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How to root Galaxy S6 without tripping KNOX using PingPongRoot


Samsung Galaxy S6 has an high standard of security features such as the KNOX counter, which ensures you keep a record of how often you flashed any type of custom ROMs or even modifications on the stock firmware.

root galaxy s6

For that reason, it will become difficult to root Galaxy S6 without tripping the KNOX counter and also voiding your devices warranty.

With the help of XDA Developer member (idler1984)  now it’s possible to root Samsung’Galaxy S6 without tripping KNOX by using PingPongRoot tool.

This rooting technique doesn’t need Odin in order to flash any custom recovery and also the method is very simple. It really works in the click of a button and they have already been apparently successful for various ROM develops, which have been listed below:

 

Samsung Galaxy S6 with following ROM versions:
G9200ZCU1AOD5
G9200ZHU1AOD3
G9200ZHU1AOD9
G920R4TYU1AOD3
G920IDVU1AOD1
G920FXXU1AOCV
G920PVPU1AOCF
G920TUVU1AOCG
G920VVRU1AOC3
G920FXXU1AOBN
G920FXXU1AODG
G9209KEU1AOCI
G9209KEU1AODA
G9208ZMU1AOD5
G9208ZMU1AOCI
G920FXXU1AOD9
G920AUCU1AOCE
G920FXXU1AODE
G9200ZCU1AOD9
G920W8VLU1AOCG
G920FXXU1AOD4
G920R4TYU1AOCB
***new*** Use Download Data!
G920FXXU1AOCY
G920IDVU1AOC4
G920FXXU1AODI
G9209KEU1AOD5
G920IDVU1AOBQ
G9208ZTU1AOD9
G920FXXU1AOE3
G920IDVU1AOE3
G920FXXU1AOD8
G920FXXU1AOE4
G920AUCU1AOE2
G920T1UVU1AOCH
G9208ZTU1AOCI
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge with following ROM versions:
G9250ZCU1AODC
G925VVRU1AOC3
G925FXXU1AOD9
G925PVPU1AOCF
G925FXXU1AOCV
G925AUCU1AOCE
G925TUVU1AOCG
G925W8VLU1AOCG
G925IDVU1AOD1
G925SKSU1AOD5
***new*** Use Download Data!
G925FXXU1AOD4
G925R4TYU1AOD3
G925FXXU1AODG
G925FXXU1AOCZ
G925IDVU1AOD3
G925LKLU1AOD8
G925SKSU1AOD8
G925FXXU1AOE3
G925PVPU1AOE2
G925FXXU1AOD8
G9250ZTU1AODC
G925FXXU1AOE4
G925AUCU1AOE2
G925TUVU1COE6
G925FXXU1AOCY
G9250ZTU1AOE4
G925R4TYU1AOE2

 The numerous supported builds might have to go up as the developer says he will add support to get more Galaxy S6 versions in the future.

Interested users having supported Galaxy S6 devices may go in front and also root their own smartphone using PingPongRoot tool, here the step-by-step guide.

Pre-requisites

  • Backup very important data and also settings on your Galaxy S6 before you decide to follow the steps.
  • Make sure your Galaxy S6 is usually charged to minimum80% before you decide to proceed.

Steps to root Galaxy S6 without tripping KNOX

  • Download pingpongroot_<ver>.apk. Install & open it. PingPongRoot tool: pingpongroot_beta5.1.apk (3.98 MB) or pingpongroot_beta6.apk (3.98 MB)
  • It will automatically install SuperSU 2.46 for you. Follow the instructions on screen. You may need to enable unknown source for this step. Once install is finished, click “Open” and run it once to “activate” it. It will prompt an error message (unless you already rooted) and exit automatically, bring you back to PingPong root.
  • Click “Download Data” button to update device data if you have Internet connection.
  • Open it and click “Get Root!” button
  • If prompted for app permissions, allow them and continue. If it reboots, just retry.
  • Once finished, please make sure to reboot.
  • You can uninstall PingPong root app once finished.

Any damage to device during or after the root installation is your own risk. For more information about this guide, please follow the source from XDA Developer by going Here.

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  • happysamsunger

    Root succesfully on G920FXXU1AOE3 using pingpongroot_beta6.apk

    Thanks a lot for this post

  • Mark

    Confirmed root working on Sprint G920PVPU1AOE2

    So far so good With pingpong Beta 6