Rooting your mobile phone grants you root access to all the software on your phone. Rooting your mobile phone grants you administrator status. After rooting, you can remove system applications that otherwise you cannot without rooting your phone. Rooting your phone lets you download any app that you want. The phone manufacturers put some restrictions on some apps which can be removed by rooting your phone. Even the custom themes of your Android phone can be removed by rooting. You can update your phone to the latest released Android version even if it hasn’t been released for your phone yet by rooting the phone. Rooting overall unlocks many new features and increases the speed of your phone. Rooting has some risks attached to it. However, if you have decided to Root Samsung Galaxy S6, the following steps will help you in rooting your phone.
- Before rooting your Samsung S6, make sure to make back up of all the files that you are afraid of losing.
- This rooting tutorial requires a Windows computer.
How to Root Samsung Galaxy S6
- Knowing the model number of your phone is really important. So, the first thing you should do is go to settings > About Phone and write down the model number of your phone.
- Go to this link on your browser, locate your phones model number and click download.
- Download the root package from the above-mentioned link and save it to your desktop.
- Now right-click on the downloaded autoroot file and extract it.
- After extracting, you will see an odin.exe file. Right click on that file and run as administrator.
- Now on your phone, go to phone settings > about phone and tap on it continuously a message appears which reads “you are a developer.”
- Now that you have enabled this option, go to settings > developer options and check on USB debugging.
- Installing proper USB drivers on your PC is important before continuing further. Plug in your Samsung Galaxy S 6 to your computer using the USB; this will let the proper drivers installed. After finishing, unplug the phone from the PC.
- Switch off your phone and switch it back on by pressing power, home and volume down button at the equivalent time until it gives you a blue screen.
- Press the volume up button to continue.
- Plug in the phone to your PC using USB cord.
- From the extracted files on your PC, go to Odin, click on AP and choose the .tar.md5 file from within the extracted Autoroot folder.
- Click start, after this is completed your phone will reboot and an app named Superuser will appear on your phone amongst all the other apps.
If you cannot find this app, you must have done something wrong. If you did everything right, the app has to be there on your mobile. Super user app gives you root access to your phone, and now you have successfully rooted your Samsung Galaxy S6.
One of the main advantages of rooting Samsung Galaxy S6 is that after gaining root access to your Samsung Galaxy S6, you can now get rid of all the pre-installed applications on your mobile phone by the manufacturer. This will help in freeing up a lot of space on your mobile phone.
You can also overclock your phone for increasing the speed and under-clock your phone for saving your battery life accordingly. You can update to latest version of Android before it is releases for your phone. Rooting overall makes your phone faster and smarter, and you can keep and delete the apps according to your choice.