In this guide, we’ll be rooting Samsung Galaxy S8+ SM-G955U. It is safe and the easiest method to root Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM G955U.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has amazing 6.2 inch Super AMOLED display with 1440 x 2960 resolution. It comes with marvelous build quality and interesting design. Samsung Galaxy S8+ features Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset with Adreno 540 GPU. It has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 with always-on display and 3D Touch. The gaming on this device tis smooth and does not get heated easily.
Despite all these top-notch performance specs, we are bound to a few customizations in the UI. So, we’ll be rooting the Samsung S8+. After root, you can install customization apps, custom Rom and add custom setting to your Smartphone.
Before you begin, make sure:
- You have made a backup of your important data as the data will get erased from your device.
- Your device has a minimum of 80% charging.
- Download the latest Samsung USB Drivers.
- Download Odin tool: Click here to Download
- Download CF-Auto-Root: Click here to Download
Steps to Root Samsung Galaxy S8+ SM-G955U
1. Enable Debugging Mode and unlock OEM
Step 1. Go to Settings on your Samsung device
Step 2. Scroll down and Select “About phone“
Step 3. Now, find the build number option and tap on it 5-8 times continuously. A pop-up will appear saying “You have enabled development setting“
Step 4. Go back to the Settings and find a new tab “Developer options” and Click on it.
Step 5. In debugging section, enable “Android debugging or USB debugging”. If a screen Pops-up, Select “OK“.
Step 6. Now, look for OEM unlock option and enable it.
Step 7. Also, disable “Verify Apps Via USB“
2. Download Mode
Step 1. Turn Off your Samsung Galaxy S8+ SM-G955U
Step 2. Now, hold Volume Down, Bixby, and Power button together and then release all the three buttons as soon as you screen a blue screen and hold Volume Up button to get in the Download Mode.
Step 3. Connect your device to the PC while in the Download Mode.
3. Install CF-Root using Odin Tool
Step 1. On your PC, launch Odin.exe by double-clicking on it.
Step 2. Make sure only the “Auto Reboot” and “F.Reset Time” option are checked and rest are uncheked.
Step 3. Now, click on AP option and select the CF-Auto-Root file from the downloaded folder.
Step 4. Click on Start to flash the file on your device.
As soon as the process completes, you’ll see a Pass message on the Odin tool. You can diconnect your device now. Your device will automaticaaly boot and Congratulations! you have successfullt rooted your Samsung Galaxy S8+ SM-G955U.