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How to root Samsung Galaxy E5 SM-E500M on Android 5.1.1 [Guide]

Samsung Galaxy E5 [1]Rooting the Samsung Galaxy E5 SM-E500M is done by using the one-click rooting tool by Chainfire. The developer Chainfire looks after most of the Samsung range with one-click rooting methods that installs and enable the SuperSU on the smartphone. All that is required on your end is some basic knowledge of the Odin flashing tool and then with the click of a button the rooting will be done in a few minutes.




  1. Download the CF-Auto-Root tool for the Samsung Galaxy E5 SM-E500M smartphone from here [3].
  2. Extract the rooting file to the downloads folder or the desktop and you can see the flashing tool and the rooting file.
  3. Make sure you have installed the Samsung USB Drivers on the computer before you continue with the guide.
  4. Boot the Samsung Galaxy E5 smartphone into the download mode [4] and then connect it to the computer with the USB cable.
  5. Double-click on the Odin flashing tool executable file that is in the downloads folder of on the desktop.
  6. Check that you can see your device is connected by looking for the yellow or blue ID: COM port on the Odin user interface.
  7. Click the AP button found in Odin.
  8. Browse through to where you extracted the rooting file and upload the rooting file to this location.
  9. Click the Start button in Odin.
  10. Wait until you get a green pass message appearing in a box from the Odin app on the computer.

In conclusion, this post shares the steps on how to root Samsung Galaxy E5 SM-E500M running on the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop software updates by using the CF-Auto-Root tool by Chainfire. He updates the packages between software versions, so it is best to search for the CF-Auto-Root tool based on the Android version that you device is running at the time–in this case Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. The SuperSU application is now installed and enabled on the Galaxy E5, and you can open the Google Play Store and download any of the applications that require a root user before they can run.