Are you wondering how to root your Samsung Galaxy S8+ on Nougat 7.0 using CF-Auto-Root? This procedure will open doorways to new paths and horizons, so I get your wish. The phone is already available in the market and it works better than any other Galaxy model, yet you might want more.
For that you are in the right place. CF Auto Root, the most trusted rooting method from Chainfire is now available for your Galaxy S8+ SM-G955U Exynos model.
Reliability, simplicity and security are few of the things which sets CF-Auto-Root apart from others, so there is no better option if you want to root your device and avoid any complications.
So first, please take a look at the following tips and important points you need to take care of.
- You will need to connect your Android phone with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy S8 properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers with the help of this link;
- Enter into Settings > About Phone and tap on the Build Number several times to Enable Developer Options. From Developer Options you must also enable OEM Unlock;
- Make sure USB Debugging mode is enabled on your Samsung device. You can enable USB Debugging by going to Settings > Developer Options;
- This procedure will erase all your personal data including data of internal storage, so we advise you first to take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed;
- Ensure that your phone has at least 60-70% charged to prevent an accidental shutdown in the process.
Root your Galaxy S8+ SM-G955U with CF-Auto-Root:
- Download the Odin tool;
- Run the Odin.exe file on your PC;
- Then, take the CF-Auto-Root file;
- Extract the [.zip] file and you will see either a .tar.md5 file;
- Enter into download mode, so turn off your phone and press and hold the Bixby and volume down buttons, then press the power button until you see the download mode screen;
- Once you enter into Download mode, you will see an ID: COM port turned blue and Added message in Odin message box means your device has recognized by Odin;
- If ID: COM doesn’t show, this means your driver is not correctly installed or you must try it with a different USB cable;
- Now, you must click on the AP button and navigate to the directory where you extracted the .tar.md5 file;
- Locate, select the file and add it;
- Make sure the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options are checked;
- Tap the Start button, which starts flashing the file;
- Wait for about 10 minutes, until you see the Pass message in Odin.
The first boot may take a while, so have patience. If you have any questions or queries related to this guide then do let me know in the comments below. I will be happy to help.