Almost all of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 variants have been updated to the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware update. This includes the Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910F, N910G, N910C, etc. and also the US and Korean variants like the N910P, N910T, N910V, N910A and N910S/L/K. It brings many new features to the new TouchWiz OS and the Marshmallow goodies as well. It is available in many regions including South Asia, Europe, Korea, US, etc. However now for those of you who have already updated, Chainfire, the developer behind root access for Android devices, has stepped into releasing a CF-Auto-Root (CFAR root) procedure for many of the Galaxy Note 4 variants. The CFAR is a basically a tar file embedded with latest SuperSU that can be flashed using Odin tool. This is a popular rooting method for Samsung devices and you can look for our successful tutorial for Samsung Galaxy S5, Note 5, the Galaxy S6 (Edge, Plus), Galaxy S7 (Edge) and more. with CF-Auto-Root. All these devices run on the latest TouchWiz firmware and the CF-Auto-Root is one of the safest option available to gain root privilege.
However, the CF-Root file is available only for the N910C/F/G, some US carriers, and Korean variants for the Android 6.0.1. So for other variants, CFAR only supports root for devices running on older Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Soon the files may show up for these variants as well. So stay tuned. This procedure is simple and will help you root your device with ease.
Download CFAR Files To Root Galaxy Note 4 (Primary Method)
You can download the latest CFAR from this link.
CFAR Root for Samsung Note 4 on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow:
- CFAR for Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910C → Download
→| File: CF-Auto-Root-trelte-treltexx-smn910c.zip
- CFAR for Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910F → Download
→| File: CF-Auto-Root-trlte-trltexx-smn910f.zip
- CFAR for Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910G → Download
- CFAR for Galaxy Note 4 SM-N9160U → Download
- CFAR for Galaxy Note 4 SM-N916V → (Available only for Android 5.1)
- CFAR for Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910W8 → Download
- Galaxy Note 4 SM-N9100 | Available for Android 6.0.1
- Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910H | Available for Android 6.0.1
CFAR Root For US Carriers Note 4 N910P/T/A/V/R4:
- CFAR for Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910P → Download
- CFAR for Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910T → Download
- CFAR for Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910T3 → Download
- CFAR for Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910A → Download (Coming Soon for Android 6.0.1)
- CFAR for Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910V → Visit our tutorial
- CFAR for Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910R4 → Download
CFAR Root For Korean Note 4 Variants N910K/L/S:
- CFAR for Korean Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910K → Download
- CFAR for Korean Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910L → Download
- CFAR for Korean Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910S → Download
CFAR files for more will be available soon: For N9106W/6V/9W etc. Meanwhile, check out the Repository for latest CFAR Files → Visit root for Galaxy S5
For Alternative Method: TWRP and SuperSU for Galaxy Note 4
Note: This TWRP and SuperSU files are for an alternative method. If you are also looking for TWRP and want to flash SuperSU manually through TWRP for Root, then grab the files from this section and head over to this tutorial for alternative root method: How to Root Samsung Galaxy devices with TWRP and SuperSU. Otherwise, if you are just looking for root via CFAR, then head over to the tutorial below.
Warning: Once you root or install a custom package, your warranty may be void and may trip Knox for Samsung. We at AndroidSage won’t be liable for any damage to your Android device. Reader’s discretion is advised.
How to Root Galaxy Note 4 on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow For N910H, N910F, N910T, N910P/C/R4 and More?
If you are just looking just for root and not a custom recovery, then all you need to do is download the CFAR file from above and flash it via Odin software and add the CFAR into AP. Before you proceed, take a note that CFAR may sometimes prove unstable for Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. This means that after flashing with ODIN, the device may reboot a few times and may also take around 5 minutes to boot. So you may see some inconsistency at first. The CFAR binaries are regularly updated and you should see a more stable version each time. If it still doesn’t boot, then something has gone wrong, and you should probably reflash your stock boot.img and recovery.img or just restore the full stock firmware onto your device.
1. Verify your device for compatibility. The listed firmware is compatible with Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-G900F, N910H, N910F, N910T, N910P/C/R4, N910S/K/L, etc. devices only
2. Enable USB Debugging on your device. To do so, go to Settings>About Phone> Tap on the Build Number several times until you get a new Developer Options in the Settings. Open Developer Options and enable USB Debugging from there. Trust the connection by allowing it when you connect it to your PC for the first time.
3. “Enable OEM Unlock” from Developer Options before you proceed. this is important.
4. Make sure you have latest device drivers setup on your PC for a better connection. Get it from the download section official from the manufacturer.
Step 1: Download the exact CF file for your for your Galaxy device. Extract the zip file to get the firmware with .tar or .tar.md5 extension and place at a location where you can easily locate it in your PC.
Step 2: Now boot your device into Download/Odin Mode. To do so, turn off your device completely and then press and hold Power button + Volume Down + Home keys for a few seconds. If you see a warning sign press Volume up/ Volume down to get the Odin screen.
Step 3: If you already have Odin software on your PC then simply run the Odin3_3.10.7.exe file. If not, then download the Odin3.zip file from the download section and extract it. Run Odin software as administrator.
Step 4: While your device is still in the Odin Mode, connect your device to your PC using a USB cable.
Step 5: After a successful connection, the ID: COM in the Odin should turn Blue and an Added!! message should be displayed in the Log tab. In case your device doesn’t show up in Odin, then you can troubleshoot it with the steps given at the end of the tutorial.
Step 6: Now click on AP button and add the firmware file by navigating to the file path. Once added, it should show like this — File Path\CF-Auto-Root-trelte-treltexx-smn910c.zip
Step 7: Take care that only Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time are selected in the Options tab. Do not check Re-Partition.
Step 8: Once done, verify everything and proceed with installation by selecting Start button.
Step 9: When you get a PASS! message in the Log tab on your Odin software, that means firmware has successfully been installed and the device will restart itself. If not then reboot manually.
That’s it. Boot your device normally and grant root access with SuperSU app. If the system doesn’t boot up for a long time, then go to this link to troubleshoot. Follow and like us on social media. For queries comment down below or leave a message in the forums.