How to Root Smartphone on Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Android 6.0 Marshmallow is the Android operating system for Android devices which was released in October 2015. It is aimed at improving the user interface from its predecessor the Android 5.0 lollipops. Standout features include the addition of ‘Google On tap’ which anticipates what you need at the moment. With a simple tap you can get all the information that you need to know.

Power management system has also been changed which makes the device consume much lesser battery charges than before when put on standby.

The security feature has been simplified yet is highly secure with the use of a fingerprint scanner which lets you skip all those passwords when you are unlocking your phone, in apps and even in Playstore.

So if you have an Android powered smartphone with Android 6.0 marshmallow, this article would guide you how to root Android smartphone on Android 6.0 freely and easily. And if you have upgraded to the latest Androi Nougat, you could also check how to root Android 7.0 Nougat.

Part 1: Tips for Rooting Android 6.0

1). Android 6.0 root on your phone gives you administrative privileges but it may also end up making the warranty of your device void. If you are worried about it, always ensure that you root your phone after the 1-year warranty is over.

2). Rooting a phone is tricky and one small mistake may wipe all of your data or crash the operating system of your phone, so make sure that you follow these extremely carefully. Or you can backup your Android phone to PC before rooting.

3). However once you are done rooting, you can use the phone on a whole new level and add a great deal of functionalities, customize the user interface according to choice and what not. So root your device and get ready for a unique experience with your phone.

Part 2: How to Root Android Smartphone with One Click

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Step 1: Launch dr.fone and connect your Android smartphone to PC.

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Step 2: On the main screen, select Root section and take full control of your Android smartphone.

Step 3: Click Start and read the warning message to start the process.

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Part 3: How to Root Android Marshmallow 6.0 using "Fastboot"

Download the Android SDK file and install it for Android 6.0 root. Set that up with platform-tools and USB drivers package in SDK. For the pc download the ‘Despair Kernel’ and ‘Super SU v2.49’ software. Also download the TWRP 2.8.5.0 and save it in the following directory on your pc - android-sdk-windowsplatform-tools directory on your computer. If you do not have this directory create one. Finally, you need to download the ‘Fastboot’ software.

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Step 1: The downloaded file of ‘Fastboot’ should be kept in the directory android-sdk-windowsplatform-tools. Create this if it is not present.

Step 2: Connect your device to the computer via the USB.

Step 3: Now copy the BETA-SuperSU-v2.49.zip and Despair.R20.6.Shamu.zip files and paste it to your phone’s memory card (in the root folder). After this power off your phone.

Step 4: Now you need to go to the Bootloader mode- for that turn on your phone using the Volume Down and power keys.

Step 5: Go to directory android-sdk-windowsplatform-tools directory and then opens up the command prompt from your pc using Shift+Right+click

Step 6: Type in the following command, fastboot flash recovery openrecovery-twrp-2.8.5.0-shamu.img and then click on enter.

Step 7: Once this step is done, enter the recovery mode by choosing Recovery option from the Fastboot menu, by clicking on the Volume up button twice.

Step 8: In the recovery mode, choose the option ‘flash zip from SD card’ and then ‘choose zip from SD card’.

Step 9: Navigate using the volume keys and find out the Despair.R20.6.Shamu.zip file and select it and then confirm it so that the process of installation can start.

Step 10: Do the same for the BETA-SuperSU-v2.49.zip as well.

Step 11: Click on ++++Go back and rebooted your phone and the process of Android 6.0 root is complete.

Part 4: How to Root Android Marshmallow 6.0 using "TWRP and Kingroot"

For Android 6.0 root G3 D855 MM.zip and the SuperSU v2.65 files are required. Also make sure to carry a sufficient amount of charge on your device.

Step 1: Extract the Root G3 D855 MM.zip file and copy the Kingroot , Hacer Permisivo and AutoRec apk files to your device.

Step 2: Install and launch the Kingroot app on your phone. Once done, install the AutoRec file too.

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Step 3: Launch the AutoRec file and then install TWRP recovery on your Android 6.0 root device. This installs the custom recovery, and the phone will be automatically reboot and start up in ‘recovery mode’.

Step 4: Tap on the install button, navigate using the volume and go to Hacer Permisivo.zip file, extract and install it.

Step 5: Go back to the main menu in TWRP and tap on ‘reboot’ and select ‘System’.

Step 6: The system will boot up and your device will be booted.

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