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Root Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903M using CF-Auto Root

The latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update is finally available for the Galaxy S5 Neo that comes with a lot of amazing and  new features. Galaxy S5 Neo users will be happy to know that they can now root official G903MUBU1BPD3 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware to enjoy all of favorite root apps directly from the Play Store as well as access to custom recoveries, kernels, custom ROMs and third-party apps. CF-Auto Root package is now available for these devices which is the easiest and safe method to get root access over Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903M. Keep in mind to ensure that your phone is running on G903MUBU1BPD3 build. Now go ahead and follow the given guide to root Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903M on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official firmware.

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Note: Please note that this guide can be used for Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903M running on official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow build number G903MUBU1BPD3. 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.

Download and install Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903M USB Driver on your PC.

Enable USB debugging mode on your Smartphone by navigating to Settings > Developer options and tap on USB debugging check box.

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 S5 Neo SM-G903M should be at least about 60-70 charged to avoid unexpected shutdowns during the rooting process.

Downloads:

Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903M CF-Auto-Root Download

Steps To Root Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903M on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow:

Step No 1:- First download CF-Auto Root package (CF-Auto-Root-s5neolte-s5neolteub-smg903m.zip) and Odin Tool for your Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903M on the desktop of your PC.

Step No 2: Extract the CF-Auto Root files on the desktop. Once the file are extracted, you’ll see these files:

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Step No 3:- Turn OFF the Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903M to boot into Download Mode.

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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.

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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.

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

Step No 8:- Once the Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903M is connected to the computer successfully, “Added” message will be displayed on Odin automatically after the device is recognized.

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

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

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Step No 11:- This flashing process might take 30-50 seconds to finish the rooting process on your Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903M. 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.

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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.

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

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