Methods to Root Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) and install TWRP custom recovery
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) announced on 2016, May. Out of the box, it comes with Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow).
It has 10.1 inches (~74.9% screen-to-body ratio) PLS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors. It's screen has a resolution of 1200 x 1920 pixels (~224 ppi pixel density). Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) is powered by Exynos 7870 chipset. It has Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU with 2 GB RAM and it has Mali-T830 MP2 as a Graphics Processing Unit(GPU). It has internal storage of 16 GB with support of microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) as external storage. It has Micro-SIM with GSM / HSPA / LTE network support of speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) has main rear camera of 8 MP, f/1.9, autofocus, LED flash. It has non-removable li-ion 7300 mah battery.
Do this on your own risk. You device's warranty may be void after following these instructions. If any thing goes wrong and you just end up with a bricked or semi-bricked device then nieghter our site or any of these app devolopers will be responsible.
Your device must have atleat 60% of charge.
Goto Settings -> Security and enable the "Unknown sources".
For your safety, please take backup of your importent stuffs.
Turn on USB debugging mode from Developer Options on your Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016). To turn on USB debugging you have to enable Developer options, GoTo settings -> About and tap multiple times on build number.
A working windows PC.
Steps to install TWRP on Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016)
Goto official TWRP page and download twrp.img file for your Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016). Keep twrp.img file in a separate folder.
Your PC must have ADB & fastboot installed and configured. For quick installation try 15 Second ADB installer.
Now connect your device to your PC and go to twrp folder and press and hold shift then rightclick on white space and "Open command window here".
Now type following commands at command prompt.
"adb reboot bootloader" - to boot your device into bootloader.
after booting into bootloader type "fastboot flash recovery twrp.img" - this will flash TWRP recovery on your Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016).
"fastboot reboot" - to reboot your device.
After reboot type "adb reboot recovery" - to boot into recovery mode
Methods to Root Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) without PC
If you Have already installed TWRP :
Download Super SU by chainfire from the following link and put it in the root of your internal storage.
Boot into TWRP from your device and install/flash UPDATE-SuperSU-vX.XX.zip zip in your Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016).
Congratualtions, you have successfully rooted your device and installed TWRP.