If you own Samsung Galaxy S5, there are many people in your surroundings that will recommend you to root it. The good news is that even if you never heard about it before, you can do it by following simple guidelines. The bad news is that you will get limitless access to practically everything on your phone, so there is a chance you may spoil something crucial if you don´t know what are you doing.
Let’s assume you decide to root Samsung Galaxy S5 after all, and you are overwhelmed with all the information you found online. There are so many software and so many tutorials you don´t know what to do. Our advice is, if you have a Samsung Galaxy S5 with Android 5.0 Lollipop, choose CF Auto Root.
Before you start rooting Galaxy S5, make sure you back up your data, since you don´t want to lose them during the process. Also check the laws in your country regarding rooting. Most countries allow it, but make sure that is the case in your country as well. And finally, be aware that rooting in many cases may void your warranty and think twice is it worth it.
Once you have done all this, you will need your phone, an USB cable you use to connect it to PC, and a PC with Internet connection. Also check is your battery full and don´t use your Samsung Galaxy S5 for anything during the rooting process or you will get into real problems. And now let´s go to the instructions.
- First unlock the bootloader of your phone. Turn it off, and turn it on again so that it can enter boot loader mode. You will do that by pressing “Volume up + volume Down” and “Power” buttons in the same time.
- Meanwhile, install the Nexus USB driver on your PC. Download the Galaxy S5 CF Root File and extract it.
- Connect your phone to the PC, double click “root-windows.bat” and follow the instructions that appear on the screen.
- Have some patience and in the few minutes process will complete. When prompts appear on your phone, click on them. After that, your Samsung Galaxy S5 will reboot automatically. After that, you will find a SuperSU icon in your driver, which means you successfully learned how to root Galaxy S5!
As you can see, this is really a beginners tool. Be careful, since some things you may do with your phone are not for the beginners and it may seriously damage your phone. But, if you are careful, you may enjoy in your better, faster and safer.