How to Root Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (sm-a9100) with KingoRoot apk

KingoRoot are trying to develop more exploits now. So that it could be available to root Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro in the future. Kingoroot will keep trying and make the device supported as soon as possible. Galaxy A9 Pro is officially available since May, 2016. A9 Pro is currently running the latest Android system 6.0.1 (Marshmallow). There is no methods of one click root available for this device. However,there is a relatively solid way,that is to root with Chainfire's CF-Auto-Root.


  • + Quality design with metal and glass construction
  • + Solid build
  • + Improved camera
  • + Impressive battery life
  • + Running Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • + Fingerprint scanner


  • – Unwieldy and large
  • – Unrealistic selfie quality
  • – A bit expensive
  • – Weak speaker
  • – The screen pixel density is low.
Using CF-Auto-Root will definitely:
  • Trigger your flash counter.
  • Trip your KNOX.
  • Void your warranty.
Using CF-Auto-Root will possibly:
  • Wipe your data (if your device storage is encrypted).
  • Brick your device (if your device is incompatible).

Rooting involved risks. Proceed with caution. Root at your own risk.

No one is responsible for bricking your device.

Things need to prepare before rooting Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro

  • Check and confirm your model number.
    Settings > About device/phone > Model number.
  • Backup all your data.
  • Enabled "Developer settings"
  • "USB debugging" Enabled in "Developer settings".
  • At least 80% battery level.

Files required:

How to root Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro

If you have finished all the preparation work. You may start to root your A9 now.

Steps to root Galaxy A9 Pro with CF-Auto-Root

  1. Enter Download mode (Odin mode)
    • Shut down your device.
    • Press and hold the‘Home + Volume Down + Power’ buttons together until you see the download mode screen.
    • Press Power key again to confirm.
  2. Run Odin as administrator and connect your A9 to PC while it's in Download mode.
    If successfully connected,it should say Added!! in Odin's interface.
    If not,try to plug it in another USB port,or another cable,or install USB driver again.
  3. Once connected,click AP button and then select the xxx.tar.md5 file extracted from CF-Auto-Root by Chainfire.
  4. The Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time are automatically selected in the Odin provided by Chainfire,and then click Start.
  5. It will show PASS when it's succeed. And also ID:COM will turn green.

If failed,what should you do?

  • Go back to the beginning and do it again.
  • Still failed. Perform the tutorials without checking "Auto-Reboot".