Samsung Galaxy S5 has just been updated to Android 4.4.2 official firmware and its time to root your Samsung Galaxy S5 . Rooting is essential if you want to mess with your device , if you want to install customize firmware then you must have a rooted device . Rooting an android device is not much difficult but rooting may result in a bricked device . After rooting you also loose the warranty of the device but after rooting you will enjoy full pleasure for your device. Following is a step by step guide on how to root Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F running Android 4.4.2 KitKat XXU1ANH4 official firmware .
Before you start you need the following .
- USB Drivers
- Download ODIN
- Backup Android Apps
- Backup Messages
- Backup Call logs
- Enable USB Debugging Mode , go to settings > developers options > enable USB debugging mode.
- Make sure the battery of your smartphone is charged more than 60%.
This guide is for Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F variant , do not try this method on any other galaxy S5 variant. Follow each step carefully in case of any mishap or you brick your smartphone we are not held responsible for that .
How To Root Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F Running XXU1ANH4 Android 4.4.2 Official Firmware:
Step 1- Switch Off your smartphone.
Step 2- Boot your smartphone in Download Mode. Press and hold volume down+home+power buttons .
Step 3- Open Odin.
Step 4- Now connect your smartphone with PC and when your smartphone connects successfully one of the Odin port become colorful.
Step 5- Now extract the file you download above ( CF-Auto Root ).
Step 6- Click on PDA or AP and select the file CF-Auto-Root-klte-kltexx-smg900f.tar.md5 , this file will be found in extract folder of CF-Auto Root Package .
Step 7- Check Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options in Odin.
Step 8- Click Start.
After installation completes your device will automatically boots in recovery mode and install the root files .