How to Root Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920W8 with Odin

How to Root Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920W8 with Odin – When viewed from the front, the Galaxy Note 5 is not much different from the Note 4. But when you look back, saw the differences are quite far away. Galaxy Note 5 now appear more luxurious, simpler, and more elegant. The arches in each corner are now more fun and does not seem stiff. Note Galaxy 5 has a thickness of 7.6 mm, or 0.9 mm thinner than Note 4.

Rear casing convex shape making it more comfortable grip. The casing of the Galaxy Note 5 made of Aluminium Metal (Series 7000), which proved to be strong. Plus there is a layer of protective glass Gorilla Glass 4 who claimed to have durability 2 times more powerful than the previous series. Meanwhile, in the sector of the Samsung Galaxy Note screen uses Super AMOLED technology with a size of 5.7-inch landscape display. Quad screen resolution of HD pixel density of 518 ppi make it look sharper and clearer.

In this post Smartphone Clinic will provide a tutorial about how to Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920W8. Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy Note5 running on Android Lollipop 5.1.1. If your device is a totally different model, it will not work (may even brick) ! In this tutorial we use Odin on Widows computer. Root your device at your own risk.


How to Root Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920W8 with Odin

  • First you should enabled Developer options
    If Developers Option is hidden, go to Settings > About Phone > Built Number (tap on it for 5-8 times)
  • Enabled OEM unlock

root samsung OEM unlock

  • Turn off  your Samsung Galaxy Note5
  • Boot the device into Download Mode as follows: press and hold Volume DownHome and Power buttons together
  • When a warning triangle appears on screen, press Volume Up button to enter Download Mode.


  • Launch Odin3.exe by click right and run as administrator on computer

odin extract

  • In Odin, tap AP button and find the SpaceX-Kernel-v0.1_N920W8(official).tar.md5 file you downloaded earlier and select it

odin v3-09 open PA

  • Connect your phone to the computer. Odin will automatically detect your phone and show the “added message”.

odin v3-09 add

  • Ensure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are selected in Odin, while the Re-Partition option is unchecked.
  • click Start in Odin.
  • Once the root installation is done, your phone will reboot and soon a PASS message with a green background appears in the left-most box at the very top of Odin.

odin v3-09 pass

  • Your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will reeboot automatically
  • After reboot,  simply install and run SuperSU from Play Store
  • Run SuperSU app,  if it asks you to update the binaries, say yes and also choose “Normal”.
  • To verify you have full root, simply install the Titanium Backup app from the Play Store

For more details, please watch following video:

Congratulation! Now your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 was rooted. You can verify that your Note5 is successfully rooted or not by downloading Root Checker App on Play Store. Hopefully the article of How to Root Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920W8 with Odin useful for you.

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