How To Unroot / Unbrick Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500F)

Safely  Unroot / Unbrick Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500F) In 2min

If you have a rooted Galaxy J5 and you want to unroot it or you just want to fix a bricked Galaxy J5 (Unbrick Galaxy J5) then just follow this simple safe step by step guide.You can also fix bootloop with this guide.This article will help you on How To Unroot / Unbrick Samsung Galaxy J5 (Bootloop Fix).This guide also help you to return back to the stock ROM On Samsung Galaxy J5.

Samsung Galaxy J5 is an Entry-range android smartphone.It comes with 5.00-inch 720×1280 display powered by 1.2GHz processor alongside 1.5GB RAM and 13-megapixel rear camera.

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How To Unroot / Unbrick Samsung Galaxy J5 (Bootloop Fix)

*This guide is only for the Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500F) android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device.

PRE-REQUIREMENTS

1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA

2. INSTALL SAMSUNG GALAXY DRIVERS

  • Download & Install Samsung USB drivers On your PC

3.SETUP ADB & FASTBOOT DRIVERS ON PC

4. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE

[icon name=”hand-o-right” class=”” unprefixed_class=””]Make sure that your phone has more than 60% charge.

After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide How To Unroot / Unbrick Samsung Galaxy J5 (Bootloop Fix) Back to Stock.

How To Unroot / Unbrick Samsung Galaxy J5 (Bootloop Fix) Back to stock ROM

Download the stock ROM

Stock ROM for the SM-J500F

Download ODIN tool 

Latest ODIN Tool

How To Unroot / Unbrick Samsung Galaxy J5 (Bootloop Fix)

Step By Step Guide

Unroot / Unbrick Samsung Galaxy J5

  • First install Samsung Galaxy J5 USB drivers on Windows PC (From above Link).Then Download the Samsung Galaxy 57 Stock Firmware from the link above and extract the folder on your desktop.
  • Download ODIN flash tool form here to flash the firmware on your phone. Extract the folder and you will see the ODIN.exe file in the folder.
  • Now Turn off your Galaxy J5 and Boot in download mode.(Hold down Volume Down + Home + Power button at the same time)
  • Once your Galaxy J5 is in download mode. Connect it to the PC with USB cable and run the ODIN.exe file on your desktop.
  • If everything is right and drivers are working properly. You will see the blue box on the ODIN screen, if not reinstall the drivers again and reboot your PC.
  • Now select the AP option from the ODIN screen and select the firmware file that you extracted
  • Hit the Start button from the ODIN screen to start the flashing process.
  • Once completed you will see the PASS messages on the ODIN and Phone will reboot automatically. Now you can disconnect your phone.

IMPORTANT:. If you phone stuck on the boot loop or in the Samsung Android Loog. Then turn off the phone and reboot in recovery mode. TO do this Hold down Volume Up + Home + Power button at the same time. Now from recovery select Wipe Data/Factory Reset and after that Wipe cache partition. Now reboot you phone.

 

DONE!!!! You unbricked /Unrooted Your Galaxy J5.Now your Phone is running the stock ROM.Check it on the setting.ENJOY..:)

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20 thoughts on “How To Unroot / Unbrick Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500F)”

  1. Thanks sooo much, you’ve just saved my day 🙂 I got my new phone bricked on the first day by rooting it with King Root, not knowing it would cause a disaster. Thanks to your guide everything works fine now! (I have a SM-J500FN version, so I chose the firmware accordingly)

    Reply
    • This is only for j500F, and Malaysia J5 model number is RM799.Try searching on google you may find a good step by step guide

      Reply
  2. My samsung J5 stuck in odin mode and cant restart here is what it appear and says
    ODIN MODE
    PRODUCT NAME: SM-J500H
    CURRENT BINARY:CUSTOM
    SYSTEM STATUS: OFFICIAL
    FAP LOCK: OFF
    KNOX WARRANTY VOID: 0x1 (4)
    QUALCOMM SECUREBOOT: ENABLE(CSB)
    RP SWREV: S1 T1 H1 R1 A1 P1
    SECURE DOWNLOAD : ENABLE
    please help

    Reply
  3. Hey man, it doesn’t work for me, could you help me and maybe explain what i’m doing wrong?
    I’ve followed every step of your guide but I keep getting this message:

    Enter CS for MD5..
    Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable..
    Please wait..
    J500FXXU1APA5_J500FOJV1APA2_J500FXXU1AOL1_HOME.tar.md5 is valid.
    Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..
    Leave CS..
    Added!!
    Odin engine v(ID:3.1005)..
    File analysis..
    SetupConnection..
    Initialzation..
    Get PIT for mapping..
    Firmware update start..
    SingleDownload.
    aboot.mbn
    NAND Write Start!!
    FAIL! (Auth)

    Complete(Write) operation failed.
    All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)

    Reply

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