How to root Galaxy S6/S6 Edge on Marshmallow Android 6.0 Beta


In this guide you will be able to install PhilZ touch recovery and root your Galaxy S6/S6 Edge on Android 6.0 Marshmallow beta. Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are the high end devices with decent specifications and recently Android 6.0 Marshmallow Beta updates are released by Samsung if you didn’t updated your device yet then follow this guide. Now once you successfully installed latest firmware on your device you might be looking for easiest way to root and install PhilZ touch recovery for installing mods and apps with zip files on your device.

PhilZ touch recovery is now available for Galaxy S6/S6 Edge on Android 6.0 Marshmallow beta, once you successfully install PhilZ touch recovery on your device then you can easily root it using the recovery flashable root file. The rooting process is never recommended by the device manufacturer as it’s a custom process and wipes all the instructions set for your device itself by the manufacturer.

By gaining root access you take administrative control of your Android device and lets you enhance your device performance and can add more tweaks and mod by gaining root access on your device, rooting gives you the access to the deepest cores of the Android System. Just carry on to the below description and follow the step by step process to root and install PhilZ touch recovery on Galaxy S6/S6 Edge.

How to install PhilZ touch recovery on Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge on Marshmallow Beta

Before you begin:

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes rooting process. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.

Enable USB Debugging (Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging)

Your phone battery should be charged minimum 60%

Download these files:

Download Odin 3.10.6

Download Samsung USB drivers

Go to this Link and download all these files (oldsboot, newsboot and recovery)

Download SuperSU 2.64

Process to install PhilZ touch Recovery on Galaxy S6/S6 Edge running Marshmallow Beta.

Just follow the below steps in sequence to install PhilZ touch recovery on your Galaxy S6/S6 Edge.

Click Odin3.10.exe to run the Odin tool.

Now boot your device into Download Mode, to do so turn off your device properly and turn it on again by pressing and holding Home Button + Volume Down + Power Key simultaneously until you see a warning now press Volume up to enter Download Mode.

Connect your device to PC via USB cable.

If everything goes well Odin will detect your device and the ID:COM box should turn blue which indicates that your device has been successfully added.

Please make sure “Auto Reboot & F.Reset Time” options are checked in the Options Tab in Odin screen.

Now select BL tab and select the oldsboot.tar file and click start.

Once the above process is done now again in Odin click the AP tab and select the downloaded PhilZ touch recovery file for your device.

Hit the start button at the bottom and wait for the installation process to complete.


Once the process is completed you will see a “PASS” message in the ID:COM box.

Your device will automatically reboot and disconnect the device.

PhilZ touch recovery has been successfully installed in your device.

You can also make Nandroid backup of your device. (It’s optional for data and system safety)

How to root Galaxy S6/S6 Edge on Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Connect your device to PC and transfer the downloaded Super SU on to your device storage.

Once done with the copying stuff , turn off your device completely.

Now turn it on again by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power up simultaneously until your device boot into recently installed PhilZ touch recovery.

In the recovery menu tap install and select the and flash it.

Reboot your device now.

Once done with the flashing process, now again turn off your device and boot into download mode, connect your device to PC and select the BL tab and this time choose newsboot.tar and click start.

Your device is now rooted on Android 6.0 Marshmallow beta firmware.

That’s it! You have successfully installed PhilZ touch recovery and rooted your Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F and S6 Edge SM-G925F on Android 6.0 Marshmallow Beta. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your comment in the below provided comment section.

A Software Engineer who loves to hang around latest gadgets and writes his own experiences to get the best possible and accurate information.

  1. Reply
    Matthijs March 27, 2016 at 6:42 pm

    CAnt find the Philz Touch Recovery file for the SM-920F anywhere, could you guys help out?

  2. Reply
    Li April 7, 2016 at 5:04 pm

    How about G925V? Any idea how to root it?

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