Samsung’s Galaxy S5 is one of the most popular android smartphone in the market and most of the android users are using the same. If you own the device and looking for the easiest guide to root your device. Here is the guide which you can use on your S5 and get the root access in one single click. This guide will work on all the Samsung Galaxy S5 Variants like Galaxy S5 International, Verizon, AT&T etc. Once the phone is rooted you can install custom recovery on it and flash custom room or install rooted app on it. Check out our guide here why to root the android device and read the benefits of rooting. To get started read all the instruction very carefully and flow them step by step on your phone.
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CHECK PHONE MODEL
This guide is only for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Variants. 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 S5
Step 1. First go the settings of your phone and then tap Security and toggle Unknown Sources to On.
Step 2. Open the Google Chrome browser on your phone and visit towelroot.com. Once there, tap on the big red icon found in the center.
Step 3. Now a apk file will download on your phone, install the same on your device to install towelroot app.
Step 4. Once the app is installed, go to the app drawer and run the towelroot app.
Step 5. Select “make it ra1n,” and let towelroot work its magic.
Step 6. That’s ti! Now you can now enjoy your rooted Samsung Galaxy S5.
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