How to Root Samsung Galaxy with CF-Auto-Root in Odin

Posted by mistermobile on Aug 22, 2015
Filed under: Android Tips, PC Stuffs, Tutorials


1. Download and install Samsung USB drivers.

2. Download and Extract Odin.

3. Download CF-Auto-Root file according to your device very carefully and extract it once only.

How to Root Samsung Galaxy with CF-Auto-Root in Odin

1. Open Odin.exe from the folder you extracted.

2. Click on “PDA” / “AP” tab and select the unzipped CF-Autroot-tar file that you download and extracted in the third step in required downloads. If you’ve already downloaded the CF-Auto-Root file in .tar format, you do not need to extract it.

3. Do not touch any other option in Odin. The only options ticked should be F.Reset Time and Auto-Reboot. Leave all other options as it is.

4. Now put your Galaxy phone in download mode and connect it to your PC. To put it in download mode, turn it off completely. Now turn it on by press and holding Volume Down + Home + Power Key. It will boot up with a warning. Press Volume Up to continue. You should be in download mode now.

How to Root Samsung Galaxy with CF-Auto-Root in Odin

5. Now connect it with your PC and let Odin detect it. As soon as Odin detects your phone, it will show you a blue or yellow indicator in the ID:COM box.

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6. As your device has been connected, click the “Start” button now.

7. Odin will now flash CF-Auto-Root. Once done, it will reboot your device.

8. Disconnect your device, let it turn on completely and check SuperSu in app drawer once it boots up.

9. You can verify root access by installing Root Checker application from Google Play Store.

Device booted up but not rooted? Here’s what to do

If your device isn’t rooted even after flashing CF-Auto-Root, you may try doing this.

1. Follow the guide step and 2 from the guide above.

2. Now in the third step, untick Auto-Reboot, the only ticked option should be F.Reset.Time.

3. Follow the above guide from step 4 – 6.

4. Once CF-Auto-Root has been flashed, reboot your device manually by either pulling out the battery or using the button combo.

5. Verify root access as explained above.

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