How to root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A500FU

Hi, this is a tutorial of root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A500FU. It is safe and easiest method for root your Galaxy A5 SM A500FU and this root guide is working on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop and Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Galaxy A5 SM A500FU is powered by Quad-core 1.2GHz Processor with Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 chipset and Super AMOLED capacitive 5.0-inch touchscreen with Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels. Galaxy A5 SM A500FU run on 4.4.4 Android KitKat and it has 2GB RAM and 16GB Rom.

Galaxy A5 SM A500FU has superb performance, So root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A500FU phone because root allows for you to use a maximum of your phone without any restrictions. After root you will install custom apps, custom Rom and custom setting in your Smartphone. But first you read Root Advantage and Disadvantage by this post then follow these steps and root your phone.

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Preparations of Root:

1. Take a backup of your phone.
2. Your phone battery should charge 80% minimum.
3. Make sure proper power backup of your PC.

File NameDownload link
Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A500FU Odin ToolDownload
Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A500FU USB DriverDownload
Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A500FU CF-Auto-RootDownload

Follow these steps to root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A500FU:

Step 1: Download and install your Phone USB driver on your PC and download Odin tool and CF-Auto-Root file and extract both file in a same folder.


Step 2: Now enable USB debugging mode on your Smartphone. Go to system settings then tap on Developer options and tap on USB debugging check box. ( If your phone have Android 4.2 or upper version then see how to enable Developer options here is guide of this Click here)

Step 3: Now we will go to Downloading Mode, So Switch off your phone. After then press and hold volume down key with Home key, while pressing these keys, then press and hold power button for a while and release all keys when you see ODIN Mode or Download Mode. see in this image.


Step 4: You will see a warning massage on your phone screen see in first image after then press Volume up key to continue or entering Download Mode. Now your phone entered in the Downloading Mode.

Step 5: Now double click on Odin.exe for run Odin tool and connect your device to PC via USB cable in Downloading Mode. When you connect your phone to PC then Odin tool detect your phone automatically and show COM port and give massage in massage box. See in this image.


Step 6: Now click on AP or PDA button in the Odin tool window and select CF-Auto-Root file. When you click on the PDA button Odin will ask you CF-Auto-Root file location, So browse it and select your CF-Auto-Root file from Odin folder or where you save this file.

Step 7: After select CF-Auto-Root file, c lick on Start button in the Odin tool.


Step 8: Now Root process start and it take few second to root your phone. When root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A500FU process will complete, then you will see green box in the Odin. see in this image.

Step 9: In this process your phone automatically reboot and you will get a massage pass in the Odin tool window. Now disconnect your phone and start your phone then go to Application Menu where you will see SuperSU app. If you want check your phone is rooted or not, then use this app click here.

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How to Unroot your Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A500FU:

It is must for you to know, how to unroot your phone. When you feel that you don’t want rooted phone, then you can easily unroot your phone by un-install root app. Here is simple steps to unroot your device. You can also see unroot process in this image.

Step: First of all open Su App from your app menu and tap on Setting. Now scroll and find “Full Unroot” option and tap on it. that’s all.


This is simple and easy root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A500FU process for your device. I can try to make it easy and make all steps clear to understand and try to make image all step for you. If your feel any problem then please comment us. I try to best resolve your problem. Thanks and Credits : Chainfire

4 response on “How to root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A500FU

  1. Paul

    Hi im just looking for a bit of advice before i try and root as I’ve never done it before, ,im using a samsung galaxy a500 with the latest version 5.o2, so can i use the files that is on this website as its talking about kit kat….thanks. .paul


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