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How to Root Sprint Galaxy S6 SM-G920P Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Follow the updated step-by-step Android root tutorial for the Sprint variant of Galaxy S6 SM-G920P running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with CF-auto root by Chainfire, recognized XDA developer.

A number of users were having issues while rooting their Sprint Galaxy S6 but thanks to the developer who has updated cf-auto root kernel for the latest Android 5.1.1 lollipop firmware. Users who were waiting for root can now follow the steps to get root access. As said earlier this root method uses cf-auto root which trips Samsung Knox counter and voids phone warranty but as always rooting has its own benefits.

Sprint Galaxy S6 SM-G920P

Sprint Galaxy S6 SM-G920P

Pre-requisites:

How to Root Sprint Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920P:

Here is how to root Galaxy S6 running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware.

Step 1: First of all, download and extract/unzip the required files mentioned above.

Step 2: Run Odin3 and leave the default settings.

Step 3: Turn off your device and reboot into download mode by holding and pressing the Volume down+Home+Power keys simultaneously till Android warning sign appears on the screen. Hit Volume up to continue.

Step 4: While in Odin mode connect your device to your PC.

Step 5: Hit the AP/PDA button and select the CF-Auto-Root-zerofltektt-zerofltektt-smg920p.tar file.

Step 6: Click Start to flash the twrp file.

Step 7: When completed, Odin will give Pass! Message and your device will automatically reboot.

Congratulations! You’ve successfully rooted Sprint Samsung Galaxy S6 on Android 5.1.1. You’re now a few steps away to install any Custom ROM and Recovery of your choice.

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Imran Aftab
 

Hello, I'm Imran Aftab, a tech enthusiast using Android, iOS, and Windows. I have been writing on tech since 2013, starting with ohguideme, then Androidcentral. I have written and published several guides and tutorials on how to root Android, flash custom ROM, recovery, and jailbreak iPhone, and have written several guides on how to bypass FRP. I also worked in a phone repair shop, so I have pretty good experience with mobile software and troubleshooting. So, all the guides you see here have been tested and confirmed to work.

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