If you recently updated your Galaxy S5 G900K LTE-A to KTU1BNL2 Android 5.0 and want to root your device. Once the phone is rooted you can easily install the custom recovery, rooted application and lots of other mods. Here in this guide we’ll show you how you can get the root access on your android smartphone. The process is very simple and take a few minutes to complete the task. Before following this guide do take the backup of your phone and read all the instruction very carefully.
Your warranty is void if you follow the given instruction in this guide. We the Howtorootmobile.com team or the developers are not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards. Read all the instruction very carefully and Perform everything at your own risk.
CHECK PHONE MODEL
This guide is only for the Samsung Galaxy S5 G900K LTE-A android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device. So, first confirm your phone model number in your android phone settings. To do this Go the Settings page of your device and check out the “About Device” option.
PRE-REQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS
Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.
1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA
Do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important step that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.
BACKUP ANDROID APPS, SMS, CONTACTS, CALL LOGS, & BOOKMARKS
BACKUP ANDROID DEVICE WITH THESE FREE APPS
BACKUP AND RESTORE WHATSAPP MESSAGES
2. INSTALL SAMSUNG GALAXY DRIVERS
You need these drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide. Without these USB drivers you can’t connect your device to the PC, first download and install these drivers on your system.
3. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE
Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.
4. CHARGE YOU ANDROID
If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to proceed with the tutorial. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.
HOW TO ROOT GALAXY NOTE 10.1
Step 1. Download CF-Auto-Root Android 5.0 Package for Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE here and extract the file on your desktop.
Step 2. Download ODIN v3.09 which will help you to root Android 5.0 on Samsung Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE G900K.
Step 3. Now boot your device in Download Mode. TO do this Press and hold the Volume Down + Home buttons together, and then press the Power button till you see the construction Android robot and a triangle. Press Power again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.
Step 4. Open ODIN on your computer. Connect your phone to your computer while your phone is in the Download Mode.
Step 5. Now Click on ‘PDA’ / ‘AP’ and select the file ‘CF-Auto-Root-klte-kltexx-smG900K.tar.md5‘.
Step 6. In ODIN, check the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options, if not already. After this click on the Start button in ODIN. Installation process will start and take some time to complete the process.
Step 7. Once completed your phone will reboot into Recovery Mode automatically and install the root package / files. Your ID:COM box will also turn green.
Step 8. Now you phone will restart and this time you can unplug your phone form the PC.
That’s it! Your Samsung Galaxy S5 has now been rooted on Android 5.0 official software update.