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How to root Galaxy A5 A500F in XXU1ANL1 Android 4.4.4 [Guide]

Samsung Galaxy A5 [1]The Samsung Galaxy A5 is the most people smartphone out of the new series and as such many people are sourcing rooting guides. If you are running the latest version of Android 4.4.4 KitKat with the firmware number XXU1ANL1, you can follow the guide below for an easy way to unlock the internal system away from the default factory restrictions in place by the device manufacturer.

REQUIREMENTS 

BEFORE WE BEGIN 

HOW TO ROOT THE SAMSUNG GALAXY A5 A500F RUNNING ANDROID 4.4.4 KITKAT XXU1ANL1 FIRMWARE

  1. Download the Odin 3.09 here [3].
  2. Download the CF Auto Rooting application you need from here [4].
  3. use the desktop to extract both the folders.
  4. Run the Odin 3.09 application so it’s working and waiting for us in a minute.
  5. Boot the A5 smartphone in Download Mode [5].
  6. Plug the A5 into the computer with the USB cable.
  7. Wait for the ID: COM port to change color. If it doesn’t happen, you want to check for the USB drivers once again.
  8. Leave the default settings as they are. Do not check the re-partition box.
  9. Click the AP button and upload the tar.md5 executable file.
  10. Click the start button for the flashing.

The phone will reboot by itself when it’s done in a few minutes. Do not touch any buttons in the mean time. if things don’t work out you’ll know because Odin will present a ‘fail’ message on the screen. try installing the drivers from another source if that happens more than once.