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How To Root Galaxy S5 On Marshmallow 6.0.1 Using CF-Auto Root?(All Models)

Hi guys, this tutorial will help you to root Samsung Galaxy S5 on Marshmallow 6.0.1 using the CF-Auto Root.

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Most of you might be waiting from the day one when Google announced Marshmallow roll out, but are you afraid to update it fearing that you will loose the root privilege, don’t worry anymore because we have a complete root guide here which is realized using the CF-Auto Root method.

Compatible Galaxy S5 models

This method is compatible on all Samsung Galaxy S5 models like Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport SM-G860P, Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F, Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I, Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900K, Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900L, Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900M, Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900P (Sprint), Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900S, Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE SMSM-G901F, Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900W8 (Canada), Samsung Galaxy S5 New Edition SM-G903M, Samsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870W, Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos SM-G900FD, Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900FQ, Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos SM-G900MD, Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900R7, Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900T (T-Mobile), Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900T1 Metro PCS, Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900T3 (T-Mobile), Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A G906K, Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A G906L and Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A G906S running on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 firmware.

But, please note that rooting will void your warranty, but you can always unroot it to reinstate warranty. SamsungSFour.Com will not be liable for any damage caused as a result of executing the below given steps.

Prerequisites to root Galaxy S5 on Marshmallow 6.0.1

Before proceeding with the procedure given here please make sure that you have made a complete backup of your phone memory including contacts, photos etc. Also the phone battery should be charged to a min of 80%.

Steps To Root Galaxy S5 on Marshmallow 6.0.1

1. First please download the appropriate file to root your Samsung Galaxy S5 from the below given links;

2.  Once you have downloaded the correct file please extract it. Kindly check the below screen shot to confirm the file contents;


3. Now you need to enable “USB debugging mode” on Samsung Galaxy S5 which can be done from Settings->Developer Options->USB Debugging. Also you may try the detailed tutorial given below.

Entering Download  Mode

4. Once it is done enter Samsung Galaxy S5 into the “Download Mode“, to do that switch off your phone and press and hold “Volume Down+Home+Power buttons at the same time until you get the warning screen like the one given below.

Now please press “Volume Up” button to confirm and you will be entered into the android “Download Mode“. Please check the below screen shot to confirm the final download mode screen.

4. Now open Odin as administrator and connect your Galaxy S5 running on Marshmallow 6.0.1 with your computer using the USB data cable. You will get an “Added” message from the Odin which confirms the successful connection. Now you have to click the “PDA/AP” button and select the extracted “.tar.md5” file from your PC desktop.

Please make sure that “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are only check marked in the Odin.

5. Once confirmed click the “Start” button in the Odin and please wait till the rooting procedure is finished. When it’s done your device will restart to attain superuser privileges.

You can now confirm whether the procedure was successful or not from the “Pass” message in Odin.

If you have faced any issues while rooting your Galaxy S5 on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, please feel free to post it in the comment section below, don’t worry I will help you as fast I can.

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