The international Samsung Galaxy S5 model can already be rooted
0. phoneArena 28 Mar 2014, 02:36 posted on
Two weeks. That's how much longer the world has to wait for Samsung's coveted Galaxy S5 to hit the shelves around the globe. That's not a whole not. On the other hand, two weeks seem like quite the comfortable lead to have a root method readied, and recognized XDA developer Chainfire has just that. The dev has made his root tool, CF-AutoRoot, available to the public for free, though you're invited to buy him a beer (donate). This specific method will work only for the international SM-G900F model, and you're very strongly advised to not try it on any other model...
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1. neops (Posts: 202; Member since: 28 Jan 2014)
Does anybody know what happend with that rumor, that apps won't be able to write on ext. SD due to a Samsung deal with Google for promoting Drive? Was it true after all? Did they cancelled it?
3. thegreatone99 (Posts: 11; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)
Yes it is true, my friend cant move apps to sd on his note 3 after installing 4.4.2
4. neops (Posts: 202; Member since: 28 Jan 2014)
So they manipulate people to go for Drive or phones whith more built-in storage (32Gb+). Do they want us to buy their $#i7?
6. Arte-8800 (banned) (Posts: 4562; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)
ANTUTU on this device is 39500 vs s801 36000 S5 non LTE
5. Zack_2014 (Posts: 46; Member since: 25 Mar 2014)
Seems like a good modding phone! Developers already managed to root it before its official release to stores.