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Question [Q] G906S - root?

Hi Guys,

I have been searching all around to find a way to root my Samsung S5 "Prime" model G906S (Korean SK Telecom Unlocked).

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G906SKSU1ANFF
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3.10.0-1916255

Is there a way as of today to do so?

Thanks for your replies,

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Hi Guys,

I have been searching all around to find a way to root my Samsung S5 "Prime" model G906S (Korean SK Telecom Unlocked).

Baseband
G906SKSU1ANFF
Kernel :
3.10.0-1916255

Is there a way as of today to do so?

Thanks for your replies,

Best,
You can try Towelroot from here http://towelroot.com/. Just open this site on the phone and hit the Lambda. If its not compatible no harm can be done.
USE Search: /this thread /all threads/Google before posting your question, you`re most likely not the first one having this issue
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You can try Towelroot from here. Just open this site on the phone and hit the Lambda. If its not compatible no harm can be done.
Hi, Thanks for your reply.

Unfortunately it doesn't work with towelroot... any other ideas?

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Hi, Thanks for your reply.

Unfortunately it doesn't work with towelroot... any other ideas?

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I've tried towelroot and failed, too.
And I've also tried S5 root with no luck. Almost got my phone bricked.
 
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I am also looking to find a way to root my Samsung Galaxy S5 G906S.
 
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Angry root achieved? check link

Hi guys,

Hopefully from what I understand from google translate, some people found a way to root the g906s.

If anybody understands chinese please go to this link and please come back with good news!
W w w.52root.com/thread-990-1-1. html

This might be our solution...

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Ps: can't post a link so I tried to do what I could. Hope this wont bother the mods...I have been here since 2007
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Hi guys,

Hopefully from what I understand from google translate, some people found a way to root the g906s.

If anybody understands chinese please go to this link and please come back with good news!
W w w.52root.com/thread-990-1-1. htm
That root method works! But it's not for free. It costs about US$8. and definitely breaks the warranty.
Also It's not easy to pay if you dont live in China.
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There is a new thread for rooting the g906S follow the link - http://forum.xda-developers.com/gala...hread-t2807639

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