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How to Root Galaxy S6/S6 Edge on Android 5.1.1!

For those of you who want to root your Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge, you will want to follow a different root method as Google has changed how rooting works with newer Android 5.1.1.  Due to Android 5.1.1 changes, you can no longer root your S6 or S6 Edge without causing it to soft-brick.  But there’s a work-around, this goes back to the days of older Android ICS and Gingerbread where we flash a modified kernel to make root possible.  It’s unfortunate that the newer Android 5.1.1 makes rooting more complex but it is still doable with a custom kernel.

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How to Root Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge!

For those of you who want to root your Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge, here’s a step-by-step tutorial.  This root method uses CF-Auto Root by ChainFire, which only gives you root but does not install a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP recovery.

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Stock Firmwares for Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F! 0

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Stock Firmwares for Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F!

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow stock firmwares have begun to roll out.  If you are rooted or need to upgrade manually (using ODIN and stock firmware, follow our unroot directions), you can grab these stock firmwares yourself and flash.  Please see updated Marshmallow stock firmwares on our Galaxy S6 Edge stock firmwares.  If you are rooting and installing custom ROMs, it may be a good idea to always have the original copy of the stock firmware for your model of Galaxy S6 Edge handy just in case something goes wrong (that way it will save you time to restore your phone).   Also, rooting the Marshmallow stock firmwares can be seen here.