How to root Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus SM G901F

An easy step by step tutorial to root Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus SM G901F image guide. After root you can install custom Rom, App and Setting.

Hi, this is a tutorial of root Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus SM G901F. This root guide is working on Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus SM G901F Android 4.4.2 KitKat, Android 5.0.2 Lollipop and Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. It is safe and easiest method for root Galaxy S5 Plus SM G901F.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus SM-G901F is powered by Quad-core 2.5GHz Processor with Qualcomm snapdragon 805 chipset and Super AMOLED capacitive 5.1-inch touchscreen with Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels. Galaxy S5 Plus SM-G901F has accelerometer, proximity and Compass sensors. Galaxy S5 Plus SM-G901F run on 4.4.2 Android KitKat and Android 5.0.2 Lollipop. This Phone has 16 MP Rear camera and 2.1 MP Secondary camera.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus SM-G901F has superb performance, So root Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus SM G901F phone because root allows for you to use a maximum of your phone without any restrictions. After root you will install custom apps, custom Rom and custom setting in your Smartphone.  But first you read Root Advantage and Disadvantage  by this post then follow these steps and root your phone.

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Preparations of Root:

1. Take a backup of your phone.
2. Your phone battery should charge 80% minimum.
3. Make sure proper power backup of your PC.

File Name Download link
Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus SM G901F Odin Tool Download
Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus SM G901F USB Driver Download
Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus SM G901F CF-Auto-Root file Download

Follow these steps to root Samsung S5 Plus SM G901F:

Step 1: Download and install your Phone USB driver on your PC.
Step 2: Download Odin tool and CF-Auto-Root file and extract Odin tool & CF-Auto-Root file in the same folder.

Download Odin

Step 3: Then after enable USB Debugging on your Phone. Go to Settings >>> Developer options >>> USB debugging check it ( If your phone have Android 4.2 or upper version then see how to enable Developer options here is guide of this Click here)
Step 4: Now we will go to Downloading Mode, So Switch off your phone After then Press and hold volume down key with power button at the same time for 10 second maximum, see in this image.


Step 5: You will see a warning massage on your phone screen see in first image after then press Volume up key to continue or entering Download Mode. Now your phone entered in the Downloading Mode. You will see second image on your Device.

Step 6: Now double click on Odin.exe file for run Odin tool. You will see in the first image. After then Connect your phone to PC via USB cable In Downloading Mode. When you Connect your phone to PC then Odin detect your phone automatically and show com port and give massage in massage box. See in the second image.


Step 7: Now click on AP or PDA button in the Odin tool window, when you click on the PDA button Odin will ask you file location then select your CF-Auto-Root file from odin folder or where you save this file.


Step 8: After select CF-Auto-Root file then Click on Start button in the Odin tool.
Step 9: Now Root process start and it take few second to root your phone. When root Galaxy S5 Plus SM G901F process will complete then you will see green box in the Odin. see in the image.
Step 10: In this process your phone automatically reboot and you will get a massage pass in the Odin. Now disconnect your phone and start your phone then go to Application Menu where you will see SuperSU app. If you want check your phone is rooted or not then use this app click here

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How to Unroot Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus SM G901F:

It is must for you to know how to unroot your phone. When you feel that you don’t want rooted phone then you can easily un-install root app and unroot your phone. Here is simple steps to unroot your device. You can also see unroot process in this image.Open Su App >>> Setting >>> Full Unroot that’s all

This is simple and easy root process for your device. I can try to make it easy and make all steps clear to understand and try to make image all step for you. If your feel any problem then please comment us. I try to best resolve your problem.

I hope you like this root Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus SM G901F guide from which you will be able to easily root Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus SM G901F without any extra efforts. If feel any problem in this guide then please use comment box. Thanks to all.

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One Comment

  1. Hello,
    many thanks for your work.
    I just have one more question:
    my phone is a Galaxy S5 (SM-G901F) and not a S5 Plus.
    Can I apply this root-file to my device or is it a risk to break my phone?

    Best regards, Florent Roos

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