Easiest Way to Root Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950U (CFAuto Root)

Easiest Way to Root Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950U (CFAuto Root) – Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with a completely new design concept from its predecessor S generation. This smartphone has a wider screen size than the S7 series but does not affect the size of the Smartphone as a whole. This is because the Galaxy S8 equipped with Infinity screen that dominates almost the entire face of the Smartphone and barely have a frame (bezel) on the side as well as up and down. In this way, the Galaxy S8 no longer has three function keys like the previous generation. Home physical buttons that are usually located at the bottom of the screen are now replaced by virtual Home buttons that appear when needed. Meanwhile, the first fingerprint sensor in the Home button is now moved to the back near the camera.

Samsung Galaxy S8 is the first Smartphone to have such a revolutionary design. Galaxy S8 brings the mainstay feature of Android Nougat Split Screen. This feature allows you to run two applications side by side in one screen. Thanks to the larger screen size, you can choose a better focus on which applications by changing the display size of the application. This way, you can reply to messages while watching a video on YouTube simultaneously. Home button is equipped with virtual function Always On Display, which means the Home button can be active anytime like a physical button.

In this post Smartphone Clinic will provide a tutorial about how to Root Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950U. Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S8 running on Android Nougat 7.0 with build id NRD90M.G950USQU1AQD9. If your device is a totally different model, it will not work (may even brick) ! In this tutorial we use Odin and CF Auto Root on Widows computer. Root your device at your own risk.


  • Make sure your phone battery is charged to 70% or more
  • Make sure you install the Samsung Driver on your PC, if you haven’t already.
    • http://developer.samsung.com/technical-doc/view.do?v=T000000117
  • Backup your device data
  • Download and Unzip CF-Auto-Root

Easiest Way to Root Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950U (CFAuto Root):

  • First you should enabled Developer options
    If Developers Option is hidden, go to Settings > About Phone > Built Number (tap on it for 5-8 times)
  • On your phone go to Settings > Developer options. Then enable the USB Debugging and OEM Unlock on your device

  • Turn off  your Samsung Galaxy
  • Boot the device into Download Mode as follows: press and hold Volume DownHome and Power buttons together
  • When a warning triangle appears on screen, press Volume Up button to enter Download Mode.
  • Launch Odin3.exe by click right and run as administrator on computer

  • Connect your phone to the computer. Odin will automatically detect your phone and show the “added message”.

  • In Odin, tap AP button and find the CF-Auto-Root-*****.tar.md5 file you downloaded earlier and select it

  • Ensure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are selected in Odin, while the Re-Partition option is unchecked.
  • click Start in Odin.
  • Once the root installation is done, your phone will reboot and soon a PASS message with a green background appears in the left-most box at the very top of Odin.

  • Your Samsung will reeboot automatically
  • After reboot, Open menu. If the SuperSU App exist on your Application Menu on your smartphone it means you’ve succesfully rooted your device.

For more details, please watch following video:

Congratulation! Now your Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950U was rooted. You can verify that your Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950U is successfully rooted or not by downloading Root Checker App on Play Store. Hopefully the article of Easiest Way to Root Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950U (CFAuto Root) useful for you.

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