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How to root Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530R4 on Android 5.1.1 [Guide]

samsung-galaxy-grand-prime [1]These are the guidelines to root Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530R4 smartphones running Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Once you finish rooting the Grand prime handset, you can choose to flash a custom recovery or start installing your apps that require root access to the internal system to run.

REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE WE BEGIN

HOW TO ROOT SAMSUNG GALAXY GRAND PRIME SM-G530R4 RUNNING ANDROID 5.1.1 LOLLIPOP

  1. Download the updated CF-Root file for SM-G530R4 devices from this link [3].
  2. Download the latest Odin flashing tool directly to your computer from this link [4].
  3. Download both the Odin and CF-Root for the G530R4 from the links above and shift the files over to the desktop.
  4. Right-click over the files and select the “extract here” option from the menu.
  5. Turn off the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530R4 and reboot it back up in download mode.
    – press the Volume Down + Home + Power button at the same time to reach download mode.
  6. Press the Volume Up button on your device when it says to do that on the display.
  7. Connect the Galaxy Grand Prime to the computer using the USB cable.
  8. Wait for the ID: COM port to change colors, so you know the drivers are working.
  9. Click the PDA/AP button and browse the desktop for the updated CF-Root exploit.
  10. Leave the default settings the way they are from the Odin application.
  11. Click the Start button and wait for the Odin flash tool to flash that rooting exploit on your device.
  12. Once it’s done, you will get a pass message from the Odin app user-interface on the computer and your Galaxy Grand Prime will reboot.
  13. Your Grand Prime will now reboot back into normal mode and you can find the SuperSU app available from the app drawer.
  14. That’s all you need to root Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530R4 devices using the updated version of the CF-Auto-Root tool.

Those of you looking for a fun app to try on your rooted Grand Prime might like to try the Sixaxis Controller [5] app to give your device a far greater gaming experience with a controller not to dissimilar to the Sony PlayStation control.