If you have already flashed the beta firmware on your Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 edge, you can now root it by installing SuperSU. There are a few ways you can get the beta Marshmallow firmware on your phone. You can use the Galaxy Care app, flash the update.zip file or use Odin.
But what’s better than having a Galaxy S6 with Marshmallow installed? Having a rooted Marshmallow Galaxy S6 of course. Even though the Marshmallow build is just a few days old, developers have managed to find ways to root the phone. Arter97 is the first developer to manage to find a working root method for the Galaxy S6 with Marshmallow.
By using the latest version of SuperSU and a modified firmware file, you can get root access on your Samsung. Here’s how to do it.
How To Root Marshmallow Firmware on Galaxy S6
To successfully root your Galaxy S6 SM-G920F or S6 edge SM-G925F, you need to download SuperSU, Odin and the modified newsboot.tar file.
- SuperSU for root (BETA-SuperSU-v2.64.zip)
- Odin flashing tool (Download)
- oldsboot.tar & newsboot.tar & PhilZ recovery (Download)
1. Download SuperSU v2.64 on your phone and then turn it off.
2. Press the volume down, home and power buttons to go into download mode. Connect your phone to your computer with a USB cable.
3. Open Odin on your computer and click on BL and select oldsboot.tar to flash. Before clicking the start button, make sure to uncheck Auto-reboot.
4. Once you flash the file, go into download mode once again. This time, click AP on Odin and flash recovery.tar file.
5. Turn off the phone and go into recovery mode by pressing the volume up, home and power buttons. In recovery, flash SuperSU.
6. Now turn the phone off again and go into download mode. This time select BL and flash newsboot.tar.
Now all you have is to restart the phone and wait for it to boot up. You have successfully rooted the beta Marshmallow firmware for the Galaxy S6.