Root Galaxy A5 A500F on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Safely

In this guide, you will learn How to Root Galaxy A5 A500F on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Safely.Just follow the detailed step by step guide given below

Currently, Samsung Galaxy A5 A500F is running Android 5.0.2 Lollipop.If you have already updated your Galaxy A5 to Android  lollipop and now you want to root it then you are in the right place.This article will guide you to Root Galaxy A5 A500F on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Safely

The process is very simple and safe.We will be using CF-Auto root from chainfire to get root access on Samsung Galaxy A5 model number A500F.Make sure it is running Stock Official Lollipop Android 5.0.2

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Important:

*Make sure there is at least 80% battery left on your smartphone before begin rooting your device.

Root Galaxy A5 A500F on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Safely

Warning:

rootmygalaxy.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Galaxy A5 while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.

Remember Before rooting:

How to Root Galaxy A5 A500F on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Safely

  • This tutorial is only for Galaxy A5 A500F running on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop XXU1BOF5 firmware.
  • 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

Root Galaxy A5 A500F on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Safely

Pre-Requirement:

Before proceed follow some of the given steps

  • Backup your device completely, including storage, SMS, contacts, etc.
  • Enable USB debugging on your phone.

Setting->About Phone->Build Number->Tap 7 times on  build number->It will enable the developer mode in the main setting->Go to Developer->Enable the Debugging

  • Download the Samsung USB Drivers to the desktop of the Windows-based computer. If the guide isn’t working for you, try rebooting the computer — assuming you’ve installed the drivers already — and try the guide again. After rebooting the drivers will take effect and it should work the second time.

Downloads

CF-Auto Root

Odin Flash Tool

Step By step Guide On How to Root Galaxy A5 A500F on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Safely

Root Galaxy A5 A500F on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Safely

  • First download the files given in the links
  • Now Extract the CF-Auto Root package and run Odin Flash Tool as administrator.
  • Boot Galaxy A5 A500F into Download Mode:(Hold Volume Down, Home and Power buttons simultaneously until you get warning screen then press the Volume Up button to confirm boot into Download Mode.
  • Connect your device to PC using OEM data cable.
  • Now in Odin you will see that under ID:COM color changes either to blue or yellow, depending on your Odin version. It also mentions the COM Port. This indicates that your device is successfully connected to PC. Additionally you will see Added!! Message under Message section in Odin.
  • If you are going to install CF-Auto Root then click on AP or PDA and choose the CF-Auto Root files, which is in .tar.md5 format.
  • If you are flashing Custom Recovery then you have to choose the recovery image in .img or .tar format.
  • If you are flashing the firmware files then choose the files as shown below:
  • Click on ‘AP‘ or ‘PDA‘ and choose the file with ‘AP‘ in its name or choose the file which is large in size.
  • Click on ‘CP‘ or ‘Modem‘ and select the file with ‘MODEM‘ in its name. Ignore this step if no such file exists.
  • Click on ‘CSC‘ and select the file with ‘CSC‘ in its name. Ignore this step if no such file exists.
  • Click on ‘PIT‘ and select the ‘.pit‘ file. Ignore this step if no such file exists.
  • Click on ‘BL‘ or ‘Bootloader‘ and select file with ‘BL‘ in its name. Ignore this step if no such file exists.
  • Now check Auto Reboot and F.Reset time and un-check all the remaining options. Check Re-Partition only if you have selected .PIT file.
  • Once all the above steps are done, hit START button to begin the flashing process.
  • Once the flashing process is done you will see PASS! Or RESET! Message in Odin and your device will reboot automatically.
  • Unplug your device from PC, only when you see PASS! Or RESET! Message.
[symple_box color=”gray” fade_in=”false” float=”center” text_align=”left” width=””]If you using latest Firmware and Cf-auto-root the follow this guide to get root on your device [icon name=”hand-o-right” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] How to Root Samsung Galaxy devices using CF Auto Root and Odin Tool [/symple_box]

 

Your Galaxy A5 A500F on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop is now rooted Safely

If you see FAIL! Message in Odin then unplug and remove battery and reinsert and start the above process again. If the problem still persists then try afterchanging data cable.

To verify the root status install Root Checker.

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11 thoughts on “Root Galaxy A5 A500F on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Safely”

  1. Can you do a video about it or at least post pictures that it didnt trip your knox counter, because you are the only website stating CF-auto root doesnt trip knox counter. thx

    Reply
  2. Hi, what method works for A5
    Baseband version – A500FUXXU1BOK2
    Build in number – LRX22G. A500FUXXU1BOL1?
    Thank you.

    Reply

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