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How to Root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1 with CF-Auto Root

How to Root Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1 with CF-Auto Root

Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1 was announced in 2014, October with Super Amoled display, 13MP camera, Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916, Cortex-A53 1.2 GHz CPU, 2GB RAM and Android 4.4.4 KitKat out of the box. If you have Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1 and want to root it then we have a detailed step-by-step guide to gain root access over this device to enjoy a lot of benefits and taste awesome apps that you can’t use without rooting. Go ahead and follow the given guide.

Note: Please note that this guide can be used for Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1 running on Android 5.0.2 running with LRX22G.A500F1U1BPB3 built id only. Do not use this root package for any other device or incorrect variant.

Warning: AndroidRO will not be held liable for any kind of damage occurred to your phone during or after the rooting process. Proceed at your own risk.

Data Backup: Take a full backup of all your important data and settings like contacts, pictures, videos, music before proceeding to the rooting instructions.

Make sure that the battery level of your Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1 should be at least about 60-70 charged to avoid unexpected shutdowns during the rooting process.

Steps To Root Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1 on Android 5.0.2:

Step No 1:- First download and install Samsung USB Drivers for your Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1 on your PC. If you have already Samsung USB Drivers installed on your PC then Skip this Step and go ahead.

USB Logo

Step No 2: Download CF-Auto Root file on your PC and unzip the root files on the desktop. Once the file are extracted, you’ll see these files:

Chainfire Root File for Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1

Step No 3:- Turn OFF the Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1 to boot into Download Mode.

Power Off Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1

Step No 4:- Now turn ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power keys at same time for a few seconds to enter into Download Mode.

Download Mode on Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1

Step No 5:- While your phone is in the Download mode and shows a Warning Yellow Triangle Sign, then press the Volume Up key to continue.

Step No 6:- Run Odin3 that you have already downloaded (Step No 2) and you can find it in the extracted files on your computer.

Open Odin3.09 for Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1

Step No 7:- Connect your device with PC using its USB data cable.

Step No 8:- Once the Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1 is connected to the computer successfully, “Added” message will be displayed on Odin automatically after the device is recognized.

Samsung Galaxy Added Odin 3.09

Step No 9:- Click on the AP button in Odin and select the CF-Auto-Root.tar file

Add AP Odin 3.09 for Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1

Odin3.09 AP file for Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1

Step No 10:- Next, click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the Flashing process.

Start Odin3.09 Flash Samsung Galaxy

Step No 11:- This flashing process might take 30-50 seconds to finish the rooting process on your Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1. After the rooting process is successfully completed, a Green Box with Pass text will be appeared in Odin and your device will re-boot automatically.

Odin3.09 Flash Completed for Samsung Galaxy

Step No 12:-  Now, disconnect your phone from the PC. Open Applications Menu on your Smartphone and find SuperSU App to check either your device is successfully rooted or not. If you can see the SuperSU app then you administrative rights over the internal file system of your device.

SuperSU Installed on Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500F1

You can also install Root Checker app to verify that your device is successfully rooted or not.

Root Checker
Root Checker
Developer: joeykrim
Price: Free+

Let us know in the comments area below if you have any issue or question about the above given guide.

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Aamir Jamal

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