How To Root Samsung Galaxy S5 for Models

Root Samsung Galaxy S5 for Models

Samsung recently release its new Samsung galaxy s5 for the next generation. In my opinion, I said that it’s an awesome and very fast smartphone. In S5 Samsung launched with new android OS 4.4 Kitkat. It’s a very new interface for users. After its release in India, I tested and did rooting for it. After that, I decided to share this simple technique with my readers to root Samsung Galaxy S5.


Before starting please be sure you have the right model how can you check it? Go to your android settings-> after it navigates to about phone. Now check your model number and download the below kit.

 S5 (SM-G900F) — International Snapdragon

 S5 (SM-G900H) – International Exynos

 S5 (SM-G900I) – Oceania

 S5 (SM-G900L) – Korean model

 S5 (SM-G900M) – Model for Middle East and South America

 S5 (SM-G900RT) – US Cellular

 S5 (SM-G900T) – T-Mobile United States

 S5 (SM-G900P) – Sprint

 S5 (SM-G900T1) – MetroPCS

 S5 (SM-G900W8) – Canadian model

Do This Process Before Rooting Galaxy S5:

  • Make sure you have to charge your phone a minimum of 75% ( I recommended you in the galaxy s5 case, you charged it 50%).
  • Please make a backup of your phone.
  • Make sure you installed the  Samsung USB driver on your computer.
  • Enable USB Debugging on your phone. If you don’t know about this, go to your settings-> Developer options->now navigate to USB debugging and enable it.

Note:- If you already installed Kies on your computer then don’t install the Samsung USB driver on your PC.

Root Samsung Galaxy S5:

  1. First, of all,l select your device model and download the rootkit after Download Odin v3 and extract both files after downloading.
  2. Now boot your galaxy s5 in download mode by pressing the Power button + menu button + volume down button simultaneously to enter download mode.
  3. After it connects your mobile to your PC by USB cable, then run Odin.exe as an administrator.
  4. Now click on the AP button in Odin, and select CF-auto ( . tar file which you downloaded before starting the process and extract in step 1)
  5. Make sure in Odin “auto-reboot” and “F. reset” time is checked and “repartition” is unchecked.
  6. Now click on the start button to start the process, Wait for a few minutes.
  7. After completing the process your device will be restarted and Odin give you a pass message with green light.
  8. Done 🙂

Final Words!

I hope this tutorial helps you to root Samsung Galaxy S5 and it works 100%. And make sure after rooting you lose your phone warranty. Please do this trick at your own risk. If you have any problem please contact me and I’ll help you.

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  1. hello Vishal, This is a great article indeed. Though i am not using Galaxy S5 as of now, but i would positively recommend this article to others for future instances.

    Keep updating the wonderful stuff

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