Here’s a guide on how to install TWRP recovery and root Galaxy S6 Edge Plus using latest TWRP for Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. Latest TWRP recovery for Galaxy S6 Edge Plus has been released. This new version of Galaxy S6 Edge Plus TWRP recovery works on all S6 Edge Plus variants powered by Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware. Those of you interested in knowing how to install a TWRP custom recovery and root Galaxy S6 Edge Plus are at the right place. In the guide below we are going to show you how you can install latest TWRP custom recovery on your Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and after that see how to easily root the mobile device.
Before You Start:
1 – Enable OEM Unlocking on your device.
2 – Enable USB Debugging mode on your Galaxy S6 Edge Plus.
3 – OEM data cable to connect your phone to PC.
3 – Backup important device data on PC or external storage device before starting the TWRP installation and Rooting process.
4 – A micro SD card to copy SuperSU.zip file to avoid using the MTP mode to boot into TWRP custom recovery for flashing the copy.
5 – Make sure device is at least 60% charged to avoid device shutdown during the installation process.
6 – Disable or uninstall Samsung Kies while using Odin flashing tool for successfully connecting your device with Odin.
Note down your device model number by heading to Settings > More / General > About Device.
Disclaimer: Flashing stock Firmware update, custom recovery, custom ROM and rooting the device manually are custom processes and carry significant risk of damaging or bricking the device if not followed exactly as mentioned. We will not be responsible for any damage to your device however low the chances of bricking the device maybe. Follow instructions carefully to prevent any hiccup or problems.
Download Following Files:
Download Odin 3.12.3 on PC and extract it > Link
Download Samsung USB Drivers on PC and install them > Link
Download dm-verity.zip file and copy it to device’s external SD card.
Download SuperSu.zip file and copy it to mobile’s external SD card. Those who don’t have external SD card can copy it to the internal storage after installing TWRP custom recovery. Or you can copy both SuperSU and dm-verity .zip files to a USB OTG if you wish.
Download the TWRP Recovery.tar file according to your device model from links below:
- TWRP Recovery for US Cellular Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928R4 > Download
- TWRP Recovery for International Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928F/FD/G/I > Download
- TWRP Recovery for Candian Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928W8 > Download
- TWRP Recovery for Chinese Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G9280/SM-9287/SM-0287C > Download
- TWRP Recovery for Korean Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928S/K/L > Download
- TWRP Recovery for T-Mobile Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928T > Download
- TWRP Recovery for Sprint Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928P > Download
Steps To Install TWRP Recovery & Root Galaxy S6 Edge Plus
1 – Open Odin3.exe file from the extracted Odin file that you downloaded from the above link.
2 – Next you need to reboot the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus into the Download Mode. For that, turn OFF your device, then press and hold Power + Home + Volume Down keys together until you see the Download mode screen on the mobile display.
3 – Connect your Phone to PC via USB cable.
4 – The ID:COM box on Odin should turn blue with an Added message shown in the logs to indicate that the connection has been successful between mobile and PC, and Odin has recognized the device.
5 – In the option box on Odin, make sure only F. Reset Time option enable. Disable/uncheck all other options including the Auto-Reboot option to prevent the device from rebooting after flashing TWRP recovery.
6 – Now click on the AP tab on Odin and select the TWRP Recovery.img.tar file for your device.
7 – Make sure that the right twrp file for your device is selected and all needed options enabled, after which hit the Start button on Odin to flash the TWRP on your device.
8 – Wait for the flashing process to complete after that you will see a PASS message on Odin to reflect the successful installation of TWRP recovery onto your device.
9 – Disconnect your phone from PC.
10 – Next, to boot your device into TWRP recovery, turn OFF your phone. Now turn on your device by pressing and holding Volume Up + Power + Home keys together. This will boo the device in just installed TWRP recovery.
11 – Swipe right when asked whether you want to allow modifications or not. Swiping right will open dm-verity and disable it immediately because it kept enabled it stops the device from booting and rooting. Keep this in mind since our aim is to modify the system on the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus.
12 – Tap Wipe > Format Data > Types “yes” to format data on your mobile. This will reset the device back to factory setting and disable encryption. Backup device data before going through with this step.
13 – Return to the main TWRP recovery menu and tap Reboot > Recovery to reboot the device in TWRP recovery mode.
14 – After copying both the SuerSU.zip and dm-verity.zip files in external SD card or USB OTG. You can copy both files to external SD card from MTP mode in TWRP. After copying the files, tap Install > location where you copied the SuperSU.zip > Flash.
15 – Next, tap Install > Location where you copied the dm-verity.zip > flash to start the flashing process and wait for it to finish.
16 – Once both files are flashed, reboot your phone.
17 – That’s all.
You have successfully installed TWRP recovery and rooted Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. You can now backup EFS partition and Nandroid. Enjoy the full unrestricted access to every feature of Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and unleash its full power. Let’s us know in the comments section below, if you are facing any problem during the process.
Special Thanks To jcaduono for providing TWRP recovery flashable files.