Root Galaxy A3 A300F on XXU1BOD5 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Firmware

If you have recently updated your Galaxy A3 A300F to XXU1BOD5 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop OTA firmware then now you must be looking to root your phone because you have lost that. Alright, luckily you have found the right resource to achieve the desired result.

By rooting your Galaxy A3 A300F, you will actually unlock lot of opportunities and privileges that you can’t get with un-rooted device. However we don’t recommend you to root your device if you don’t know what it does so this is for advanced users only. Once your Galaxy A3 is rooted, you will be able to add Custom ROMS, Kernels and other customizations to improve the overall Lollipop experience. One thing that I wanted to share is that this CF-Auto-Root method to root Galaxy A3 A300F is only tested of XXUABOD5 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Firmware and it won’t work if your A3 is on another firmware. You can confirm firmware from Settings –> About Device.

Safety Guidelines

  • First of all ensure that you have Samsung Galaxy A3 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 A3 SM-A300F should be unlocked.


Please read every step carefully to root your Galaxy A3 SM-A300F on A300FXXU1BOD5 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Official OTA. cannot be held responsible if you damage your phone because it will be entirely your fault.

Files Required

  • Download CF-Auto-Root A300FXXU1BOD5 Android 5.0.2 Package
  • Download Odin

Steps to Root Galaxy A3 A300F on XXU1BOD5 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Firmware

Step 1: Download the CF-Auto-Root Package for Galaxy A3 A300F on XXU1BOD5 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Firmware and Odin. When both are downloaded, extract the zip files to the desktop.

Step 2: Now Turn Off your Galaxy A3 SM-A300F and boot it to Download Mode. For that, Turn it On while pressing and holding the “Home + Power + Volume” buttons simultaneously.

Step 3: From Odin folder, run the .exe file to launch Odin and connect your Galaxy A3 A300F (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-a3lte-a3ltexx-sma300f.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, you have now rooted Galaxy A300F on XXU1BOD5 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Stock Firmware. Now don’t be shy and start installing Mods and other root apps on your A3 and enjoy.

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