Root Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900M

So are you looking to root your Galaxy S5 SM-G900M? Well then you are the right place. Here is a tutorial that is go in to help you pretty easily and get you set up without any issues. So let us begin with rooting.

Before you Root Galaxy S5 SM-G900M:

Before you begin and rush to root Galaxy S5 SM-G900M in one click there are some things that you should be knowing, which are the basic things related to android rooting. You are expected to be knowing that what really are you going to do on the device. You should at least have an idea what android rooting really is and how it can affect your device and what changed it bring in. In case you already know about it and have been into rooting since a long time now, then of course you can skip this part of the tutorial without any second thought. But on the other hand if you are not well aware of it, then you should really invest some and have a little bit of look into it. You can read the brief paragraph below, as it will help you out to get the basic concepts in place for a start.


Android Rooting in the simplest of words is a method or process by which you gain the root access to the device, which in turn allows you to control your device better. It allows you to interfere in the core functioning of the device and perform performance tweaks on it. You can do many things and customizations when you root the device, which you definitely don’t get to do on a default android device. It more and less like running your windows pc on an administrator mow mode. In fact this very concept of android rooting is so long and big that we cannot discuss it all right here in this post, so if you wish to know more you can read this detailed post right here.
Of course as said above, you can perform many customizations and tweaks on the device which might increase the performance of the device and can prove to be advantageous to the device. To list a few tweaks that you can perform on the device, you could Custom ROMs,  increase the RAM,  overclock processor, increase the internal memory, and also you could Play HD Games. And not only this, there are many more tweaks that can be done when you root an android device too. Also if you are looking to read more in detail about the advantages of rooting your android smartphone, you can head to this post here.

As android rooting has many advantages, it does not imply that it won’t have any disadvantage. Android rooting has some disadvantages as well. Like the common one of them which many users also know about is, that. When you root an android device you tend to lose the warranty on the device that has been provided or given you by manufacturer. And not only this there are some other technical disadvantages of rooting your android phone too. If you want to read and know completely about the disadvantages of root in your android smartphone, then you can refer to this detailed post.

About this Tutorial:

Before we begin, let us first have a look that what will we be using and by which method will we root Galaxy S5 SM-G900M. As you might be knowing that there are so many. Number of ways to root a device. In this method we will use odin, by which we will flash a root package which will get you the root access. We will run it on a laptop or a computer and then connect the device to it with the help of a USB cable. All you got to do is follow a simple set of instructions. So let’s begin.

Read: How to Unbrick your device

Pre Requisites:

You are also required to do some things before you begin with the tutorial to root Galaxy S5 SM-G900M, and below is a list comprising of all this things. So have a look at them and get them in place before you begin with the tutorial.

  • You will need a laptop or a computer for this one click tutorial, and proper drivers for the device set up on it.
  • If you don’t have the drivers, you can download them from this place here.
  • The device should be properly charged before you begin with the tutorial as we do not want that it should interrupt in the middle of the procedure due to low power.
  • Though rooting does not delete any of the user data, but still it is advised that you backup all the important stuff on the device before you begin.
  • You can refer to the guides mentioned below.
  • Backup and restore Contacts
  • Backup and Restore SMS and WhatsApp Chats
  • Backup Apps for Unrooted Devices
  • Enable the USB Debugging Mode by navigating into the Developer Options.enable-usb-debugging-mode-Galaxy S5 SM-G900M
  • If you do not see any Developer Options, go ahead and tap on the Build Number in the About Section 7 times.
  • Lastly, download the files, that is the root tool from the download section below.


The first step requires you to download and extract the root package on your computer from the link that you. Can use below. You cannot proceed or complete this tutorial without the root package so make sure that you do download it to root galaxy S5 SM-G900M. And you. Also will have to unlock the download link by performing any of the tasks given below.

How to Root Galaxy S5 SM-G900M:

Here are the final instructions and the steps that you need to follow so as to root Galaxy S5 SM-G900M, and before you. Go begin with it, make sure that you have gone through the previous sections of the post as well.

  • You now have to boot your phone into download mode. To do this, first time your phone off. Once it is turned off, press and hold the Volume down button + home button + Power button for about 10 seconds. You will then see a warning message with a yellow triangle sign. Press the volume up button to continue. 3. Now go to the location where the files from the root package were extracted and launch the executable Odin file.
  • Connect your smartphone to the computer using a USB cable. You will see an Added message on the lower left portion of the Odin window.
  • Now click on the PDA filed in Odin and select the CF-Auto-Root.tar file from extracted root package files.
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  • Click on the Start button to begin the rooting process. Once the process is complete, your phone will automatically reboot following which you will see a Pass message in a green box. You can then disconnect your phone.
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  • To make sure of the root, look for the SuperSU app in the app drawer of the phone. If you find this app, your phone has been successfully rooted.

Read: Things to do after Rooting android device

So this is it, you have finally successfully rooted Galaxy S5 SM-G900M one click easily and within minutes. It was as easy as that. Also note that if you got stuck at any one of the step then you can get to us in the form of comments below and we would try to get back to you as soon as possible.

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