Samsung is currently the largest smartphone vendor in the world. One of the main reason Samsung saw this much boost in their sales is the Galaxy S series started by them in 2010. Rooting a Samsung smartphone is not so easy these days like it had been in past; because now Samsung has started using Knox security in their smartphones. Knox is a kind of corporate aimed security feature found in newer Samsung devices and if it finds out that your device is rooted; then the warranty is void. But don’t worry we have found an easy solution for you. By following this method you can easily root your Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge without triggering Knox, and you don’t need any PC or Laptop for it either!! There are many benefits of rooting your device, like freeing up storage space by removing apps that were preinstalled by your carrier/manufacturer, increasing performance of your device with lots of tweaks and mods available, flashing Custom ROMs on your device, etc.
- This method is only for Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. Don’t try this on any other device, You can contact us if you need help related to your device .
- Make sure your device is at least 60% charged.
- Enable USB Debugging in your device.
- Create a backup of all your important data.
- PingPong Root App (pingpongroot_beta5.2.apk)
How To Root Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge
- Follow all the steps mentioned above first for safe rooting.
- Download PingPong Root App (pingpongroot_beta5.2.apk) in your device.
- Now install the PingPong App in your device (Make sure installation from Unknown Sources is enabled).
- After installation, launch the PingPong App from your App drawer.
- You’ll see only see one button there with “Get Root!” written on it, Tap on that button.
- If any pop-up appear asking for any permission, Allow it.
- Once the process is done, reboot your device.
- After reboot, open App drawer and launch “KingUser” app and manage permissions for your apps.
- Download and use the Root Checker app, to confirm if your device has been rooted successfully or not.
Congrats! Your Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge is successfully rooted now 🙂
Sometimes only Rooting your device is not enough, if you want to flash custom ROMs or other tweaks and mods you have to flash Custom Recovery image file in your device. Follow our article about How to Install TWRP Custom Recovery in Samsung Galaxy S6 if you are interested in flashing Custom Recovery on your Samsung Galaxy S6.