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How to root Samsung Galaxy E5 SM-E500F on Android 5.1.1 [Guide]

Samsung Galaxy E5 [1]These are the instructions to root Samsung Galaxy E5 SM-E500F smartphones running on Android 5.1.1 using the Odin flash tool and a Windows computer.

REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE WE BEGIN

HOW TO ROOT SAMSUNG GALAXY E5 RUNNING ON ANDROID 5.1.1

  1. Download the updated CF-Auto-Root for Sm-E500F on Android 5.1.1 from this link [4].
  2. Download the Odin 3.09 flash tool from this link [5].
  3. Download the two links above to the Windows computer and move them over to the desktop.
  4. Right-click over the files and pick the “extract here” option from the menu.
  5. Long-press the Power button on your Samsung Galaxy E5 and turn it off completely.
  6. Boot the Galaxy E5 up in the download mode [6] it needs to be in before you start flashing files.
  7. Connect the Samsung Galaxy E5 smartphone to the computer with the USB cable.
  8. Click the PDA/AP button from the Odin user-interface and browse the desktop of the computer for the rooting tar file for your E5 device.
  9. Leave the default settings as they are in the Odin user-interface; download a fresh copy of Odin if you do not know what they are.
  10. Click the Start button and wait until your E5 is given the pass message available from the Odin app on the computer; your device should also automatically reboot.

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