24 Apr 2015

How To Root Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900R4

Root for  samsung galaxy s5 SM-G900R4 is finally available through chainfire auto root method . Samsung Galaxy S5 is successor of the most popular device Samsung galaxy s4 .Though the device comes with improved specs and lot of features including a finger print scanner it failed to reach the popularity of the predecessor.This device comes with two different chipsets depending on the region One is powered by snapdragon 801 processor and other is Samsung own in house exynos .Basic specifications include 2gb ram with 16/2gb internal storage 16 mp primary camera with 2mp front camera.It has super amoled display protected by corning gorilla glass 3.

If you are searching how to root your Samsung galaxy S5 and could not find the solution then you are on right place.In this post we will teach you how to root Samsung galaxy S5 SM-G900R4.This tutorial is specific to the device with model number SM-G900R4 so its better to verify your device model number.To verify your device model number go to settings and then to about device.In the about device you will find your device model number and confirm that it is SM-G900R4.

Why to Root Samsung galaxy S5 SM-G900R4 ?

  1. Laggy touchwiz: Since OS is loaded with the heavy loaded and laggy touch wiz and might hinder user experience at some point of time you might consider rooting galaxy s5 to free up the space
  2. To improve performance: By rooting the device you will be able to free some same by uninstalling apps which you don't use and this might decrease the load on cpu as well as free up some ram and internal storage while ultimately improve the performance of the device.
  3. To improve battery life: As the device has a non removable battery you will be forced to charge the device everyday.But by rooting you will be able to improve the battery life a bit by using apps like greenify.
  4. To install custom roms: Installing customs requires root access as well as custom recoveries installed.Some recoveries like twrp can be installed on your device easily if you have root access.
  5. To move apps tos dcard: Though some of the apps can be moved to sdcard but only some portion of the app can be moved to external sdcard.If you have to move app data (obb files)then you have to root your device.
  6. To block adds: There is no short for games and apps in the android platform ,most of the free apps comes with adds which can hinder your experience while using then and sometime they are too annoying.You can block ads on your device if you have root access using ad blocker.
  7. Remove bloatware: Carrier variants usually comes with lot of unwanted app which resides on the device and take a occupy of space.You can uninstall bloatware and free up some space if you root your device.
These are just some of reasons why you have to root your samsung  galaxy s5 sm-g900r4 but most of the people including me root their device to play with custom roms.

How To Root  Samsung Galaxy s5 SM-G900R4:

Root  samsung galaxy s5 sm-g900r4 on android 4.4 with name hlteusc and device hlteusc  with out loosing any data on the device.
root samsung galaxy s5 sm-g900r4


    1. This procedure will not erase the data only your device but still you have to make a backup to be on safe side.Transfer all your data.images,videos and apps to computer.
    2. Enable debugging mode on your device.To do this go to settings and then to about device.In about device you will find build number tap on it continuously till you see toast message "you are now a developer".Go back and you find developer options click on it and enable usb debugging on your device.
    3. Download samsung kies and install it.Once you have installed the kies close it and make sure that it does not run in the background.
    4. Download odin and extract the files and place it on desktop for easy access.
    5. Download cf auto root file for SM-G900R4 and extract the zip file.You will get a tar.md5 file.
    6. Must see: Best apps for rooted android devices

    Root galaxy s5 SM-G900R4 using Odin:

    1. Download the latest odin and place it on desktop.
    2. Now download the chainfire auto root zip files for galaxy s5 Sm-G900R4 and extract it.
    3. Power off the device completely and wait for few seconds.Now put the device in download mode by holding volume down,home key and power button at the same time.Once the device enters download mode using volume keys to navigate and press on continue.
      root samsung galaxy s5 sm-g900r4 downloadmode
    4. Now the device is ready to grab the files through odin.
    5. Open the odin on your desktop or computer.
      root samsung galaxy s5 using odin
    6. Connect the device to a computer using usb cable.
    7. Once the device is connected you will notice a blue tab in odin with message added.
      root galaxy s5 sm-g900r4 blue tab
    8. Now click on pda and navigate to the file which you have extracted before.
      root galaxy s5 sm-g900r4 click on pda
    9. Make sure you tick auto reboot and reset time and leave rest of them untick.
    10. Now click on start and wait till the flashing is completed.
    11. Once the flashing is done you will see a green tab with message pass and device should reboot automatically.
      root samsung galaxy s5 sm-g900r4 green tab pass
    12. Once the device reboots you will notice supersu installed in app drawer.Or head on to playstore and download the root checker app to verify if your device is rooted.
    13. Now that you have root access in your s5 SM-G900A its time to trim down the bloatware on the device and install some root apps to improve device performance and battery life.

    Final words on rooting galaxy s5 Sm-g900R4:

    By following the above procedure you will be able to root samsung galaxy s5 sm-g900R4.As this tutorial is only specific to Sm-g900R4 only.Please don't try it on other device it will definitely hard the device.As rooting is a risky process we are not responsible if you brick the device.This process Will trigger the Knox counter and you will void warranty for sure.If you are brave enough and don't care about the warranty of the device then you are good to go.
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