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How to root Samsung Galaxy Note 5

How to root Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Written by Dibyajyoti Kabi

Step By Step Guide: Samsung Galaxy S5 Root by SpaceX Pre-root Kernel

In this guide, you will learn How to safely Root Samsung Galaxy Note 5 by flashing an auto root Kernel.Here we will be using Odin Flash tool and a Windows Computer.The process is very simple and easy.You just have to follow the guide to root Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung has released its Samsung Galaxy Note 5 along with the Galaxy S6 Edge +.Both of the phones feature same software and specifications.Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has a 5.7-inch display; 2,560×1,440 pixels (518 pixels per inch) and body of Metal and glass construction..It is powered Samsung Exynos 7octa-core processor (2.1GHz quad-core, plus 1.5GHz quad-core chips) coupled with 4GB of RAM.It sports a 16-megapixel camera rare camera which is capable of 4k Recording and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.It comes wit 32GB/64GB internal storage options and No microSD expansion slot.It has a 3,000mAh battery (nonremovable).

If You have a Galaxy Note 5 and you want to root it then there is a good news for you.Now you can easily get root access On your Galaxy Note 5 by flashing the SpaceX Pre-root kernel.Special thanks to Manh_IT over Xda for sharing the auto root kernelBelow we share step by step Guide on How to root Samsung Galaxy Note 5 in 5mins

If anything went wrong and you want to restore your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920G To Stock Lollipop 5.1.1 Firmware.Just follow the guide→ How To Restore Galaxy Note 5 To Stock Android 5.1.1 Lollipop ROM SM-N920G

Official Android Marshmallow For Samsung Galaxy Note5.Guide → How To Install Official Android 6.0.1 Firmware Galaxy Note 5 

More Note 5 Related Tutorials

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Unroot / Unbrick Guide > How To Unroot / Unbrick Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Important:

  • This guide is only for the N920T/N920P Galaxy Note 5 models android smartphone
  • Make sure there is at least 80% battery left on your smartphone before begin rooting your device. 

Warning:

rootmygalaxy.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Galaxy Note 5 while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.

Remember Before rooting:

How to root Samsung Galaxy Note 5

  • Rooting your phone can void your warranty
  • After rooting you can tweak your phone
  • You can unroot it if you want
  • You can overclock or underclock your CPU to make your phone faster
  • Make sure you have unlocked the bootloader

Pre-Requirements

  • Download and Install Samsung USB Drivers.Download Link->>Samsung Drivers
  • Setup ADB & Fastboot On your PC.Guide > Quickest Way To Install Android ADB and Fastboot
  • Enable USB debugging.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.

Downloads (Custom Kernels)

Go to this link For download links and details on the kernel > SpaceX Kernel By Manh_IT

→ Download the right kernel according to your device’s model number

Root Samsung Galaxy Note 5 in 5mins

Step By step Guide on How to Root Samsung Galaxy Note 5 in 5mins

How to root Samsung Galaxy Note 5

  • First Download the Custom Kernel for the Note 5 from the download section to your Pc
  • Now enable the OEM unlock on your Note 5.
    1. Go to Settings » About phone » and tap “Build number” seven times to enable“Developer options”.
    2. Go back to the main Settings page, scroll to the bottom and select “Developer options” from there.
    3. Under Developer options, look for “Enable OEM unlock” checkbox/toggle and make sure you Check it or turn it ON.
  • Now download the ODIN flash tool here and extract the folder on your desktop.
  • Boot Galaxy Note 5 into download mode.
    1. First Switch off your device.
    2. Now Press and hold “Home + Power + Volume down” buttons for a few seconds until you see a warning screen.
    3. Press Volume Up on the warning screen to accept it and boot into Download mode.
  •  Now connect your device to the PC with USB cable and run the ODIN exe file that you have installed in step 3.
  •  From ODIN menu screen, click the “AP” button near the center of the window and select the Custom kernel file that you downloaded on Step 1.  (Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked under the Options tab)
  • Now Click the “Start” button at the bottom of the screen to begin the flashing process.
  • Once it’s done, you’ll see a “Pass” message on the Odin screen, and your phone should automatically reboot.
  • Once the phone is booted, open the google play store and Install the Super Su app.
  • Done!!! Now your Note 5 is rooted.

→To verify the root status install Root Checker.

If you have any question related to this post, feel free to leave that in the comment section 🙂

Via Xda

About the author

Dibyajyoti Kabi

Dibyajyoti an Android enthusiast, a tech-blogger and an avid reader.He is graduated in B.tech.He is the founder and chief editor in rootmygalaxy.net

  • Kelvin J

    Does this work on Verizon note five? Also I just got marshmallow update yesterday.

  • Shams

    Hello,
    I followed your procedure at rebooting stage i am getting the following error

    Kernel is not SEAndroid Enforcing

    My phone is not starting can you please help me with this
    N920T
    Note 5
    Android 6.0.1

    • Reflash the stock rom to fix bootloop.and just do a search ” errorkernel is not SEAndroid” and you will find many great tutorials to fix this

      • Jodene Cummings

        Im having the same issue but I don’t know how to reflash the stock rom or how to get the phone to turn off now. Please help!

  • Andrew J. Brisson

    I’m getting” KERNEL is not SEANDROID ENFORCING” CAN SOME ONE HELP PLEASE?

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