Root Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U/ G950W) and S8+(SM-G955U/ G955W) With CF-Auto-Root

Well, when it comes to Samsung Mobiles launched in 2k17 these smartphones comes to our mind first Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. The phones are extremely elegantly designed with the un-compromisable specification. Both have curved beautiful HD display know as infinity display in these days. There are basically two variants in these device’s one is powered by Exynos processor which Samsung is manufactured by Samsung and the other which is powered by a Snapdragon processor. In this article, we will tell you how to root Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U/ G950W) and S8+(SM-G955U/ G955W) with CF-Auto-Root.

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Comparing both the device’s they don’t have a big difference between them since they are likely same. The main difference between them is of Screen size. Samsung Galaxy S8 plus is a bit taller than S8.

Note: Select the device variants carefully since it can damage your device. This method is still experimental. If you want a more stable method, you’d have to wait!

Supported variants :

Samsung Galaxy S8 Snapdragon Variants

  1. SM-G950W
  2. SM-G950U

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Snapdragon Variants

  1. SM-G955W
  2. SM-G955U

Basic Requirements

Before proceeding, make a complete backup of your data; click below to know more:

  • The Latest Samsung USB drivers for PC. > Download here.
  • The latest version of Odin. > Download here.
  • Enable USB Debugging on Galaxy S8/S8+:
    1. Go to Settings > About phone > Software information.
    2. Tap on Build number, 5 or 6 times till you see the text ‘Developer mode has been turned on‘.
    3. Go back to Settings > Developer Options.
    4. Tap on ‘USB debugging‘ to enable the same.
  • CF Auto Root files of your device’s variant.


CF Auto Root files

For Samsung Galaxy S8 variants >  SM-G950W | SM-G950U

For Samsung Galaxy S8+ variants > SM-G950W | SM-G950U

Also, see – Best custom ROM’s for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 plus

Guide to Root Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ with CF Auto Root file

Step 1. Download and install the latest version of Odin and Samsung USB Drivers.

Step 2.. Download and extract the .zip CF Root files of your variant.

Step 3. Once the above steps are done Power off your device. Now Boot your device into Download mode by

Hold Home + Volume Down + Power buttons for 3-4 sec.

Step 4. If your device boots in Download mode follow me if not try once again. Now Run Odin.exe file as Administrator from CF Root file’s folder by

Right, click on Odin.exe > Click on Run as Administrator > Choose Yes


Step 5. After this connect your device to PC via USB cable.

Step 6. Now in Odin click on > AP then Navigate and select the CF root files folder.

Step 7. Now go and click on Options located at right side on Log and check the following boxes with tick Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time

Step 8. Click on start and done.

Wait till the process get completed your device will reboot automatically.

Congratulations! You have Rooted your device successfully.


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