See the detailed instructions below to root Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow via CF-Auto-root package and odin.
In this guide you would be able to root Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 SM-T817, SM-T817P, SM-T817W, SM-T817R4 and SM-T817T. Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 was released back in mid 2015, as the name shows it is equipped with a 9.7 inches display with the resolution of 1536 x 2048 pixels at 264 ppi. The device came along with Android 5.0.2 Lollipop but later it was eligible to be updated on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. So if you have updated your device on Android Marshmallow and looking for the easiest method to root your Tab S2 9.7 on Marshmallow then you are at the right place.
Note: Galaxy Tab S2 T817 can be easily rooted via Chainfire’s Auto root package, rooting your device requires flashing the CF-Auto root package via Odin so the process is almost same for every Samsung device. We don’t need to change it for every device, we have already followed the same process for other variants of Galaxy Tab Pro as well.
How to root Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow via Odin
Disclaimer: Follow the guide on your own risk, the writer would not be responsible if you damage your device during the process nor we are forcing you to perform the flashing process. Don’t proceed if you think you can’t follow the instructions carefully.
Before you begin:
Your device must be charged minimum 60% to avoid shut down during process.
You will lose the warranty once your device gets root access.
Back up important data including contacts, messages, WhatsApp conversation and even call logs. Click here to see how to create a Nandroid backup.
Enable USB Debugging. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB Debugging
Download and install the latest USB drivers for Samsung on PC. Click here
Download latest Odin 3.12.3. Click here
Download CF-Auto-root for Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 SM-T817. Click here
Download CF-Auto-root for Sprint Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 SM-T817P. Click here
Download CF-Auto-root for US Cellular Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 SM-T817R4. Click here
Download CF-Auto-root for Canadian Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 SM-T817W. Click here
Download CF-Auto-root for T-Mobile Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 SM-T817T. Click here
Process to root Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow via Odin
Turn off your phone completely.
Now reboot your device into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide.
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to flash the CF-Auto-root package via Odin.
That’s all! If you have successfully rooted your Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware, give us your feedback and stay tuned for more updates.