How to root Samsung on Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Hexamob | Alberto Mulas 05/9/2016

New rooting method for Samsung devices with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the operating system developed by Google, thanks to the well-known developer Chainfire, who has released a new version of SuperSU (v2.66) focusing on stability and bug fixes.

Remember that before starting you have to make several preliminary steps, these are: keep the battery charged, at least 50% (but it is always advisable to charge mobile 100% before installation for any problems that may arise). Then enable USB Debugging on the smartphone Settings. To conclude the process you have to install all the drivers on the PC to connect your device.

Then you can proceed to download the latest version of the tool developed by Chainfire, and it may not affect in any way the /system folder as it acts as it has always done, giving advanced permissions to the user through the usual process of flashing through a personalized recovery.


Method 1:

  1. Download and install Odin 3.10.7 on your computer.
  2. Download the TWRP-3.0.2-0-hero2lte.img.tar file.
  3. Download the latest version of SuperSU.
  4. Download the file non-verity-opt-encrypt.
  5. Transfer the files and SuperSU to the memory of your smartphone Samsung.
  6. Enter Download mode. This is achieved by rebooting the phone, and then keep pressing the Volume down button, Home button and Power button until the Warning message appears. Then you just have to press the Volume up button.
  7. Connect your smartphone to your computer and run Odin, select “AP” and type “TWRP-3.0.2-0-herolte.img.tar”. Click on Start. When installation is complete press the combination of Volume up, Home and Power to enter Recovery mode.
  8. As you enter the TWRP menu you must format selecting “Wipe data/Factory reset” and immediately install the “no-verity-opt-encrypt” file you saved in the device memory in the fifth step. When finished restart your phone.
  9. After rebooting, re-enters Recovery mode with the combination of buttons on the previous step to enter TWRP. At this step you must install the “SuperSU-v2.68” file and restart to finish rooting the device and enjoying all the benefits of being root on your Samsung.

Method 2:

  1. Download SpaceX custom kernel (for your smartphone), SuperSU and Odin 3.10.7.
  2. Copy the SpaceX kernel on your computer and copy the APK file of SuperSU in the smartphone memory.
  3. Immediately after, turn off the device and then turn it on by pressing Home and Power and Volume down button at the same time booting the smartphone on the Download mode.
  4. Connect the smartphone to the computer with the USB cable to start the rooting process.
  5. With the smartphone connected to the computer run Odin, click on “AP” and select the previously downloaded kernel (not select Re-Partition in Odin).
  6. Once the kernel has been installed the device will restart and at this point you must install the SuperSU APK saved in the smartphone memory.

If you are looking for other rooting methods, visit our section called “How to root: Root your Android phone tablet. What is root?” where you can find all the rooting methods for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices including the latest and most popular phones of the moment: Google Nexus 9, Motorola Moto G on Android 5.0 Lollipop, LG G3 on Android 5.0 Lollipop, Samsung Galaxy S5 on Android 5.0 Lollipop, LG G4, Motorola Moto E on Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google Nexus 6, Nvidia SHIELD 2.0 on Android 5.0 Lollipop, LG G Flex II (LG G Flex 2), Asus ZenFone 2, Motorola Moto X on Android 5.0 Lollipop.



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How to root Samsung on Android 6.0 Marshmallow