If you have updated your Galaxy S5 Plus to XXU1BOD5 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop then you can now root your 901F variant of S5 using the famous CF Auto Root tool by chainfire.
In this tutorial we will help you to safely root your S5 on Lollipop stock firmware. Remember that you need to follow each and every step in order to gain root access.
- First of all ensure that you have Samsung USB Drivers installed on your computer.
- Make a complete backup of all your important data using CWM recovery or TWRP and keep it safe.
- Enable the USB Debugging Mode on your phone from Settings –> Developer Options –> “Enable USB Debugging”.
- Your Galaxy S5 Plus G901F should be unlocked.
Please read each and every step carefully to root your Galaxy S5 Plus G901F on XXU1BOD5 Android 5.0.2 Official OTA. AndroidsDNA.com cannot be held responsible if you damage your phone because it will be entirely your fault.
Steps to Root Galaxy S5 Plus G901F on XXU1BOD5 Android 5.0.2 Stock Lollipop Firmware
Step 1: Download the CF-Auto-Root Package for Galaxy S5 Plus G901F on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Firmware and Odin. When both are downloaded, extract the zip files to desktop.
Step 2: Now Turn Off your Galaxy S5 Plus G901F and boot it to Download Mode. For that, Turn it On while pressing and holding “Home + Power + Volume” buttons simultaneously.
Step 3: From Odin folder, run the .exe file to launch Odin and connect your phone (which is in Download Mode) to your computer via USB cable. You will see ID:COM box light will turn blue if your phone is connected. If it isn’t, make sure you have properly install USB drivers on your computer.
Step 4: Now click on “AP” button in Odin and browse for the this file “CF-Auto-Root-hlte-hltexx-smn9005.tar.md5” (Extracted to desktop in Step 1). After that, make sure “Auto Reboot” , “F.Reset Time” and “Re-Partition” are checked.
Step 5: Check everything once again and if satisfied then click on “Start” button in the center at bottom to start the process of installation which will take few minutes. When your phone is booted and homescreen appears, disconnect it from your Computer.
Congratulations! Your Galaxy S5 Plus G901F is now rooted on XXU1BOD5 Android 5.0.2 Stock Firmware using CF-Auto-Root.