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How to Root Samsung Galaxy S5 G906K (Android 4.4.2)


This is a tutorial for Samsung Galaxy S5 G906K (Android 4.4.2). Please don't use the files to root other models.

Preparation
1. Install Odin on your Windows computer.
Download
2. Download TWRP for Samsung S5 G906K to your PC.
Download
3. Download root package for Samsung S5 G906K (4.4.2) to your phone memory or SD card storage.
Download 

Part 1. Install Custom Recovery TWRP
Step 1. Run Odin on your computer, and make sure Auto-Reboot and F. Reset Time are checked.
Step 2. Power off your Samsung.
Step 3. Enter Download mode: hold Home+Power+Volume down at the same time until the screen in Korea on, and then press Volume up.
Step 4. Connect your phone to PC via a USB cable.
Step 5. On Odin, click "AP" 
Step 6. Locate the TWRP recovery file, and open it. 
Step 7. Click "Start" and wait.
Step 8. Your Samsung should reboot when the flash is complete.
Note: If you want to exit Download mode manually, please press Power+Volume down for about 7 seconds and then the device would restart. 

Part 2. Flash Root File on TWRP
Step 1. Power off your phone.
Step 2. Enter into Recovery mode: hold Home+Power+Volume up at the same time until text information appears on the up-left corner.
Step 3. Tap Install.
Step 4. Find and tap the root package file.
Step 5. Swipe to confirm flash.
Step 6. Choose Reboot when the flash success.

Part 3. Check Root Access Status
Now, SuperSU should have been installed on your phone.
1. Open SuperSU on your phone.
2. It will automatically checking rooting status. If your is not rooted, it will show you. Otherwise, your Samsung S5 G906K should have been successfully rooted.

For more tutorials and tips for Android device, please visit http://www.androidrecovery.com/blog/



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