly easily. Here’s how to do it.
- Verizon Galaxy S6 (model SM-G920V) running Android 5.1.1
- Using Windows 10
- Odin 3.10.7 ”
- TWRP recovery (recommended)
- Latest SuperSU
Step 1: Enable USB Debugging
Before you can root your device, you’ll need to enable USB debugging so your computer has access to the device. To do this:
- Go to your device’s Settings.
- Go to About Phone and tap Build Number 7 times.
- Return to the Settings menu and select Developer Options.
- Enable USB Debugging.
Step 2: Download and Install Odin
Next, you’ll need Odin to flash the files on your S6.
- Download and install Odin on your computer.
- Extract the folder.
- Open the folder, right click Odin3 v3.10.7.exe and select “Run as Administrator”.
Step 3: Download SuperSU And TWRP
You’ll need a few files to root your device.
- Go to Chainfire’s website and download the latest SuperSU.
- Download TWRP recovery (https://dl.twrp.me/zerolte/).
Step 4: Flash the Files on your Device
Now that you have all the necessary files, it’s time to flash them on your device:
- Put your phone into Download Mode. To do this, hold the Power button, Volume Down button and Home button all at the same time for about 5 seconds.
- Connect your phone to your computer with a USB cable.
- In Odin, select Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time.
- In the “AP” section, click the AP button and then select the TWRP recovery file.
- Click Start to flash the TWRP recovery file.
- Once the flashing is complete, turn off your device.
- Hold the Volume Up, Home and Power buttons at the same time to boot into TWRP recovery.
- Once in TWRP, select Install and select the SuperSU Zip file.
- Swipe to confirm the flash.
- Once completed, select Reboot, then System.
Step 5: Test Root
Once you have rooted your device, you’ll want to test it to make sure everything worked correctly.
- Download and install an app called “Root Checker” from the play store.
- Open the app and click Verify Root. If all went well, you should get a success message.
Now your Verizon Galaxy S6 5.1.1 is rooted. Enjoy!