How to root Samsung Galaxy S5 [All Variants]
Do you have Samsung Galaxy S5 and looking to root it, then this guide will help you out. Previously we have published a post regarding the first custom Rom for Samsung Galaxy S5 distributed over XDA forum and how to install it. To make a first step ahead in hard customization and to get complete access over the device, first you have to root it. Root has its own advantages and essential to many tasks such as to install custom firmware, recovery or any other third-party mode.
Apart, after rooting you can use tons of powerful apps to manage the device very effectively and conveniently. Visit our list best root apps for high performance on Android phones. The Samsung Galaxy S5 is available in many different models based on different region. Currently, to root Galaxy S5 the best method is to use CF-Auto-Root through Odin program. This root guide covers most of the models, but still few models are yet to be listed and will be added very soon, let us know if your model is listed here. To ensure the successful root on your Galaxy S5, you must follow the exact procedure listed here and don’t skip any of listed steps.
Read all the pre-requisites very carefully and prepare the device accordingly. Rooting procedure will void the device warranty and it’s against the terms and condition of mobile manufacture. But it can be easily undo through un-root guide.
You need Windows-based PC with internet connectivity to perform this procedure. Make sure to install Samsung USB drivers on it, download them from here [download and install it]. We recommend to backup all the important stuff store under the phone’s memory to safe place. Follow our handy guide to make the whole process easy and quick: Android backup guide.