Samsung Galaxy Note 5, released in Released 2015, August that comes with 32/64GB storage and Android OS, v5.1.1, up to v6.0 out of the box. If you wish to be a true Note5 power user then you’ll need to root the smartphone and install a custom recovery to take advantage of all the custom ROMs and tweaks that the developer community has come up with. Rooting your Galaxy Note 5 is now easy with Chainfire Auto Root method and in this guide we have given steps to root Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920P running on the latest OS version 6.0.1 Marshmallow with built id MMB29K.N920PVPU2BPC3. All you need to have a Windows-based PC and follow the given instructions.
Things To Remember:
Note: This tutorial containing the root instructions can be used only for Galaxy Note 5 model number SM-N920P running on Android 6.0.1 (MMB29K.N920PVPU2BPC3).
Backup: Take a full and proper backup of all your important data such as SMS, MMS, Internet Settings, Contacts, Photos, Videos, Music etc before proceeding to the installation guide.
Battery:Your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920P should have at least 60-70 percent of battery to avoid unexpected shutdowns while rooting.
Steps To Root Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920P with CF-Auto-Root:
Step No 1:- First download and install Samsung USB Drivers for your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920P on your PC. If you have already Samsung USB Drivers installed on your PC then Skip this Step and go ahead.
Step No 2: Download CF-Auto-Root file on your PC and unzip the root files on the desktop. Once the file is extracted, you’ll see these files:
Step No 3:- Turn OFF the Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920P to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4:- Now turn ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power keys at the same time for a few seconds to enter into Download Mode.
Step No 5:- While your phone is in the Download mode and shows a Warning Yellow Triangle Sign, then press the Volume Up key to continue.
Step No 6:- Run Odin3 that you have already downloaded (Step No 2) and you can find it in the extracted files on your computer. Next,
Step No 7:- Connect your device with PC using its USB data cable.
Step No 8:- Once the Galaxy Note 5 is connected to the computer successfully, “Added” message will be displayed on Odin automatically after the device is recognized.
Step No 9:- Click on the AP button in Odin and select the CF-Auto-Root.tar file.
Step No 10:- Next, click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the Flashing process.
Step No 11:- This flashing process might take 30-50 seconds to finish the rooting process on your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920P. After the rooting process is successfully completed, a Green Box with Pass text will have appeared in Odin and your device will reboot automatically.
Step No 12:- Now, disconnect your phone from the PC. Open Applications Menu on your Smartphone and Find SuperSU App to check either your device is successfully rooted or not. If you can see the SuperSU app then you administrative rights over the internal file system of your device.
Let us know in the comments section below about your experience to root Samsung Galaxy Note 5.