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Here's how to root the Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F) step by step

0. phoneArena 28 Mar 2014, 04:33 posted on

Have your eyes set on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5? Good for you. But many of you will probably want a bit more freedom in the choices they make for what is rightfully their own smartphone, which means rooting will be high on your agenda. If so, you're at the right place, for we'll be guiding you through the rooting process of the S5 baby step by baby step...

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posted on 28 Mar 2014, 05:18

1. Zack_2014 (Posts: 365; Member since: 25 Mar 2014)

Is this the Exynos Variant?

posted on 28 Mar 2014, 10:54

2. NoFanboy (Posts: 298; Member since: 18 Nov 2013)

Yes. He needs to work on this for the m8.

posted on 28 Mar 2014, 14:59 1

3. baldilocks (Posts: 736; Member since: 14 Dec 2008)

Samsung phones are generally the easiest to root and install custom firmware. (Not including the AT&T and Verizon versions with locked bootloaders.)

posted on 29 Mar 2014, 00:45

4. joe1blue (Posts: 168; Member since: 25 Jul 2013)

What is the reason for them to lock the bootloader? What do they have to gain by doing this to their phones.

posted on 15 Jan 2016, 04:42

5. gunetel (Posts: 46; Member since: 05 Dec 2015)

For those who can't root their S5, please kindly follow this step by step tutorial to root your device:

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