Samsung recently Pushing A9000 ZCU1BPE2 Update to the Galaxy A9 SM-A9000 on its network that includes a security update, as well as now displaying which security patch your phone has and bug fixes.
This CF-Auto-Root method has been only tested on the official ZCU1BPE2 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware for the Galaxy A9 (2016) SM-A9000 — so before you continue, please go to Settings > About device > Model number to confirm you are on the exact model.
You Can Find Out How to Apply it Right Now Via This Easy Tutorial.
Thing To Know
- This Root Method Tutorial is meant only for Galaxy A9 (2016) SM-A9000.
- We advise you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding as a precaution.
- Your Galaxy A9 (2016) should be on ZCU1BPE2 Marshmallow 6.0.1 update and not a custom ROM.
How to Root Galaxy A9 SM-A9000 On ZCU1BPE2 Marshmallow 6.0.1 Update:
- Download CF-Auto-Root Android 6.0.1 For Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) LTE to your computer and extract the zip file.
- Download ODIN v3.12.3 which will help you to root Android 6.0.1 on Samsung Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) LTE A9000.
- Switch OFF your phone. Now press and hold the Volume Down + Home buttons together, and then press the Power button till you see a warning screen (as shown below). Press Volume Up to confirm and proceed to the Download Mode.
- Make sure you have your Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) LTE USB drivers installed on your computer.
- Launch ODIN on your computer. Connect your phone to your computer while your phone is in the Download Mode.
- If your phone is connected successfully, one of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This step might take some time.
- Now select the file that you have to flash/install on your phone. This file will be found from the extracted file in Step1 Click on ‘PDA’ / ‘AP’ and select the file ‘CF-Auto-Root-a9xltechn-a9xltezc-sma9000.zip‘.
- In ODIN, check the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options, if not already.
- Now click on the Start button in ODIN. The installation process will start and would take a few minutes to complete.
- After the installation is completed, your phone will reboot into Recovery Mode automatically and install the root package/files. Your ID: COM box will also turn green.
- After you see the home screen, unplug your phone from the computer.
NOTE: Sometimes the device does NOT boot into Recovery Mode automatically (as given in Step 10) and root your device. If that happens, do the entire procedure again.
OPTIONAL: Still not rooted? Once again perform the entire tutorial, but make sure in ODIN, the “Auto Reboot” option is NOT checked. Then after installation (Step 10), do the following:
12. Pull out the battery to turn OFF the phone forcefully.
13. Now boot (turn ON your phone) with Volume Up + Home + Power buttons to go directly into Recovery Mode manually. This will start the install process of rooting your phone.
That’s it! Your Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) has now been rooted on Android 6.0.1 official software update. Check for the SuperSU app in your apps list to verify.