The latest Samsung Galaxy series devices – S6 and S6 Edge have bought a revolution to the smartphone market with its new design, AMOLED curved display, faster UFS flash memory with upto 128 GB support, blazing fast Quad-core 1.5 GHz Exynos chipset, 3 GB RAM, a 16 MP camera for more balanced photographs, Lollipop 5.0.2 out-of-the-box, new Edge clock and much more to explore. As usual it didn’t took long to have root available for this device, thanks to Chainfire for his work. We’ve already covered a guide to root Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge without tripping KNOX counter.
To achieve root on your Samsung Galaxy S6 without changing the KNOX counter you need to use PingPong Root tool, which is developed and being maintained by idler1984. The tool has recently added support for the AT&T variants of the S6 and S6 Edge, and the corresponding G920AUCU1AOCE and G925AUCU1AOCE builds are supported. The method is pretty easy and requires you to install an app, which will do the complete job for you. Again, if you want to Root AT&T Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge without changing the KNOX counter, you should follow this guide.
Rooting is considered a risky procedure and may soft-brick your device, which could be recovered by simply installing the stock firmware using Odin. Droidviews or any of its community members shall not be held liable for any damage to your device.
- Charge your phone to sufficient battery level so that it doesn’t shut down during the process.
- Backup everything, so in case anything goes wrong, you can restore back your data.
- Download the PingPong Root tool: pingpongroot_beta6.apk
Steps To Root AT&T Galaxy S6 And S6 Edge
- If you have already downloaded the apk onto your device, its good. If not, connect your S6 to the PC and transfer the apk file.
- Now, open a file manager and browse to the location of pingpongroot_beta5.1.apk, and install it.
- While installing, the app will itself prompt for SuperSU installation. Once SuperSU is installed, tap on Open.
- The app will open, show an error message and exit back to PingPong Root.
- On the first run, if you’re prompted for any permissions, allow them.
- Optional: Tap on Download Data to update your device information.
- The final step will be to press on the Get root! button.
- It will take a few moments, so wait patiently.
- If the device reboots by itself, try the process again.
- Once done and you have successfully rooted, you can uninstall the PingPong Root app.
- You can verify your root by running the Root Checker app.
Now that you have rooted your AT&T Samsung Galaxy S6, you can go ahead and use apps or tweaks that require root. Have you successfully rooted? Post your comments below and provide us with your valuable feedback. If you got any trouble while installation, share with us.