Samsung recently launched its highly-anticipated flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, in a handful of variants across several countries around the globe. If you are a power user, then you must be interested in rooting your Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F. So here is an easy step by step tutorial for you to How To Root Samsung Galaxy S5.
Prerequisites to root Galaxy S5 G900F on Android 4.4.2 KitKat:
- Download and install USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy S5 in your computer.
- Make sure to take backup of any important files on your smartphone.
- Enable USB debugging option by pressing Menu > Settings > Applications. Navigate and tap on Developer Options to ensure that USB Debugging is enabled.
- Ensure that your Samsung Galaxy S5 carries more than 70% of charge.
Required files: download Odin3 v3.09 for installation from here
Steps to Root Galaxy S5 Running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat Firmware
Step 1: Extract CF-Auto-Root and Odin 3.09 zip files using WinRAR/7-Zip/WinZip or any other extracting tool.
Step 2: Turn off the Galaxy S5 and boot it into Download Mode by pressing and holding Volume Down, Home and Power buttons together until a construction Android robot icon with a warning triangle appears on screen. Then tap Volume Up button to enter Download Mode.
Step 3: Launch Odin on computer as an Administrator.
Step 4: Connect the Galaxy S5 to computer via USB cable while it is still in Download Mode. Wait until Odin recognises the device and once the device is connected successfully, the ID: COM box will turn light blue with the COM port number. Furthermore, an Added message appears on screen if the device is successfully connected.
Step 5: In Odin, click the AP button and choose CF-Auto-Root .tar.md5 file.
Step 6: Ensure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are selected in Odin. But, the Re-Partition option must be unchecked.
Step 7: Verify the previous step and click Start in Odin. The root installation process will now begin.
Step 8: Once the root installation is done, your phone will reboot and soon a PASS message with green background appears in the left-most box at the very top of Odin. You can now disconnect the USB cable to remove the phone from computer.
Well If you have followed above steps carefully then your Galaxy S5 is now rooted.At last leave a reply below mentioning your query or suggestion below,if any.