Do you want to gain root access on your Samsung Galaxy S5 so that you can install custom ROMs and mods? Are you tired of the same old complicated methods for rooting Android devices?..The AT&T Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android 4.4 KitKat can easily be rooted thanks to XDA developer geohot.
Voiding Phone’s Warranty: If you’re rooting your device then get ready to end your phone’s warranty. Rooting will void the warranty of your phone. However, you can reinstate the warranty by unrooting your device if you can. This is the reason why some people don’t want to root their Android phone.
Preparations before Rooting:
Charge Your Android Before Start Rooting
I recommend you to charge your phone battery enough before going for rooting. If you know rooting process for your Android properly then It can be also done with a low battery in less time.
It all depends upon the rooting methods but better to charge your mobile at least 40-50% in case if anything goes wrong because a problem doesn’t tell you when they arrive.
Backup Your Important Data
Once you have rooted your Android device successfully, you might install Custom ROM or something and you may forget to backup your Data in excitement. So, better to have a backup of your important data before playing with your Android.
Root AT&T Samsung Galaxy S5 Using TowelRoot
- Enable “unknown sources” option. Go to Settings => security => enable unknown sources.
- Download and Install it towelroot.apk
- Now launch Towelroot app
- Tap on “Make it Rain” option
- Reboots your phone.
- You’re not fully rooted at the moment, you must download and install SuperSU apk first. Update the SU Binary if prompted:
Root AT&T Samsung Galaxy S5 Using Kingroot
- Download the app from this page, and install the tool on your Android device.
- Install the program like you would do for any other Android app.
- When done, run the tool on your device.
- If your Android smartphone or tablet is supported by this universal one click root program, you will be able to tap on the “Try to root” button which is located on the bottom of the display.
- Wait while the device is being automatically rooted.
- When done, the “success” message will be displayed.
Congrats! You have successfully managed to root your Galaxy S5. You can confirm this by using apps like Root checker on the Play Store or by making sure that SuperSU app is now installed on the device.