How to Root Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U/ G950W) & S8+ (SM-G955U/ G955W) with CF-Auto-Root

Do you want to root your Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950U/ G950W and S8+ SM-G955U/ G955W? if yes, then what are you waiting for. Today in this guide we will teach you how to root Galaxy S8 and S8+ with the CF-Auto-Root method very easily.

Samsung just recently released their new flagship device Galaxy S8 and S8+ and If I talk about my personal impression about these two devices then I must have to say that Samsung has done really a good job. Both devices look killer and gonna give a tough time to the competitors. Samsung is improving day by day and we can finally say that Samsung smartphones are now worth going for.

Since we are here to help you guys you don’t have to worry about anything. Today we are going to help you in rooting your Galaxy S8 and S8+ we have provided the firmware

Check your Device model number

Navigate to Settings» About Device to check your device’s model number.

Exynos Variant

Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8+

Snapdragon Variants

Samsung Galaxy S8

  • SM-G950U
  • SM-G950W

Samsung Galaxy S8+

  • SM-G955U
  • SM-G955W


Downloads Required Root Files (CF-Auto-Root)

Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8+


  • First, you need to enable USB Debugging, go to Settings» Developer options and enable USB Debugging.
  • Make sure you have installed the latest Samsung USB drivers.
  • Download and install the latest version of Odin.

Root Galaxy S8 and S8+ on Android Nougat with CF-Auto-Root

  1. Now you need to be confirmed that you have downloaded the correct file according to your device model. Extract the [.zip] file and you will see either a .tar or a .tar.md5 file.
  2. Now you need to power off your Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+.
  3. Now you need to boot your device into Download Mode you can do that by holding Home + Volume Down + Power until the screen flashes. If you happen to have an S8 then hold Bixby + Volume Down + Power.
  4. Once the above step is done, you need to open Odin software as an administrator on your PC. To do so, right-click on the Odin [.exe] file and click Run as administrator.
  5. Now take out the USB cable and connect your device to the PC. (The ID:COM port in Odin should turn blue).
  6. You will see the AP button on Odin, simply click on it and navigate to the directory where you extracted the .tar or .tar.md5 file. Select the file and add it.
  7. Then, click on the Options tab and make sure that only Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time are selected.
  8. Finally, click on the Start button.

Now all you need to do is wait for few minutes. Usually the process won’t take that much time but sometimes it takes like 10-15 minutes so you have to be patient enough. Once it’s done Odin will display a message PASS!  and the device will restart itself. Remember that first boot will always take some more time than usual so you don’t have to worry about that.

Do let me know how was your rooting experience with us? was it smooth? if yes, then we are glad we helped you. And if not, then do let us know in the comment section below so that we can help you with your query.

We usually resolve the query within 2-3 hours but sometimes it takes longer. So don’t panic we will help you for sure.

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