How to Root Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F) with KingoRoot apk

Worldly looks, Samsung's flagship Galaxy S6 carries the top-notch specs make it among the most excellent Android phone to beat for 2015. The S6 is the one of the finest Galaxy Samsung has ever made.


  • The 6.8mm thin body, premium dual-glass reinforced by a matte-metal frame
  • 5.1" QHD 577 ppi Super AMOLED screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Exynos 7420 64-bit chipset, octa core processor and Mali-T760 MP8 GPU, 3GB of RAM
  • Android 5.0.2 Lollipop with TouchWiz and Samsung Pay
  • 16MP f/1.9 OIS camera, 5MP f/1.9 front-facing camera
  • Up to 128GB on board storage, 3GB of RAM
  • Improved fingerprint scanner
  • Heart-rate sensor, barometer, SpO2
  • Wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
  • Impeccable day-to-day performance

Main Disadvantages

  • The curved screen doesn't do much
  • No water or dust protection
  • Rather pricey at launch, including really steep memory upgrade premiums
  • No user-replaceable battery
  • No microSD slot
  • No FM radio
  • No stereo speakers
  • Battery life could be better and could not be removed
  • Flaky fingerprint sensor.
Country / RegionCell Phone CarrierModel NumberChipset
U.S.AT&TSM-G920AExynos 7420
U.S.T-MobileSM-G920TExynos 7420
U.S.SprintSM-G920PExynos 7420
U.S.CellularSM-G920R4Exynos 7420
CanadaALLSM-G920W8Exynos 7420
GlobalALLSM-G920F/SM-G920FD/SM-G920I)Exynos 7420
China & China DuosALLSM-G9200/SM-G9208/SM-G9209Exynos 7420
KoreaALLSM-G920K/SM-G920L/SM-G920SExynos 7420

How to Root Galaxy S6 Exynos Variants (SM-G920F)

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Steps to root SM-G920F with CF-Auto-Root

  1. Power off your SM-G920F and then enter into Download mode (Odin mode)
    • Press and hold Volume Down key and Home button together
    • Press Power key till the Android robot sign come out.
    • Press Volume Up key again to confirm.
  2. Run Odin as administrator and connect your S6 to PC while it's in Download mode.
  3. Run Odin as administrator for rooting Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F | KingoRoot

    If successfully connected, it should say Added!! in Odin's interface.

    Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F Added in Odin | KingoRoot

    If not, try to plug it in another USB port, or another cable, or install USB driver again.

  4. Once connected, click AP/PDA button and then select the XXX.tar.md5 file extracted from CF-Auto-Root by Chainfire.
  5. Click AP to add tar.md5 file for Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G920F | KingoRoot
    tar.md5 file for Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G920F successfully added | KingoRoot

    The tar.md5 file for Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F is successfully added.

  6. The Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time are automatically selected in the Odin provided by Chainfire, and then click Start

  7. Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time are automatically checked in the Odin provided by Chainfire for Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F | KingoRoot
  8. It will show PASS when it's successful. And also ID:COM will turn green.
  9. Succeed to flash CF-Auto-Root in Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F | KingoRoot

    Flash succeeded.

If failed, what should you do?

  • Follow the instructions and do it again.
  • Still failed. Perform the tutorials without checking "Auto-Reboot".

Root Samsung Galaxy S6 via KingoRoot.apk Step by Step

  • Step 1: Free download KingoRoot.apk
  • You will download it directly to your Android. You can find it in "Download" on your phone.

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    The download will be automatically started. If Chrome has warned you about KingoRoot.apk, click "OK" to proceed.

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  • Step 2: Install the apk file of KingoRoot.
  • When installing the apk file, you may encounter some issues. Whatever it might be, follow the system instructions.

    Root any Android 5.0/5.1 lollipop device with KingoRoot, the best one-click Android apk root tool.

    • Install Blocked: Settings > Security > Unknown sources > Check the box and allow.
    • You device may only accept app installation coming from its native app store, like Google Play or Samsung Apps. The apk file of KingoRoot is directly downloaded from the server of Kingo and will not be able to install on your device unless you allow installing from "Unknown source".

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  • Step 3: Tap the icon of KingoRoot and press "One Click Root" to begin.
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    Make sure that you have stable Internet connection when rooting with KingoRoot. It is required because the rooting scipts used are stored in Kingo's server. Without it, Kingo will fail to root your device.

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  • Step 4: Get the result: Root Succeed.
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You may want to try it a couple of times because KingoRoot.apk will only download one script at a time. Running different scripts may deliver different results.

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How to root any Android device and version with KingoRoot PC Version?

Root SM-G920F with Twrp and SuperSu

  • Download the TWRP recovery package and Supersu on your computer first.
  • Connect your S6 with your computer via the USB cable.
  • Access the tools folder of Kingoroot and from there open a command prompt window: press and hold the Shift while right clicking on any blank space.
  • Type “adb reboot bootloader” in the cmd window – your smartphone will be rebooted into fastboot mode.
  • Now, flash the TWRP recovery file by entering “fastboot boot (pull the twrp.img into cmd)”.
  • E.g.
    fastboot boot D:\Kingo ROOT\tools\twrp-3.0.2-1-zeroflte.img
  • Wait while the custom recovery image is installed on your Galaxy S6 temporarily.
  • Copy the SuperSu zip file to your device.
  • Tap on “Install” and select the SuperSU zip file that you downloaded to your device. “Swipe to Confirm Flash” at the bottom of screen to begin the flash. This will install SuperSU and allow root access automatically.

Root Succeed

Whichever you choose among these rooting ways above, you have already successfully rooted your device. If you need to root other model of Device, click here


Sometimes the device does not boot into recovery and roots the device. If it happens, repeat the entire process . If you find the device is still not rooted, once again perform the tutorial, but this time ensure that the Auto Reboot option in Odin is not checked.Pull out the battery to turn off the device. Now press and hold the Volume Up, Home and Power buttons together to boot the device into recovery mode. This will start the install process to root the device.

Note: In case your device gets stuck at boot screen after installation and doesn’t boot into recovery mode, you will have to do the entire procedure once again.