How to root Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge

In this detailed and easy tutorial you will be able to root and install latest TWRP recovery version 3.0.0 on Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge running on stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update. Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge recently updated to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow if you still looking for the update then follow this guide. Once you have successfully updated your Galaxy S6 to Marshmallow firmware then you would definitely lose the root access and if you have previously installed a custom recovery that will be removed too.

So if you are looking for the best way to root your Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge then we recommend you install latest TWRP 3.0.0 custom recovery on your device and root it via recovery. The TWRP recovery features are user friendly and much more easier to use even for the beginner, in the previous tutorials we have posted guides on installing TWRP recovery on other Galaxy devices, and in this tutorial we will use the same recovery to get root access back on your Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge.

What you can do with a rooted device (Benefits)

There are multiple thing you can perform with a rooted Android device some of them are listed below.

Remove Bloatware: The key benefit of rooting is that you can remove unwanted system apps, which is called bloatware. Removing bloatware leads to less memory consumption and great battery backup, in fact you can perform tons of modification within your device.

Overclocking CPU: A rooted device let’s you install custom kernels to over clock CPU frequency to enhance device performance. Sometimes you want to install custom recovery and rooting is the basic demand for that operation.

How to root & install TWRP 3.0.0 on Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge

Before you begin:

Disclaimer: This guide includes flashing custom recovery/root your device. The writer is not responsible for any damage happens to your device during the whole operation neither we are forcing you to perform such operation. 

Create a Backup of your Samsung device

Backup is the most necessary part for your device, so we recommend you to create a secure backup of your data.

Early Preparations:

You need to prepare your device for installing custom recovery, follow the below perquisites steps to keep the recovery installation process smooth without facing errors.

Keep your battery charged or at least your device should contain at least 80% charge before the flashing operation.

Android USB drivers for your device should be installed on your PC, or you can download USB drivers for Samsung

Enable USB debugging and check the Allow Mock Locations option too. To enable USB debugging in your device go to Setting >> Developer options >> USB debugging. USB debugging is meant for the development purpose hence it will ask you for the confirmation so tap OK to confirm.

Sometimes “Developer options” are not visible in device settings menu, so what you need to do is, go to Settings >> About device >> Software information and there you will see an option build number. Tap it 7 times until a pop up arises with a message that you are now a developer, that’s it now go back and the Developers option is visible in the settings menu

Once you done with the above preparations now it’s time to flash TWRP recovery on Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge. Just follow this guide to install TWRP 3.0.0 on Galaxy S6/S6 Edge. Click here

Once you are done with the custom recovery just move along with the guide below to root it via twrp recovery.

How to Root Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Download SuperSU Here

You need to flash the SuperSU zip file via recovery to get root access on Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge.

Connect your device again with the PC and copy the SuperSU zip file on your phone.

Now type the following command to reboot your device to recovery mode. (Please note enable the USB debugging option from developer option as mentioned above).

“adb reboot recovery”

You will be taken to TWRP recovery mode. You can also perform the above operation using hardware keys combination.

Tap the install button and choose the SuperSU zip file and swipe the slider to confirm install.

Once the installation process is completed simply reboot your device.

That’s it! You have successfully installed TWRP recovery and rooted your Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge. If you have any query feel free to contact us and please give us +1 or Like to say thanks.

That’s it! You have successfully rooted Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. If you have any query you are free to ask, please give us +1 or Like to say thanks.

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