In this guide you would be able to root Galaxy S6 SM-G920I on Android 7.0 Nougat via CF-Auto-root and Odin.
If you own a Galaxy S6 International variant SM-G920I and running Android 7.0 Nougat firmware, then we have a great news to share with you. Now you can root root International Galaxy S6 SM-G920I on Nougat Android 7.0 via CF-Auto-root and Odin. Getting root access on any device gives access to modify the files in the Android system although the device manufacturer doesn’t allow you to root because sometimes if the process doesn’t go as directed it damages the device as well, a rooted device would not get OTA updates.
Officially upgrading to newer firmware means you are going to flash stock firmware with factory settings that also removes root access if you had it on the previous firmware. We have seen multiple users were looking for the proper and easiest root method to root Galaxy S6 SM-G920I on Android 7.0 Nougat, fortunately Chainfire’s popular CF-Auto-root package is now available for Galaxy S6 SM-G920I. Now in this guide you would be able to root Galaxy S6 SM-G920I on Android 7.0 Nougat via CF-Auto-root package and Odin.
Note: Galaxy S6 SM-G920I 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 Galaxy devices as well.
Advantages of Rooting
- A rooted device is more customizable then stock Android
- Once you root your device, you can access the system files for modifications.
- You can easily remove bloatware(carrier apps) from the device.
- In some cases rooted device is necessary for TWRP recovery flashing and unlocking bootloader.
Process to root Galaxy S6 SM-G920I on Nougat Android 7.0 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. Follow the guide to see how to create a Nandroid backup.
Your PC will not recognize your phone until you enable USB debugging on your device. To enable them just head to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging.
Note: If you can’t see the Developer options in settings menu, then you need to enable them. Go to Settings > About device > Tap the build number 7 times until it says ‘You are now a Developer’.
You will need to connect your device to PC multiple times so for a smooth connection we recommend you that you own a PC with latest Samsung USB drivers installed on it. Don’t worry if you haven’t, you can download latest Samsung USB drivers on PC.
Download latest Odin 3.12.3 and extract it on PC in any folder.
Download CF-Auto-root for Galaxy S6 SM-G920I (zerofltedv)
Process to root Nougat on Galaxy S6 SM-G920I via Odin
Now it sounds like you are all set to go for the rooting process, just follow the last step to root Galaxy S6 SM-G920I on Nougat via Odin and CF-Auto-root.
First you need to Turn off your phone completely.
Now boot your device into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide.
Once your device boots into download mode then follow this guide to flash the CF-Auto-root package via Odin.
That’s all! If you have successfully rooted your Galaxy S6 SM-G920I on Android 7.0 Nougat firmware, give us your feedback and stay tuned for more updates.