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How to Root Galaxy S6/S6 Edge on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow! - Page 2


Step 5. Power off your phone then hold down Volume Down, Center Home, and Power buttons together for about 5 seconds until you see a warning screen like below:


Hit the Volume Up key to put your phone into ODIN Download mode then connect a microUSB cable from your phone to your computer.  You will need a Windows computer or use VMWare to run Windows on Mac or Linux.


Step 6. Download all the files you need for rooting.

  • Download SuperSU v2.52 ZIP (do not unzip) – Link
  • Download ODIN ZIP (unzip into a folder) – Link
  • Download Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge/Note 5 USB Drivers – Link
  • Download SpaceX Kernel for YOUR MODEL – Link (file ending in tar.md5)
  • Download TWRP for YOUR MODEL (do not use the one off TWRP’s main site at TWRP.ME as they are not yet compatible with Marshmallow) – Link (file ending in tar.md5)


You can see I choose the SM-G920F folder for SpaceX Kernel and TWRP recovery below since I have SM-G920F model number.


Download both the kernel and TWRP files ending in “tar.md5”.


Step 7. Double-click on the ODIN exe file to run ODIN program.


Step 8. Make sure you see a blue highlighted box with a random COM number.  If you don’t see this, that means you don’t have the proper drivers installed so go ahead and run the driver EXE file then disconnect/reconnect your microUSB cable.

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