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Root Samsung Galaxy A5 on Android 4.4.4 KitKat Firmware [How To]

This tutorial shows how to Root Samsung Galaxy A5 on Android 4.4.4 KitKat firmware – Guide

Samsung Galaxy A5 was announced back in October last year and it features a 5 inch Super AMOLED display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. It is powered by 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Cortex-A53 coupled with 2GB RAM and runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat firmware and is available in A5000, A500F, A500H etc. model no’s. In this tutorial we will show you how to Root Samsung Galaxy A5 with simple and easy procedure.

Root Samsung Galaxy A5 on Android 4.4.4 KitKat firmware

This process of Rooting Galaxy A5 involves the use of the CF-Auto Root and Odin, so to begin this process you need to follow the some of the pre-requisites listed below. This reduces the risk of bricking your device and prepare it for the rooting process. If you are not familiar with rooting then you can go here and check out the advantages and disadvantages of Rooting in Android.


  • Backup all of your data to a safe location, just in case you have lost your data, you can restore it back.
  • Enable USB Debugging on your device from Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging.
  • Charge your device to at least 75%, to avoid it from turning off in between the rooting process and hence helps in avoiding bricking.
  • Download and install the USB Drivers suitable for your device from here.
  • Kill all the PC suits like Samsung Kies, so they won’t interfere with the Odin software.

Disclaimer: We should not be held liable or responsible in any manner for any damage occurred to Galaxy A5. So understand the risk involved in Rooting Galaxy A5 and proceed at your own risk.

Also ReadHow to Root Samsung Galaxy A3 Android 4.4.4 KitKat


How to Root Samsung Galaxy A5 on Android 4.4.4 KitKat firmware:

  • Download the Odin v3.09 software from here to your PC.
  • Download the CF-Auto Root file for your Galaxy A5 Model from the above links.
  • Open the Odin software on your PC as administrator.
  • Power off Galaxy A5 and enter into Download Mode, by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons simultaneously until you see some warning message on screen. Now press Volume Up to enter into Download Mode, if you don’t want to root Galaxy A5, then press Volume Down to cancel and reboot your phone.
  • Now follow our Odin guide here and choose CF-Auto-Root file as PDA or AP.
  • Once you have followed our Odin guide, you must have Rooted Galaxy A5.
  • Check Root permissions using Root Checker App.

That’s all now you have the power of Root on your Samsung Galaxy A5. Do let us know in the comment section if you face any issues, while trying to Root Samsung Galaxy A5.