How to Root and install TWRP recovery on Galaxy S5 SM-G900F

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Written by Yash

Want to Root and Install TWRP recovery on Galaxy S5 SM-G900F on Lollipop 5.0!! Here we go..

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You have a Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F and you are looking for root and install TWRP recovery in it, than this post belongs to you. Rooting your android device gives you more unique features and tweaks than the stock firmware provided by the manufacturer of the device. Rooting android smart phone is a next level stage, more far than the ordinary android users. Here are some benefits of rooting android.


Benifits of rooting android:

-You can remove the pre-installed apps on your android which are not in use or you don’t want them.

-You can free up a lot of internal storage. Also by the above point.

-By flashing a custom rom, you can access a lot of new and unique features.

-Always got the latest update of android, as by flashing a custom rom/recovery.

-Increasement of battery life, by uninstalling pre-installed apps which are using a lot of battery life.

-Increase of ram and performance.

-You can also access many more unique android tweaks, anyone can access to change the boot animation and much more.


Important!! Things to be know before rooting and done:

Rooting android will remove the warranty of your device.

-Always take a full android backup of all your data.

-You must have a PC running on windows operating system.

Download and install proper USB driver.

-You must have enabled the USB debugging on your device (Settings > Developer options > USB debugging).

Files to be downloaded:

-Download the modern day twrp recuperation file with .Tar extension from the authentic web site: openrecovery-twrp-2.8.1.Zero-klte.Tar.

-Download the latest SuperSU zip package from Chainfire’s website and copy the zip file to your phone’s internal or external SD storage:

-Also download the latest version of Odin.

Now we can go through the process of root and install TWRP recovery in Galaxy S5 SM-G900F on Lollipop 5.0:

-First of all, extract the Odin zip file, thereafter go through the Odin extracted folder and double-click Odin executable( .exe file) and it will be open.

-Now click on AP and then choose the TWRP (.tar file) which you have downloaded from the above link.

-Always make sure to uncheck the Repartition if that is already being checked in the Odin.

-Now check mark both of them, Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time.

-Here is turn to switch off your device completely and thereafter reboot into Download mode. To be in download mode, hold down Volume DOWN+Home and Power buttons together.

-Now you have to connect your device to your PC.

-When you will be connected, the Odin window will display the acquired ID:COM port on the top-left and message box shall display Added!! message.

-Now click on Start and the installation​ process will be started.

-Here it will take a few seconds for the completion of installation process, sit back and relax. After completion it will display a PASS!! message.

-Now after flashing the TWRP custom Recovery on your Galaxy S5 SM-G900F, you will be need to go into the recovery mode in order to flash the SuperSu Root file, make sure that you have transferred the SuperSU downloaded zip file to your device’s SD card.

-Now switch off your S5.

thereafter, boot it into download mode. You can do so by holding down the Volume Up + Home +Power buttons together until the screen turns up. Release the Power key after getting Samsung logo on the screen but keep the other two keys pressed till you see the TWRP recovery menu.

-There tap the Install button and navigate to the file and select it.

-Now confirm it in order to start the installation.

-Here you device will got root access. Now enjoy the unique commands and tweaks of having a rooted android phone. Have fun!!
Stay tuned with us guys, we post some other tutorials bout rooting android devices, flashing custom roms, patches and recovery.

How to Root and install TWRP recovery on Galaxy S5 SM-G900F
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