The Samsung Galaxy S5 is out and already boosted some powerful sale figures. So for all the android fans who like to customize their smartphones need to root them and we have found the best way to root Samsung Galaxy S5 G900H running Android 4.4.2 KitKat which is the latest version of Android currently found on the latest high end devices. We have previously posted the rooting procedure of all Samsung Galaxy S series devices including Samsung Galaxy S4, Galaxy S3 and the Galaxy S2.
Since the Galaxy S5 reached the developers hands the custom recovery of the device has been released and we are expecting some cool custom ROMs for the device in coming weeks. But first lets talk about Rooting Galaxy S5 with the CF-Auto Root method which has been posted on the XDA-Developers forum. After you root Samsung Galaxy S5 G900H variant you can install some really needed tweaks on your device.
To start rooting Samsung Galaxy S5 you need to know how Odin works you need to download it first and then follow the step by step guide to root the Galaxy S5 device. But first you must look into the pre rooting requirements for the S5.
Pre-Requirements to Root Galaxy S5:
1- Make Sure your device is fully charged.
2- Backup your device contents including contacts, call logs, messages and other. Read detailed guide here.
3- Make sure you have the Galaxy S5 G900H model and do not use this root processess on any other model. You can check your device model by taping on Settings> About> Build
4- Make sure to Enable USB Debugging Mode.
5- Download USB Driver For Samsung Devices if you have the old ones it will work. However here is the Link for updated drivers.
How to Root Samsung Galaxy S5 G900H Running Android 4.4.2 KitKat :
Before going further The methods involved in flashing custom roms and rooting your phone is highly custom and may result in bricking your device,and has nothing to do with Google or the device manufacturers which is Samsung in our case. So do it at your own risk AxeeTech will not be responsible if the above happens to your device.
If you are ready you can follow the step by step guide.
1- First of all you need to download the CF-Auto Root Package for your Galaxy S5 from this link. [ CF-Auto Root Package]
2- Now extract the downloaded zip file on your PC.
3- Now turn off your Galaxy S5 and Turn it on in installation mode by pressing and holding Home+ Power+ Volume Down buttons simultaneously.
4- Download Odin 3+ and connect your device with PC.
5- Open Odin
6- If your Phone is successfully connected to PC, the Odin port will turn Yellow with COM port number.
7- Now Click on PDA and select the File ‘CF-Auto-Root-k3g-k3gxx-smg900h.tar.md5‘
8- In Odin, Check Auto reboot Option.
9- Now Click the start button and wait for the process to complete.
10- After the installation is complete you device will restart and once you see the Home Screen and get the “Pass” Message on Odin, unplug the cable.
That’s it… Your Galaxy S5 SM-G900H is now rooted. You can install all root necessary apps on your device now. Hope you would like this awesome tips. For more such tips and tricks Follow us now on Twitter, Facebook or Google + and stay tuned for more. Meanwhile Share this post with your family and friends by clicking the share buttons below.