How to Root Galaxy Tab S6 (SM-T860/T865) and Install TWRP Recovery ?

Here in this guide we will go through the procedure to Root Galaxy Tab S6 (SM-T860/T865) and Install TWRP Recovery, so if you are interested then follow each and every step without skipping any. Here we will be using TWRP recovery and Magisk zip to gain root access.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 (SM-T860/T865) has just received TWRP recoveries (Both official and Unofficial). We recommend users to go with the official TWRP recovery files. If for some reason that don’t work you can try out the unofficial TWRP recoveries which will be linked below.

What is Rooting?

Rooting is the process of gaining full admin control of the Android device. You can use the device to its full potential,‘Rooting’ means giving yourself special privilege or “root permissions” on your phone. It’s similar to running programs as administrators in Windows.

After rooting your device you can install different MODs, kernel, ROMs on your device. You can install the latest Android updates (like the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow) on older devices by installing third party ROMs like CyanogenMod 13. You can overclock the CPU and GPU of your device to get the best performance. You can hibernate any app you want. You can underclock the CPU to get better battery life.

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For more information about Android rooting, check out our detailed post here > What Is Rooting Android Phone? Advantages And Disadvantages

TWRP Recovery and its benefits

TWRP is a custom recovery for Android. It is the most popular Android custom recovery. It replaces the stock recovery On Android devices. It comes with many extra features compared to the stock recovery. It needs the bootloader to be unlocked. If your bootloader is locked then check out the guide here > How To Unlock Bootloader Of Any Android Using Fastboot.

  • Users Can Install Custom ROMs, MODs, Kernel via TWRP recovery
  • Users can flash system image (.img) file via TWRP
  • You can flash modding zip files
  • It is being used to install Xposed Modules
  • Easy to Root and Unroot using TWRP Recovery flashable zip SuperSU
  • Users can root by flashing magisk via TWRP recovery
  • You can create Nandroid backup via TWRP
  • Can remove all bloatware using TWRP Recovery.
  • You can flash Custom Kernel To underclock and overclock.
  • You can clean Wipe, Cache, and Data via TWRP recovery.

Warning! will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your device while following this tutorial. Do it at your own risk. This will void the warranty of your device.


Official TWRP for Galaxy Tab S6

Unofficial TWRP for Galaxy Tab S6

WETA kernel


The first method you can Install the TWRP recovery then flash the SuperSu or Magisk to get your device rooted

Guide: Root and Install TWRP Recovery On Galaxy Tab S6 (SM-T860/T865)

Root Galaxy Tab S6 (SM-T860/T865) and Install TWRP Recovery

If you want to root your device then you have to install TWRP via Odin then you can flash the SuperSu or Magisk to get root access. We recommend Magisk method

Installing TWRP On Galaxy Tab S6 (SM-T860/T865)

  • Download & install Odin Flash tool on your PC
  • Make Sure Samsung USB Drivers are installed on your PC.
  • Download the TWRP File For your device
  • Now follow this guide to Flash TWRP Recovery OnGalaxy Tab S6 (SM-T860/T865)

How to Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Devices via ODIN

Flash WETA Kernel and Encryption Disabler with TWRP

  • Once TWRP is installed, boot your device into TWRP recovery
  • Now download the WETA Kernel and Encryption Disabaler from the download section
  • Now Go To Install and flash these files
  • Then Wipe the device  data from TWRP recovery

How to Root Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 (SM-T860/T865)

After Installing the TWRP recovery on your device, you can boot into TWRP recovery by following the linked guide. Then you can flash the Supersu or Magisk to get root access on your device.

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#1 Using SuperSu | Root Galaxy Tab S6 (SM-T860/T865)

  • Download the latest zip (use the supersu from the download section)
  • Now follow the given guide to Install SuperSu On your device to get root access

How to Flash SuperSU via TWRP and Root Android Device

#2 Using Magisk | Root Galaxy Tab S6 (SM-T860/T865) (Recommended)

  • Download the latest Magisk
  • Now follow the guide to flash magisk via TWRP to get root access on your device

How to Flash SuperSU via TWRP and Root Android Device

  • Done!! This will Root Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 (SM-T860/T865) easily.


The method of rooting Tab s6 is very different from rooting other devices. It has loads of stages, so follow all the steps carefully and your device will be rooted within 15 minutes. Always keep a backup of your device’s data.

If you have any queries please leave that in the comment section.

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
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Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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  1. Avatar of Yasin

    links look like dead and i wonder about is it possible to root android 10 tab s6 t860


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