If you recently bought the new Sprint Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900P smartphone, here is a good news for you now you can root you device and enjoy the benefits of rooting on your new phone. Thanks again to the XDA developer Chainfire for releasing the new Cf-Auto root tool for Galaxy S5 SM-G900P. With the help of this tool you can easily get the root access on your phone with the help of ODIN application. All you nee a rooting tool and ODIN application on your windows PC. Below is the tutorial which you can follow on your device an PC.
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CHECK PHONE MODEL
This guide is only for the SSprint Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900P 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.
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 SAMSUNG GALAXY S5 SM-G900P (SPRINT)
Step 1. Download the Cf-Auto Root package for Galaxy S 5 phone here and extract the folder on your desktop. Here you will get the .tar.md5 file
Step 2. Download ODIN Flash tool here and save the folder on your desktop.
Step 3. Turn off you phone and boot it in Download Mode. To do this press and hold the Volume Down key, Home button, and Power button. You should see a warning triangle sign, press Volume Up to continue.
Step 4. Now connect your phone to the PC via USB cable and run the ODIN application on the desktop. When the device is connected successfully, the ID: COM box of ODIN screen will turn blue with the COM port number.
Step 5. From the ODIN screen click on the PDA or AP button and browse the CF Auto Rooted package (CF-Auto-Root-********.tar.md5) that your downloaded on Step 1. And make sure that Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time check boxes are selected in Odin. Also, ensure the Re-Partition option in Odin is not selected.
Step 6. Hit the Start button to flash the root package on your device. The flashing process will take some time, once the installation is done you will see the PASS message with green background on the ODIN application.
Now you can disconnect your device from the computer and your Galaxy fully rooted. In case at the time of restart your device stuck on Android loop or stuck on Android boot screen, then follow this guide to come out of Android loop.
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